Bonhams Hong Kong presents a calligraphy couplet in Running Script by Chinese artist Chang Dai-chien (Zhang Daqian), the largest size in the market, May 25, 2021.
Chinese museums have made a leap in their development over the past few years, but further reform is required in order to give them a more prominent role in the nation's overall development, according to a document published on Monday.
China has set the goal of becoming a museum powerhouse by 2035 by establishing world-class museums with Chinese characteristics, according to a document released by the National Cultural Heritage Administration on Monday.
China will pool efforts to promote the high-quality development of museums with the aim to build itself into a country with top-level museums by 2035, noted a guideline issued on Monday.
An exhibition about the culture and history of Hotan prefecture in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region was recognized as one of the 10 finest exhibitions in China for 2020 by the Chinese Museums Association on Tuesday.
A New Zealand's scholar has called on the public to learn more and better about China from "reputable sources" instead of groundless allegations based on manufactured information.
The 1,500-year-old Gongyi Grotto Temple in China’s Henan Province wows visitors.
Mikiko Matsuyama, a renowned Japanese ballet dancer who had made a great contribution to introducing the Chinese culture to Japan, died in Tokyo at the age of 98 on Saturday, Matsuyama Ballet said.
Situated in the center of Chongming Island, the expo spans more than 589 hectares and has gathered companies and horticulture associations from around world to display nearly 30 million flowers -- including more than 1,000 new types-- till July 2.
Cultural heritage is effectively protected and passed on in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, said a white paper issued Friday by the State Council Information Office.
Teenagers in Changchun took part in a series of activities related to traditional Chinese culture on International Museum Day, which falls on May 18.
Chinese director Zhang Yimou's first spy film "Cliff Walkers" saw its cumulative revenue hit 1 billion yuan (about 155 million U.S. dollars) on Thursday, becoming the sixth film this year to achieve the milestone at China's box office.
Archaeologists theorize that a brick building that was recently discovered in the center of the city of Yangzhou, East China's Jiangsu Province, is likely to have been a bathroom dating back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279), in particular, the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279).
Four hundred local fishermen began to fish crayfish as the 21th Xuyi International Crayfish Festival kicked off on Tuesday.
The No.1 bronze chariot is on display in the new museum in the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum, Lintong, Shaanxi, May 18, 2021.
May 18 is the 45th International Museum Day. The theme of this year's International Museum Day is "The Future of Museums: Restoration and Remodeling". People experienced how ceramics and paintings were restored in Sichuan Museum.
A new museum displaying two bronze chariots and horses opened in Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, on Tuesday.
The National Museum of China, one of the biggest museums in the world, is home to over 1 million cultural relics, including bronze, jade and gold artifacts, pottery, porcelain, paintings & calligraphy. Check out the following treasures.
Liu Wudai is an inheritor of China's intangible court-style, cloth shoe-making heritage. The handmade shoes craft inherited by Liu boasts a history of over one hundred years.
Cheung Chau Da Jiu Festival is a traditional Chinese festival on the island of Cheung Chau in Hong Kong, which hold several activities such as Cantonese Opera for Appeasing Gods from the fifth to the ninth day of the fourth lunar month.
Hong Quangen, a 71-year-old man in Suzhou, created a core architecture miniature of Five Peaks Garden (Wufengyuan) in the city.
Shu Qiuhong, born after 1995 in Guizhou Province, started her business in Jinan, Shandong Province, to promote Hanfu, a historical style of clothing worn by the Han people in China.
An average of one new museum was opened every two days across China between 2016 and 2020, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Li Qun said on Tuesday.
The Chinese character Hu, which means mutual, was chosen as the word of year at the 2021 Chinese character Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) event held in Qufu City, east China's Shandong Province, on Saturday.
Three popular grottoes including a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, northwest China's Gansu Province, were closed to the public on Friday due to continuous rainfall.
People living in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, enjoyed the festive atmosphere of the Roza Festival, or Eid al-Fitr, on Thursday.
Muslims in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region celebrated Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, on Thursday.
For many years, mugwort was nothing but wild grass to locals in central China's Henan Province. People rarely thought of it except at the Dragon Boat Festival, when they hang bundles of it on the front door as a tradition.
The Fifth Silk Road International Exposition opened Tuesday in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, with deeper Belt and Road economic cooperation one of the hot topics on agenda.
The reconstruction of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu's former residence was completed in Tianfei Hometown Ruins Park in Meizhou Island of Putian City, Fujian Province on Monday.