Prof. Josh YiuDirectorB.A.(The University of Chicago), D.Phil.(University of Oxford)jyiu@cuhk.edu.hk39435517
Research Interests:Archaistic vessels for devotional purpose; Twentieth-century Chinese painting; Qing material culture; History of collecting
Research Projects:
  • Lui Shou-kwan and the modern ink movement(Ongoing)
  • Chinese artduring WWII (Ongoing)
  • Digitizing the Sheng Xuanhuai Archive(3/2014 to present)
Prof. Xu XiaodongAssociate DirectorB.A.(Peking University), M.Phil., Ph.D.(CUHK)xiaodong@cuhk.edu.hk39435518
Research Interests:History of Chinese jade, gold and silver, amber, imperial arts of the Ming and Qing dynasties, artistic interactions between ancient China and the West
Research Projects:
  • Principal Investigator, ‘Ancient Chinese Gold Working Technique II,’ collaborate with LCSD,HK& Physics Dept., CUHK, sponsored by Chow Tai Fok Jewellery Company Ltd, 9/2018-8/2021
  • Principal investigator, ‘Imported artifacts in the Palace Museum collection: Islamic jades ’,The 13rd Recruitment Program of Global Experts, collaborate with the Palace Museum, Beijing, 11/2017-10/2020
  • Co- Principal Investigator, ‘19th Century Cantonese Literati and Their Changing Attitudes towards Chinese and Western Culture Before and After the Opium War: A Case Study of Pan Zhengwei’, 2019-2021
Dr. Ho Pik Ki, PeggyREB.S.Sc., M.Phil.(CUHK), Ph.D. (National Taiwan University), Member of the Xiling Seal Engraver's Society, Research Associatepeggyho@cuhk.edu.hk39437408
Research Interests:Calligraphy, Studies of Chinese Rubbings, Literati Cultures of the Qing dynasty and Guangdong
Research Projects:
  • Studies of Painting and Calligraphy of Guangdong from the Art Museum Collection (2017-2022)
  • Nomination for the sixth batch of "National Catalogue of Precious Ancient Books" (From 2018)
  • The Change of Cultural Life of Cantonese Elites: A Case Study of Xie Lansheng and Zhang Yinhuan (2019-2021)
Dr. Chan Kwun Nam, PhilAssociate Curator (Painting and Calligraphy)B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (CUHK)philchan03@cuhk.edu.hk 39437409
Research Interests:The Ming, Qing and Modern Chinese calligraphy and painting, including the relation between Chinese poem and painting, and the history of connoisseurship and collecting
Research Projects:
  • Principal Investigator, "Dong Qichang in the Collection of the Art Museum, CUHK", Art Museum, CUHK, 2016 to present. 
  • Co-investigator, "The Bei Shan Tang Legacy: Chinese Calligraphy", sponsored by the Bei Shan Tang Foundation, the Art Museum, CUHK, 2011-2014.  
  • Co-investigator, "Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, an online catalogue of the Seattle Art Museum", sponsored by the J. Paul Getty Foundation, Seattle Art Museum, 2011-2013.
Dr. Wang Guanyu, SamanthaAssociate Curator (Antiquities)B.A., M.Phil. (Peking University), Ph.D. (CUHK)gywang@cuhk.edu.hk39435534
Research Interests:History of Chinese ceramics; Maritime trade ceramics; Transnational history of material culture and the early modern globalization
Research Projects:
  • Refilling the Interregnum: Newly Discovered Imperial Porcelains from Zhengtong, Jingtai and Tianshun Reigns (1436-1464) of the Ming Dynasty, 2017-2018.
  • Born to Cross the Seas: Chinese Export Ceramics in the Early Globalization (Ongoing).
  • GRF Project-Ming Princes and Porcelain: The Porcelain Production and Consumption of Princely Households in the Ming Dynasty (Co-I, Ongoing).
Dr. Tong Yu, SamPostdoctoral FellowB.A. (Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art), M.A.(HKUST), Ph.D.(CUHK)samyutong@cuhk.edu.hk39439532
Research Interests:History of Chinese painting and calligraphy, iconography, history of collecting, material culture, ancient craftsmanship, gold and silver, late imperial court art.
Research Projects:
  • Co-investigator, Ancient Chinese Gold Working Techniques II, collaborate with the conservation office of LCSD and Chow Tai Fook master studio, 2018 to present;
  • Principal Investigator, "Records of the imperial workshops and the art of Qianlong", Art Museum, 2018 to present.
Dr Chow Ying-ching, JoycePostdoctoral FellowB.A. and M.Phil. (National Taiwan University), DPhil (University of Oxford) yingchingchou@cuhk.edu.hk39437387
Research Interests:The Qing imperial art; the culture of Chinese collections; History of Chinese paintings; the exchange between East Asia and the West in early modern period
Research Projects:
1. Canton export art (ongoing)
2. The Qianlong Emperor's collection (2015-2020)