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#68 A Chinese Virtual Art Tour @ Royal Ontario Museum (Hybrid)
#68 A Chinese Virtual Art Tour @ Royal Ontario Museum (Hybrid)

Thu, May 09


Toronto Mandarin School - North York

#68 A Chinese Virtual Art Tour @ Royal Ontario Museum (Hybrid)

Explore the Chinese art history through a virtual tour at Royal Ontario Museum. Dive into a world where every piece of Chinese art tells a story. Join us to uncover the treasures of ancient China. You will have the opportunity to talk about your experience visiting museums in Mandarin.

Time & Location

May 09, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EDT

Toronto Mandarin School - North York, 200 Consumers Rd Suit 410, North York, ON M2J 4R4, Canada

About the event

Appetizer (30 mins) - Introduction to New Words & Phrases

The new words & phrases you will learn:

  • 博物馆 (bówùguǎn) - museum
  • 美术馆 (měishùguǎn) - art gallery
  • 艺术品 (yìshùpǐn) - artwork
  • 时期 (shíqī) - period
  • 象征 (xiàngzhēng) - symbol

The sentence structure used to talk about your experience:

  • Focus on using the past tense marker "了" (le) to indicate completed actions
  • Practice the pattern "是...的" (shì to emphasize details about past experiences

Students are encouraged to share their own experiences visiting museums or art galleries. They will use the newly introduced vocabulary to describe what they saw and the periods or symbols associated with different artworks.

Main Course (30 mins) - Now, Let's Practice

Students will learn about the cultural interpretation of artworks in the China Gallery at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). This session aims to enhance understanding of the historical and symbolic significance of selected Chinese artifacts.

Dessert (30 mins) - Open Discussions

Let's discuss:

  • How might cultural context affect the interpretation of Chinese artworks? 
  • Are there elements that Western viewers might interpret differently from Eastern viewers?
  • What relevance do ancient Chinese artworks have in today's global society?


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