Exhibition Related Programs

Past Programs

Art and the Chinese New Year: Celebrating the Rooster!

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Date and time: Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 6:30-8:30PM
Speaker: Dr. Susan L. Beningson, Assistant Curator of Asian Art at the Brooklyn Museum
Event fee: $10 members / $15 non-members / FREE for FOTG members (includes entrance to Gallery)
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

Celebrate the Lunar New Year by exploring the meaning of roosters in Chinese art with Dr. Susan L. Beningson, Assistant Curator of Asian Art at the Brooklyn Museum, as she discusses objects in the Gallery’s current exhibition and other famous examples of this auspicious zodiac animal.

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Curator’s Lecture – Art in a Time of Chaos:Masterworks from Six Dynasties China, 3rd – 6th Centuries

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Friday, September 30, 6:30PM – 8:00PM
Speakers: Willow Weilan Hai (Overview), Annette Juliano (Lecture)
Ticket Information: $10 Members/ $15 Non-members/ Free for FOTG Members
(Lecture ticket includes complimentary admission to the exhibition)
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor,New York, NY 10006

An overview introduction of the exhibition provided by Willow Weilan Hai, Director of China Institute Gallery and Chief Curator of Art in a Time of Chaos: Masterworks from Six Dynasties China, 3rd-6th Centuries, with discussion of the highlights of the exhibition by Guest Curator Annette Juliano, Professor Emerita of Art History, Rutgers University and Research Associate, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University.

This exhibition is the first major survey to examine Chinese culture and its international influence during the Six Dynasties period, as well as the relationship between the two dominant political centers in the South and North.

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Rethinking the Six Dynasties, 3rd – 6th Centuries

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Saturday, October 1, 9:30AM – 5:00PM
Event Fees: $30 Members/$35 Non-members/$15 Students/Free for FOTG Members
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor,New York, NY 10006

This one-day international symposium will focus on new archaeological findings, their significance for how we understand China’s Six Dynasties period, and the importance of cross-cultural influence and trade during this transformative era. Featuring scholars, curators and museum directors from China and the United States, the morning session will be in English, and the afternoon session will be in Chinese (with interpretation)

Pre-registration is required. Seating capacity is limited to 100; please make your reservations early.

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