Gallery Talk: Ancient Art of China
May 3, 2012
Journey back through 5000 years of Chinese history and follow the efflorescence of arts throughout one of the world’s oldest living civilizations. From large painted ceramic pots, to sculptures at the height of the Silk Road, to beautiful embroidered silk court robes and ivory carvings from the 19th century, this exhibition presents the importance of fine art made to be admired during life and depended on in the afterlife. Please join an expert docent for a 20 minute tour of this exhibit. Expand your knowledge, learn the history, and ask plenty of questions about the artifacts and much more.