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Museums

Yingge Ceramic Museum 鶯歌陶瓷陶物館 (200 Wenhua Rd., Yingge Township, Taipei County 台北縣鶯歌鎮文化路200號 Tel: (02) 8677-2727; Open Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
To January 28: Play, Light Box - A Special Exhibition on the Architecture of the Yingge Ceramic Museum 遊戲光盒子—博物館建築特展 Introducing the museum's architectural aesthetics and presenting its future vision, the exhibition takes visitors to explore the award-winning architectural design that uses the vocabulary of exposed concrete, steel frame, glass and pebble wash to create and open space as a playground for light and shade.
National Museum of History 國立歷史博物館 (49 Nanhai Rd., Taipei 台北市南海路49號 Tel: (02) 2361-0270)
To January 28: A Special Exhibition on the Beauty of Buddhist Sculptures 歷代佛雕技術之美 Aiming to show the evolution of images since the religion made its journey from India to China and the individual styles developed during the period from the Wei, Chin and Southern and Northern Dynasties to the Ming Dynasty, the exhibition presents valuable stone and wooden sculptures on loan from museums and private collectors that show off the diverse facets of Chinese Buddhist art.
The National Palace Museum (No. 221, Chihshan Rd., Sec. 2, Shihlin, Taipei Tel: (02) 2881-2021)
To March 25: Grand View - Painting, Calligraphy, and Ju Ware of the Northern Sung Dynasty and Sung Dynasty Rare Books 大觀:北宋書畫、汝窯、圖畫特展 Visit http://tech2.npm.gov.tw/sung/ for more information.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei (No. 39 Changan West Rd., Taipei Tel: (02)2552-3721) Open Tuesdays-Sundays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
To February 4, 2007: "Naked Life" The idea of "naked life" comes from the contemporary Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben, who divides human life into two parts: "natural life" ("Zoe" in Greek) and "political life" ("Bio"). The exhibition features 15 artists from around the world who depict civil war, political oppression and imprisonment and also explore everyday circumstances of "naked life," in social monitoring, commonplace violence, immigration and travel.
Juming Museum (No. 2 Xixu Hu Jinshan Township, Taipei County Tel: (02) 2498-9940)
To July 31, 2007: Sensation of Shape and Color - Ju Ming's Collage in his "Living World Series" Works of camouflage artist Laurent La Gamba will be displayed to January 7, 2007.
The National Museum of Natural Science (No. 1, Guancian Rd., Taichung City Tel.: 04-2322-6940)
To March 31, 2007: The Terra Cotta Army of the First Emperor of China One hundred sixteen artifacts from the No. 2 pit in Xi'an are on loan to the museum for four months, courtesy of the Shanxi provincial government in China. The exhibit will feature never-before-seen artifacts such as bronzeware and ceramic ceremonial relics from the war-turmoiled Zhou dynasty.
National Museum of Taiwan Literature 國立台灣文學館 (No.1 Chung-cheng Rd., Tainan City; Tel: (06) 221-0201)
To January 12: Original drafts and objects of Russian literary icons Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837), Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910, War and Peace, Anna Karenina) and Mikhail Sholokov (1905-1984, And Quiet Flows the Don) 俄羅斯文學三巨人文物展
National Museum of Prehistory 國立台灣史前文化博物館 (No.1 Museum Rd., Taitung City 台東市博物館路1號 Tel: (089) 382-000)
To February 25: "The World of the Plants of the Amis Aborigines"


Updated : 2021-04-14 08:03 GMT+08:00