Guided Visit - Inventing le Louvre: From Palace to Museum Over 800 Years
A specialist will guide members through one of the highlights of Le French May, an exhibition on the history of Louvre at the HK Heritage Museum. Through an abundant and brilliant selection of works and masterworks from all of the Louvre’s departments, the exhibition will tell a tale of the Louvre, from a royal palace to one of the biggest museums in the world. With exhibits ranging from different periods of time, the exhibition will enable visitors to explore and celebrate the history and culture of the Louvre and France.
The exhibition is jointly presented by Le French May, the Musée du Louvre and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
Organised in conjunction with this exhibition, Professor Greg Thomas, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts at HKU will present a lecture –
"France’s Palace Museum: Displaying Power and Art in the Louvre"
Date: 13 May 2017
Time: 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Venue: Hui Pun Hing Lecture Hall, LG1/F Library Extension Building, HKU Main Campus
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