Secrets of the Forbidden City
|Event Type||Art à la Carte / Free Videos, Adults, Free Programs|
|Date||Wednesday, December 12, 2018|
|Time||12:15pm - 2:15pm (2h)|
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.