Curatorial partners: Nanjing Museum, China
Collections: World cultures, art and history collections
Size: As a modular system the exhibition can be adapted to suit the host venue. The core concept is designed to sit within a 600–1000 sqm space - other configurations can be provided as required.
Service: Host venues are able to choose a completely turnkey package or to tailor the offer to suit local requirements. Contact us to find out more about our tailored experiences.
Emperors of the High Qing: Treasures from China's Last Dynasty
The Qing Dynasty was the last empire to rule China. The Qing reigned between 1644 and 1912, after overthrowing the Ming dynasty, and was the second major empire to be ruled by an ethnic group other than the dominant Han Chinese. Spanning over three hundred years the Manchu ruled Qing dynasty faced many challenges as well as successes, economically, socially and politically, on both domestic and international fronts, the latter of which contributed to its eventual demise.
This exhibition, Emperors of the High Qing, will focus on a specific period during the Qing dynasty known as the High Qing or ‘prosperous age’. The High Qing was a period spanning 133 years, from 1662 to 1795. This period is renowned as being a time of great prosperity, the height of social, economic and military power, as well as being a time of long term stability for its subjects. Ruled by a grandfather, father and son, the High Qing was a time of great Imperial ambition and aggressive spatial expansion. During this time the Qing expanded its territory close to what is recognised as China today.