Cultural Bits & Bites

December 6, 2019

From accepting WeChat Pay to private Mandarin tours, Cultural Bits & Bites tracks how museums cater to Chinese cultural travelers to become China-ready.

  • ARGENTINA TOURISM

    Promotion agreement with Fliggy leads to documentary "Banquet Planet" aired on video platform Youku.

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  • RUBELL MUSEUM

    New Miami campus to open on December 4 with strong contemporary Chinese collection including Ai Weiwei, Qiu Zhijie, and Zhu Jinshi.

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  • MELBOURNE MUSEUM

    Bilingual tour of museum launched on WeChat

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  • CAG

    Katharine Meng-Yuan leads Mandarin tour of Vancouver gallery Sunday, December 8.

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  • UCCA CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

    Show by Chinese-American artist Hung Liu scheduled to open on Dec. 6 has been cancelled.

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  • SAINT PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL FORUM

    China is a major guest at the event organised by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

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  • NGV | COLLECTING COMME

    National Gallery of Victoria, Australia, is promoting fashion exhibition across Chinese social media.

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  • CHATEAU DE MAISONS

    The Chateau on the Parisian outskirts posted on Weibo about an upcoming "Fantaisies pour un Palais" exhibition.

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  • PICASSO AND GIACOMETTI

    The Paris institutions are collaborating to open a museum in Beijing's 798 Arts District in June 2020.

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  • ATENEUM ART MUSEUM

    Finland's best-known art museum boasts a Chinese landing page and has been included in MyHelsinki WeChat Mini Program.

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  • MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

    The Upper East Side venue will launch a WeChat account in December.

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  • RUBIN MUSEUM

    The New York institution specialising in Tibet, Bhutan & other Asian land art will receive a Chinese cultural delegation in the hope of building China visibility.

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  • CENTRAL ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS (BEIJING)

    British artist Anish Kapoor holds first major solo show in China.

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  • ASIA NOW

    The fifth edition of Parisian art fair, ASIA NOW, showcasing emerging artists, performances, and collector displays takes place October 16 to 20.

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  • TIFFANY & CO.

    The iconic American jewellery maker launches a two-month long exhibition in Shanghai, following the trend of western luxury brands hosting shows in China.

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  • BROOKLYN MUSEUM

    After a six-years of work, Brooklyn Museum reopened its reimagined arts of China and Arts of Japan galleries to the public.

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  • GREAT LAKES USA

    Great Lakes USA ran an eight day promotional photoshoot aimed at the Chinese market ahead of the 2020 Ryder Cup.

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  • CATCH DES MOINES

    Catch Des Moines is preparing its China-connections in anticipation of the Farm Progress Show and 2020 World Pork EXPO.

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