Art Education in China
(2,716 words)

I. Development of Art Education in China

A. History of National Policies for Art Education

The history of art education in China can be traced to as far back as the late period of the Qing Dynasty (1616—1911). In the School Regulations 《奏定学堂章程》, drafted in 1903 by the Qing government, crafts, painting, music, and other art courses were not compulsory. Approximately 10 years later, the Ministry of Education of what …

Cite this page
Li, Gongming and Hu, Bin, “Art Education in China”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 11 December 2017 <>

▲   Back to top   ▲