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The Art Museum at The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Promoting Chinese Culture and Heritage

The Art Museum - The Chinese University of Hong KongThe Art Museum at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a repository and showcase of  a wide range of artifacts illuminating the rich arts, humanities, and cultural heritage of ancient and pre-modern China. Since its establishment in 1971, the museum has also been taking an active role in offering in-depth practice of museology and teaching of art history and heritage. A Conservation Annex was added to the museum in 1977 as a facility for the restoration and conservation of works of art.

The museum boast of over 13,000 items promoting Chinese culture and heritage.  Housed in the four-level East Wing Galleries are permanent collections of Chinese paintings, calligraphy, ceramics, jade objets d’art, sculptures and other decorative arts including  2000-year-old bronze seals and a large collection of jade flower carvings.

Some of the items date as far back as the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, but there are also modern-era artifacts. The West Wing Galleries serve as venues for special exhibitions staged all year round.

The Art Museum is located at the Institute of Chinese Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong. It is open daily (except Thursdays), from 10am to 5pm and 1pm to 5pm on Sundays and Public Holidays.

To get there, take MTR to University Station and take CUHK Shuttle Bus to Central Campus.

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