The Bei Shan Tang Legacy: Chinese Painting
From 21 September 2019 to 15 December 2019, the Art Museum is presenting a selection of 120 ancient Chinese paintings donated or lent to the museum by Bei Shan Tang. The selected works, displayed in two phases, showcase the fine artistry and diverse styles of Chinese painting since the Song and Yuan dynasties. Divided into ten sections, including landscapes, bird-and-flower, religion, portraits, lady figures, Yangzhou, Guangdong, and works of women painters.
Simplicity and Splendour: Chinese Furniture from 18th to 20th Century
From 24 June 2019 to 22 September 2019, the Art Museum is presenting over thirty artefacts, including but not limited to folding screens, tea tables, Chinese chaise longues, armchairs, writing desks, and cabinets, with Canton-style furniture as the focus. Also displayed alongside the furniture are the recently collected Qing-dynasty China trade paintings from Guangdong and genre paintings of old Beijing.
Strokes of Wonder: Figure Painting by Ren Bonian from the National Art Museum of China
From 22 March 2019 to 18 August 2019, the Art Museum is presenting the first blockbuster exhibition of Ren Bonian, the pioneer of ‘Shanghai school of painting’, in Hong Kong. The exhibition features 82 paintings by Ren Bonian from The National Art Museum of China. A rare portrait of Ren by Xu Beihong from the Xu Beihong Memorial Museum and an expressive sculpture by Director Wu Weishan will also be shown.
A Fat Year to Come: Celebrating the Year of the Pig
From 26 January 2019 to 5 May 2019, the Art Museum is presenting over 20 pieces of pig art from its collection and the Hong Kong private collections to celebrate the festive occasion.
For Blessings and Guidance: the Qianlong Emperor’s Design for State Sacrificial Vessels
From 26 January 2019 to 5 May 2019, the Art Museum is presenting Qing ritual vessels generously donated from Dr. Iain Clark and Mr. Anthony Cheung of Huaihaitang for the investigation of the production and function of these vessels in state rituals.
Jewels of Transcendence: Himalayan and Mongolian Treasures
From 30 September 2018 to 24 February 2019, the Art Museum is presenting more than 400 pieces of beautiful and vibrant ornaments and religious objects from the Mongolian and Himalayan regions during the 13th through 20th centuries. These exhibits are selected from Chengxuntang and Mengdiexuan collections.
Refilling the Interregnum: Newly Discovered Imperial Porcelains from Zhengtong, Jingtai and Tianshun Reigns (1436-1464) of the Ming Dynasty
From 1 September 2018 to 16 December 2018, the Art Museum is presenting 158 pieces of selected finest porcelains from the collection of the Jingdezhen Imperial Ware Museum, including not only the latest archaeological discoveries but also pieces from Yongle, Xuande, and Chenghua reign which serve as primary pieces for comparison.
Sincere Brush : Works of Ting Yin-yung Courtesy of His Students and Friends in the Department of Fine Arts, CUHK
From 12 May 2018 to 2 September 2018, the Art Museum is presenting cherished works of Ting Yin-yung generously donated by former students and friends of Ting at the Department of Fine Arts, CUHK on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of Ting’s passing.
Legacy of the Heavenly Breeze: The Art of Gao Qifeng, Chao Shao-an and Au Ho-nien
From 24 March 2018 to 13 May 2018, the Art Museum is presenting 65 works of altogether 85 pieces of painting and calligraphy by Gao Qifeng, Chao Shao-an and Au Ho-nien, who are representative figures of three generations of Lingnan School of Painting.
Qijia Jades: Donations by Ms. Wo-Chun Fan
From 2 February 2018 to 11 March 2018, the Art Museum is presenting 32 pieces of Qijia jade donated by Ms. Wo-Chun Fan for the permanent collection of the Art Museum.
Woof: Here comes the Dog
From 2 February 2018 to 11 March 2018, the Art Museum is presenting over ten artifacts from the Warring States period to modern China, taken from the Art Museum and the Hong Kong private collections to demonstrate the story of dogs in Chinese culture and history.
Phoenix Reborn: Chu Jades Excavated from Hubei
From 21 October 2017 to 25 February 2018, the Art Museum is presenting 158 pieces of jade excavated in Hubei Province from tombs dated from the Zhou Dynasties to mid and late Warring States.
A Field in Bloom: Highlights of Chinese Art to Mark the 60th Anniversary of the Department of Fine Arts, CUHK
From 9 September 2017 to 21 January 2018, the Art Museum is presenting sixty great works of painting and calligraphy done by former teachers and visitors of the Department of Fine Arts, CUHK in sixty years.
A Legacy of Elegance: Oracle Bones Collection from The Chinese University of Hong Kong
From 12 August 2017 to 17 September 2017, the Art Museum is presenting oracle bones from the CUHK Collection, the oracle-bone and bronze scripts from the Art Museum Collection, and publications on oracle-bones studies from the CUHK Library Collection. Exhibits include calligraphic works and monographs by well-known scholars.
Universe within Inches: Bronze Mirrors Donated by Prof. MARK Kai-keung
From 12 August to 17 September 2017, the Art Museum is presenting 35 mirrors donated by Prof. Mark Kai-keung. The earliest piece can be traced to the Warring States and Western Han periods and the majority of them are from Song to Qing.