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Gallery Talk: The Scholar's Path

July 8, 2016
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

The role of the scholar in ancient China demanded not only intellectual ability, but also refined artistic sensibility and political acuity. The tools and personal belongings of these personalities remain to teach and to inspire us. Join museum educator Annie Morse as we reflect on their legacy.

China. Snuff Bottle with Scholars and Assistants Opening a Scroll, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 1800-1900, Soapstone with carved decoration. Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection.