Exhibition exchanges with Chinese museums

Yu Culture attended the annual meeting on 22 November 2018 organised by Art Exhibitions China, a government agency in charge of organising exhibition exchanges both in China and abroad. It also serves as the liaison of ICOM ICEE in China. The meeting was attended by museum directors and head of exhibitions of major museums in […]

In China, the business of blockbuster exhibitions

Not only museums are booming in China, but also blockbuster exhibitions which flourish in the country and look for a viable business model. The National Museum of Art (NAMOC) in Beijing has recently attracted more than 110,000 visitors over 10 days to its exhibition of “grands maîtres” such as Picasso, Dali, Warhol, Lichtenstein or Hokusai. […]

We are on Facebook!

Yu Culture is on Facebook. Like us today to stay on top of the news about Chinese museums and cultural sector. Our Scoop.it page is turned into an archive page where you can find selected articles between Feb 2016 and July 2018, organised by tags and with our insights. The news digest remains the best way […]

Museum boom continues in China

In 2016, 363 new museums were opened in China, or nearly one new opening every single day. It seems impossible to record every new opening, but here is a selection of some well-publicised (or funny) ones during the first half of 2018, in chronological order, as spotted on my Scoop.it. Liangzhu Museum, an archaeology museum […]

Museums in Shanghai explained in facts and figures

The 2017 report of “Museums in Shanghai”(in Chinese) was released today by the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV and Shanghai Municipal Administration of Cultural Heritage. Yu Culture is summarising for you some of the key facts and figures in English.

Chinese museums news highlight (March 2018)

Cultural heritage represented at Two Sessions In March, Chinese museum and heritage community has been busy with the Two Sessions, or the National Congress, where proposals were made about the future of the cultural heritage sector: for example,

2017 in review – Yu Culture on Chinese museums

In 2017, we scooped nearly 600 news stories about Chinese museums, attracting some 3,500 visitors. We want to review the year with the list of top 10 most-read articles, giving you an idea of what happened with Chinese museums in 2017. 2017 is another year of museum boom in China. We have seen new museums, […]