Whether you’re posted in Beijing, or just passing through, definitely spend an afternoon at the National Art Museum of China. Currently on view is the exhibition COATS! Max Mara, 55 years of Italian fashion. The first two shows at Berlin’s Kulturforum (November 2006 – March 2007) and the Mori Arts Center in Tokyo (October – November 2007) drew quite a crowd, and now the retrospective will be travelling on to NAMOC between from now until November 12. See namoc.org for more information.