|Wednesday, November 27, 2019||4:30PM - 6:00PM||External Event, George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Pl.|
Explore the motivations behind the rapid development of museums in China.
The University of Toronto’s School of Cities, in partnership with the Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, the Faculty of Information (iSchool) and Lord Cultural Resources, invite you to join us for the launch of Museum Development in China: Understanding the Building Boom, a new book by the Chinese Museums Association and Lord Cultural Resources.
This event will feature a presentation by co-editor Gail Dexter Lord, followed by a panel of experts who will discuss the role cultural diplomacy plays in China-Canada relations and the role of museums as an approach to urbanism and city building.
Museum Development in China is an international collaboration which aims to discover how much East and West can learn from each other about museum roles, our publics, what and how we preserve and future sustainability — even as we marvel at the amazing
accomplishments of China’s museum building boom.
*This is a free event, please register to attend.
Copies of Museum Development in China will be available for purchase at the event.
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