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Unless otherwise stated, all special programmes are conducted in Cantonese and are free of charge. The Museum makes no representations on the content of the programmes. Programmes are subject to change and cancellation without prior notice. For special arrangements under inclement weather conditions, please click here for details. For enquiries, please call 2180 8260.

Details of Programmes for January - March

"The Story of Jao Tsung-i" Symposium  Latest Announcement

For remembering Professor Jao Tsung-i, an extraordinary scholar who advocated ‘the integration of scholarship and art', Hong Kong Heritage Museum and Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole jointly organised "The Story of Jao Tsung-i" Symposium with the coming of the first anniversary of the deceased scholar. Moderator and guest speakers from local and abroad will share with the audience through reviewing his splendid life and achievements.

Date 9 February 2020 (Sunday)
Time 9:30 am – 12:00 nn
Venue Auditorium, JC Cube, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong (Entry through Bauhinia House Gate)
Moderator Professor Lee Chack Fan (Director, Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong)
Speakers Professor Zeng Xiantong (Department of Chinese, Sun Yat-Sen University)
Professor Mok Kar Leung, Harold (Emeritus Professor, Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Professor Chen Zhi (Director, Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology, Hong Kong Baptist University )
Professor Liu Hongyi (Dean, Institute of Jao Tsung-I Cultural Studies, Shenzhen University)
Dr Sun Lichuan (Chief Editor, Artist Magazine)
Dr Lau Fung Ha, Lesley (Head, Art Promotion Office)
Sik Jing Yin (Abbot, Po Lin Monastery)
Mr Ng Wai Tak (Honorary Fellow, University of Wales, U.K.; Former Chief Librarian, Hong Kong Public Libraries)
Ms Wong Ka Man, Carmen (Curator (History), Hong Kong Heritage Museum)
Dr Tang Wai Hung (Deputy Director (Art), Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong)
Dr Cheng Wai Ming (Deputy Director (Research), Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong)
Enrolment A maximum of 180 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested parties may click here to register.
Enquiry: 3917 5598
Remarks Symposium is conducted in Cantonese and Putonghua.
Participants are advised to visit the website of Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong for any latest updates of the symposium for the possible schedule changes due to special conditions.

 

Painting by God Photography Workshop
Special Programme for the exhibition "TIME WILL TELL / anothermountainman x stanley wong / 40 years of work"

A veteran photographer, Stanley Wong (anothermountainman) developed the Painting by God series with light and shadow, restoring his creation of art to the state of nature. In this workshop, anothermountainman will take the participants to the outdoor areas of the museum and explore the role of light and shadow in photography. As the participants capture the views of nature in sunlight using white foam boards, they will create "Paintings by God" through the process of observation. They will instantaneously record the images with the aid of photography and exchange their ideas at the end of the workshop.

Date 11 January 2020 (Saturday) (Full)
Time 10 am – 1 pm
Venue Education Studio, G/F and the Museum's Side Entrance*
Instructor Stanley Wong (anothermountainman)
Target General public aged 8 or above#
Enrolment A maximum of 30 participants. Enrolment ends on 12 December 2019. To register, please complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form). In case of over-application, open lot drawing will be conducted. Successful applicants will be notified by phone.
Open lot drawing 17 December 2019 at 10 am, Education Studio, G/F
Remarks *Subject to the weather condition on the programme day.
#Participants aged 8 – 12 must be accompanied by a parent.
 

Film Screening: Dance Goes On
Special Programme for the exhibition "TIME WILL TELL / anothermountainman x stanley wong / 40 years of work"

Dance Goes On is a long-planned dance movie project, a dance experimentation project without a stage, audience or format boundaries, initiated by Stanley Wong (anothermountainman) and three of his good friends: Mui Cheuk-yin, Xing Liang and Yuri Ng, all accomplished choreographers. The three friends choreographed improvised "personal – exceptional" dances with the people, space and objects of Hong Kong, drawing on the essence of dance and the many issues surrounding our home, Hong Kong, the city we live in now. Their wish is for Hong Kong to stride forward and dance with its usual embracing and positive attitude; a wish for Hong Kong, "Life goes on…"

*Director Stanley Wong (anothermountainman) will be present for a post-screening discussion with guests.

Screening Schedule 11 January 2020 (Saturday) 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
2 February 2020 (Sunday) 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
7 March 2020 (Saturday) 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Venue Theatre, 1/F
Enrolment Limited seats, first-come-first-served. For groups of more than 20, please call 2126 7200 to reserve seats.
Language Cantonese and Putonghua (partial) with Chinese and English subtitles
 

"The Story of Jao Tsung-i" Lecture Series
(III) An Introduction on Hong Kong History by Professor Jao Tsung-i
Special Programme for the exhibition "The Story of Jao Tsung-i"

Through the exploration of Professor Jao's research on Hong Kong history, including the ideology, content and methodology, the audience is enabled to have a general idea of Professor Jao's profound scholarship and his view of Chinese history built on the foundation of national culture.

Date 11 January 2020 (Saturday)
Time 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue Seminar Room, G/F
Speaker Dr Cheng Wai-ming, Peter (Deputy Director (Research) of Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong)
Enrolment A maximum of 80 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. To register, please call 2180 8260.
Remarks Please arrive at the Seminar Room, G/F no later than five minutes after the programme commences; otherwise, the reserved seats will be released to walk-in visitors waiting for admission.
 

Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Workshop
Special Programme for the exhibition "The Story of Jao Tsung-i"

This programme is composed of a guided tour and an interactive workshop: at the beginning the instructor will take the participants to visit the exhibition to understand more about Professor Jao's life achievements in studies and arts with reference to his masterpieces. In the workshop, the instructor will demonstrate how to paint Professor Jao's representative artworks. Participants will be able to learn his painting style as well as the greatness of Chinese calligraphy and brush painting.

Date 18 January 2020 (Saturday) (This session is full)
Time 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue Education Studio, G/F
Instructor Mr Wong Kam-luen (Experienced Museum Docent, Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Art Educationist)
Target General public aged 12 or above
Enrolment A maximum of 25 participants (each applicant can enrol up to 2 places) on a first-come-first-served basis. To register, please call 2180 8260.
Remarks Please arrive at the Education Studio, G/F no later than five minutes after the programme commences; otherwise, the reserved seats will be released to walk-in visitors waiting for admission.
 

"The Story of Jao Tsung-i" Lecture Series
(IV) The Friendship between Professor Jao Tsung-i and Hong Kong Painters
Special Programme for the exhibition "The Story of Jao Tsung-i"

After moving to Hong Kong, Professor Jao dedicated himself to teaching and researching, but meanwhile, he established a close relationship with Hong Kong painters of different schools, such as Traditional School, Lingnan School and Western Influenced School, and created collaborative works with them. The stories behind their companionship are also an essential part of Hong Kong painting history.

Date 15 February 2020 (Saturday)
Time 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue Seminar Room, G/F
Speaker Dr Tang Wai-hung (Deputy Director (Art) of Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong)
Enrolment A maximum of 80 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. To register, please call 2180 8260.
Remarks Please arrive at the Seminar Room, G/F no later than five minutes after the programme commences; otherwise, the reserved seats will be released to walk-in visitors waiting for admission.
 

Special Guided Tours: 40 Years of Stanley Wong in 2 Hours
Special Programme for the exhibition "TIME WILL TELL / anothermountainman x stanley wong / 40 years of work"

Stanley Wong (anothermountainman) will walk you through his 40 years of work in two hours.

Date 2 February 2020 (Sunday) (This session is full)
7 March 2020 (Saturday) (This session is full)
Time 11 am – 1 pm
Venue Thematic Galleries 1 & 2, 1/F
Meeting Point Entrance of Thematic Gallery 2, 1/F
Enrolment A maximum of 30 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. To register, please call 2180 8260.
Remarks Please arrive at the meeting point no later than five minutes after the programme commences; otherwise, the reserved quota will be released to walk-in visitors waiting for admission.
 

Lecture: TIME WILL TELL / anothermountainman x stanley wong / 40 years of work
Special Programme for the exhibition "TIME WILL TELL / anothermountainman x stanley wong / 40 years of work"

Stanley Wong, alias anothermountainman, is a renowned visual communicator from Hong Kong, with 40 years of experience in design, art and education. He was a creative director in several advertising agencies, and established the company 84000 Communications in 2007. His personal creations, and works of photography, design and advertising have won more than 600 Hong Kong and international awards. He received the Hong Kong Arts Development Award 2011 and the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Award 2012, and has participated in countless local and international art exhibitions. His "redwhiteblue" series represented Hong Kong in the Venice Biennale in 2005. Over the past 40 years, he has contributed his creativity to business and art, and devoted himself to promoting well-being and social values through visual art media.

In this lecture, Stanley Wong (anothermountainman) will share with the participants his creative thinking, the creative ideas behind his works, and the ways in which he conveys society's spiritual outlook and communicates with people through his creations, by re-visiting his 40-year journey in design and art.

Date 8 February 2020 (Saturday)
Time 11 am – 1 pm
Venue Theatre, 1/F
Speaker Stanley Wong (anothermountainman)
Enrolment A maximum of 320 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. To register, please complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form), or call 2180 8260.
Remarks Successful applicants can redeem their admission slips at the theatre entrance on the 1/F on the day of the programme from 10 am onwards. Please arrive at the theatre, 1/F no later than five minutes after the programme commences; otherwise, the reserved seats will be released to walk-in visitors waiting for admission.
 

The Art of Lo Ching Yuan: Chinese Ink Painting Talk and Demonstration
Special Programme for the exhibition "Boundless Nature — The Art of Lo Ching Yuan"

Lo Ching Yuan is a renowned artist of the third generation of the Lingnan School, who studied painting with Professor Chao Shao-an. Mr Lo adheres to the Lingnan School's focus on observation-oriented, realistic styles, and demonstrates sophisticated mastery of brushwork, creating paintings with a variety of themes, imbuing the subjects of nature with vitality. He often expresses his aspirations and passion through his painting.

Immersed in art creation for many years, Mr Lo has exhibited his works in Hong Kong, the United States, Malaysia, Taiwan, Canada, and many other places around the world. He has actively fostered a new generation of talent. He set up the Wanshan Painting Studio in Hong Kong, founded the Nan Tian Artists Association after moving to Taiwan, and compiled three volumes of To Paint in Lingnan Style. Mr Lo also serves as art advisor in many painting associations, with the mission of promoting the art of Lingnan School.

Mr Lo will share with participants the creative characteristics and inheritance of the art of Lingnan School. He will also give a live demonstration of creating a painting with "pine tree and eagle" as the theme, enabling the participants to appreciate the unique style of this school of art and the magnificent skills of this master of painting.

Date 1 March 2020 (Sunday)
Time 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue Seminar Room, G/F
Speaker Mr Lo Ching Yuan (Chinese Ink Painter)
Enrolment A maximum of 50 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. Enrolment starts on 8 January 2020 at 10 am. To register, please complete the application form for Education and Extension Programmes (apply online / download the form), or call 2180 8260.
Remarks Please arrive at the Seminar Room, G/F no later than five minutes after the programme commences; otherwise, the reserved seats will be released to walk-in visitors waiting for admission.