Curator's Forum: Collaboration on the Silk Road Exhibitions
• Introduction
The China National Silk Museum, Hang Zhou, will hold an exhibition, Life along the Silk Road: 13 Stories during the Great Era, which opens in June 21st, 2019 and lasts till September 21st, 2019.This exhibition is in cooperation with State Hermitage Museum, Russia, Institute of Archaeology of Xinjiang, Dunhuang Research Academy and many more museums. The exhibition will illustrate 13 identities, mainly real persons in the history, and their true stories along the Silk Road, to reshape the Great Era and the Great Silk Road, whom could be. Detailed introduction about the exhibition will be attached in pdf form for your reference.
In conjunction with the exhibition, we will host a two-day forum on June 22nd-23rd that explores topics such as stories on Oasis and Steppe Silk Road, Maritime Silk Road and Silk Road in China. The speakers of the forum will be curators from all over the world who has previously curated exhibitions on topic related to Silk Road. The Oasis and Steppe Silk Road panel will take place on June 22nd, the latter two topic will be on June 23rd, while followed by a field trip around Hangzhou, a famous tourist city in China. 

Conference Schedule

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Keynote Speaker
9:00-9:15 Bae, Kidong Silks in Museums on Silk Roads: A Vision for Intercultural Understanding and Prosperity of Humankind National Museum of Korea 
9:15-9:30 Wang, Helen Silk Road Exhibitions Around the World British Museum
9:30-9:45 Zhao, Feng From “When Silk Was Gold” to “China: Dawn of a Gold Age”: The Silk Road Exhibitions in the Metropolitan Museum of Art China National Silk Museum

Europe and US:Oasis and Steppe Silk Road

9:45-10:00 Vollmer,  John E. What do we want to accomplish when we mount an exhibition about art made for export? Royal Ontario Museum
10:00-10:15 Juliano, Annette Narrative Strategies for Organizing Silk Road Exhibition Asia Society
10:15-10:30 Lerner, Judith The Sogdians: Influencers on the Silk Roads New York University
10:30-10:45 Tea Break
10:45-11:00 Sardar, Marika The Interwoven Globe at the Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan  Museum
11:00-11:15 Shen, Hsueh-man Curation as Mediation: How and Why Institution of Fine Arts, New York University
11:15-11:30 Monnet, Nathalie Diversity in the Dunhuang Trove Brings the Silk Road to Life La bibliothèque nationale de France
11:30-11:45 Menshikova, Maria The Silk Road: Masterpieces of the Hermitage Hermitage Amsterdam

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break

Asia and Africa:Maritime Silk Road
13:30-13:45 Naito, Sakae Shosoin Exhibition and the Silk Road Culture Nara Prefectural Museum of Art
13:45-14:00 Kang, Kunwoo Commemorating Kazakhstan, the Cradleland of the Golden Man, a special exhibition in National Museum of Korea National Museum of Korea
14:15-14:30 Murphy, Stephen Curating Maritime Silk Routes: The Tang Shipwreck Gallery at the Asian Civilizations Museum Asian Civilization Museum
14:30-14:45 Tea Break
14:45-15:00 Rizqika, Mawaddatul Khusna Color of Uniqueness: An Understanding National Museum of Indonesia
15:00-15:15 Sahay, Binoy Kumar The Silk Road Gallery at the National Museum of India National Museum of India

15:15-15:30 Karimy, Mayel Aqa Mes Aynak recent excavation along the Silk Road National Museum of Afghanistan 

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 

9:00-9:15 Shan, Yueying The China Memories of Thousand-year Silk Road: The Curation of Silk Road Exhibition in National Museum of China National Museum of China
9:15-9:30 Jia, Jianwei Dialogue and Communication: The Practice and Exploration for Silk Road Themed Exhibition Series Gansu Provincial Museum
9:30-9:45 Hang, Kan The Impressing Collections: the curation for Silk Road Collections Exhibition Peking University
9:45-10:00 Wei, Jun Silk Road on Guangdong Sea: the Maritime Silk Road Exhibition of Guangdong Museum Guangdong Museum
10:00-10:15 Tea Break
10:15-10:30 Li, Jun Research to Application, Academic to Arts: The curation of “Seeking Hometown at the Furthest Place” Exhibition in Hunan Museum Central Academy of Fine Art
10:30-10:45 Wang, Bing Practice and Thoughts of Curating Tang West Market’s Exhibitions Tang West Market Museum
10:45-11:00 Zhou, Yang Ancient Paths with New Understanding: The Silk Road Exhibition under the Perspective of Cultural Relic Science China National Silk Museum
11:00-11:15 Pang, Ya’ni The “Neo-Historism” Idea in Silk Road Curating: the Hirayama Ikuo Exhibition Shaanxi History Museum
11:15-11:30 Mao, Min When Nautical Science Meets the Museum: the Exploration of “Ancient Chinese Nautical Science” Exhibition China Maritime Museum
11:30-13:00 Lunch Break
13:30-17:00 Field Trip

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