Media Type: Podcast

Explore the Forbidden City: Nature All Around Us

Added: July 9, 2014 - 13:37

Dr. Wen-chien Cheng, Louise Hawley Stone Curator for East Asian Art

Dr. Bob Murphy, Senior Curator, Herpetology

Dave Ireland, Managing Director ROM Biodiversity


How was nature present or represented in the Forbidden City? What is the symbolic meaning of plants and animals found in the architecture, on objects, and on clothing? Join a team of experts, from a Biologist to an expert in ancient Chinese paintings, as we piece together the historical flora and fauna of dynastic China. Experts include Senior ROM Curator Bob Murphy and the Louise Hawley Stone Chair for East Asian Art, Dr Wen-chien Cheng.


Event was held on June 17, 2014

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