Prof. Josh YiuDirectorB.A.(The University of Chicago), D.Phil.(University of Oxford)
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)
Research Interests:History of Chinese jade, gold and silver, amber, imperial arts of the Ming and Qing dynasties
Research Projects:
  • Principal Investigator, ‘Ancient Chinese Gold Working Techniques,’ collaborate with the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Cultural Heritage Preservation, 8/2014-12/2016
  • Co-investigator, ‘Artifacts, Action and Knowledge’, project supported by the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2014-2018
  • Co-Principal Investigator, ‘Chinese Enamel Art,’ joint project by the Institute of Imperial Ming and Qing Craftsmanship Studies, Palace Museum, Beijing; Art Museum, ICS, CUHK; National Taiwan University of Art; Palace Museum, Taipei; L’Institue de France; Enamel Museum de Limoges 2015-2020
Dr. Ho Pik Ki, PeggyREB.S.Sc., M.Phil.(CUHK), Ph.D. (National Taiwan University)
Research Interests:Calligraphy, Studies of Chinese Rubbings, Literati Cultures of the Qing dynasty and Guangdong
Research Projects:
  • Principal Investigator, “The Legacy of Bei Shan Tang: Rubbings of Stone Engraving and Model Calligraphy”, Art Museum, 10/2011-2/2016
  • Principal Investigator, application for the fifth batch of “National Catalogue of Precious Ancient Books”, Art Museum, 9/2014-5/2016
  • Principal Investigator, Studies of Painting and Calligraphy of Guangdong, Art Museum, 10/2017-2/2021
Dr. Chan Kwun Nam, PhilResearch-Assistant Curator (Painting and Calligraphy)B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (CUHK) 39437409
Research Interests:The Ming, Qing and Modern Chinese calligraphy and painting, including the relation between Chinese poem and painting, and the history of connoisserhsip and collections
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, SamanthaResearch-Assistant Curator (Antiquities)B.A., M.Phil. (Peking University), Ph.D. (CUHK)
Research Interests:Chinese Ceramics in Ming and Qing Dynasties; Maritime Trade Ceramics; History of Early Modern Globalization; Interactions of Material Culture between China and the West
Research Projects:
  • Research Assistant, 'China Westward: Chinese Porcelain and East-West Maritime Trade', CCIV, The City University of Hong Kong, 03/2010-06/2011
  • Filling the Interregnum: Ming Mid-15th century Ceramics from Jingdezhen, jointly operated by the Jingdezhen Imperial Ware Museum and the Art Museum, CUHK(Ongoing)
  • Born to Cross the Seas: Chinese Ming and Qing Export Ceramics in the Early Globalization, the Art Museum, CUHK (Ongoing)
Dr. Tong Yu, SamPostdoctoral FellowB.A. (Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art), M.A.(HKUST), Ph.D.(CUHK)
Research Interests:Chinese material culture; Ancient craftsmanship; History of collecting and tastes; Iconography; Paintings of non-literati tradition
Research Projects:
  • Ancient Chinese Gold Working Techniques (Ongoning), collaborate with the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Cultural Heritage Preservation
Dr. Ho Ka YiPostdoctoral FellowB.A.(National Chengchi University), M.A. (National Central University), Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)
Research Interests:Chinese painting; Chinese court art; Religious imagery of the Ming and Qing periods; Cultural interactions in East Asia
Research Projects:
  • The Bei Shan Tang Legacy: Chinese Painting (Ongoing)
Dr. Jiang FangtingPostdoctoral FellowB.A.(China Central Academy of Fine Art), M. A.(Peking University), Ph.D.(CUHK)
Research Interests:History of Chinese painting and calligraphy; History of connoisserhsip and collections; Painting, calligraphy and material culture of Ming Dynasty.
Research Projects:
  • Jiangnan Art and Material Culture of the Late Ming Period (Ongoing)