Collection Highlights


Cizhou globular jar with brown painted design

November 19, 2014 –
January 10, 2015

Godwin-Ternbach Museum

Queens College, CUNY
405 Klapper Hall
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367


Monday – Thursday
11:00 am – 7:00 pm

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Museum’s schedule reflects the College academic calendar. It is closed during school recesses and holidays.

Highlights of the Daghlian Collection of Chinese Art

November 19, 2014 – January 10, 2015


Godwin-Ternbach Museum

Queens College, City University of New York
405 Klapper Hall
65-30 Kissena Blvd.; Flushing, NY 11367

The exhibition focuses on 60 objects, primarily ceramic, from the Daghlian collection. Also on display will be pieces by Queens College ceramics faculty and students who have studied the Daghlian collection and created their own artwork in response.

According to Distinguished Professor of History Morris Rossabi: “The arts of China yield vivid and appealing insights about its economy, politics, religions, society, history, and culture, and offer a remarkable guide to the development of Chinese civilization. Visitors can scarcely gain a better introduction to Chinese culture than by examining its works of art.”

Exhibition programs and events:

November 19, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Opening Reception, with talk by William Daghlian

December 3, 12:00 noon
“Yuan Dynasty and Mongols and Art”, Morris Rossabi, QC Distinguished Lecturer

December 3, 5:00 pm
Sin-Ying Ho, QC professor of ceramics along with students, alumni, and faculty will discuss their participation and work featured in the exhibition

December 10, 12:00 noon
“The Daghlian Collection”, Marleen Kassel, QC director of International and Civic Engagement projects and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Chinese history For more information, please email

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