Thangka Workshop (OCTOBER) (FULL)

Date:  2 Oct 2022 - 16 Oct 2022

Thangka is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, historical scenes, landscapes or mandala. Organised in conjunction with the exhibition Eternal Transience, Enlightened Wisdom: Masterpieces of Buddhist Art, this workshop will include an introduction to Thangka and Thangka painting techniques. The canvas, and the mineral and plant pigments used in the workshop are all handmade. At the end of the workshop, participants will finish a piece of Thangka painting with elements of a lotus flower.

Instructor: FOK Wai Chung, Chantal

Fok Wai Chung, Chantal graduated with a Master of Arts in Fine Arts in the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Currently studying for a Master of Buddhism at the University of Hong Kong. She obtained a bachelor degree majoring in Fine Arts from CUHK with First-Class Honours in 2014. Being obsessed with Tibetan Buddhism history and arts, Fok went on to study Thangka painting in Shangri-La and Nepal after graduation. Fok has participated in different joint exhibitions. Her artworks have been garnered by private collectors.

Date | Time | Language | Registration Deadline


2 October 2022 (Sun) | 1 pm–5 pm | Cantonese | 29 September 2022 (Thurs) (FULL)
8 October 2022 (Sat) | 1 pm–5 pm | Cantonese | 6 October 2022 (Thurs) (FULL)
9 October 2022 (Sun) | 1 pm–5 pm | Cantonese | 6 October 2022 (Thurs) (FULL)
15 October 2022 (Sat) | 1 pm–5 pm | Cantonese | 13 October 2022 (Thurs) (FULL)
16 October 2022 (Sun) | 1 pm–5 pm | English | 13 October 2022 (Thurs) (FULL)


Venue: Workshop Room, G/F Fung Ping Shan Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam


Audience and Limit: Aged 18 or above. Maximum 7 people per class. All persons entering the museum, except those exempted, are required to scan the “LeaveHomeSafe” QR code and comply with the requirement of the Government and HKU Vaccine Pass. More information on entry requirements can be found on the following website: https://umag.hku.hk/visit/#precautionary-measures/.

Cost: HK$450 per person.


Registration: Registration of the two latest sessions opens on 13 September 2022. To register, please complete the application form and submit it together with the corresponding course fee to UMAG via mail or to the Museum Office on 2/F T.T. Tsui Building in person during office hours. Payment methods and mailing details are on page 3 of the application form. All applications will be processed only when both the completed form and course fee are received.


For enquiries, please contact Ms Cheung/ 2241 5512.


Click here to download the application form.

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