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Off the Shelf monthly program

Collecting China

with Dr. Adam Smith, Assistant Curator in Penn Museum’s Asian Section and Assistant Professor in EALC
Detail showing a lion with flames
Detail from a Qing Dynasty textile, Penn Museum no. C437

3-4pm, Friday, 1/25, first floor of the Museum Library

Please join Dr. Adam Smith, Assistant Curator in Penn Museum’s Asian Section and Assistant Professor in EALC, to view and discuss a selection of 19th-20th-century books from the Museum Library on Chinese history, art, and artifacts during this one-hour pop-up exhibit. Items on display will include catalogs from the library’s special collections that yield insights into the formative years of the Penn Museum’s Asian Section.

The Museum Library’s monthly pop-up exhibit program, Off the Shelf, is open to Penn students, faculty, and staff as well as Penn Museum visitors.