2018 Forum for Curators of Chinese Art

Hosting Institution: Royal Ontario Museum (Canada)
Date: 17 - 19 October 2018


Keynote Speech - Chinese Art and Globalization

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 James WATT Bei Shan Tang Foundation (Hong Kong) Chinese Art and Globalization: Globalization in Chinese Art in the Past; and Globalization of Chinese Art Today

Panel Discussion I - Globalizing Chinese Art: Museum Collections and Programs in the Discourse of Globalization

Moderator: Jenny SO (Bei Shan Tang Foundation, Hong Kong)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 DU Pengfei Tsinghua University Art Museum (China) Not just a Teaching Museum: The Practical Road of Tsinghua University Art Museum (Chinese and English)
2 Qin CAO National Museum of Scotland (UK) Collecting and Displaying China at the National Museum of Scotland: Opportunities and Challenges (Chinese and English)
3 Ching-Ling WANG Rijksmuseum (Netherlands) The Challenges and Opportunities of Exhibiting Chinese Art in the 21st Century: A View from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (Chinese and English)

Panel Discussion II - How Ideas Travel Globally: J. S. Lee Memorial Fellows Sharing

Moderator: CHI Jo-hsin (The Graduate Institute of Museum Studies at Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 Birgitta AUGUSTIN Asian Art Museum, National Museums in Berlin (Germany) Chinese Literati Art and Culture - A Local Idea and its Global Impact (Chinese and English)
2 JIN Jingzhi Shanghai Museum (China) The Influence of Chinese Arts and Culture on Japanese Edo Period Paintings (Chinese and English)
3 XU Zheng China National Silk Museum (China) Abecedarian Exploration into the Silk Sutra Covers Collected by the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Chinese and English)

Panel Discussion III - Beyond Boundaries: Accessibility and Global Sharing of Chinese Art

Moderator: Josh YIU (Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

  Speaker Organization Topic
1 Wei-Cheng LIN Department of Art History, The University of Chicago (US) Exhibiting Chinese Art in Virtual Reality (Chinese and English)
2 CAO Hong Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology, Peking University (China) How to Fulfill an Ideal Exhibition Logic using Digital Technology: A Case Study of Northern Wei Murals Exhibition at PKU Sackler Museum (Chinese and English)
3 Christiaan JORG The Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Germany) The Dresden Porcelain Project: Cataloguing a Royal Collection of Asian Export Porcelain (Chinese and English)

Roundtable Discussion - Chinese Art without Borders: Challenges in Museum as a Global Institution

Moderator: Chen SHEN (Royal Ontario Museum, Canada)

  Speaker Organization
1 Wen-chien CHENG Royal Ontario Museum (Canada)
2 Tianlong JIAO Denver Art Museum (US)
3 LI Jianmao Hunan Museum (China)
4 LIN Tien-jen Southern Branch of National Palace Museum (China)
5 Stephen MURPHY Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore (Singapore)
6 Jan STUART Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution (US)
7 Shelagh VAINKER Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology (UK)