Dr Daisy Yiyou Wang, Deputy Director of the Hong Kong Palace Museum, will explore the role of women in the formation of masterpieces in the history of Chinese painting and calligraphy. Important works, such as The Nymph of the Luo River, and The Late Autumn Letter in Running Script, will be examined from new perspectives.

Putonghua, with simultaneous interpretation in English and Cantonese, no subtitles are available

12 June 2021 (Saturday)


Event Platform:

Dr Daisy Yiyou Wang, Deputy Director, Hong Kong Palace Museum

Free admission



  • The event schedule may be subject to change. The organiser reserves the right to change the programme.
  • The lecture will only be live streamed on the day. Lecture recording will not be available.

About the Speaker:

Dr Daisy Yiyou Wang, Deputy Director, Hong Kong Palace Museum

Dr Daisy Yiyou Wang, Deputy Director, Hong Kong Palace MuseumDr Daisy Yiyou Wang is the Deputy Director of the Hong Kong Palace Museum. Wang is responsible for the museum’s exhibition, research, collection, publication, learning and public engagement programmes. She has served as the Robert N. Shapiro Curator of Chinese and East Asian Art at the Peabody Essex Museum and the Chinese Art Specialist at the Smithsonian’s Freer|Sackler. She has contributed to a dozen Chinese, Japanese, and Korean art exhibition projects. With Jan Stuart, Wang co-curated the exhibition ‘Empresses of China’s Forbidden City’ and co-edited the publication, which was merited with the Smithsonian Secretary’s Research Prize in 2019. This exhibition was named ‘the Best Thematic/Historical Show’ in 2018 by the Boston Globe and ‘the Most Influential International Exhibition from Chinese Museums’ in 2019 by the China Art Exhibition Center. A specialist of the history of collecting, lacquer, Qing imperial portraiture, and the history of photography in China, Wang has published internationally. Wang is a recipient of a Getty Museum Leadership Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant, and a Smithsonian Valuing World Cultures Award.

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