CHINA / BEIJING
BEIJING WORLD ART MUSEUM -- To end 2008: "The Great Civilizations." International collaboration between European and American institutions, such as the Metropolitan Museum, the Philadelphia Museum, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and the Turin Museum, among others, has resulted in 300 artworks being sent to Beijing. The exhibition, which is supposed to acquaint the Chinese public with world art, documents the principal ancient civilizations from Mesopotamia, India, Egypt, Greece and Rome and the Maya civilization of Mexico.