Hong Kong Impressions
Exhibition Period: From 7 September 2020 to 29 November 2020
Venue: Gallery I, Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Jointly-presented by the Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong, the exhibition "Hong Kong Impressions" features over 100 paintings and photographs of old Hong Kong from the 1940s to 1970s.  In addition to stunning views of the Victoria harbor and bygone typhoon shelters, sketches and snapshots of everyday life and scenic spots off the beaten track by Lui Shou-kwan, Wucius Wong and a dozen other artists will serve as a reminder how much this metropolis had evolved in the 20th century.  Many works are exhibited for the first time, including colored photographs from the 1950s which have been newly acquired by Art Museum, CUHK. 

Curators: Pedith Pui Chan, Josh Yiu, Mark Barnekow, Phil Chan

Open to the public. Free admission. 
Opening Hours of Art Museum: http://www.artmuseum.cuhk.edu.hk/en/visit/opening/


"Time Travel • Hong Kong" Virtual Tours

Recently, local tourism has flourished in Hong Kong. In addition to discovering obscure attractions across Hong Kong, how about travelling through time with artists and “travel bloggers” from the last century? CUHK Art Museum proudly presents three virtual tours that juxtapose current street views with landscape paintings and coloured slides from the 1940s to the 1970s on Google Poly.*  We have also prepared a travel companion booklet for you! Now sit back, relax and join us in re-visiting the Pearl of the Orient that charmed artists and poets!

Time Travel Guide (English version): https://bit.ly/3k8yoq7

Hong Kong Island: https://poly.google.com/view/aQOLiJvOoWR

Kowloon: https://poly.google.com/view/8n8WTgnc0hE

The New Territories:https://poly.google.com/view/3NVTCrkEEJu

After the tour, write a comment for your favourite view of Hong Kong and win a  “Hong Kong Impressions” coffee drip bag! (gifts available while stock lasts)
https://padlet.com/artmuseumcu/7c49sywk3g71qu9h


"Time Travel • Hong Kong" is generously sponsored by GS Foundation.


*Paintings/coloured slides are linked with street views to the best of our knowledge. We welcome the community’s input to improve the tours. Please contact us if you have any suggestions.