Cultural Lecture: Orientation of the Palace Museum and its collection with Lee Meiyin (in Cantonese) 《故宮文化》講座

Date :
Monday, 28 November 2022
Time :
14:30 - 17:30
Venue :
1/F, Fung Ping Shan Building, UMAG, HKU, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam
Cost :
$150 Member, $250 Non-member
Limit :
Enquiries :
Karina Kwok at [email protected] / 9469-6094; Patricia Lee at [email protected] / 2241-5507
Note :
Attendees are required by the venue, except those exempted, to scan the "LeaveHomeSafe" QR code and comply with the requirement of the Vaccine Pass.

The HKU Museum Society is pleased to invite Ms Lee Meiyin to present a lecture on the Palace Museum (also known as the Forbidden City).  The lecture will cover the magnificent architectural structures, layout, orientations and its imperial collection. The evacuation of its collection shortly before the outbreak of World War II. Ms Lee will also highlight some of the artefacts currently on display at the Hong Kong Palace Museum



– 北京紫禁城宮殿簡介

– 抗戰時期故宮文物南遷

– 香港故宮文化博物館展品簡介



Ms. Lee Meiyin’s areas of research include the history, art and costumes of the ethnic minorities of China, Buddhist art, Dunhuang art, silk and embroideries. She previously served as HKUSPACE guest lecturer (2000-2010), as well as a member of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee. She is currently a specially appointed research fellow of Dunhuang Academy, a visiting associate professor of the Chu Hai College, and a Vice President of the Friends of Dunhuang (Hong Kong). She also serves on the Board of Dunhuang Grottoes Preservation and Research Foundation of China, and as an expert advisor to the public museums of Hong Kong.