Bowl and Ball – Ju Anqi Solo Exhibition, until Nov 22
Hosted by Light Society and co-organized by Beijing 3 Gallery, this exhibition features works from Ju Anqi, a Chinese film director and multi-media artist, including his well-known series Dance Aria and Big Characters, along with a brand new eponymous installation Bowl and Ball.
11am-4.30pm daily until Nov 22; RMB 60; Light Society, Building No. 56, No. 12, Zhuyuan Road, Shunyi District, Beijing 顺义区竺园路12号院56号楼光社影像中心
Collection from Shengjing Imperial Palace, Until Dec 2
Shengjing Imperial Palace was the residence of Nurhachi, chieftain of one of the founder tribes of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Still well-preserved, the palace is home to a large collection of antiques once belonging to royal families. The exhibition will feature artifacts including costumes, tableware, and writing sets, as well as paintings and jewelry.
9am-5pm (no admission from 4pm) Tue-Sun until Dec 2; Free; Capital Museum, No.16 Fuxingmeng Waidajie, Xicheng district 西城区复兴门外大街16号
The World of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, until Nov 4
This is the first time China has ever hosted an exhibition entirely of works by Toulouse-Lautrec. Visitors will be able to view over 90 originals from the post-impressionist master, created during his short but dazzling lifespan. The collection, all selected from the Hungarian National Gallery, includes paintings, pencil sketches, prints, and posters.
9am-5pm (no admission from 4pm) Tue-Sun until Nov 4; Free; Art Museum of Beijing Fine Art Academy, No.12 Chaoyang Gongyuan Nanlu, Chaoyang district朝阳区朝阳公园南路12号北京画院美术馆
The Antikythera Shipwreck, until Dec 16
Discovered by sponge divers off Point Glyphadia on the Greek island of Antikythera in 1900, the Antikythera shipwreck opened a new chapter for archaeology and still fascinates experts as well as people interested in Greek history. The amazing collection recovered includes bronze and marble statues, luxurious drinking vessels, jewelry, coins, vases, Antikythera-styled beds, and the first known calculating machine –the “Antikythera mechanism”.
8.30am-5pm (no admission from 4.10pm); RMB 60; Gate of Divine Prowess (Shenwumen), The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshan Qianjie, Dongcheng district 东城区景山前街故宫博物院神武门
500 Years of Western Paintings – Collection of Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, until Dec 23
The exhibition features around 60 masterpieces from some of the greatest painters in western art from the Renaissance to the 20th century, including Cranach, Andy Warhol, Goya, Van Gogh, and Monet. The exhibited collection is selected from the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, which was founded in 1983 by Buddhist teacher and writer Daisaku Ikeda.
9am-5pm (no admission after 4.30pm); RMB 60; Tsinghua University Art Museum, No. 1, Tsinghua University Campus, Haidian District 海淀区清华园1号 清华大学校内