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Public Programmes (October – December)

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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.

Programme details

Film Screening: Dance Goes On
Special Programmes for "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 16 November 2019 (Saturday) 11 am – 1 pm
1 December 2019 (Sunday) 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
 

Lecture: TIME WILL TELL / anothermountainman x stanley wong / 40 years of work
Special Programmes for "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 & Time The programme date and time have been revised as follows:
8 February 2020 (Saturday) 11am – 1pm
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 Story of Jao Tsung-i" Symposium
Special Programmes for "The Story of Jao Tsung-i"

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 30 November 2019 (Saturday)
Time 2 pm – 5 pm
Venue Rayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong
Moderator Professor Lee Chack-fan (Director, Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong)
Speakers Professor Léon Vandermeersch (Correspondent, Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres, Institut de France),
Professor James C. Y. Watt (Curator Emeritus, Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art),
Professor Wong Shiu-hon (President, Chinese Art Society, Australia),
Professor Li Xiaohong (Fellow, Centre de Recherche sur l'Extrême-Orient de Paris Sorbonne),
Professor Sin Chow-yiu (Vice President (Academic), Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education),
Professor Liu Hongyi (Dean, Jao Tsung-I Institute of Culture Studies, Shenzhen University),
Dr Tang Wai-hung (Deputy Director (Art), Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong) and
Dr Cheng Wai-ming (Deputy Director (Research), Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong), etc.
Enrolment A maximum of 250 participants on a first-come-first-served basis. Interested parties may click here to register.
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. For enquiries, please call 3917 5598.
Special Announcement In view of unanticipated road and traffic conditions, "The Story of Jao Tsung-i" Symposium to be held on 30 November 2019 (Saturday) at Rayson Huang Theatre at The University of Hong Kong will be postponed until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
 

Special Guided Tours: 40 Years of Stanley Wong in 2 Hours
Special Programmes for "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 1 December 2019 (Sunday)
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.
 

"The Story of Jao Tsung-i" Lecture Series
Special Programmes for "The Story of Jao Tsung-i"

(I) Following the Footsteps of the Grand Master

The talk will highlight the life of Professor Jao Tsung-i, his enormous achievements and the underlying factors of his success. This hopefully would inspire our younger generation to succeed in their own career paths.

Date 14 December 2019 (Saturday)
Time 3 pm – 5 pm
Venue Seminar Room, G/F
Speaker Professor Lee Chack-fan (Director 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.

(II) The Art and the Study of the Guqin of Professor Jao Tsung-i

Professor Jao is renowned for being an expert of the guqin. He had written over ten articles on the subject; his views on the history and aesthetics of the qin can also be found in forewords written for friends and students, as well as in his literary works and paintings. This talk gives an overview of his art and study of the qin, starting with a discussion on the newly discovered recording of him playing the piece, Saoshou wentian ('Seeking an answer from heaven, in frustration'), made in Switzerland in 1979.

Date 21 December 2019 (Saturday)
Time 3 pm – 5 pm
Venue Seminar Room, G/F
Speaker and Performer Mr John Yiu (PhD Candidate of Institute of Fine Arts, New York University)
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.