On March 18, 2023
, the art exhibition themed "The Brilliance of Song Dynasty in Modern Times"
kicked off at the Art Museum of China Academy of Art
, Hangzhou, China. The key exhibition, titled "Embrace the Landscape: Selected Painting and Calligraphy about Southern China Since the Song Dynasty", was organised collaboratively by the Palace Museum, Shanghai Museum, Liaoning Provincial Museum, Zhejiang Provincial Museum, Tianjin Museum, Yunnan Provincial Museum, Huizhou History Museum of Anhui, and Art Museum of China Academy of Art.
It showcased 37 pieces (sets) of calligraphy and painting works from the Song (960-1279), Yuan (1271-1368), Ming (1368–1644), and Qing (1636-1912) dynasties, including 13 Grade 1 cultural objects, fully presenting the millennium-long artistic inheritance of Song-style calligraphy and painting in the Jiangnan region, from the Song Dynasty to modern times.
"The Brilliance of Song Dynasty in Modern Times" Art Exhibition serves the function of a public aesthetic education lesson. During the exhibition, a series of exciting and vibrant aesthetic workshops will be launched. Among them are various academic forums for professionals, "Art Classes Around Us" for elementary and middle school students in Hangzhou, and the "Well-Known Painting Appreciation" series, a multi-media sharing platform led by renowned painters and scholars, providing the general public with the opportunity to discover the true beauty of mountains and rivers in authentic paintings.
The exhibition is on view until April 16, 2023.