Here, There May Be Dragons
The dragon is undoubtedly the best-known symbol representing Chinese culture and folklore.
🐉 But what is its origin?
🐉 And what is the nature of the dragon?
🐉 And when and where should we be looking for dragons?
🐉 And why are there so many varieties?
With this illustrated talk by Chinese Art writer and researcher Patricia Bjaaland Welch, we will discover the many myths and truths that surround the dragon in Chinese history and art.
This event is part of our new Dragons, Dragons, Dragons exhibition programme and in celebration of the Year of the Dragon. This talk is suitable for experts and non-experts alike - so whether you are a Chinese Art connoisseur, or just a dragon enthusiast, we hope to see you there!.