News in 2020-2021

25Nov, 2021

Hong Kong Art Timeline

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The Hong Kong Art Timeline is a project developed out of the Hong Kong Art Workshop, a HKU class in collaboration with Asia Art Archive. It aims to provide a brief overview of selected happenings in Hong Kong art history by creating a temporal map that traces events from the 1930s to the present. The map includes relevant social and political events, such as the making of museums, government policies, and shifts in financial or educational sectors that have shaped the Hong Kong art world. The project is supervised by Dr Yeewan Koon, supported by Michelle Wong from [...]

5Nov, 2021

MA in Art History 2022-2023

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MA in Art History 2022-2023 is now OPEN for application Our HKU Master of Arts in Art History (MAAH) programme is the first MA in Hong Kong to focus on art history. We provide advanced training in research and writing for students and specialists pursuing further academic study in art history or professional careers in museums and other art-related fields. It is important to understand that our programme is not primarily a curatorial studies programme, nor does it focus on navigating the art market. We do include training in a number of curatorial skills that are essential for [...]

29Sep, 2021

Dr Yeewan Koon Receiving 2021 UGC Teaching Award

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The University Grants Committee (UGC) announced the recipients of 2021 UGC Teaching Award yesterday (September 28), and we are extremely excited that our current Chair, Dr Yeewan Koon, is the recipient of this prestigious award. As the Undergraduate Coordinator of the Department of Art History, I have the great pleasure to congratulate Dr. Yeewan Koon for receiving the 2021 Teaching Award from the University Grants Committee. This highly prestigious award is bestowed upon the most outstanding teacher in the universities of Hong Kong. As her colleague, I have had many opportunities to see Dr. Koon connect students [...]

4Aug, 2021

Problems with Enrollment

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Dear Students,  It has come to our attention that some students are having problems with class selections, especially for upper level classes (3000 and 4000).  If you are having problems please send an email to our department office ( and we will manually add you into the system. Please be patient as this will take a little longer before you are notified if you have been approved or not. If you are a student from a different faculty, please also follow the same procedure and writing to the office to request your courses. We hope this technical issue will [...]



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