“Amazing Clay: Masterpieces from the Ceramic Collection of CUHK Art Museum”, an overview of treasured ancient ceramics
The Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is currently presenting the exhibition “Amazing Clay: Masterpieces from the Ceramic Collection of CUHK Art Museum”. Members of the public are welcome to visit.
Celebrating the Year of the Dragon at CUHK Art Museum
The Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) presents the exhibition “Celebrating the Year of the Dragon”, which will run from 2 February to 31 July 2024. Members of the public are welcome to visit.
【Mourning Professor Xu Xiaodong】
Professor Xu Xiaodong, Associate Director of the Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, passed away on 19 January 2024 at the age of 56. The Art Museum is deeply saddened by the passing of Professor Xu and extends sincere condolences to her family.
CUHK Art Museum presents the exhibition “When Art Speaks” An unexpected encounter between cultural relics and Star CUers
The Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) presents the exhibition “When Art Speaks – Treasures of CUHK” to celebrate the University’s 60th anniversary, showcasing 60 treasured artworks to tell the stories of the establishment of the Art Museum; its collections and academic research; and its development and plans to expand with a new wing. Distinguished CUers were invited to learn about selected cultural relics and share their own interpretations in audio recordings.
CUHK and the Palace Museum jointly present the exhibition “Rare Rubbings of the Song Dynasty” CUHK’s national treasures featured in the Forbidden City for the first time
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the Palace Museum jointly present the exhibition “Rare Rubbings of the Song Dynasty” at the Palace Museum’s Hall of Literary Brilliance (Wenhua Dian) from 16 September to 5 November 2023.
CUHK and the Palace Museum sign landmark agreement to bolster exchanges
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the Palace Museum on 28 June 2023 at the Palace Museum’s Garden of the Palace of Established Happiness for the collaboration on the special exhibition of rare rubbings opening in September 2023. The signing further cements the close relationship between CUHK and the Palace Museum, creating more opportunities for joint research, exhibition curation, professional training and academic exchange.
A Hong Kong art story told on the global stage | Ink Play: Paintings by Lui Shou-kwan
The Art Institute of Chicago has joined forces with The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) to co-present an exhibition of the legendary Hong Kong artist Lui Shou-kwan (1919 – 1975). Please click here for more details.
CUHK Art Museum’s Gold Exhibition Unveils Ancient Chinese Gold Techniques
The exhibition Golden Techniques II: Art of the Chinese Goldsmiths, co-organised by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)’s Art Museum and the Chow Tai Fook Master Studio, will run until 21 May 2023. All members of the public are welcome, and admission is free. This exhibition sheds light on three major techniques: gold and silver inlay, damascene, and the production and use of gold wire, alongside hammer-chiselling, casting and precision gold soldering.
Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit at CUHK Art Museum
To usher in the Year of the Rabbit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)’s Art Museum will host the exhibition Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit from 25 February to 18 May 2023. Members of the public are welcome, and admission is free. The exhibition will showcase more than 20 rabbit-related artefacts from the museum’s collection and private collections.
Majestic Vistas: Selected Landscape Paintings from the Collection of the Art Museum, CUHK
The exhibition features a selection of more than 40 Chinese landscape paintings, dating from the Yuan dynasty to the contemporary period, and showcasing distinctive styles and techniques. The “Majestic Vistas” of the exhibition title describes the gigantic size and composition of these large-scale landscape paintings. Visitors can embrace the beauty of both nature and arts when viewing the majestic vistas offered by the assorted landscape paintings. Please click here for more details.
CUHK Art Museum scoops the International Council of Museums’ UMAC Award, becoming the first winner in East Asia
The International Council of Museums Committee for University Museums and Collections (ICOM-UMAC) announced on 18 September that The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)’s Art Museum has won the UMAC Award 2022 for its project Time Travel・Hong Kong sponsored by GS Charity Foundation. It becomes the first university museum in East Asia to win the award. Please click here for more details.
Sparkle and Charm: Canton Enamels of the Qing Dynasty
The Art Museum of CUHK is staging the exhibition Sparkle and Charm: Canton Enamels of the Qing Dynasty, Hong Kong’s first art promotion project supported by the China National Arts Fund, from 17 September 2022 to 27 March 2023; it also collaborates with the jewellery design workshop Loupe, holding a contemporary enamel art show at PMQ. The two exhibitions showcase a host of world-class painted enamelware and artworks. Please click here for more details.
CUHK Art Museum’s New Year Exhibitions Celebrate the Year of the Tiger
This spring, the Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) presents a series of special exhibitions, Celebrating the Year of the Tiger, Artistic Crosscurrents from Guangdong: Selected Painting and Calligraphy from Late Qing to Republican China (Collection of the Art Museum, CUHK), as well as Enchanting Expeditions: Chinese Trade Porcelains across the Globe. All members of the public are welcome and entry is free. Please click here for more details.
Special Exhibition on Chinese Trade Porcelains Takes You on a Journey across the Globe with Exotic Curiosities
The exhibition is divided into six zones, showcasing more than 400 pieces (sets) of trade porcelains and related objects. With textual records and historical images, the exhibition aims to reconstruct the design, manufacture, transport, and sale processes of Chinese export porcelains, and the functions and influences of porcelains in overseas markets. It also invites visitors to travel back in time and see how Ming and Qing porcelains profoundly impacted the porcelain industry of the world.
CUHK Receives HK$50 Million Donation from the Harold and Christina Lee Family to Celebrate the Art Museum’s 50th Anniversary
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) received a generous donation of HK$50 million from the family of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lee on the occasion of the Art Museum’s Golden Anniversary. Together with an earlier donation from the Lo Kwee Seong Foundation, the Lee family’s gift enabled the Art Museum to build a new building with substantial increment in gallery space. Please click here for more details.