The database of The National Palace Museum Monthly of Chinese Art collects 458 issues and 6,330 articles from April 1983, the first issue, to the present. This journal dedicates itself to promoting court arts to the public by accommodating rich photography, unique storytelling, event reports, art reviews on the NPM collections, which wins itself a reputation as the “NPM on paper”. The journal is suitable for academic experts, art professionals and general readers. Besides, it is the most historic museology journal in Taiwan. Ranked at the 3rd place of art discipline, The National Palace Museum Monthly of Chinese Art was awarded as the most influential journal of Taiwanese humanities and social sciences by the National Central Library in 2017.
The topics of this monthly journal consist of Chinese calligraphy, paintings, cultural relics, antiques repair, exhibition design, curatorial practices and museum studies. It features many must-see columns such as antique dictionary, appreciation tips, biographies, expo tours and monthly highlight. Finally, the review on new media art exhibitions of the NPM includes the latest curatorial trends in Asian arts and technologies which is definitely something you should keep an eye for.