March 16 agenda: Anish Kapoor retrospective in Bilbao

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Tuesday's selection offers a major Anish Kapoor retrospective in Bilbao, a Tutankhamun exhibition in New York, a gathering of tech-savvy professionals in Shanghai, among other events.

Shanghai International IT and Electronics Fair and SEMICON China
March 16-18
Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre (SNIEC)
Shanghai, China

More than 100,000 professional visitors are expected to attend SEMICON China 2010, an event that will once again be held under the banner of the Shanghai International IT and Electronics Fair. For the first time, SEMICON China will be held in co-location with SOLARCON China and FPD China. The massive "industry flagship event" is targeted at professionals working in the microelectronics market. Highlights of the 2010 SEMICON China include theme pavilions focusing on innovation, green manufacturing and sustainable development and a thorough program of technology conferences that includes the China Semiconductor Technology International Conference (CSTIC 2010), The 6th China SoG Silicon and PV Power Conference, and the 2010 China FPD Conference.

Tutankhamun's Funeral
March 16-September 6
Metropolitan Museum
New York, USA

More than 60 artifacts have been prepared for an exhibition that traces the life, death and mummification of Tutankhamun. Objects such as jars, linen sheets, bandages and floral collars found in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt - Tutankhamun's final resting place - will help explain the rituals associated with the burial of the pharaoh. Sculptures of the youthful Tutankhamun and paintings depicting funerary rituals of the time will be paired with archival photographs from the Tutankhamun's tomb excavation to provide an evocative background.

Anish Kapoor retrospective
March 16-October 12
Guggenheim Museum
Bilbao, Spain

The exhibition previously seen in London surveys Anish Kapoor's, the 1991 Turner Prize-winner's, career to date and also showcases new and previously unseen works in Bilbao's Guggenheim. Simply called Anish Kapoor the retrospective is the first major survey of the artist's works to be held in Spain.