The Ministry of Culture's "Arts and Culture Relief 2.0" plan will be open for applications starting May 4. The plan includes two forms of subsidies to counter the projected effects of COVID-19 on Taiwan's cultural and arts sectors.
Featuring 29 national treasures, two antiquities, and a piece categorized as general antiquity, the Bureau of Cultural Heritage's "Carrier of Time" exhibition runs through Aug. 27 at the Taichung-based Cultural Heritage Park.
The Nantou-based National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute is holding a special showcase through Oct. 18 to share the on-site progress of three international artists serving residency at the nation's premier crafts institute.
The National Museum of Taiwan Literature invites visitors to travel back in time through the eyes of Sato Haruo, a late Japanese literato who visited Tainan in 1920. Sato's words captured the essence of Taiwan's folk culture under Japanese rule.
To mark the 98th anniversary of the birth of late cultural pioneer Dr. Chen Chi-lu, the National Taiwan Museum and National Taiwan University's Department of Anthropology jointly published a catalogue of his artifact illustrations.
Dr. Chen Chi-lu, the first-generation cultural helmsman of post-war Taiwan, was one of the most qualified and prestigious anthropologists of his era. He had also served as the first commissioner of the Council for Cultural Affairs.
Li Chien-lang is one of the most influential heritage preservationists in Taiwan. He believes that monuments tell stories, and he hopes the public will care more for traditional structures after learning of the story housed within each monument.