On the morning of April 28, a signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement between Beihang University and National Art Museum of China for the establishment of an aesthetic education base was held at Ruxin Conference Center.
Among the participants were Wu Weishan, member of Standing Committee of CPPCC National Committee and Curator of National Art Museum of China, Zhang Baicheng, Deputy Secretary of Party Committee and Secretary of Discipline Inspection Commission of National Art Museum of China, Cao Shumin, Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University and Huang Haijun, Vice President of Beihang University. The ceremony was hosted by Huang Haijun.
On behalf of Beihang University, Cao Shumin extended sincere welcome to Wu Weishan and his delegation. She introduced Beihang’s developments in talent training, discipline construction and scientific research over the years, and noted that Behang attaches great importance to aesthetic education, as aesthetic education not only helps to cultivate comprehensive talents, but also encourages students to have broader mindsets. She pointed out that National Art Museum of China is the highest hall in the country's fine arts circle, which has great contribution to strengthening China's cultural confidence. As technology and art exert great influence on each other, Cao hoped that the cooperation between Beihang University and National Art Museum of China could bring about new opportunities for talent cultivation, so as to better serve our country.
Wu Weishan spoke highly of Beihang's outstanding achievements in various fields in recent years. He noted that the 110,000 pieces of art collected in National Art Museum of China should not be kept away from the public, instead, they should be displayed in universities where they can guide students to appreciate beautiful art forms in life. Wu pointed out that art and technology are inseparable, and it is the responsibility of National Art Museum of China to cooperate with various schools and colleges to make joint efforts in talent cultivation. He hoped that the cooperation between the two sides could be a meaningful trial in aesthetic education and talent cultivation.
Zhang Baicheng and Huang Haijun signed the contract on behalf of the two parties respectively. A number of other participants, including Wu Weishan, Li Meina, Yu Ge, Pang Guixin fromNational Art Museum of China, and Cao Shumin, Li Jianwei, Cao Qinghua and Shen Xukun from Beihang University, witnessed the singing.
Wu Weishan and Cao Shumin jointly inaugurated the aesthetic education base.
The cooperation between Beihang University and National Art Museum of China aims at fostering the principle of aesthetic education and promoting students’ cultural confidence.
Reported by Wang Qing
Photographed by Di Bailu
Reviewed by Li Jianwei
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Wen Peiyu