As soon as flowers blossom in spring time, a host of diversified events is also springing up around the city to celebrate the art of Hong Kong. Let’s get inspired by talents’ great artworks.
Art Basel, Hong Kong
Art Basel’s exhibition sectors are carefully defined to provide visitors the opportunity to see many different types of important works, from historical masterpieces to the work of the newest generation of artists. 239 of the world’s leading modern and contemporary art galleries display premier paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, prints, photography, film, video, and digital art by over 4,000 artists.
Time:March 24-26, 2016
Venue:Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre 1&3
A contemporary art fair in the heart of Hong Kong returns with over 100 exhibitors showcasing the next generation of talent alongside some of the most established contemporary galleries from across Asia and the globe. With 30,000 collectors, VIPs and the art-loving public attending the first edition, Art Central has firmly established itself as a must-see event in the annual art fair calendar, adding a fresh new style to Hong Kong Art Week.
Time:March 23-26, 2016 (premiered on March 21)
Venue:Central Harbourfront Event Space
M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art
M+ has selected from its M+ Sigg Collection seminal works of painting, sculpture, photography, performance documentation, video and installation to illustrate the evolution of Chinese contemporary art – from its inception at the end of the Cultural Revolution up to today’s vibrant art scene.
Time:From now till April 5, 2016
Venue:1/F King’s, Taikoo Place Cornwall House, King’s Rd, Quarry Bay
Asian Art Hong Kong
The third edition of Asian Art Hong Kong (AAHK), organized by Orientations magazine, will run from 31 March to 9 April 2016 as a platform to share the best of Asian art in the city. The week aims to enable access to and enhance public awareness of Chinese history, cultural heritage and Asian art from antiquities to the contemporary.
Time:March 31 – April 9, 2016
Venue:Different locations in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Flower Show
It is a major event to promote horticulture and the awareness of greening. Featuring “Antirrhinum majus” as its theme flower, the event will showcase this exquisite plant and a rich profusion of exquisite potted plants, beautiful floral arrangements and gorgeous landscape displays by organizations from local, the Mainland and overseas. There will also be commercial stalls selling flowers and other horticultural products.
Time:March 11 – 20, 2016
Venue:Victoria Park, Hong Kong
From February 29 to March 20, 2016, the 44th Hong Kong Arts Festival is presenting over 119 great performances for art lovers to explore. Please visit this website to find out more: www.hk.artsfestival.org/en/