‘Made in Hong Kong: Our City. Our Stories’ Exhibition

Made in Hong Kong-Butterboom
By Butterboom Writers  /  May 19, 2015

This May, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum presents a series of cultural activities as part of its ‘Made in Hong Kong: Our City. Our Stories’ exhibition. The event features walks, talks and workshops to rediscover the history of  Hong Kong and experience  the city like you never known it before. All events are free of charge and take place at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum at the Pier. Here are some of the highlights of the exhibition, for the full list of activities, please visit the website www.hkmaritimemuseum.org

Highlights:
Pacific Crossing, Gold Mountain Dream: Chinese Migration and the Making of Hong Kong in the Nineteenth Century
Date: 30 May 2015, 4pm to 5:30pm
Learn how the Gold Mountain trade has contributed to Hong Kong’s economic and financial developments and crafted a relationship between Hong Kong and California. This talk will feature Elizabeth Sinn, Honorary Professor from University of Hong Kong as the speaker.

Reading the story of Lost in Hong Kong and making your own illustrated character
Date: 24 May 2015, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm
Discover Hong Kong through the story of author Matt Cooper as he read his story Lost in Hong Kong, about a young boy as he chases his mischievious dog across the city. This is followed by a workshop with the book’s illustrator Fi Lai who will assist in making your own illustrated character from the book.
 
Bling Bling Glam
Date: 29 May 2015, 7pm to 10pm
Celebrate the end of a week with Cool Cats & Docs, a jazz band that will be performing bossa nova, bolero, latin and iconic local melodies for the night. There’s a cash bar so you can get your drinks.

 

Details:From 1 May to 30 May 2015. For details www.hkmaritimemuseum.org/MadeinHK

 

 

 

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