China, Deputy Director of Publicity and Education Department, The Palace Museum, Curator of Education
Ms. Guo Meixia graduated and got her master degree in history from Capital Normal University. At present, she is also a doctoral candidate of Capital Normal University. She started her career in the Publicity and Education Department of the Palace Museum in 2003. In 2014, she attended the training at Getty Leadership Institute in America and has applied the theory learned from there into practice.
Her professional work focuses on museum exhibition promotion, education program planning, museum volunteer management and the organization of ICOM-ITC training workshops. With the help of her rich experience in developing and implementing museum education programs, the activities she and her team developed are welcome among visitors of all age groups, which raised the educational work of the Palace Museum onto a new level.
The main directions of Ms. Guo’s researches concentrate on museum education and ancient cultural history of China. On museum theories and practices, she has published articles on the education work of the Metropolitan Museum, cooperation between museum and school, children education, museum education planning, museum volunteer management, etc. She has also published several books about museum education. On ancient cultural history of China, she has published articles on research on decorative patterns on the ceramics, clothes & accessories of China’s court missionaries, Catholic Church dispatched painters to Qing court, and so forth.