. The Smithsonian’s Asian Art Museum Has Mysteriously Axed Its Partnership With Hong Kong’s Trade Office After 27 Years « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NET NEWS – The reasons behind the move are unclear. The museum indicated that the end of the partnership had to do with its focus on its centennial celebration programming, planned for this year; The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in the U.S., which is the de facto official representative of the Hong Kong government, did not offer an explanation; pro-democracy Hong Kong activists in the U.S. said that it was political. “The National Museum of Asian Art has no present partnership with the Hong Kong Economic Trade Office and is not seeking their support.”

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