“East and West on The Maritime Silk Road” Exhibition Staged in Xi’an, China

On July 15, the special exhibition “East and West on The Maritime Silk Road” opened at Xi’an Qujiang Museum of Fine Arts.

“Tea and Five Elements” Exhibition Opens at Russia’s State Museum of Oriental Art

On August 10, 2022, the State Museum of Oriental Art in Russia held the exhibition Tea and Five Elements to commemorate 500th birthday of Sen no Rikyū, founder of Japanese tea ceremony (chanoyu).

Exhibition "Illuminations from Oman" Opens in Aleppo, Syria

On July 29, 2022, the National Museum of Oman inaugurated the exhibition Illuminations from Oman at the National Museum of Aleppo.

“Masterpieces in Lingnan: Special Exhibition of Song and Yuan Calligraphy and Painting” Opens in Guangzhou

On August 19, 2022, Masterpieces in Lingnan: Special Exhibition of Song and Yuan Calligraphy and Painting opens at Guangdong Museum.

2021 ICOM Annual Report: A Year to Recover and Reimagine

On July 28, 2022, the International Council of Museums published the Annual Report A Year to Recover and Reimagine, sharing a glimpse of the many activities and projects that were held within the museum network for the year 2021.

“Special Digital Exhibition: The World of the Gu Gong Imperial Palace” Opens at Tokyo National Museum

On July 26, 2022, Special Digital Exhibition: The World of the Gu Gong Imperial Palace, jointly held by the Palace Museum, Tokyo National Museum, Toppan Printing Co. Ltd. with special support from the Asahi Shinbun, opened at Heiseikan, Tokyo National Museum.

Dagestan Art Exhibition Opens at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve in Moscow

On August 2, 2022, the exhibition of Patty Matt's Road:Female World in Dagestan Tradition and Modern Art was previewed at the Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve in Moscow.

Ai Wenwen, National Museum of China introduces its First AI Staff Member

On July 22, 2022, on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the founding of the National Museum of China (NMC), the museum introduced its first AI staff member, a digital human named Ai Wenwen, who has just graduated from school and begun her exploration of the museum's treasure trove.

Uzbekistan Hosts an International Symposium on Cultural Heritage

The 6th International Symposium on Cultural Heritage was held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan on July 23, 2022.

“Heritage along the Silk Road: Exhibition of Chinese Export Porcelain” Kicks Off at the Jingdezhen China Ceramics Museum

On July 17, 2022, Heritage along the Silk Road: Exhibition of Chinese Export Porcelain opened at the Jingdezhen China Ceramics Museum.

Exhibition “Auspicious Metals from the Orient: Ancient Bronzes of China, Korea, and Japan” Opens at the National Museum of China

On July 26, 2022, the exhibition Auspicious Metals from the Orient: Ancient Bronzes of China, Korea, and Japan was opened at the National Museum of China.

Silk Road Site Museum of Bashbaliq City Opens to the Public

On July 14, 2022, the Silk Road Site Museum of Bashbaliq City in Jimsar county, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region was officially opened to the public.