Silks from the Silk Road - Chinese Art of Silk
24 March 2016 – 9 May 2016
This is the second major exhibition of the Qatar China 2016 Year of Culture, and presents silk as a theme, and as a special local product of Zhejiang that played an important role in trade along the Silk Road. The exhibition highlights ancient and modern Chinese silk works, with around 100 pieces due to be showcased at the QM Gallery in Katara over a period of 6 weeks. The exhibition aims to map out the history of silk and its cultural significance over thousands of years, and allows visitors to experience the charm of contemporary Chinese silk.