Adult Programs

Member Lecture: The Making of The Forbidden City

Image: ©The Palace Museum.  This exquisite plate is one of a set of only eight using Western production techniques and is a precursor to the exceptional Chinese painted enamel ware that reached its peak during Yongzheng's reign.

Registration required as space is limited. Register early so you don't miss out.  Free.

Members are invited to join Chen Shen and Dave Hollands for a special presentation about the making of The Forbidden City exhibition.

ROM curator Chen Shen will share the story of the Forbidden City and the stunning artifacts followed by Dave Hollands who will reveal how the ROM's Creative team crafted a specific approach to the interpretation and display of these extraordinary artifacts from the Imperial Collections of the Palace Museum, Beijing.

After the lecture Members are invited to view the exhibition at their leisure.


Royal Ontario Museum
Theatre ROM, Level 1B

Bloor Street (main entrance)


Chen Shen, Vice President, Senior Curator (Bishop White Chair of East Asian Archaeology) and Dave Hollands, Head, ROM Creative



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