A shimmering beacon of the nation’s art, the Hong Kong Museum of Art was established as the City Hall Museum and Art Gallery in 1962. Featuring an array of antiquities, fine art and historical pictures, this site is currently located near the Hong Kong Space Museum and the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in the famous shopping district Tsim Sha Tsui.
With over 4,000 objects from the Neolithic period to the 20th century, the Chinese antiquities of the Hong Kong Museum of Art comprises exhibits such as decorative arts, ceramics, costumes, textiles as well as ritual objects. A well-preserved collection throughout the years, these antiquities are popular amongst tourists visiting the museum from nearby hotels in Wan Chai Hong Kong.
Chinese Fine Art
Showcasing modern Chinese art and Guangdong paintings, the Chinese Fine Art features a rich catalogue of over 5000 artworks. The collection comprises four main categories including modern Chinese artwork, paintings from Guangdong, the Lingnan School of painting and calligraphy from Guangdong.
A renowned collection amongst enthusiasts, the historical pictures exhibit features maps and photographs that illustrate the Pearl River Delta and the vistas along the Chinese coastline during the 18th and the 19th centuries. History buffs and the art-lovers based in a nearby hotel such as Cosmo Hotel Wan Chai Hong Kong can consider visiting the museum for a day trip.
Hong Kong Art
A collection of art that depicts Chinese artists representing their roots in their artwork, the Hong Kong Art section comprises authentic artwork showcasing local culture.
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