New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum opened on November 26, 2000 and is Taiwan’s first ceramics-themed museum.The Yingge Ceramics Museum presents 200 years of ceramic techniques and folk culture in Taiwan. At the same time, the museum also has educational function with its modern technology, making it an ideal place for families to visit at leisure. This museum is not for Yingge citizens alone; it also shows how the Taiwanese have endeavored to achieve what we are today. It is a historic and cultural emblem; moreover, it is also place for the peace of mind.
The 2018 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale
Humanistic Return: The Spiritual Origin of Ceramic Art
As it was first organized by Yingge Ceramics Museum in 2004, Taiwan Ceramics Biennale offers curatorial exhibition or artist competition in biannual years. And since then, Yingge Ceramics Museum has featured countless superb ceramic artworks in Taiwan. Through the Biennale exhibition we have encouraged the cooperation of international ceramic society as well as expand the depth and insight of ceramics art creativities in Taiwan .
For the exhibition 2018, we have invited Taiwanese IAC member Ms. Ting-Ju Shao to be the curator. The theme for this year is “Humanistic Return: The Spiritual Origin of Ceramic Art” showcase from the original link between human and earth, and explore the possibilities between humanistic creation and time. The aim of this exhibition is to build a conversation between Asian ceramics art and culture from the perspective of Taiwan. In addition, the Biennale exhibition will highlight the cooperation with important ceramics museums in Asia.
Exhibition Dates: 2018 Sep7 – 2019 Mar3
Yingge Ceramics Museum
[鶯歌陶瓷博物館 /Yīng gē táocí bówùguǎn]
-Located in:Northern Taiwan
-Highly recommend to:Art Enthusiasts
-Address:No.200, Wenhua Rd., Yingge District, New Taipei City