Theme

As President Xi Jinping observed, the COVID-19 pandemic once again demonstrates that mankind is a community with a shared future. By joining hands in combating the pandemic, China and friendly countries will build closer and stronger relationships, carry out more active cooperation and deliver a brighter future.Museums are palaces for sheltering and inheriting human civilization, connecting the past, present and future. At this special time when museums worldwide are jointly overcoming difficulties, the National Museum of China has initiated the project Treasure Hunt Relay: Global Museum Director’s Choice to spread the idea of building a community with a shared future for mankind, through dialogue, joint efforts and win-win cooperation. We have invited directors from sixteen museums across five continents to introduce the history of their institutions and selected objects from their collections. This project will present iconic cultural treasures for a global audience in a relay format, sharing the essence of human civilization through the Web.Though the pandemic parts us physically, we come together as one in cyberspace. This project initiated by the National Museum of China is not only a benevolent attempt to unite the museum industry to collaboratively fight against the pandemic, but also an endeavor to present the world with the cultural charm of museums, jointly expanding the social influence of museums through the Internet. We seek to provide our global audience with a chance to experience the power of culture from the comfort of their homes and gain the motivation and confidence to move toward a bright future. It is also expected that this project can provide new inspiration for long-term cooperation among museums around the world and impetus for the creative transformation and innovative development of museum resources.
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Schedule

  • 09.06

    China

  • 09.07

    Russia

    Poland

  • 09.08

    Slovenia

    Liechtenstein

  • 09.09

    South Africa

    Australia

  • 09.10

    Argentina

    USA

  • 09.11

    USA

    Republic of Korea

  • 09.12

    Singapore

    Thailand

  • 09.13

    Oman

    Kazakhstan

  • 09.14

    UK

  • Replay
    Beijing Time
    09.06
    20:00

    National Museum of China

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.07
    10:30
    Beijing Time
    09.07
    15:30

    State Historical Museum, Russia

    Next 1/2

    National Museum in Warsaw>

    21:00 2020年09月07日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.07
    15:00
    Beijing Time
    09.07
    21:00

    National Museum in Warsaw

    Previous 2/2

    State Historical Museum, Russia>

    15:30 2020年09月07日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.08
    09:30
    Beijing Time
    09.08
    15:30

    National Museum of Slovenia

    Next 1/2

    Liechtenstein National Museum>

    20:00 2020年09月08日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.08
    14:00
    Beijing Time
    09.08
    20:00

    Liechtenstein National Museum

    Previous 2/2

    National Museum of Slovenia>

    15:30 2020年09月08日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.09
    09:30
    Beijing Time
    09.09
    15:30

    The DITSONG: National Museum of
    Cultural History, South Africa

    Next 1/2

    National Museum of Australia >

    15:30 2020年09月09日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.09
    22:00
    Beijing Time
    09.09
    20:00

    National Museum of Australia

    Previous 2/2

    The DITSONG: National Museum of
    Cultural History, South Africa >

    20:00 2020年09月09日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.10
    06:30
    Beijing Time
    09.10
    15:30

    National Museum of Fine Arts, Argentina

    Next 1/2

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, USA >

    15:30 2020年09月09日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.10
    20:00
    Beijing Time
    09.10
    08:00

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, USA

    Previous 2/2

    National Museum of Fine Arts, Argentina >

    15:30 2020年09月10日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.11
    03:30
    Beijing Time
    09.11
    15:30

    Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery,
    the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art, USA

    Next 1/2

    National Museum of Korea >

    15:30 2020年09月11日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.11
    21:00
    Beijing Time
    09.11
    20:00

    National Museum of Korea

    Previous 2/2

    Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery,
    the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art, USA >

    20:00 2020年09月11日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.12
    15:30
    Beijing Time
    09.12
    15:30

    Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore

    Next 1/2

    National Museum Bangkok, Thailand >

    20:00 2020年09月10日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.12
    19:00
    Beijing Time
    09.12
    20:00

    National Museum Bangkok, Thailand

    Previous 2/2

    Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore >

    20:00 2020年09月12日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.13
    11:30
    Beijing Time
    09.13
    15:30

    The National Museum - Sultanate of Oman

    Next 1/2

    National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan >

    20:00 2020年09月13日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.13
    18:00
    Beijing Time
    09.13
    20:00

    National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    Previous 2/2

    The National Museum - Sultanate of Oman >

    15:30 2020年09月07日

    Replay
    Local Time
    09.14
    13:30
    Beijing Time
    09.14
    8:30

    The British Museum

    Director's Choice

    National Museum of China

    Dr. Wang Chunfa, Director

    State Historical Museum, Russia

    Dr. Aleksei Levykin, Director

    National Museum in Warsaw

    Prof. Łukasz Gaweł, Director

    National Museum of Slovenia

    Ms. Barbara Ravnik, Director

    Liechtenstein National Museum

    Dr. Rainer Vollkommer, Director

    The DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History, South Africa

    Dr. Noel Solani, Director

    National Museum of Australia

    Dr. Mathew Trinca, Director

    National Museum of Fine Arts, Argentina

    Mr. Andrés Duprat, Director

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, USA

    Mr. Alex Nyerges
    Director and CEO

    Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
    the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art, USA

    Dr. Chase F. Robinson, Director

    National Museum of Korea

    Dr. Bae Kidong, Director General

    Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore

    Mr. Kennie Ting, Director

    National Museum Bangkok, Thailand

    Ms. Nitaya Kanokmongkol, Executive Director
    Office of National Museums,
    Fine Arts Department,
    Ministry of Culture, Thailand

    The National Museum - Sultanate of Oman

    H.E. Jamal al-Moosawi, Secretary General

    National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    Mr. Satubaldin Abay Karemtaevich
    Deputy Director

    The British Museum

    Dr. Hartwig Fischer, Director

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