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Cost: $8 (VMFA members $5)

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

with Li Jian, E.Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Curator of East Asian Art & Dr. Hou-Mei Sung, Curator of Asian Art, Cincinnati Art Museum

Fri, Dec 1 | 6:30–7:30 pm

Leslie Cheek Theater

In this lecture, the speakers and also exhibition curators, will review one of the most significant archaeological achievements of the 20th century – discovery of the terracotta warriors and horses in China. The lecture will introduce exhibition themes and highlights, providing a glimpse into the historical and cultural contributions of Qin people and the first emperor of Qin (259-210 BC) as well as ancient China’s views of the afterlife.