A Hong Kong art story told on the global stage | Ink Play: Paintings by Lui Shou-kwan
The Art Institute of Chicago has joined forces with the Art Museum of CUHK to co-present an exhibition of the legendary Hong Kong artist Lui Shou-kwan (1919 – 1975). Click here for details
CUHK Art Museum’s Gold Exhibition Unveils Ancient Chinese Gold Techniques
The exhibition Golden Techniques II: Art of the Chinese Goldsmiths, co-organised by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)’s Art Museum and the Chow Tai Fook Master Studio, will run until 21 May 2023. All members of the public are welcome, and admission is free. This exhibition sheds light on three major techniques: gold and silver inlay, damascene, and the production and use of gold wire, alongside hammer-chiselling, casting and precision gold soldering. Please click here for more details
Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit at CUHK Art Museum
To usher in the Year of the Rabbit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)’s Art Museum will host the exhibition Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit from 25 February to 18 May 2023. Members of the public are welcome, and admission is free. The exhibition will showcase more than 20 rabbit-related artefacts from the museum’s collection and private collections. Please click here for more details
Majestic Vistas: Selected Landscape Paintings from the Collection of the Art Museum, CUHK
The exhibition features a selection of more than 40 Chinese landscape paintings, dating from the Yuan dynasty to the contemporary period, and showcasing distinctive styles and techniques. The “Majestic Vistas” of the exhibition title describes the gigantic size and composition of these large-scale landscape paintings. Visitors can embrace the beauty of both nature and arts when viewing the majestic vistas offered by the assorted landscape paintings. Please click here for more details.
CUHK Art Museum scoops the International Council of Museums’ UMAC Award, becoming the first winner in East Asia
The International Council of Museums Committee for University Museums and Collections (ICOM-UMAC) announced on 18 September that The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)’s Art Museum has won the UMAC Award 2022 for its project Time Travel・Hong Kong sponsored by GS Charity Foundation. It becomes the first university museum in East Asia to win the award. Please click here for more details.
Sparkle and Charm: Canton Enamels of the Qing Dynasty
The Art Museum of CUHK is staging the exhibition Sparkle and Charm: Canton Enamels of the Qing Dynasty, Hong Kong’s first art promotion project supported by the China National Arts Fund, from 17 September 2022 to 27 March 2023; it also collaborates with the jewellery design workshop Loupe, holding a contemporary enamel art show at PMQ. The two exhibitions showcase a host of world-class painted enamelware and artworks. Please click here for more details.
CUHK Art Museum’s New Year Exhibitions Celebrate the Year of the Tiger
This spring, the Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) presents a series of special exhibitions, Celebrating the Year of the Tiger, Artistic Crosscurrents from Guangdong: Selected Painting and Calligraphy from Late Qing to Republican China (Collection of the Art Museum, CUHK), as well as Enchanting Expeditions: Chinese Trade Porcelains across the Globe. All members of the public are welcome and entry is free. Please click here for more details.
Special Exhibition on Chinese Trade Porcelains Takes You on a Journey across the Globe with Exotic Curiosities
The exhibition is divided into six zones, showcasing more than 400 pieces (sets) of trade porcelains and related objects. With textual records and historical images, the exhibition aims to reconstruct the design, manufacture, transport, and sale processes of Chinese export porcelains, and the functions and influences of porcelains in overseas markets. It also invites visitors to travel back in time and see how Ming and Qing porcelains profoundly impacted the porcelain industry of the world.
CUHK Receives HK$50 Million Donation from the Harold and Christina Lee Family to Celebrate the Art Museum’s 50th Anniversary
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) received a generous donation of HK$50 million from the family of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lee on the occasion of the Art Museum’s Golden Anniversary. Together with an earlier donation from the Lo Kwee Seong Foundation, the Lee family’s gift enabled the Art Museum to build a new building with substantial increment in gallery space. Please click here for more details.
A Glimpse of Stylish Painting and Calligraphy of Guangdong Artists and Collectors
The Art Museum, CUHK presents a golden jubilee special exhibition on Ming to mid-Qing paintings and calligraphy from 27 August to 19 December 2021. The exhibition, showcasing more than 70 exhibits, sheds light on the influential poets, painters, and calligraphers, as well as the culture of art collecting and gathering in Guangdong during the Qing dynasty. Open to the public, free admission. Please click here for more details.
A Long-Awaited Rerun at CUHK Art Museum Brings You to the Captivating Domains of Chinese Painting
The Art Museum is rerunning the exhibition 'The Bei Shan Tang Legacy: Chinese Painting' to showcase the artistic achievements in painting from the Southern Song to the Qing dynasties with 120 exhibits. The exhibition will run from today till 25 July 2021. Please click here for more details.
CUHK Art Museum’s Google Art Project - Free Virtual Learning at Your Fingertips
Restrictions on travelling during the pandemic are not a hindrance to people around the world who want to explore art and culture. The Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has collaborated with the global platform Google Arts & Culture to make its exhibitions and highlighted collections available for everyone online. Over 270 artworks and three themed stories have been launched. Please click here for more details.
CUHK Art Museum’s Exhibitions Celebrating 50th Anniversary and the Year of the Ox
To celebrate the Year of the Ox and the 50th anniversary of the Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the Art Museum will present three special exhibitions in Spring 2021. Please click here for more details.
Precious Ancient Rubbings of CUHK Art Museum
Twelve sets of ancient rubbings from the collection of the Art Museum, CUHK have been included in the list of “National Catalogue of Precious Ancient Books”. Please click here for more details.
Hong Kong Impressions: Re-imagine Our City through Art and Stories
The Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) presents the exhibition 'Hong Kong Impressions' from 7 September to 29 November 2020, featuring over 100 paintings and photographs of old Hong Kong from the 1940s to 1970s.