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  • Lunar New Year lion dance

    Traditional Chinese lion dancing and drumming

    Saturday 2 February 2019, 11am

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

  • VisAsia Hingyiu Mok Mandarin-language lecture 2019

    2019年莫慶堯醫生VisAsia中文普通話講座

    Sunday 3 February 2019, 10am

    Free

    Domain Theatre | Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes | Free

    Image: 明 仇英 伏羲氏 冊/ 明 仇英 伏羲氏 冊。Ming dynasty 1368–1644, Qiu Ying (c1494–1552) Fuxi, leaf 1 from the album Orthodoxy of rule through the ages, The National Palace Museum, Taipei

  • Lunar New Year lion dance at Art After Hours

    Traditional Chinese lion dance and drumming

    Wednesday 6 February 2019, 6pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 20 minutes | Free

  • Traditional Chinese calligraphy demonstration

    Ask for a handwritten auspicious phrase to take home

    Wednesday 6 February 2019, 6pm

    Free

    Cafe foyer | Duration 2 hours | Free

  • Celebrity talks: Benjamin Law with Adam Liaw

    On food, travel and art

    Wednesday 6 February 2019, 6.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Adam Liaw

  • Live music: Sophie Koh

    Pop music inspired by Chinese poetry

    Wednesday 6 February 2019, 7.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 1 hour | Free

    Image: Sophie Koh

  • Live Chinese music: Meya Music Studio

    Lunar New Year performances

    Monday 4 February 2019, 11am & 12pm
    Friday 8 February 2019, 11am & 12pm

    Free with exhibition entry

    Lower Asian gallery | Duration 30 minutes | Free with exhibition entry

  • VisAsia Lunar New Year Dinner

    Celebrate the Year of the Pig

    Friday 8 February 2019, 6.30pm

    Entrance court | Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes | Charges apply

    Image: Cao Dianxiang Pigs c1990 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © The Artist

  • Traditional Chinese tea ceremony

    With live Chinese music

    Saturday 9 February 2019, 11am - 1pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 2 hours | Free

  • Drop in and make: Paper pigs

    Free artmaking activity for families

    Sundays 3, 10 February 2019
    11am - 3.30pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 4 hours, 30 minutes | Free

  • Meet Caishen, god of prosperity

    Lunar New Year celebration

    Saturday 2 February 2019, 11am - 1pm
    Sunday 10 February 2019, 11am - 1pm

    Free

    Entrance court | Duration 2 hours | Free

  • Traditional Chinese calligraphy workshop

    Drop by and learn from master calligraphers

    Sunday 10 February 2019, 1-3pm

    Free

    Function space | Duration 2 hours | Free

  • ReCollection: Yang Zhichao

    Hear from paper conservator Sarah Bunn

    Thursday 7 March 2019, 12pm

    Free

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 30 minutes | Free

    Image: Yang Zhichao Chinese bible 2009, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Yang Zhichao

  • Lecture series: Heaven, earth and humanity

    Illuminating histories and mythologies in historical Chinese art

    Wednesdays 7.30pm
    27 March, 3, 10, 17 April, 1 May 2019

    Duration 1 hour | Charges apply

    Image: Portrait of the Hongzhi Emperor hanging scroll Ming dynasty 1368–1644 (detail). The National Palace Museum, Taipei. Photos: © National Palace Museum, Taipei

  • Mandarin-language guided tour: Heaven and earth in Chinese art

    普通話導覽:天地人:國立故宮博物院珍寶展

    Saturdays 1pm
    2 February - 4 May 2019

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Qing dynasty 1644–1911 Meat-shaped stone, The National Palace Museum, Taipei. Photo © National Palace Museum, Taipei

  • Guided tour: Heaven and earth in Chinese art

    Treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei

    Daily 12pm
    2 February – 5 May 2019
    except Good Friday (19 April)

    Free with exhibition entry

    Lower Asian gallery | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Qing dynasty 1644–1911 Meat-shaped stone, The National Palace Museum, Taipei. Photo © National Palace Museum, Taipei

  • Cantonese-language guided tour: Heaven and earth in Chinese art

    粵語導覽:天地人:國立故宮博物院珍寶展

    Sundays 1pm
    3 February - 5 May 2019

    Free with exhibition entry

    Ticketing and information desk | Duration 1 hour | Free with exhibition entry

    Image: Qing dynasty 1644–1911 Meat-shaped stone, The National Palace Museum, Taipei. Photo © National Palace Museum, Taipei