Families with Children from China New England

Exhibit: Empresses of China's Forbidden City

  • 18 Aug 2018
  • 10 Feb 2019
  • Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970

This exhibition is the first to explore the role of empresses in shaping China’s last dynasty - the Qing dynasty - from 1644 to 1912.

Nearly 200 spectacular objects from the Palace Museum tell the little-known stories of how imperial women influenced court politics, art and religion.


Explore sumptuous treasures from the Palace Museum that tell the little-known stories of empresses whose contributions had remained largely silent — until now.

For more information, hours and related programming go to:

www.pem.org

Timed to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-China diplomatic relations, Empresses of China's Forbidden City is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum; the Smithsonian's Freer|Sackler, Washington, D.C.; and the Palace Museum, Beijing.



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