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Bringing China and the World Together

融合世界 汇聚思想


Feb. 19, Friday "History of China in 50 Objects" by Newman Tours for RASBJ

As we embark on the new lunar year, RASBJ has asked Newman Tours to lead us on an exploration of "The History of China in 50 Objects, for a fresh perspective on the Middle Kingdom. Inspired by the wildly popular radio series, this tour was created by Newman Tours to explore the human history of China through 50 of the most celebrated art objects in Beijing’s National Museum of China. Our guide will take you on an informative and entertaining journey of 4,000 years, using the most venerated objects of the museum’s collection to illustrate the principal developments of China’s epic history. Hear about reknowned Royal Asiatic Society explorer Sir Aurel Stein (1862-1943), the fabled Silk Road archaeologist!

Guests MUST BRING PASSPORTS in order to be able to get into the National Museum.

WHAT: “History of China in 50 Objects” at the National Museum, organized for RASBJ by Newman Tours

WHEN: Feb 19, Friday 10:00 AM -12 noon

WHERE: Meet at 10:00 AM at Tiananmen East Metro Station Exit D, 天安门东地铁站D出口外面 (on Dong Changan Jie, near Guangchang Dongce Lu: 在东长安街上,靠近广场东侧路)

HOW MUCH: RASBJ members RMB 130, non-members RMB 180

RSVP: email events@rasbj.org and put “50 Objects” in the subject header

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