Gallery Talk: To See a World in a Grain of Sand: Ancient Maritime and Overland Trade

“The world in a grain of sand” is an exhibition that uses a small number of objects to tell a lot about the extensive maritime and overland trade routes of the past. In the talk, the curator will talk about the spread of decorative style, religious ideas and the development of technology that came about as a result of centuries of trade and cultural connections between China and the world through interesting objects in the galleries.

About the speaker: Libby Chan is Senior Curator of the Hong Kong Maritime Museum.

Language         : English

Date and Time : 28 May, 2016 | 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Venue               : Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central Pier No.8, Hong Kong

Registration     : Free with museum admissions

 

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