Lecture: From Objects to Concept – Global Consumption and the Transformation of Ming Porcelain by Dr. Stacey Pierson
Date: Thursday, 25th April
Admission: £4 public, £2.50 Museum members / Students
Please book and pay by Tuesday, 23rd April
Dr. Stacey Pierson, a renowned specialist in Chinese ceramics, is going to give a lecture based on her new book Objects to Concept – Global Consumption and the Transformation of Ming Porcelain. Dr. Pierson is a senior lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
This book examines the invention of the phrase and concept of “the Ming vase” in English-speaking cultures and discusses trans-cultural shifts in the use and meaning of Ming porcelain. Covering an impressive historical scope, from the 14th to the 21st century, the book offers a novel account of the transformation of Ming porcelain from commercial commodity into a cultural icon.
Date: Saturday, 6th April, 14:00 – 15:30
Admission: Free with Museum admission fee, Free for Museum Friends (members)
Please book and pay by Thursday, 4th April
Family Workshop: come and make your own seasonal origami! You can learn to make cherry blossoms, dolls, snack boxes using nothing but paper folding techniques.
@ The Assembly Rooms
Date: Sunday 17th February from 11:45
This will be the 6th year for the Museum of East Asian Art to host this FREE event for the Bath and surrounding area residents. Don’t forget to reserve the day for this fantastic family friendly event!
This year we are working with various artists and Chinese Students and Scholars Association in Bath to present a vibrant programme to the audiences. Programmes include: Lion dance, acrobatic, martial arts, Chinese traditional dance performed both by professional student from Bath University and primary school students, magic and games, as well as various Chinese and Asian craft and activities stalls will be run throughout the day.
Admission: Free with Museum admission. Please book at least two days in advance.
Wednesday 13th February – Puppet day, 14:00-16:00
From the Shadow Puppets of Indonesia to the glove puppets of China, join us for a day of puppet fun. We’ll make Shadow puppets, glove puppets and explore the tales they are used to tell in the countries of Asia.