Upcoming Events at the Petterson Museum
An Evening of Enlightenment: Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 7:00 p.m., Decker Hall, Pilgrim Place
Fools Rush In Where Angels Fear to Tread: Reflections on Rural China. Presented by Angela Donnelly with stories and photographs ofter her recent two month visit.
LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH & FAMOUS: CHINESE LUXURY GOODS OF THE MING AND QING DYNASTIES
Now Open: Drawing on the Petterson Museum’s extensive collection of Chinese art and artifacts, we are highlighting prestige items used by the nobility and wealthy civil servants during China’s last two dynasties, spanning the years between 1368-1912. The exhibit includes silk robes, jewelry & costume accessories, paintings, ivory, ceramic, lacquer and metal artworks once used by the ruling elite of China or purchased by wealthy Europeans to decorate their stately mansions. Admission is FREE!