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Recent Events

Within Scotland’s active and vibrant art scene, one can find many events aiming to shed light on and celebrate Chinese art and culture. Hosted by galleries, museums, cultural centres and universities, these talks, performances, film screenings, tours, festivals, and many other events offer the opportunity to participate in and get immersed in Chinese art and culture firsthand in creative and educational settings. 

Events in 2024

Collection of Jade

On 12th July 2024

The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

Glasgow Lunar New Year Celebration 2024

On 18th February 2024

The Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Aberdeen Lunar New Year Celebration 2024

On 15th February 2024

The University of Aberdeen Confucius Institute, Aberdeen


Perth Chinese New Year Celebrations 2024

On 11th February 2024


Edinburgh Chinese New Year Festival 2024

From 3rd to 16th February 2024


Events in 2023

Specialist Tour: 19th Century China by Dr Yupin Chung, Honorary Senior Research Fellow

On 5th September 2023

School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow, Glasgow

US San Francisco Bay Area Artist Zheng Chongbin on His Multimedia Art

On 25th May 2023

Beijing and Beyond: Imperial Gardens and Early Modern Cosmopolitan Rulership in Qing-era Eurasia

On 25th January 2023

University of St Andrews, St Andrews

Events in 2022 and Prior

The Drifting Gaze: An Artist Talk by Yushi Li​

On 3rd November 2022

University of St Andrews, St Andrews

‘Colour Across Chinese Cinemas’ Film program shown in Scottish Cinemas 

From 17th September to 15th November 2022

St Andrews & Dundee

Ai Weiwei in Conversation

On 16th September 2022

University of St Andrews, St Andrews

Displaying China at the National Museum of Scotland and an Overview of the Painting Collection

On 6th December 2018

Nation Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh