The Palace Museum is in full swing


Beijing welcomed the first spring snow in the Year of the Tiger on Feb 13, which made the Forbidden City a hot spot again.In recent years, when it snows, tickets for the Palace Museum have become so hard to get that tickets for the museum are sold out immediately after the weather forecast is issued.In recent years, visiting museums has gradually become an important option for people to travel or spend money by clocking in. Live-streaming videos of visiting museums are common on social media platforms.Statistics show that before 2020, about 1.2 billion people visit museums every year. Even after the epidemic, the number of museum visitors in 2020 is close to 600 million. The reservation rate of museums in Beijing, Shanghai, Fujian and other places has exceeded 95%.As early as 2008, some museums around the country have been open to the public for free. More and more people take the initiative to visit museums. The distance between reality and history is getting closer and closer, and people have more and more ways to perceive history.Today, China is on schedule to achieve its development goal of having one museum for every 250,000 people.We’ve been adding about 200 to 300 museums a year since 2003.By the end of 2020, there were 5,788 museums nationwide, about 70 percent of which had been built in the past 20 years, according to the State Administration of Cultural Heritage.At present, nearly 30 cities in China are planning to build “museum cities” and “museum capitals”.When per capita annual income reaches $8,000, the argument goes, museums will enter a period of rapid expansion.At present, we are moving in this direction.2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of modern Archaeology in China and the discovery of the Yangshao Culture.At this important historical juncture, important archaeological discoveries such as the Tomb of Haihunhou of the Western Han Dynasty, Sanxingdui in Sichuan Province, and liangzhu Cultural site in Zhejiang Province refresh people’s enthusiasm for archaeology.As China’s century-old archaeology enters its phased harvest period, its outstanding archaeological achievements have attracted the attention of the cultural and tourism market. Song and dance “Night Banquet in Tang Palace”, cultural and museum-related programs “National Treasure · Exhibition Season”, “China National Treasure Conference” and “China National Treasure Conference” have all attracted wide attention, with more than 100 million TV viewers.On the Internet, relevant videos have been played more than 10 million times. The topics of the International Museum Day on Weibo have exceeded 2 billion, and short videos have been watched 73.2 billion times.The booming museum industry has been matched by changes in the talent market, with Chinese social archaeology and museology gaining popularity in universities.Twenty-one universities have been added to the list of authorized master’s degrees in cultural relics and museums. The Ministry of Education listed “museum” as a separate subject in the catalogue of disciplines for granting graduate degrees (draft for comments) released at the end of this year.The news that straight-A students chose to major in archaeology and museology sparked heated debate online.In the past 50 years, with the rapid development of economy, the rising national strength and the influence of external environment, the protection and revival of excellent traditional culture have attracted more and more attention of the society.Academics never exist independently of society. Dai Xiangming, a researcher at the National Museum of China, once pointed out that “there is a deeper need to explore the origin of Chinese civilization beyond the general academic significance”.The “museum craze” reflects the revival and rising power of traditional culture.More content, welcome to follow.Brief analysis of Beijing Olympic Torch: build together, hold up the light of mankind ice dun dun burst red, snow rong rong melting encounter cold, who knows which sorrow taste ice Dun dun burst red revelation: from “a dun difficult to find” to “one hundred response” dream back to Tang dynasty, whose Tang dynasty?”Doctor Strange” part 2 is on the way, and the “superhero” is in doubt

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