A special exhibition « Treasures of Time » is being held at the Hong Kong Science Museum from 7th Motifs tea time PDF 2018 until 10th April 2019. The exhibition showcases a number of magnificent clocks and watches from the 18th and 19th centuries to highlight their historical significance and technological achievements. The exhibition displays about 120 mechanical clocks and watches from the collection of the Palace Museum.
Découvrez des centaines de motifs autour du thème du tea time ! Théières, petites boîtes, pâtisseries et mobilier cosy prennent vie sous le trait plein de finesse et de poésie de l’auteur pour un instant gourmand et chaleureux… Un livre qui saura séduire les passionnés de broderie au point de tige mais aussi les amateurs de peinture, de gravure ou de toute autre activité qui démarre par un dessin.
Most of the items in the collection were tributes from Europe presented by Western missionaries to the Qing court, while others were manufactured by local craftsmen in the Imperial Workshops of the Qing court and Guangzhou. Alongside the treasures, special features with the latest technology, animations, models and interactive exhibits have been created for visitors to learn about the principles of different time measuring tools, from ancient Chinese instruments and mechanical timepieces to the latest atomic clocks. The exhibitions is jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Palace Museum and is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Science Museum, the Palace Museum and the Science Museum, London and is solely sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust as one of the exhibitions in the Hong Kong Jockey Club Series. Hong Kong Science Museum is located at 2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East.
A special exhibition « Landscape Map of the Silk Road » is being held at the Hong Kong Science Museum from 7th December 2018 until 20th February 2019. The exhibition displays the 30-metre-long « Landscape Map of the Silk Road », which is an important historical painting with significant cultural value. 30 metres long and 60 centimetres wide. The map was created as an imperial painting for the Jiajing Emperor in the Ming dynasty. With over 200 cities marked on the map, ranging from the Jiayu Pass in Gansu Province in the east to Mecca in Saudi Arabia in the west, it implies that the Chinese had grasped a clear understanding of the Silk Road as early as the 16th century. Various interactive exhibits, models and maps of China and Hong Kong drawn in the 16th to 20th centuries are also be featured at the exhibition, enabling visitors to know more about the Chinese and Western perceptions of the geography of China in ancient times, as well as different cartographic techniques and functions of maps.
The exhibition is jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Palace Museum. The exhibition is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Science Museum, the Palace Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of History. The « 2018 Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters » exhibition is being held from 5th December 2018 to 2nd December 2019 at the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware. The exhibition shows the unlimited creativity of local potters, with more than 100 works from this year’s tea ware competition on display. This year’s competition received an enthusiastic response, with a record number of 451 entries submitted by 332 potters.
In the Open Category, the first prize was awarded to Chan Cheuk-yan’s « Encounter », while the second and the third prizes went to Enders Wong’s « Joint Call » and Kwok Ka-fei’s « Grand Canyon » respectively. In the School Category, the winner of the first prize was Lau Hui-yau’s « Tip of Dawn at Sixteen », while the winners of the second and the third prizes were Nicholas Leung’s « The Price of Peace » and Leung Ching-tung’s « Tea Time » respectively. The « Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters » competition was first held by the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware in 1986 with the aim of promoting ceramic art in Hong Kong. This year’s competition, the 11th edition, features 101 items of selected tea ware made by 88 local potters.