Chinese Art in Museums & Galleries

This page includes links to museums and galleries featuring permanent collections of Chinese painting and/or art, plus online collections.  Some temporary exhibitions are listed here.  (CBPS is not responsible for the content of any of these sites).

Museums and Galleries featuring Chinese Painting and Art

Persimmon and tangerines, Fruit 9, Ten Bamboo Studio Manual of Calligraphy and Painting, ca. 1633–1703, woodblock-printed book mounted as album leaves, ink and colors on paper. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

The University of Cambridge have digitised the famous Ten Bamboo Studio Manual of Painting and Calligraphy, an early printed manual of paintings.  More information in  a video about the Huntington’s copy of the Manual, with more information in their blog, and on the manual’s publisher Hu Zhengyan.

Find inspiration in these Japanese prints of snowy scenes in the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.  (Click on the menu on the left and then scroll down to see them all).

There is also the Virtual collection of Asian Masterpieces (VCM): an innovative project of the Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS) that presents a vast collection of Asian masterpieces through the web.