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Dunhuang culture exhibition unveiled in Hong Kong

Date: 2014.12.02 Editor: Evelyn Shi

The exhibition of Dunhuang culture is on display at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum on Nov 27. And the show will run until March 16, 2015.


With a theme of ‘Dunhuang - Untold Tales, Untold Riches’, this exhibition is the largest of its kind ever held in Hong Kong. It covers all of the core aspects of Dunhuang grotto art, such as replica caves, replica painted stucco statues, Buddhist script items, relics of Dunhuang, and copies of the cave murals.


This exhibition showcases nearly 120 artifacts, and unfolds chronologically to reveal numerous aspects of Dunhuang culture including religion, art, folklore, social life, East-West cultural exchange and cultural relics preservation.