China

The Terracotta Warriors have arrived

Michael Ellis

, February 9, 2018 — China

Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism

The Terracotta Warriors are one of the world’s most iconic cultural treasures. The underground army of life-sized warriors secretly guarded the tomb of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, for over 2,000 years. Now, for the first time in over a decade, they are being displayed in the UK at the World Museum, part of…

V & A in China: Values of Design

TimReeve

, December 7, 2017 — China

Deputy Director and COO of the V&A

Last weekend, a major milestone in the history of the V&A was reached as we celebrated the opening of our first gallery overseas, as part of the new cultural hub Design Society in Shenzhen, China.It is a project that brings a pioneering partnership to fruition – the first of its kind between a UK museum…

Championing Britain in China

Karen Bradley

, December 19, 2016 — China

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Championing Britain in ChinaEarlier this month I visited China with other government ministers to exchange ideas and experiences, and enhance ties between our two nations. I also took the largest delegation of individuals from cultural, creative industries and sport sectors that have ever accompanied a DCMS Minister abroad.The People to People Dialogue is a key pillar…