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Harmonizing History: The Making of Ancient Musical Treasures

Curator Talks

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Join curator Colin Pearson for an intriguing behind-the-scenes lecture as he shares musical and museum insights into the creation of MIM’s newest special exhibition, Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China: Harmony of the Ancients from the Henan Museum. The exhibition explores the harmony between music and people, and heaven and earth, through extremely rare musical instruments and works of art spanning nearly nine thousand years of Chinese musical history. Learn how the exhibition came to life as Pearson discusses its making and showcases historical replicas of some of the instruments in the exhibition.

And, of course, be sure to spend some time visiting MIM’s extraordinary special exhibition while you are here—you won’t want to miss it!

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