Virginia L. Bower did her graduate work in Chinese art and archaeology at Princeton University. Her special interests are Chinese ceramics and the arts of the Han-Tang dynasties. A resident of Princeton, N.J., she is a frequent speaker at museums and schools throughout North America.
Ms. Bower has contributed to numerous museum catalogues, among them Brush, Clay, and Wood: The Nancy and Ed Rosenthal Collection of Chinese Art, an exhibition at the Taft Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2008; Recarving China’s Past: Art, Archaeology, and Architecture of the “Wu Family Shrines,” an exhibition at the Princeton University Art Museum in 2005; and Asian Games: The Art of Contest, The Asia Society, New York, 2004.
She has also contributed to books such as Sunnylands: Art and Architecture of the Annenberg Estate in Rancho Mirage, California, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010.
Ms. Bower first visited China in 1980, acting as a tour lecturer on a trip sponsored by the Princeton University Art Museum. Since then she has returned to China many times, most recently in 2015.
Class Schedule, Fall 2015
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