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Impressions on tour: The Queen, The Chairman and I at Rugby Art Gallery

Tue, 18th Sep, 2018

Exhibition on tour: 
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby 18 September to 27 October 2018 


If you missed Kurt Tong's exhibition The Queen, The Chairman and I at Impressions, see the exhibition on tour at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum.

The Queen, The Chairman and I is a fascinating journey into the entwined histories of China and the UK, traced through the family history of photographer Kurt Tong. 


Described by Tong as a photographic ‘who do you think you are’, The Queen, The Chairman and I was made over four years across three continents. In this multi-stranded saga of love, hope, and tragedy, Tong uncovers family secrets and reveals the impact of political and economic forces on individual people. Drawing on Tong’s Chinese, Hong Kong and British connections, the exhibition combines large-scale photographs, heirloom photographs, rare colour film footage from the 1940s and a contemporary Chinese teahouse installation.



Guided tours run every Saturday at 11am.
Tea Ceremonies
will be performed every Friday at 12pm, 12.45pm and1.30pm.

Click here to plan your visit and read more about Rugby Art Gallery and Museum.

Opening times
Tuesday - Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sunday & Monday: Closed

Free Entry

The Queen, The Chairman and I is an Impressions touring exhibition curated by Anne McNeill.

 Kurt Tong

Kurt Tong