Hong Kong Arts Month returns

Art March 20, 2017 14:30

By The Nation

Hong Kong Arts Month returns this month with a broad spectrum of arts and arts-related activities including concerts and performances.

Events and activities of interest to Thai visitors heading to Hong Kong include “Arttube in MTR”, featuring 10 exquisite sets of artwork from resident artists of the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre (JCCAC) that are on show at MTR Central Station. Admission is free.

    “Hkwalls”, which runs through Sunday (March 26) celebrates street art and is being held in the industrial district of Wong Chuk Hang. The public can witness blank spaces being transformed into original works of art through an incredible line-up of live mural painting by Hong Kong-based and international artists. 

“Art Central”, meanwhile, has more than 100 international galleries showcasing the next generation of talent alongside established names from across Asia and the globe. Works of exceptional quality ranging from ink, textile arts, photography and new media will be on show from tomorrow (March 21) until March 25 at the Central Harbourfront.

    “Art Basel” returns to Hong Kong from Thursay (March 23) offering premier shows for modern and contemporary art. Thailand’s very own Yuree Kensaku, mural painter, and Korakrit Arunanondchai, contemporary artist, will be featured during this prominent fair.

    Various walks and tours offering for an insider’s peek into the city’s bustling art scene are also part of the programme. They include the popular SoHo Gallery Walk covering a handpicked selection of galleries out of more than 200 in Hong Kong, the Central Street Art Tour that divulges stories behind the fabulous hidden art pieces and a guided gallery tour in the Pedder Building,

    Find out more at www.DiscoverHongKong.com.