Sunday, October 7, 2018

Coming Up Next: Dr. Daisy Yiyou Wang and Empresses of China’s Forbidden City at the Peabody Essex Museum

You’re invited to tune in to Marvels of China: Pathways to the Pacific Rim on Saturday, October 13. That’s when I’ll be welcoming back Dr. Daisy Yiyou Wang, the Robert N. Shapiro Curator of Chinese and East Asian Art at the world-renowned Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts USA. 

We’ll be discussing PEM’s newest exhibition, Empresses of China’s Forbidden City now on view until February 10, 2019. 

The exhibit is timed to mark the 40th anniversary of the re-establishment of China-USA diplomatic relations. It’s been organized as a collaboration between the Peabody Essex Museum, the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., and the Palace Museum in Beijing. 

Empresses of China’s Forbidden City is the first to explore the role of empresses in shaping the Qing Dynasty 1644 to 1912. 

We’ll feature the Confucius Moment, the Weekly Almanac, Treasures of China, Chinese Fun Facts and a few surprises! 

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