Visitors take photos of the artworks at the exhibition. [Photo provided to Chinadaily.com.cn]
An exhibition featuring the intangible cultural heritage and contemporary artworks opened at the Zhonghe Art Museum in Beijing on May 23, 2015. Hundreds of national level intangible cultural heritage transmitters, masters and practitioners attended the opening ceremony to promote the safeguarding of the cultural inheritance.
The exhibition showcases more than 300 items, including jade carving, Zisha teapot, painting and calligraphy, ceramic and rosewood furniture. According to the organizer, highlights of this exhibition such as the Zisha Guanyin Statue by Xu xiutang and the painting of spring orchid by Qiang Shiguan, represent the highest skilled level in China.
The exhibition runs from May 25 to June 6. Meanwhile, a cultural exchange event with Korea hosted by the Zhonghe Art Museum will start in Suzhou next mouth.