2013 Forum for Curators of Chinese Art

Hosting Institution: Shanghai Museum (China)
Date: 17 - 19 April 2013


Panel I - Conservation and Preservation of Museums' Collection

Moderator: Jenny SO (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 Hiromi KINOSHITA Philadelphia Museum of Art (U.S.A) Preserving the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Architectural Interiors (English)
2 XI San-cai Zhejiang University (China) 現代科技在紙質文物保護中的應用研究(English & Chinese)
3 HU Yuan Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage (China) Scientific Study of Early Chinese Faience and Glass (Chinese)
4 XIONG Ying-fei Shanghai Museum (China) Discovering the Gaps and Preserving for the Future: My Learning Experiences in Ceramic Conservations at the Freer | Sackler Galleries (Chinese)

Panel I Discussion Summary


Panel II - Collaboration and Resource Sharing among Museums

Moderator: KAO Mayching (Bei Shan Tang Foundation, Hong Kong), Peter LAM (Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 Adele SCHLOMBS Museum of East Asian Art (Germany) Imperial Splendour: Life and Art in the Forbidden City - an Exhibition Organized by the Museum of East Asian Art Cologne in Collaboration with The Palace Museum Beijing from 19 October 2012 to 20 January 2013 (English)
2 LIU Fang-ju National Palace Museum (Taiwan) 兩岸故宮書畫展覽與保存、應用之比較研究 (Chinese)
3 ZHANG Rong The Palace Museum (China) 英倫之行收獲及學術成果出版模式的探討 (Chinese)
4 Eileen LAM The Hong Kong Institute of Education (Hong Kong) Wandering in and beyond Chinese Jade: A Research on the Sonnenschein Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago (English)
5 YEUNG Suet The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong) Updating the Cleveland Museum of Art Chinese Painting Website Information (English & Chinese)
6 Colin MACKENZIE The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (U.S.A) Towards a Goal of Long-term Collaboration between Chinese and American Museums (English)

Panel II Discussion Summary


Panel III - Inspiration & Innovation: Curators' Roles in Education and Outreach Programme

Moderator: Jane PORTAL (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, U.S.A)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 Nancy BERLINER Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (U.S.A) Reaching the All Audiences: Education, Outreach and Programming at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and at Yin Yu Tang at the Peabody Essex Museum (English)
2 LI Jian-mao Hunan Provincial Museum (China) Museum Staff's Role in Education - Case Study of Hunan Provincial Museum (Chinese)
3 Chen SHEN Royal Ontario Museum (Canada) Transformation of Curatorial Research in Today's Public-Facing Museums (English & Chinese)
4 Shelagh VAINKER Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford (U.K.) Curators and Outreach: Recent Experience in the Ashmolean Museum (English)
5 Julia WHITE UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (U.S.A) The University Museum's Role in Arts Education (English)

Panel III Discussion Summary


Panel IV - Roundtable Discussion

Moderator: CHEN Kelun (Shanghai Museum, China)

  Speaker Organization
1 James WATT Bei Shan Tang Foundation (Hong Kong)
2 Jan STUART The British Museum (U.K.)
3 CHI Jo-hsin Hwa Kang Museum, Chinese Culture University (Taiwan)

Roundtable Discussion Summary


** Arranged in keynote presentation order