Kungshin CHOU
Former Taipei Palace Museum - E-mail:

Dr. Chou received her doctorate degree in Art History and Archaeology from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), France in 1995. She is a specialist in Chinese lacquer wares and a pioneer educator in museology in Taiwan. During her tenure as Director of the Taipei Palace Museum from 2008-2012, she curated and oversaw a number of large-scale international exhibitions and scholarly catalogues. Under her stewardship the Museum was acknowledged for being one of the top major museums in the world not only for its unparalleled collection of Chinese art but also for the model it established for museum collaboration, education, exhibition, publication, and research.