The Art of Collecting | University of Oxford

The Art of Collecting

Speaker
Associate Professor Shelagh Vainker
Event date
Event time
9:15 - 17:00
Venue
Oxford China Centre
St Hugh's College
Canterbury Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 6LU
Event type
Conferences
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

The conference will be chaired by St Hugh’s Fellow, Associate Professor Shelagh Vainker, who is also Curator of Chinese Art at the Ashmolean Museum.

Topics of discussion will include the Sir Percival David Collection, one of the finest collections of Chinese ceramics in the world. Experts from Hong Kong and the United States will also be talking about their own collections of Chinese robes and Himalayan jewellery.

Attendees will be able to register from 9.15am and sessions will run from 9.45am to 4.15pm. Lunch will be provided and afternoon tea will be served following the final session.