You can now “e-visit” selected exhibitions in Shenzhen Museum and Nanshan Museum via mobile phone or computer during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak closures.
More than 150 Song Dynasty porcelains collected by Hankungu Porcelain Museum in Nanshan District are on display at the “Leisure Time With Tea Bowl and Censer: Porcelain and Social Life in the Song Dynasty” exhibition at Shenzhen Museum in Futian District.
A Selection of Japanese artist Ikuo Hirayama’s collections relating to the historical Silk Road is on display at the “From the Mediterranean to China” exhibition at Shenzhen Museum. Entry is free.
The Chinese distinction between commercial and non-commercial art exhibitions is unique in its own way. Traditionally in the West, non-commercial exhibitions show art pieces by renowned artists and are available to the public.
A Selection of volumes from the Yongle Encyclopedia, the world’s largest ancient encyclopedia, of which only a small portion remains, are on display at the “A Magnum Opus Beyond Measure: Yongle’s Encyclopedic Enigma” exhibition at Nanshan Museum.
Various delicate old photos from countries along the Maritime Silk Road are on display at an exhibition in the Yuezhong Museum of Historical Images (MoHI).