Organized by National Museum of History, National Taiwan Arts Education Center, and Tsangfong Culture and Art Limited Company together, Lamp Inheritance is a grand exhibition about Chinese historical oil lamps and Chinese paintings made by famous contemporary painters of Taiwan and Mainland China. This is Taiwan's first large and elaborate exhibition of historical oil lamps. It will display 200 pieces of historical oil lamps from Han Dynasty to the modern China period. So it is very rare. Organizers specially also invite 100 famous Chinese painting and calligraphy experts of Taiwan and Mainland China to exhibit their work with theme of oil lamps. The two – real objects of oil lamps and paintings concerning oil lamps – will be combined together. From August 8 to September 2, 2008, this exhibition will take place at Siaotiantan Exhibition Venue of the National Taiwan Arts Education Center. 19:00 on Friday, 8th August will be the opening night – including a grand ceremony using lighting lamps for praying for the people. Besides opening a new way for exchanging mainstream painting and calligraphy between two places cross the Taiwan Strait, this exhibition demonstrates the relationship between the cultural attributes of oil lamps and contemporary culture.