Exhibition

A View of Chinese Gardens

5 Aug 2014 – 30 Nov 2014

Regular opening hours

Monday
10:00 – 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 – 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 17:00
Thursday
10:00 – 17:00
Friday
10:00 – 17:00
Saturday
10:00 – 17:00
Sunday
10:00 – 17:00

Cost of entry

Free Display

Save Event: A View of Chinese Gardens

I've seen this

People who have saved this event:

close

About

Traditional Chinese gardens represent idealised miniature landscapes by using delicate arrangements of plants, water, rocks and architecture. Some plants have been favoured and cultivated in gardens all over the country, as they have particular symbolic meanings. This exhibition introduces a view of Chinese gardens by showing various artistic depictions of major garden plants and scenes. Four plant specimens collected in China in the 19th century on loan from the Oxford Herbarium are included in the display, showing the actual forms of some of the most popular garden plants in China.

What to expect? Toggle

Comments

Have you been to this event? Share your insights and give it a review below.