Exhibition: Sublime materials, 5,000 years of creation in China

In its new exhibition, the Musée Guimet presents exceptional materials such as silk, porcelain, ink, paper, bronze, jade and lacquers, by going through 5,000 years of creation. The exhibited objects come from several national collections of Chinese art that have been kept by the Musé des arts asiatiques de Paris (Paris Asian Arts Museum) since its foundation in 1889.

Exhibition: "Sublime materials - Going through 5,000 years of creation in China", from March 26th to June 9th 2014.
Open every day except Tuesday, from 10am to 6pm.
Full rate: €9.50 (provides access to the exhibition and permanent collections) / Concession: €7 (18-25s) / Free for the under-18s.


Vase ornate with flowers and birds. China, Jingdezhen ovens (Jiangxi region).
Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1552-1566).
Porcelain covered with bluish white monochrome and slip ornament.
© Photo RMN (musée Guimet, Paris) - Richard Lambert

Musée national des Arts asiatiques – Musée Guimet
6, place d’Iéna
75016 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 56 52 53 00
Metro: Iéna (line 9) and Pont de l’Alma (RER C).


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