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Dr. CHAN Lai-pik Libby

Indra and Harry Banga Gallery, City University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Fellowship Project

Dr. Libby Chan spent twelve months at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington D.C., U.S.A. where she gained post-doctoral experience in curatorial work and conducted research on artistic developments related to animal-shaped jade carvings and bronzes of the Western Zhou period. She also assisted in curating two exhibitions in the permanent galleries on the Chinese Liangzhu jades and Chinese bronze during her fellowship.


Dr. Libby Chan is the Director of the Indra and Harry Banga Gallery at the City University of Hong Kong. Prior to her current position, she was the Assistant Director (Curatorial and Collections) of the Hong Kong Maritime Museum, oversees the museum’s curatorial practices as well as the development of exhibitions and collections, the museum’s library and archive, and the CSSC Museum Resource Centre. She has previously worked at the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore as Senior Curator (China) , overseeing the Chinese collection and leading the China gallery revamp project. Previously, she served as a curatorial consultant at the San Antonio Museum of Art in Texas and later served as a research associate and curator at the Art Museum, Institute of Chinese Studies, and was a lecturer at the Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.