At Least 2.2 Million Visited During Chinese Art Exhibition Season

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Chinese art (photo: Pixabay)
By Mei ManuelNovember 5th, 2018

On Saturday, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism reported that 2.2 million visitors had visited the 30 special exhibitions that were held across the country from June to September. 

According to the press release from the ministry, the four-month exhibition is the seventh installment of season since it was introduced in 2012. All of the country's national and local art museums and galleries takes part of this special season.

In the past seven years, more than 70 art museums and galleries have organized about 180 exhibitions and received more than 10 million visits.

Around 15,000 pieces of art collections have been displayed, about 60 percent of which were first showed after being put in collection.

According to the ministry, the art season program helps art museums sort out collections more efficiently and engage more in public service.


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