Taipei National Palace Museum may stay open during renovations in 2020: Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The director of the Taipei branch of the National Palace Museum (NPM) today announced that the museum is likely to stay open while renovations are carried out beginning in...

Night markets are Taiwan's top tourist destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Night markets have become Taiwan’s top tourist attraction due to the changing nature of visitors to Taiwan, according to the Tourism Bureau's Planning Division c...

Chunghwa Post to issue new collection of blue and white porcelain stamps Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post is to issue a new collection of blue and white pottery stamps on Nov. 15. To celebrate the beauty of the Chinese cultural relics, many of which are housed...

Taipei National Palace Museum to close its doors for 3 years in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s National Palace Museum will close for three years in 2020, KMT legislator Ko Chih-en (柯志恩) announced today. The museum is to undergo a complete renovatio...

Taiwan National Palace Museum gathers together Hip-hop music, fashion, and dance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's National Palace Museum (NPM) and the General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC) planned the event titled Open Data Crossover Cultural Night: Hip Hop at NPM, wit...

National Palace Museum seeks Taiwan-Thailand cultural exchanges in Bangkok

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Palace Museum (NPM) has once again brought ancient paintings to life with an exhibition opened in Bangkok, Thailand on Oct. 18, the first time the NPM h...

Monet’s 'Luncheon on the Grass' to be exhibited in Taiwan this November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Famous French impressionist Claude Monet’s “Luncheon on the Grass” ("Le déjeuner sur l'herbe") will be put on show at the Natio...

Artworks of 4 museums from Taiwan, Japan on display in Taichung

TAIPEI (CNA) -- An exhibition of select artworks from collections of four museums in Taiwan and Japan opened Saturday in Taichung, as a prelude to the 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition to be held f...

Guatemala tweets its support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following its failure to speak out in Taiwan’s favor at the United Nations General Assembly, Guatemala on Friday nevertheless tweeted its praise for the island nation&rsqu...

Singapore in spotlight at Taiwan NPM arts festival

The arts, culture and cuisine of Singapore will be celebrated at the monthlong Asian Art Festival that kicks off Oct. 6 at National Palace Museum Southern Branch.   Focusing on a different coun...

Koxinga graphic novel honored at Taiwan Golden Comic Awards

Graphic novel “Koxinga Z,” about the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) loyalist general who ousted the Dutch from Taiwan in the 17th century, won Comic of the Year at the 2018 Golden Comic Awa...

Taiwan's National Palace Museum to hold exhibit in Tokyo during Olympics

The Taipei-based National Palace Museum (NPM) will showcase items from its collection in Tokyo during the 2020 Olympic Games, NPM Deputy Director Lee Ching-hwi said Wednesday. The museum plans to h...

Museums from Taiwan and Japan jointly hold flower-themed exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A grand scale flower-themed exhibition will be held at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts starting Oct. 6, featuring artifacts from three museums in Taiwan and one in Jap...

Taiwan Post unveils year of the pig commemorative stamp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Post unveiled four new stamps on Sept. 26, featuring Taiwanese birds, 2018 World Flora Expo, antique porcelain, and commemorative stamp for next year’s year o...

 ‘Jadeite Cabbage’ from National Palace Museum to be exhibited at Taichung Flora Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Visitors to the upcoming 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition will be able to see the “Jadeite Cabbage” (翠玉白菜)—arguably the most popular attraction in th...