NIANHUA: THE CHINESE NEW YEAR PRINT

With Dr Paul Bevan, Ashmolean Museum

To celebrate Chinese New Year, this talk will explore the history of the decorative nianhua or New Year picture. Events from China’s past as depicted in the prints will be explained, exciting tales of myth and legend unraveled, and symbolic, hidden meanings revealed. Followed by a viewing of examples from the Museum’s own collection.

FREE, booking recommended.

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