Tomb Treasures from Han China at the Fitzwilliam Museum

   

New for Spring 2012 and part of the London 2012 Exhibition.

The Fitzwilliam museum is hosting one of its most important exhibitions. Featuring nearly 400 pieces of treasure from the Imperial Tombs of the Han Dynasty. This is the most important display of royal treasures to be seen outside China.

A wide-ranging public programme including lectures, workshops.

Eastern Exchanges is a major festival celebrating the culture and colour of the east to mark the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Throughout 2010–13 museums and partner organisations across the East of England are delivering an inspiring programme of exhibitions, events, artist residencies and community projects which will unlock the secrets and stories of China, India and Pakistan. At the heart of Eastern Exchanges are the region’s young people, creating new ways for visitors to experience culture. 

   

Fitzwilliam museum, Cambridge.

31 March – 30 September

Well worth a visit.

http://festival.london2012.com/index.php

http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/whatson/exhibitions/han/

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