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Chang Dai-chien is one of the most acclaimed Chinese artists of the 20th century. To mark the 120th anniversary of his birth and 47 years since his previous solo show at the museum, we are inaugurating the newly renovated Chinese painting gallery with Chang Dai-chien: Painting from Heart to Hand. Comprising works donated to the museum by the artist, as well as loans from his friends and family, the exhibition spotlights Chang’s groundbreaking modernization of ink painting.

An Exhibition of Henan Opera Performed by The Taiwan Bangzi Company

The Taiwan Bangzi Company (formerly known as the Flying Horse Honan Opera Troupe) will be making a special visit to Harvard University.

Templeton Lecture on Religion and World Affairs: Islam in China

The Foreign Policy Research Institute will host Dru Gladney, Professor of Anthropology from Pomona College, to discuss Islam in China.

Dangerous Belief? Xin in Occult Anecdotes in Tang and Song China

The UC Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies will host Robert Hymes, Professor of Oriental Studies at Columbia University, for one of the University's Public Theology Lectures.

China Anthropology Colloquium Series: Dilemmas of Transnational Migration among Chinese Only-Children

Professor Vanessa Fong will lead a discussion on her research of Chinese children who study abroad in many parts of the world.

Mind Upon Mind: Hypnotism and Wonders of Enlightenment in Early Twentieth-Century China

The tenth and final East Asian Colloquium of the spring semester, "Mind Upon Mind: Hypnotism and Wonders of Enlightenment in Early Twentieth-Century China," is Friday, the 12th of April.

The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China: From Dreamscapes to Theatricality

Emotion takes place. Rather than an interior state of mind in response to the outside world, emotion per se is spatial, at turns embedding us from without, transporting us somewhere else, or putting us ahead of ourselves. In his book The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China, Ling Hon Lam gives an original account of the history of emotions in Chinese literature and culture centered on the idea of emotion as space, which the Chinese call “emotion-realm” (qingjing 情境).

ICS & Art History Event: Zhang Hongtu, "Artist's Talk: Zhang Hongtu"

The Ohio State University presents a talk with artist Zhang Hongtu.

Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase Premiere Evening

The Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase is a juried floral show with each entry including chrysanthemums as a part of the display.

Zhang Huan: Altered States

This exhibition is the first ever museum retrospective of Zhang Huan, encompassing major works produced over the past 15 years in Beijing, New York, and Shanghai.



April 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.

April 16, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China institute presents a webcast with award-winning journalist Dexter Robert. His new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.