A Tour of the National Palace Museum: History and Highlights

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Join the Center for an introductory tour of the National Palace Museum (NPM). Led by Margaret Lo, a seasoned NPM Docent and Guide, this tour will cover a brief history of the NPM and some highlights of the Museum's collections. We will start from the first floor, walk through the galleries of permanent exhibitions and end on the third floor. The tour will focus on about 25 pieces, including the Qianlong Emperor's Curio Boxes, the Tibetan Dragon Sūtra, the Buddhist Sculpture from Northern Wei Period, ceramics from the Song Dynasty, bronzes (food and wine vessels), jades, and some calligraphy and paintings. Tour participants will come away with a general understanding of how to appreciate the different materials used and their cultural significance. Entrance to the NPM and headset rental included. After the tour, plan some time to stay on and visit other areas of the Museum at your leisure.

Instructor: Margaret Lo

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When
September 24th, 2020 10:00 AM through 12:00 PM
Location
The National Palace Museum, No.221, Sec. 2, Zhishan Rd., Shilin Dist.
國立故宮博物院;11143台北市士林區至善路二段221號
B-1 level near the Information Desk
Taipei City, 11143
Taiwan
Contact
Mobile: 0228368134
Event Fee(s)
Culture & Tours in Taiwan NT$ 850.00

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