Archive for April, 2012

National Museum of China Officially Opens

National Museum of China Officially Opens

. April 1, 2012 . 0 Comments

The National Museum of China, located to the east of Tian’anmen Square in central Beijing, officially opened to the public. National Museum of China, Photo:Ma Tengfei “As China’s flagship public museum, the National Museum should boost the promotion of Chinese culture and further exchanges between China and the world,” Minister of Culture Cai Wu said […]

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Wellcome Collection presents The treasures of Henry Wellcome

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The Wellcome Collection presents The treasures of Henry Wellcome, an exhibition on view through 20 May 2012. From a pair of wax hands to a shrunken head and from ivory anatomical figures to an executioner’s mask, a new display of photographs by Thom Atkinson in the windows of the Wellcome Trust celebrates the remarkable collection […]

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British Museum extends opening of successful Hajj exhibition

British Museum extends opening of successful Hajj exhibition

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Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam has reached the target visitor figure for the exhibition receiving over 80,000 visitors in just over seven weeks. The exhibition opened on 26 January and runs until 15 April. The exhibition has been seen by a diverse audience including many family visitors (children under the age of 16 […]

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