The city's major museums will launch 56 special exhibitions
Located on the banks of the Yangtze River, the Chongqing Three Gorges Migration Memorial. (Picture provided by Chongqing Three Gorges Migration Memorial)
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- During the International Museum Day on May 18 and the 9th Chongqing Cultural Heritage Awareness Month on June 9, museums in our city will launch 56 special exhibitions.
On the Museum Day, the Three Gorges Museum will launch a featured exhibition from the Jilin Provincial Museum’s collection. Over 80 calligraphies and paintings by Zhang Daqian and Pu Xinshe will be shown. The Hongyan Revolution History Museum will launch “Hongyan for a long time”- Historical Display of the Southern Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China” and “Exhibition of Chongqing’s Revolutionary Cultural Heritage”, showing the spirit of Hongyan. In addition, the Chongqing Natural History Museum’s “Scientific Soul and the Power of the Nation’s Dream: History Display Exhibition of the Former Sites of the Western Academy of Sciences in China”, “The Dazu Rock Carving Historical Image Exhibition” of the Dazu Rock Carving Research Institute, and the “Ideological Abstraction of the Dragon Museum” Yu Youhan's solo exhibition will also be exhibited. A feast will be given to the general public.
It is reported that during the month of propaganda, Chongqing will also launch 17 culture-enriching activities and 43 cultural heritage activities. By then, the Huguang Guild will offer preferential discounts on tickets, Hongyan Alliance will host free lectures, and citizens will have the opportunity to enter the archeological site and experience the fun of archeology.
According to the Chongqing Municipal Culture Commission, this year's main venue for the Museum Day is the Chongqing Three Gorges Migration Memorial in Wanzhou District. This is the first time for a museum not in center Chongqing. The Chongqing Daily reporter learned that the Three Gorges Migration Memorial currently has two exhibitions: “The Soul Charm - Chinese Nuo Opera Mask Art Exhibition” and “The Thousand Peaks Green Color - Wanzhou District Museum Celadon Ceramics Exhibition”, both of which will end on the 30th of the month. During the Chongqing Cultural Heritage Awareness Month, the Museum will also launch thematic exhibitions such as “Treasure of the Museums of the City Exhibition”. (Translated by Yang Lifu, Fathom Language Limited)