The Shaanxi History Museum was set up and opened to the public in 1991. It was first modernized museum in China and the "Education Base of Patriotism." The museum has about than 375,000 objects /sets are collected in Shaanxi including the bronzes of the Shang & Zhou dynasties, the pottery figures of successive dynasties, the gold & silver wares of Tang dynasty and the mural paintings of the Tang dynasty with distinguishing features. The 18 pieces of the national treasures and the 1907 pieces of the first-grade relics are in visitors' good grace.
This video shows how some potters using the technique of pit firing. It requires a brick-lined hole in the ground to fire the pots.
Specializing in the collection, study and display of teaware, the branch museum at Flagstaff House features at its core the generous donations of Dr K.S. Lo (19101995), which include many fine examples of the famous Yixing teapots. Built-in the 1840s, Flagstaff House originally served as the office and residence of the Commander of the British Forces in Hong Kong. It was converted to the Museum of Tea Ware in 1984, with a new wing, The K.S. Lo Gallery, added in 1995.
The Lao Chang was comprised of numerous studios and workshops in an old feeling neighborhood. It is next to the ceramics glaze suppliers market. Entering in a narrow street, you will see many local crafters/artists working at the opened studio. If you are lucky, that you would likely see them working on human height pots. There are also few ceramics suppliers you might find that sell brushes, blending wheels, glazing tools...etc. After 10-15 minutes walk, a train track split the area in half. At the hill, there are filled with home size slip casting factories.
The JCCAC resident artists and art groups engage in a wide range of art disciplines covering both visual and performing arts in media old and new. They range from painting and sculpture, tradition, folk, and contemporary arts and crafts including glass and pottery, to installations, photography, digital and performance arts, dance, drama, music and even musical instrument making. JCCAC is undoubtedly the first studio centre in Hong Kong where you can have close encounters with renowned masters as well as experienced and budding artists.
The Jingdezhen Porcelain Sculpture Factory was found by a group of folk artisans about 40 years ago. Porcelain sculpture is one of the most popular products in Jingdezhen that has a long history and exquisite craftsmanship. The place now became large sculpture studios and workshops for individual artists and group.