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Hong Kong follows China in closing museums amid coronavirus outbreak

Usually a time of celebration and enjoying time with family, the Lunar New Year’s celebrations in China have now been used as a way to help stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV. Last week, state museums in China and other public attractions have closed until further notice while the outbreak continues. Now, […]

Sesame Street has ushered in a Golden Age of educational television

Pioneering programme Sesame Street just celebrating its 50th anniversary, having touched the lives of more than 86 million Americans—and countless children overseas— since the series made its debut in 1969. The show’s current executive producer, Ben Lehmann, was himself a toddler that year, and the broadcast that began as an experiment has kept the same […]

Ai Weiwei’s segment pulled from ‘Berlin, I Love You’

In 2015, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who is now based in Berlin, worked remotely directing a portion of Berlin, I Love You, an anthology style film. When the movie was released in the US recently, though, there was something missing: every bit of Ai’s segment. When Ai began working on his contribution to the Cities […]

China seeks to shed light on its artistic traditions through new Berlin satellite space

The Times Art Center Berlin (TACB) was registered as a non-profit art institution in Germany in July 2018 and recently opened its doors for the first time on November 30th. The Berlin satellite space is an extension of the Guangdong Times Museum located in the Pearl River Delta of South Eastern China. It is also […]