History of Gold & Hall of Mental Cultivation of The Palace Museum
22 July 2017
The OCS is delighted to announce a day of exhibition tours with two esteemed experts. In the morning session Xu Xiaodong, Associate Director of the Art Museum, Chinese University of Hong Kong, will take members through the “History of Gold: Masterpieces from Shaanxi” at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, followed by in the afternoon by a discussion of the “Hall of Mental Cultivation of The Palace Museum – Imperial Residence of Eight Emperors” at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum led by Dr. Roslyn Hammers. Read more
The Royal Ontario Museum Collection
TBA September 2017 – TBA
Hong Kong-based art historian, art advisor, curator, educator and writer Catherine Maudsley will discuss The Royal Ontario Museum history of collecting.
K.S. Lo Memorial Lecture
Dining, Diplomacy and Decoration: Chinese Porcelain in European Court Collections, 1500-1800
TBA November 2017 – TBA
Dr. Stacey Pierson, Senior Lecturer in the department of Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
Discover the Celadons of Zhejiang
with Lai Suk Yee
8th-11th June 2017
Priority to members
The OCS is thrilled to announce a small-group study tour focusing on the celadon ceramics of Zhejiang with Ms Lai Suk Yee, former Assistant Curator, and Researcher at the Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, which includes opportunities to handle celdaon chards at kiln sites in Shanglinhu area, as well as excavated celadons at the Zhejiang Provincial Cultural Relics and Archaeological Research Institute. Read more
Registration for this tour is now closed.
Guided Exhibition Viewing
The Legacy of Liangzhu Culture
with Angus Forsyth
13th May 2017
Renowned collector Angus Forsyth guided OCS members through the Flagstaff Museum exhibition of Liangzhu Culture jades and other artifacts from the Zhejiang Provincial Museum, sharing his depth of knowledge to enliven this exhibition of an ancient civilization.
Weekend Study Tour
Buddhist and Tibetan art in Shenzhen, and Shang and Han jades in Guangzhou
Saturday 18th–19th February 2017
The Oriental Ceramic Society organised a two-day study tour to Shenzhen and Guangzhou for an in-depth look at Buddhist art and ancient Chinese jades through visits to several special exhibitions. With Dr. Roslyn Hammers, Associate Professor of art history at HKU, and collector Renee Chiang. Read more
Welcome to The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong. Founded in 1974 by a small group of collectors and enthusiasts, it is an independent non-profit society for those sharing an interest in Asian art and culture. Over its forty-year history, it has established itself as a unique forum for the exchange of ideas and knowledge about all aspects of Asian art through a diverse series of events. These include lectures by scholars and collectors, guided exhibition viewings, study tours, exclusive auction previews, collection visits, and masterclasses that look at a particular subject in greater depth.
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