Culture Express: Exhibition Panels Loan and Delivery Services
The Hong Kong Heritage Museum offers a number of exhibition panels for schools and non-profit-making organisations through its Exhibition Panels Loan and Delivery Services. With the primary aim of promoting the museum's exhibitions, these services provide students and citizens living in remote areas with much greater access to the latest news on the arts and culture and so help enrich the cultural lives of our citizens. For details, please call 2180 8260.
Six sets of panels are currently available for loan:
|Hong Kong's Food Culture
|Hong Kong is renowned for food and eating of different styles, recipes and customs. This exhibition introduces and reviews the history of local food, investigates the changes that have taken place in eating establishments, and takes a look at food packaging in Hong Kong. There are 12 panels in total. Each panel is approx. 75 cm wide by 150 cm high.
|A Synthesis of Lyrical Excellence and Martial Agility - The Stage Art of Ng Kwan Lai
|Ng Kwan Lai is a renowned Cantonese Opera artist. Tracing her career from the very beginning when she learnt from great masters, through her performances in both martial and gentler roles, her collaborations with outstanding male leads and her appearances on the silver screen, right up to her farewell stage performance, this exhibition celebrates Ng Kwan Lai's distinguished achievements in the art of Cantonese Opera. There are 9 panels in total, and each panel is approx. 95 cm wide by 234 cm high.
|The Development of Cantonese Opera
|Tracing the origins and history of Cantonese opera, the panels shed light on the troupe system, the structure of role types and the development of the stage art in Hong Kong through dazzling illustrations of stage costumes and artefacts. Generations of succession and development have contributed to the changing faces of Cantonese opera, which was officially inscribed on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009, making this traditional art form Hong Kong's first recognised contribution to the world's living heritage. There are 7 panels in total. Each panel is approx. 75 cm wide by 150 cm high.
|"Hong Kong Photography Series" 2 — City Flâneur: Social Documentary Photography
|Focusing on the theme City Flâneur, "Hong Kong Photography Series" 2, the panel exhibition is divided into four parts, namely: "Street Photography", "Social Documentary Photography", "New Topographics Photography" and "Conceptual and Manipulated Photography". This exhibition exposes the audience to a group of documentary photographers and their works from 1950s to this day. These artists express their heart to the society in humanism. There are 11 panels in total. Each panel is approx. 75 cm wide by 150 cm high.
|Act‧Live – Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2010
|The exhibition panels present the winning entries in the three major categories of works showcased in the "Act‧Live – Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2010" exhibition organised by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. Covering the categories of "Ideology", "Promotion of Cultural Events" and "Commercial and Advertising", the works offer a glimpse into the diversity of contemporary poster design. There are 13 panels in total. Each panel is approx. 75 cm wide by 150 cm high.
|Cantonese opera in Hong Kong
|Cantonese opera is one of the traditional Chinese opera genres. It is also the first item of the world intangible cultural heritage in Hong Kong, as well as a representative art form of local culture. This series of exhibition panels, with "Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong" as the theme, explores the evolution of Cantonese opera since the 19th century in terms of performance venue, organisation of opera troupes, and film production. There are 6 panels in total. Each panel is approx. 75cm wide by 150cm high.