The landmark U.S. exhibition, “The Emperor’s Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City,” organized by the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) located in Salem, in partnership with the Palace Museum, Beijing, and in cooperation with World Monuments Fund, is currently open for exhibit. This stunning exhibit publicly unveils the artistic treasures from the private retreat of the celebrated Qianlong Emperor (r.1736-1796) for the first time in history.
As a proud sponsor of the exhibition, Mandarin Oriental is delighted to offer complimentary tickets to the show at PEM to all guests of Mandarin Oriental, Boston. Additionally,to celebrate the opening, Mandarin Oriental, Boston has introduced the “Forbidden City Treasures” travel package giving exclusive access to show on view at the (PEM) in Salem, through January 2011. Guests receive two nights’ accommodations, daily full American breakfast for two in Asana, round-trip transportation from the hotel to PEM in Salem, by private sedan for two guests, private, guided tour of The Emperor’s Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City and special admittance to PEM’s Yin Yu Tang House during designated hours.
The exhibit will also travel to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Milwaukee Art Museum in 2011.