2016 Forum for Curators of Chinese Art

Hosting Institution: The Palace Museum (China)
Date: 13 - 15 October 2016


Warm-up Session - Introduction of the Upcoming Exhibitions and Research Projects

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 SZETO Yuen Kit Hong Kong Museum of Art (Hong Kong) Preserving and Promoting Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Collection for All in Museum (Chinese and English)
2 Tianlong JIAO Denver Art Museum (US) A Centennial Journey: Collecting and Promoting Chinese Art at the Denver Art Museum (English)
3 QIAN Ling Tianjin Museum (China) Collection, Research and Exhibition for Chinese Ancient Artworks of Tianjin Museum (Chinese and English)
4 Katherine Anne PAUL Newark Museum (US) Newark Museum Chinese Projects: Past and Future (English)

Introduction - The Conservation Technology and Application in The Palace Museum

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 SHI Ningchang The Palace Museum (China) Traditional Techniques and Scientific Means in Conservation at The Palace Museum (Chinese and English)

Panel I - Art Meets Science: Technology and Conservation that Bridge Gaps

Moderator: LEI Yong (The Palace Museum, China)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 Katherine TSIANG University of Chicago (US) The Tianlongshan Caves Project and Exhibition Plan: Dispersed Sculptures, Digital Archiving, and Cave Reconstructiona (English)
2 Marco LEONA The Metropolitan Museum of Art (US) Science and Art: The Colors of East Asian Paintings (English)
3 Joanne HACKETT Victoria and Albert Museum (UK) Science, History and Craft: A Trinity in Support of Conservation (English)
4 Katherine EREMIN Harvard Art Museums (US) Art Meets Science at the Harvard Art Museums: Case Studies from the Chinese Collections (English)

Panel II - Art Meets History: Chinese Art History in Museum

Moderator: Yang LIU (Minneapolis Institute of Art, US)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 Ming WILSON and GUO Fuxiang Victoria and Albert Museum (UK) and The Palace Museum (China) Tribute and Gift - Material Evidence of the Macartney Embassy to China (Chinese and English)
2 Jeffrey MOSER Brown University (US) Teaching without Masterpieces (English)
3 Lukas NICKEL University of Vienna (Austria) Exhibiting Qingzhou Buddhist Sculpture in Museums (English)
4 Chen SHEN Royal Ontario Museum (Canada) Objects in Art and Archaeology and Objectivizing Early History of China in Museums (English)

Panel III - Art Meets Design: Interpretation of Culture in Gallery and Exhibition

Moderator: SUN Miao (The Palace Museum, China)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 Nathalie CRINIERE NC Agency (France) Exhibition Design and Culture Interpretation (English)
2 Adrien GARDERE Studio Adrien Gardere (France) Designing Contents (English)
3 Klaas RUITEENBEEK Asian Art Museum, National Museums in Berlin (Germany) Starting from the King: Berlin's New Chinese Art Galleries (English)

Panel IV - Art Meets Public: Being Proactive in Creating Visitor-oriented Experience

Moderator: LIN Miaomiao (China World Art Museum, China)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 WANG Fang Guangdong Museum (China) Cooperation with the Archaeologist Director: On the Education Program in the Exhibition of "Sailing the Seven Seas - Legend of Ming Maritime Trade during Wanli Era" (Chinese and English)
2 Viv GOLDING University of Leicester (UK) Working Collaboratively: Education and Engagement at the Creative Frontiers of the Art Museum (English)
3 Stephanie NORBY Center for Learning and Digital Access, Smithsonian Institution (US) Engaging the Public Using Digital Museum Collections (English)

Panel V - J. S. Lee Memorial Fellow's Sharing

Moderator: KAO Mayching (Bei Shan Tang Foundation, Hong Kong), CHI Jo-hsin (Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 WANG Guanyu Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong) Memory of the Golden Age: The Chinese Porcelain Collection of Portuguese Museums (Chinese and English)
2 Mei Mei RADO Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture (USA) Textiles and Early Modern Global Exchanges: European Silks and Tapestries in the Qing Palaces (Chinese and English)
3 CHEN Fong-fong Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong) Staging Everyday Life and the Pleasures of Leisure: Images of Women in Qing Dynasty Chinese Painting (Chinese and English)
4 CHEN Yafei Zhejiang University Museum of Art and Archaeology (China) The Educational Functions of University Museums: Taking Zhejiang University Museum of Art and Archaeology and Yale University Art Gallery as Examples (Chinese and English)
5 HE Jianfei Bei Shan Tang Foundation (Hong Kong) Shifted Perspectives: Interpretive Planning of Chinese Art Exhibitions at the ROM (English)

Roundtable Discussion

Moderator:Jenny SO (Bei Shan Tang Foundation, Hong Kong)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 Jan STUART Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (US) Presenting China in Western Museums (English)

** Arranged in keynote presentation order