from the forbidden city: imperial apartments of Qianlong | gallery talks

Friday, 5 October, 2018 - Sunday, 10 February, 2019

Together with Archaeologist-Hosts, visitors will enjoy a rare exhibition on China's Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799) with a first time presentation to the public of remarkable artifacts representing over 100 years of Chinese culture of the 18th century. The design of the exhibition "from the forbidden city imperial apartments of Qianlong" was inspired directly by the buildings, colors and forms of the Palaces of the Forbidden City. The exhibition boasts 154 exquisite works of art, ceremonial robes, furniture and functional objects from the Emperor's private apartments in the Palace of Many Splendors (Chonghua Gong). Find out more about the exhibition.

Useful information

English: every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at 11 a.m.
Greek: every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at 1 p.m.
Duration: 60 minutes
Participation: For registration, please refer to the Information Desk at the Museum entrance on the same day. Limited to 25 visitors per session. First-in first-served.
The gallery talk is free of charge. Only the admission fee to the temporary exhibition is required (3 euros).

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday of Sunday 28 October 2018, gallery talks will be held in Greek at 11 a.m., 12 noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. and in English at 10 a.m.