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Sponsors & Supporting Organisations

AXA ART is a specialist division of the global AXA group and the world's only art-led insurance company. Having operated in the art and insurance market for over 50 years, AXA ART is able to offer tailor-made solutions as well as professional risk mitigation advice for private and corporate collections, museums, galleries, auction houses, exhibitions and transits.

For many years AXA ART has been involved in international projects employing art conservation techniques. Partnering with institutions such as Tate, MoMA, the Guggenheim, Musée Jacquemart-André, Triennale di Milano, Museo Borgogna and the Vitra Design Museum, AXA ART helps fund groundbreaking research into the care, cleaning and conservation of art and collectibles of all kinds. The knowledge generated by these projects helps our clients, art collectors, as well as conservation specialists care, protect and conserve the world's cultural heritage. AXA ART is also a partner of major international art fairs such as TEFAF and Art Basel.


Bei Shan Tang Foundation (the "Foundation") was founded by the late Dr. Lee Jung Sen in 1985, a distinguished philanthropist in Hong Kong known for his support of Chinese art and culture. Dr. Lee was a longtime supporter of initiatives in the field of Chinese art at many universities, research institutions, museums and cultural organisations around the world. The primary mission of the Foundation is to promote Chinese art and culture and to support education. In this connection, it organises and administers exchange programmes, forums and training for museum professionals as well as providing financial support for programmes in Chinese art and culture organised by museums, universities, schools and NGOs. The Foundation also provides financial support to educational institutions as well as funding scholarships for students principally from Hong Kong.

Xi Zhen Hui She Limited is a non-profit making organisation established by a group of collectors sharing a deep passion for Chinese culture and relics. By organising talks, academic conferences as well as lending out exquisite collections for exhibitions organised by the education and cultural sectors, they hope to foster especially among the young generations a broader understanding and appreciation of the profound Chinese history and culture. The organisation is also dedicated to promoting the conservation and thus the passing down of the cultural heritage. More information about Xi Zhen Hui She
Limited can be found at

Jinmotang Calligraphy Research Foundation was established in Hong Kong in 2013 by Mr. and Mrs. Lin who are determined to promote and support the research on the history of Chinese traditional calligraphy and other related topics.

Having been collecting and preserving the precious Chinese traditional calligraphy artworks, Mr. and Mrs. Lin recognise the profound value of the scholarly devotion to Chinese art history. Therefore, the Foundation provides a Research Fellowship, from October to November every year, to young scholars who would like to publish their dissertations. Mr. and Mrs. Lin sincerely hope to encourage and nurture more young scholars as well as contribute towards academic activities pertaining to Chinese calligraphy such as exhibitions, publications as well as symposiums. For more details of the Fellowship Programme and their collection, please visit


The Hong Kong Heritage Project (the Project) is a not-for-profit organisation founded by Sir Michael Kadoorie in 2007 to preserve history and promote heritage awareness in Hong Kong. The Project houses a unique collection of archives relating to the Kadoorie interests and Hong Kong, and reaches out to the public through community events and the Young Historian Programme (YHP).

YHP encourages local youths to explore Hong Kong's past by practising oral history, and learn to appreciate historical records through conservation.



With over 45 years of proven protection and preservation, Tru Vue anti-reflective acrylic and glass solutions, including Optium® Museum Acrylic and UltraVue® Laminated Glass, are trusted to protect and display cultural heritage and fine art collections across the globe. Tru Vue works closely with the museum community to develop products that meet superior aesthetic and conservation standards. Features include: anti-reflective, anti-static, abrasion resistant, UV protection, color neutral, safety and security. For use in various applications, including: vitrines, glass display cases, cabinet doors, wall niches, box frames, stand-offs, exhibit signage, traditional framing.

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