2020 No.3
Event: Celebrating the Year of the Rat, Art Museum
The Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) presents the exhibition "Celebrating the Year of the Rat" starting from 13 June 2020, demonstrating the rich meanings of rats in the Chinese culture.

2020 is the Year of the Rat in traditional Chinese astrology. Members of the rodent family, rats are one of the oldest mammals in the world. Chinese literary references to the miniature nibblers are very often negative in nature. Nevertheless, as our close neighbour throughout human history, they have served as inspirations for artistic creations` based on some of their characteristics. For example, their strong ability to breed and adapt to the environment has become an auspicious symbol of prosperity.

This exhibition features over ten artefacts on rats and their relatives, such as squirrels and bats, from the Art Museum. Dated from as early as the Qing dynasty, this fine selection of exhibits covers a variety of artworks including high-quality porcelains, ink stones, as well as Lingnan paintings.
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Academic Reflection:香港粵語與香港中文
Event: Celebrating the Year of the Rat, Art Museum
Event: Amazing Clay: The Ceramic Collection of the Art Museum
Event: Hong Kong Impressions
Event: CU Art Buddy 2020, Art Museum
Event: Embrace Art at Home, Art Museum
Event: “Heart to Heart Talks” Video Series, Art Museum
Event: Time Travel • Hong Kong, Art Museum
Event: “Made in Hong Kong” Online Talk, Art Museum
Event: “Study on Ancient Tai Po Culture in Archaeological Perspectives”, Research Programme of Chinese Archaeology and Art, Art Museum
Event:Gold for Glory: History, Communication, Craft, The Research Programme of Chinese Archaeology and Art
Event: The Fourth Forum on University Chinese, T.T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre
Event: Stephen C. Soong Translation Studies Memorial Awards 2019-2020, Research Centre for Translation
Event: On-line book launch "THE INCONVENIENT GENERATION ", Universities Service Centre for China Studies
New Publications
Event Highlight: The Sixth Inter-Regional Forum on Dialectal Grammar, T.T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre
Event Highlight: Lecture Series of “Hong Kong Impressions”, Art Museum
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