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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: Hall of Mental Cultivation of The Palace Museum – Imperial Residence of Eight Emperors
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Jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and The Palace Museum
Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Museum of Art and The Palace Museum
Solely sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust

2017.6.29 - 10.15
Venue: 1/F, Thematic Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Hall of Mental Cultivation (Yangxin Dian) was the living place of the Qing emperors and the political centre of the Qing dynasty. It is one of the mostly visited places in The Palace Museum, and it houses the most well-known and invaluable artefacts relating to the emperors Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong, etc.

As the Hall is closed for large-scale renovation, artefacts previously housed in the Hall will be selected for touring exhibition. The exhibition features over 200 representative exhibits of the Hall to show its political, historical and cultural importance in the history of the Qing dynasty.

Timetable of public guided tours

Application form for waiver of admission charges for group visit and guided tour services

For details about admission charges, please visit http://www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/

 

Academic Symposium of The Palace Museum

Speakers: Experts of The Palace Museum
Venue: Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History
In Putonghua     Free admission     139 seats     First-come-first-served

2017.7.8 (Sat)

9:30am - 12:30pm

Session 1
Title: The Hall of Mental Cultivation during the Reign of Emperor Kangxi
Speaker: Mr. Guo Fuxiang

Session 2
Title: A Study on the Calligraphic Works by Qing Emperors
Speaker: Ms. Yang Danxia

Session 3
Title: Imperial China and the World: Cultural Exchange during the Qing Dynasty
Speaker: Dr. Yu Qingxiang


2:30 - 5:30pm

Session 4
Title: Grand Birthday Celebrations of the Qing's Emperors and Empress Dowagers
Speaker: Ms. Ren Wanping

Session 5
Title: Recognition Given to the Elders in the Qing Dynasty
Speaker: Ms. Shan Yingying

Session 6
Title:  Beijing City in the Painting Illustrating the Birthday Celebration of Emperor Kangxi
Speaker: Dr. Ji Luoyuan

For details, please browse the website of the Hong Kong Museum of Historyhttp://hk.history.museum

 

Academic Lecture Series of The Palace Museum

Speakers: Experts of The Palace Museum
Venue: Theatre, 1/F, Hong Kong Heritage Museum

In Putonghua     Free admission     Advance enrollment NOT required
300 seats     First-come-first-served
Admission token can be obtained at the lobby, ground floor of the Museum, starting at 11:30am on the event day.
Enquiries: 2721 0116


2017.7.29 (Sat)

Title: Discovering the Hall of Mental Cultivation | 3:00 - 4:00pm
Speaker: Mr. Wang Zilin

Title: Imperial Architecture: the Hall of Mental Cultivation and the Forbidden City | 4:00 - 5:00pm
Speaker: Ms. Zhang Shuxian

2017.8.19 (Sat)
Title: Buddhist Aesthetics: Tibetan Buddhist Artefacts in the Palace Museum | 3:00 - 4:00pm
Speaker: Mr. Wang Yuegong

Title: Emperor Qianlong's Artistic Zeal: the "Three Rarities" of Calligraphy |
4:00 - 5:00pm
Speaker: Mr. Wang Yimin

 

Family Workshops

Two family workshops will be held in October 2017, to encourage the participants to explore the cultural aspects of the Hall in an interactive way through games, stories and animations.

In Cantonese     Free admission     Children aged 6 – 12 are welcome
First-come-first-served
For application, please click here 
 

2017.10.1 (Sun)
3:00 – 4:00pm
Venue: Seminar Room, G/F Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Quota: 25 – 30 pairs of parents and children (around 50 – 60 participants)


2017.10.8 (Sun)
3:00 – 4:00pm
Venue: Seminar Room, G/F Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Quota: 25 – 30 pairs of parents and children (around 50 – 60 participants)

Enquiries: 2734 2178

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