Animals have been an integral part of Chinese civilization that manifest in everyday practice. While some of them were domesticated as livestock, some imaginary others were worshiped as auspicious gods.
The Mythical Animals in the Forbidden City, hosted by the Palace Museum, is a spectacular reappearance of mythical animals featuring 3D projections following a story line of protagonist Bai Ze looking for his partners to complete the Album of Beast. First published in Qing Dynasty, this book is a collection of 180 well-drawn divine animal illustrations that one may never heard of.
This interactive exhibition landed in Hangzhou for the first time. Get ready to immerse yourself in the fantasy world of animals.