The Muban Educational Trust

The MET (木版教育信托)is a registered charity dedicated to research, collection and promotion of Chinese woodblock prints and printmaking

The Collection

The collection consists of over 6,500 woodblock prints dating from the1930's to the present day

The Portfolio

An exclusive collection of woodcut prints by 60 contemporary Chinese artists commissioned by the Muban Foundation in 1997

The History

MET was as a successor to the Muban Foundation which was formed in 1997

MET Award

MET Woodblock Printmaking Award is an annual event to promote and discover young Chinese printmaking artists.

Welcome to The Muban Educational Trust

The Muban Educational Trust is a small, non-profit making body based in Putney, London. It is dedicated to the preservation, conservation and development of the extensive collection of Chinese woodcut prints assembled by Christer von der Burg and the late Verena Bolinder-Müller during the late 1990s.

The Trust is administered by Haiyao Zheng, David Barker and Anne Farrer, three individuals with broad interests in the field supported and advised by a board of Trustees.

Our current major project is the completion of a pictorial and biographical archive of the collection which will assist access to the collection by both specialists and non-specialists alike.

The Muban Trust

News

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“Tower of the Winds: Works on Paper” by Weimin He

Tower of the Winds: Works on Paper by Weimin He is published by Oxford… Read more

Feb 28th 2019

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Chinese Woodblock Prints: Context & Practice – exhibition continues

Chinese Woodblock Prints: Context & Practice, an exhibition jointly presented by the Muban… Read more

Jan 25th 2019

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Chinese Woodblock Prints: Context & Practice

Chinese Woodblock Prints: Context & Practice, an exhibition jointly presented by the Muban… Read more

Jan 18th 2019

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He Weimin, Xu Na prints on display at the British Museum

As part of the new rotation in the Hotung Gallery, Xu Na’s print… Read more

Dec 12th 2018

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MET at China Exchange Art Fair November 2018

The Muban Educational Trust took part in Winter Blossom Art Fair at China… Read more

Nov 15th 2018

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The Muban Portfolio on exhibition at the Heilongjiang Museum of Art, China

In collaboration with The Heilongjiang Museum of Art, The Heilongjiang Print Acadamy, The… Read more

Aug 30th 2018