BEIJING, Jan. 19 -- A historic exhibition about Qing Dynasty emperor Yongzheng, which has just wrapped up, has created a sensation in Taipei with more than 700-thousand visitors.
The ground-breaking joint project between the two Palace Museums of the Chinese mainland and Taiwan will now result in more such collaborations. The Taipei Palace Museum has just announced that it will hold an exhibition of Liao Dynasty relics from Inner Mongolia.
The 115 exhibits are relics excavated from the three major Liao Dynasty mausoleums in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Among them, 57 items are first-level state treasures.
The exhibits include a wide range of items, such as , porcelain, glass, attire, harnesses and military weapons.
According to director of the Taipei Palace Museum, Chou Gongshin, it will join efforts with the Museum of Shanghai and the Museum of Zhejiang this year to hold an art and cultural exhibition of the Southern Song Dynasty. The Taipei Palace Museum will also cooperate with the Beijing Palace Museum next year to hold an exhibition about another distinguished Qing Dynasty Emperor Kangxi.