Silk, Snuff and Stories: Chester Beatty’s Chinese Collection.
Chester Beatty’s Chinese collection is rich in both decorative objects, such as snuff bottles and Dragon robes, and remarkable silk and paper scrolls which represent the importance of painting, poetry and calligraphy, the key arts in Chinese culture
Mary O’Riordan – Guide
A UCD graduate in History & Philosophy, Mary enjoyed a long career in broadcasting and then returned to college to study the History of Art. Having obtained her Diploma she joined the team of Tour Guides in Chester Beatty in 2008.
This tour is free, no booking required, however places are limited.