National Palace Museum

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The National Palace Museum, located in Taipei and Taibao, Taiwan of Republic of China, has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks, making it one of the largest of its type in the world.wikipedia
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Taipei

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The National Palace Museum, located in Taipei and Taibao, Taiwan of Republic of China, has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks, making it one of the largest of its type in the world. The Republic of China (ROC) government also contributed more than NT$30 million to establish a special fund for the construction of a museum in the Taipei suburb of Waishuanxi.
Taipei is home to various world-famous architectural or cultural landmarks, which include Taipei 101, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Dalongdong Baoan Temple, Hsing Tian Kong, Lungshan Temple of Manka, National Palace Museum, Presidential Office Building, Taipei Guest House, Ximending, and several night markets dispersed throughout the city.

Forbidden City

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The National Palace Museum shares its roots with the Palace Museum in the Forbidden City, whose extensive collection of artwork and artifacts were built upon the imperial collections of the Ming and Qing dynasties.
Part of the museum's former collection is now in the National Palace Museum in Taipei.

Nanjing Museum

National Central Museum
The collection from the National Beiping Palace Museum, the Preparatory Office of the National Central Museum, the National Central Library, and the National Beiping Library was stored in a railway warehouse in Yangmei following transport across the Taiwan Strait and was later moved to the storage in cane sugar mill near Taichung.
During the Japanese invasion, part of its collections were transferred to Southwest China, and in the end moved to the National Palace Museum in Taipei when the Kuomintang lost the Chinese Civil War.

Antoine Predock

The building was to be designed by architect Antoine Predock and began construction in 2005.
He has also worked on international sites such as the National Palace Museum Southern Branch in Southern Taiwan and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Huang Baoyu

The National Palace Museum's main building in Taipei was designed by Huang Baoyu and constructed from March 1964 to August 1965.
Huang Baoyu (1918–2000) was a Taiwanese artist, calligrapher and architect, known for designing the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.

Mao Gong ding

Mao Gong ''ding
Mao Gong Ding (Cauldron of Duke of Mao) of the late Western Zhou Dynasty (1046–771 BCE) carries the longest Chinese bronze inscriptions so far extent.
The Mao Gong ding is a bronze ding vessel from the Western Zhou dynasty, currently at the National Palace Museum in Taipei.

Chinese art

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The collection encompasses 8,000 years of history of Chinese art from the Neolithic age to the modern.
National Palace Museum (Taipei, Taiwan)

Taichung

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The collection from the National Beiping Palace Museum, the Preparatory Office of the National Central Museum, the National Central Library, and the National Beiping Library was stored in a railway warehouse in Yangmei following transport across the Taiwan Strait and was later moved to the storage in cane sugar mill near Taichung.
National Museum of Natural Science together with National Palace Museum in Taipei and the National Science and Technology Museum in Kaohsiung are called "the Museums of Taiwan". Across 22 acre, the Museum is a six-venue complex housing the Space IMAX Theater, Science Center, Life Science Hall, Chinese Science Hall, Global Environment Hall and the Botanical Garden, excluding the Earthquake Museum in Wufong, which is dedicated to public education on seismology, located just 10 kilometers east of the main complex of NMNS. Over 30 permanent exhibit areas cover subjects on astronomy, space science, paleontology, ecology, gems and minerals, Taiwanese Aborigines, and tropical plants. Rotating special exhibits are a constant occurrence.

Emperor Zhenzong

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A number of Chinese artifacts dating from the Tang Dynasty and Song Dynasty, some of which had been owned by Emperor Zhenzong, were excavated and then came into the hands of the Kuomintang General Ma Hongkui, who refused to publicize the findings.
It was not until after Ma died, that his wife went to Taiwan in 1971 from the United States to bring the artifacts to Chiang Kai-shek, who turned them over to the National Palace Museum.

Boat Carved from an Olive Stone

Carved Olive-stone Boat
The Carved Olive-stone Boat is a tiny boat carved from an olive stone.
It is part of the collection of the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.

Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum

Southern Branch
The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum is located in Taibao, Chiayi County, Taiwan and set on 70 ha of land.
To improve the cultural equity between Northern Taiwan and Southern Taiwan, the Executive Yuan approved the construction of the southern branch of National Palace Museum on 31 December 2004 as the Asian Arts and Culture Museum. The museum main building groundbreaking ceremony was held on 6 February 2013 hosted by President Ma Ying-jeou and the beam-raising ceremony was held on 5 June 2014 hosted by Vice President Wu Den-yih.

Jadeite Cabbage

Jadeite Cabbage.
One of the most popular pieces of jade carvings in the museum is the Jadeite Cabbage.
It is part of the collection of the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.

Kris Yao

Museum director Chou Kung-shin stated in August 2010 that new architects Kris Yao for the project would commence, with construction expected to be completed in 2015.
Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (Chiayi)

Executive Yuan

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In 1949, the Executive Yuan created the Joint Managerial Office, for the National Beiping Palace Museum, the Preparatory Office of the National Central Museum and the National Central Library to oversee the organization of the collection.

Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains

Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains (Wu-yung version) by Huang Gongwang of Yuan Dynasty is one of the rarest and most dramatic works.
Today, one piece is kept in the Zhejiang Provincial Museum in Hangzhou, while the other piece is kept in the National Palace Museum in Taipei.

Meat-shaped Stone

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The Meat-shaped Stone is often exhibited together with the Jadeite Cabbage.
It is part of the collection of the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.

Taiwan

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The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum is located in Taibao, Chiayi County, Taiwan and set on 70 ha of land. The Republic of China (ROC) government also contributed more than NT$30 million to establish a special fund for the construction of a museum in the Taipei suburb of Waishuanxi.
One of Taiwan's greatest attractions is the National Palace Museum, which houses more than 650,000 pieces of Chinese bronze, jade, calligraphy, painting, and porcelain and is considered one of the greatest collections of Chinese art and objects in the world.

Jiu Manzhou Dang

Historical documents in the museum include Jiu Manzhou Dang, a set of Manchu archives that are the sourcebook of Manwen Laodang and a primary source of early Manchu history.
Jiu Manzhou Dang (Manchu: Fe Manju Dangse) is a set of Manchu archives stored at the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.

Tang Yin

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In 2014, the museum organized the top three best-attended exhibitions worldwide, including paintings and calligraphic works by Tang Yin, as well as depictions of the Qing dynasty's Qianlong Emperor reinterpreted by contemporary artists.
Tang was the subject of a major exhibition at the National Palace Museum, Taipei.

Ma Hongkui

A number of Chinese artifacts dating from the Tang Dynasty and Song Dynasty, some of which had been owned by Emperor Zhenzong, were excavated and then came into the hands of the Kuomintang General Ma Hongkui, who refused to publicize the findings.
It was not until 1971, after Ma died, that his wife went to Taiwan to bring the artifacts to Chiang Kai-shek, who handed them to the Taipei National Palace Museum.

Siku Quanshu

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Yongle Encyclopedia and Siku Quanshu (Complete Library of the Four Treasuries) are among the examples.
Today, those copies can be located in the National Library of China in Beijing, the National Palace Museum in Taipei, the Gansu Library in Lanzhou, and the Zhejiang Library in Hangzhou.

Ru ware

Ru
With 21 pieces out of fewer than 80 surviving, the museum has the world's largest collection of Ru ware, one of the rarest Chinese ceramics, made exclusively for the court and one of the Five Great Kilns of the Song Dynasty (960–1279), along with Ding porcelain, Jun ware, Guan and Ge; the museum has major collections of all of these.
In 2012, Sotheby's identified 79 individual complete survivals, and a revised list by Regina Krahl for their next Ru sale in 2017 increased this to 87; The National Palace Museum issued a list in 2015 totalling 90 pieces in various collections around the world, including some damaged in a fire in 1923; Krahl added and subtracted some pieces from this.

Along the River During the Qingming Festival

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The collection covers over one thousand years of Chinese painting, and encompasses a wide range of genres, including landscape, flower and bird, figure painting, boundary painting, etc. Among the most popular paintings in the collection is the Qing Palace Version of Along the River During the Qingming Festival by five Qing dynasty court painters (Chen Mu, Sun Hu, Jin Kun, Dai Hong and Cheng Zhidao).
This version, shown below, was later moved, along with many other artifacts, to the National Palace Museum in Taipei in 1949.

Feng Ming-chu

Feng Ming-chu (18 September 2012–19 May 2016)
Feng Ming-chu (born July 22, 1950) is a Taiwanese scholar, writer and historian who had served as President of the National Palace Museum since September 2012 until 20 May 2016.

Lin Mun-lee

Lin Mun-lee (25 January 2006–20 May 2008)
She served as Vice-President of National Palace Museum from 2004 to 2006, and its president between 2006 and 2008.