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  • Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

    April 20, 2018 – August 12, 2018

Presented by:
Cincinnati Art Museum
About the Event:

Terracotta warrior figures, arms and armor, ritual and bronze vessels, works in gold and silver, jade ornaments, precious jewelry and ceramics all drawn from art museums and archaeological institutions in the Shaanxi province, China. Dating from the Pre-Qin period(770-221 BC) to the Qin dynasty (221-206 BC), these works of art, excavated from the emperor's mausoleum, as well as aristocratic and nomadic tombs, will represent history, myths, and burials in ancient China. Exhibit will feature approximately 120 objects.Themes explored include the birth of the Qin empire and cultural diversity in ancient China; the First Emperor and unified China; and the quest for immortality. Through rich archaeological finds, the exhibit will provide a glimpse into the ongoing excavations and research shedding new light on the Qin culture and the First Emperor's burial complex.Organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Cincinnati Art Museum, in partnership with Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau, Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Centre, and Emperor Qin Shihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum of the People's Republic of China.

Event Schedule:

April 20, 2018 – August 12, 2018

  • Wed Jul 18, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thu Jul 19, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Fri Jul 20, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sat Jul 21, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Jul 22, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Jul 24, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wed Jul 25, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thu Jul 26, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Fri Jul 27, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sat Jul 28, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Jul 29, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Jul 31, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wed Aug 1, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thu Aug 2, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Fri Aug 3, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sat Aug 4, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Aug 5, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tue Aug 7, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wed Aug 8, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thu Aug 9, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Fri Aug 10, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sat Aug 11, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sun Aug 12, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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