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The institute’s duties and functions are:
1. Research the history of traditional opera performed in the Ming and Qing courts. Acquire, classify, and conserve relevant artifacts. Acquire and study relevant ancient documents.
2. Promote court opera as a form of traditional culture through publications; promote the unique perspective of the Palace Museum in the field of Chinese opera studies; and develop a team distinctive to the Palace Museum.
This institute is affiliated with Department of Palace Life and Imperial Ritual.
Director: Wang Yuegong