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Gallery Talk: The Scholar's Path

August 9, 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, Circular Box with Scenes of Scholars and Attendants and Emblems of Good Fortune, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign mark and period (1736-1795).