Rethinking Visual Narratives from Asia Conference
Rethinking Visual Narratives from Asia: An International Conference The Department of Fine Arts will host an international conference on Rethinking Visual Narratives from 8-9 June 2009.
Career Talks for Fine Arts Students
As part of our department’s 30th anniversary celebrations this year, we have organized two Careers Talks for our students. At each session, three alumnae of this department will talk about their current jobs and their experiences of working in art-related careers in Hong Kong. We have invited alumnae from a range of different types of art organizations so as to give our students some idea of the varied careers in the visual arts that past graduates have followed. Click here for details.
Fine Arts 30th anniversary dinner
Alumni reunion: Fine Arts 30th anniversary dinner An alumni reunion dinner was held on Friday, October 24 to celebrate our 30th anniversary. Almost 100 people were present, and almost all years of our graduates were represented, from our first batch in 1981 to our most recent alumni from 2008. It was a nostalgia-filled evening and of course many photos were taken.
Fine Arts at HKU: A Pictorial History
To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we have compiled a portfolio of photographs that documented the people and activities of the Department of Fine Arts from 1978-2008.
30th Anniversary of the Department of Fine Arts
This year is the department’s 30th anniversary! In September 1978, Professor Chuang Shen with the aid of a few supporting staff members set up the Department in a corner of the Fung Ping Shan Museum. In that first year, there were 11 students who signed up for the very first course that the Department offered. In the 30 years since then, the Department has seen many changes: the addition of new teachers, office staff, and teaching areas; the move to the Main Building; and the growth of student numbers from a handful to over 800 in 2007-2008. We feel that this is an occasion worth celebrating, and we are [...]
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