Secrets of the Forbidden City

Event Type Art à la Carte / Free Videos, Adults, Free Programs
Date calendar  Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time clock  12:15pm - 2:15pm (2h)
Location Isabel Hall

The Forbidden City is the world’s biggest and most extravagant palace complex ever built. For five centuries, it was the power center of imperial China and survived wars, revolution, fires, and earthquakes. In this program, a team of artisans working in a seismic lab shakes out the secrets of how the Forbidden City has withstood centuries of violent tremors.  54 min.

Art à la Carte is a series of informative programs focusing on the arts. Offered free of charge on Wednesdays at 12:15p, participants are encouraged to bring lunch or pick up something from The Palette Café. Coffee, tea, and cookies are provided. All programs are held in the FIA’s Isabel Hall unless otherwise noted.