Visit National Art Museum Of China to admire modern and contemporary Chinese fine arts, as well as folk arts of cultural significance, spanning four floors and 21 galleries. See the fine arts section displaying modern Chinese and foreign artworks, including oil paintings, frescos, calligraphy, woodcuts, and prints. Among the fine arts, you can see works by legenderay cubist Pablo Picasso. Some of most compelling exhibits in the folk collection include shadow puppets, a great example of Chinese cultural heritage, and paper artwork, popular in the country's rural areas. Admire fine porcelain and lacquer work, then discover the rich world of Chinese traditional costumes. Explanations come in Chinese with brief English translations. For National Art Museum Of China and beyond, use our Beijing trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Beijing vacation.
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A very good location in central Beijing. A beautiful traditional Chinese building, if you have been to Beijing many times and no ideas where to go, it will be a good choice. This museum is quite... more »
Some great works of art although they have little to do with art as such. As a demonstration of great skill it is still very impressive though more »
Its permanent collection includes both ancient and contemporary Chinese artworks as well as notable Western artworks. Although the museum contains collection of imperial Chinese art, its main mission is to serve as a national level art museum dedicated to displaying, collecting and researching the modern and contemporary artistic works of China. It has a main building of four stories, the first three being display areas. There are 21 exhibition halls at the museum. Its collections are divided into specific categories of: traditional Chinese painting,oil painting,print,sculpture,Chinese New Year picture,traditional picture story,caricature,watercolor painting,lacquer,porcelain, andcostumes
An amazing art museum! It's free, all you need to bring is your passport to get a ticket. They host a wide array of different exhibits, usually highlighting Chinese artists, but you can also expect to see foreign art there, too. Be sure to check the website before you go, so you can make sure they're not in the middle of changing exhibits - at that time, there won't be much to see.
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