Museum Home Past Exhibitions China on Paper: European and Chinese Works from the late Sixteenth to the Early Nineteenth Century

November 6, 2007–February 10, 2008 at the Getty Center



Papers on China
This two-day symposium brings together an international roster of distinguished scholars who use the themes of the exhibition as inspiration to present case studies of topics from their research such as: cartography and the history of science in China; Publishing and print production in China and Europe; Chinese travel narratives; and, European pavilions at the "Garden of Perfect Clarity." Open to the public, but advanced reservations are required for each day of the symposium and for the keynote lecture by renowned sinologist Nicolas Standaert on December 13.

For reservations call (310) 440-7300 or follow the link below to make reservations online.

View the full symposium schedule and make reservations.

Thursday and Friday, December 13–14, 2007
Getty Center, Museum Lecture Hall

Francis Xavier, Ignatius de Loyola, Adam Schall von Bell, and Matteo Ricci (detail)

Exhibition Tours

Special curator-led overviews of the exhibition. Free, no reservations necessary. Meet in the Research Institute Exhibition Gallery.

Thursday, November 8, 2007, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 27, 2007, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 11, 2007, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

Getty Center, Research Institute Exhibition Gallery