Jointly organized by Prince Kung’s Palace Museum and Beijing Aquatic Product Technology Promotion Department, the 2023 Goldfish Exhibition was unveiled on Aug 28 and will run until Sept 10.
The exhibition is an immersive experience for visitors to admire goldfish once reared in imperial gardens, princes’ residences, common people’s homes in Beijing, and overseas Chinese people’s settlements. A total of 52 diverse species of goldfish from all around the world, including the auspicious Ranchu goldfish, the majestic lion-head goldfish, the adorable Pearl Scale goldfish, and the quirkily looking Bubble Eye goldfish, among others, totaling more than 680 fish, grace the exhibition. It promises to be a mesmerizing and unforgettable visit.
Meanwhile, the Photo Exhibition on History and Culture of Goldfish Varieties narrates goldfish history through vivid images and texts. Goldfish-themed historical books, documents and artifacts will showcase their colorful world.
As one of the key exhibitions, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Prince Kung’s Palace Museum, the exhibition aims to fulfill people's aspirations for a better life by introducing the history and culture of the ornamental goldfish.