A Celestial Evening, Exclusive Exhibition Viewing and Dinner

nlaevents 14 January 2016
Enjoy a delicious Chinese-inspired meal, a glass of champagne and a tour of the exhibition by curator Nathan Woolley. You will also receive a signed copy of the exhibition’s companion publication.

Celestial Empire: Life in China, 1644-1911

Experience 300 years of Chinese culture and tradition from two of the world’s great libraries. From life at court to life in the villages and fields, glimpse the world of China’s last imperial dynasty and its wealth of cultural tradition.

The lavishly illustrated exhibition companion publication, also titled Celestial Empire: Life in China, 1644-1911, offers insight and context into the complex world of life under the Qing through a selection of exhibition items.

Portrait of Nathan Woolley

Exhibition curator Nathan Woolley is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Australian Centre on China in the World, within the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. His research focusses on the role of religion in regional Chinese history.

When: Saturday 23 January
Time: 6pm
Where: Foyer, National Library of Australia
Tickets: $120 (all inclusive)
More info: http://www.nla.gov.au/node/8622

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