Entering the Forbidden City: Collection, Architecture, and Heritage

Hong Kong Palace Museum West Kowloon Cultural District, Yau Tsim Mong

Featuring over 179 significant works from the Palace Museum, this exhibition sheds light on the architecture and collections of the Museum, as well as the activities of the multicultural Qing court. Built on Beijing’s central axis, the position of the Forbidden City testifies to its significance to Chinese politics and culture. Reconstructed many times, it […]

From Dawn to Dusk: Life in the Forbidden City

Hong Kong Palace Museum West Kowloon Cultural District, Yau Tsim Mong

Follow in the footsteps of the key residents of the Forbidden City to experience court life in the eighteenth century. Ten emperors and over twenty empresses of the Qing dynasty (1644–1911) had their distinct lifestyles, and their schedules varied from day to day. Significant events from morning to bedtime, and over 300 sumptuous treasures you […]

Clay to Treasure: Ceramics from the Palace Museum Collection

Hong Kong Palace Museum West Kowloon Cultural District, Yau Tsim Mong

The Palace Museum is home to one of the world’s richest collections of Chinese ceramics. Presenting highlights from the collection, the exhibition surveys China’s ceramic traditions, with a focus on technical and aesthetic achievements in the Ming and Qing dynasties. The works on display range from everyday household goods to luxuries used by the ruling […]

Encountering the Majestic: Portraits of Qing Emperors and Empresses

Hong Kong Palace Museum West Kowloon Cultural District, Yau Tsim Mong

At the imperial painting academy of the Qing dynasty, a special category of imperial portraits was commissioned specifically for the purpose of ancestor worship. These portraits record the likeness, temperament, and exalted status of imperial figures. Their overall style is formal, dignified, and at the same time, extravagantly majestic. This exhibition brings together eight ancestor […]

The Quest for Originality: Contemporary Design and Traditional Craft in Dialogue

Hong Kong Palace Museum West Kowloon Cultural District, Yau Tsim Mong

While the term sheji (“design”) was not used in China until the late nineteenth century, artisans there have been designing and making beautiful and ingenious objects for millennia. This exhibition brings together over 90 precious objects from the Palace Museum in lively dialogue with Hong Kong contemporary design. It demonstrates the deep interest in innovation, […]

Private to Public: The History of Chinese Art Collecting in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Palace Museum West Kowloon Cultural District, Yau Tsim Mong

Beginning in the late nineteenth century, Hong Kong became a hub for collecting Chinese art as it emerged as a prosperous metropolis. At first held in private hands, many collections have now become accessible to the public. Donations have been made to public museums, private museums have opened around the city, and exhibitions of important […]

No Boundaries: Reinterpreting Palace Museum Culture

Hong Kong Palace Museum West Kowloon Cultural District, Yau Tsim Mong

HKPM invites six Hong Kong-based multimedia and interdisciplinary artists to create new works and interpret the art and culture of the Forbidden City from a fresh perspective. It demonstrates the Museum’s efforts to celebrate the dynamism of Chinese culture and connect time-honoured traditions to the vibrant art scene of modern Hong Kong.

Grand Gallop: Art and Culture of the Horse

Hong Kong Palace Museum West Kowloon Cultural District, Yau Tsim Mong

The horse is a unique source of inspiration for human creativity with universal and timeless appeal. This exhibition features 111 equine artworks from the Palace Museum, including some of the finest paintings and sculptures. These works are juxtaposed with the 13 loans from Musée du Louvre. The exhibition is divided into five sections. Section One: […]

Odysseys of Art: Masterpieces Collected by the Princes of Liechtenstein

Hong Kong Palace Museum West Kowloon Cultural District, Yau Tsim Mong

The Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM), a new cultural landmark in Hong Kong, and the world-renowned Liechtenstein Princely Collections announce that they will present “Odysseys of Art: Masterpieces Collected by the Princes of Liechtenstein” from 9 November 2022 through 20 February 2023 with LGT Private Banking (LGT) as Principal Sponsor. This is the first time […]

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