What’s On in HK’s Art World

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3 Jul 2019 — By Melanie Grosjean / What's On
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Art Exhibitions and Events in Hong Kong

From gallery openings to art exhibitions, art shows to fairs, we’ve rounded up all of Hong Kong’s hottest art events for your inspiration.

If you’re looking for other things to do then please check out our complete what’s on guide here!

Solo Exhibition: City Poetry by Romain Jacquet-Lagreze

City poetry art exhibit

City Poetry is Romain Jacquet-Lagreze’s most personal project to date – a photographic exercise that shows the artist further deepening his roots in Hong Kong and Cantonese culture as he set himself out to document visually striking street signs and took them home where his wife would help him translate them.

When:     6 June – 14 July 2019
Where:    Blue Lotus Gallery, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Gallery Website


From Dusk Til Dawn – Sergey Melnitchenko Solo Exhibition

From Dusk Til Dawn

In 2015, Ukrainian photographer Sergey Meltnitchenko worked in China as a nightclub dancer. He created a body of documentary and conceptual art photography. This exhibition features a selection of 88 such images taken between 2015 and 2017.

When:     6 June – 31 July 2019
Where:    f22 foto space, Wan Chai
For more information:  Gallery Website


REBIRTH: Aruta Soup

Aruta Soup Artwork

REBIRTH will showcase Aruta Soup’s brand new paintings that show his unique, satirical sense of humor on contemporary lifestyle. Being a PopArt muralist, Aruta Soup is known for mixing animation culture, black jokes and street culture in his paintings and graffiti.

When:     13 June – 17 July 2019
Where:    Lucie Chang Fine Arts, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Gallery Website


Body and Senses

Aesa Bjork Artwork
This joint exhibition will showcase the works of Icelandic conceptual artist Æsa Björk and Sicilian painter Fabio Modica. With the theme of the human body and sensory perceptions, the exhibition highlights a variety of media used by the artists to express the emotional states and stimulate the senses.

When:     6 July – 4 August 2019 (Closed Mondays)
Where:    Whitestone Gallery, Central
For more information:  Gallery Website


Audrey by Bob Wiloughby

Audrey Photo Exhibition in Hong Kong

This magnificent exhibition comprising 90 images will celebrate the 90th anniversary of Audrey Hepburn’s birth, captured by renowned American photographer Bob Wiloughby (1927-2009). The exhibition portrays Audrey’s timeless beauty at work and at home between 1953 and 1966 and marks the first time such a comprehensive collection of Bob Wiloughby’s Audrey photos is on display in Hong Kong.

When:     22 March – 27 July 2019 (Closed Sundays, Mondays and Public Holidays)
Where:    F11 Foto Museum, Happy Valley
Tickets:  $100 for adults, $50 for students and seniors 65 or above, children under 11 free, Event Website


Van Gogh Alive: The Experience

Van Gogh Alive
Van Gogh masterpieces will come to life in this multi-sensory experience as you embrace the sensation of walking right into his paintings. The Experience will stretch the definition of the word ‘exhibition’ as it stimulates your senses and opens your mind.

When:     6 April – 7 July 2019
Where:    FTLife Tower, Kowloon Bay
Tickets:  $230, discounts available for kids, Website


McArthur Binion: Hand:Work:IIBinion Artwork

McArthur Binion’s first set of shows in Asia presents an unprecedented opportunity to view new work by the 72-year-old American artist who has been garnering increasing international attention.

When:    22 May – 13 July 2019
Where:    Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Pedder Building
For more information:  Gallery Website


From Paris to Venice: A Photographic Journey by Willy Ronis

Willy ronis Photography

Reporter, industrial photographer and illustrator, Will Ronis was one of the key figures of twentieth-century French photography. Carefully selected from the enourmos oeuvre Ronis left behind, this exhibition offers an overview of the famous photographers work.

When:     31 May – 25 August 2019
Where:    University Museum and Art Gallery, University of Hong Kong
For more information:  Gallery Website


Hong Kong Arts Collective Presents Home Grown

Hong Kong Arts Collective Presents Homegrown

Photo Credit: Daniel Murray Studio

The Hong Kong Arts Collective, an organization which aims to specifically showcase Hong Kong artist to encourage the growth and awareness of the local creative community, will be hosting its inaugural show featuring the works of 19 local artists.

When:     12 July – 2 August 2019
Where:    Nido Asia, 177 Hollywood Road
For more information:  Event Website


Art Photography by Kakahuette Pop-Up Exhibit

Kakahuette Pop Up Exhibit

Kakahuette is an online shop that works with a wide range of talented photographers from around the world to offer high quality and affordable limited edition photographic prints for sale. This pop-up exhibition will feature works by 10 different photographers meaning a variety of types and styles of photography will be on offer for people to choose from.

When:     13 July – 15 August 2019
Where:    Chez Trente, Central
For more information:  Facebook


Flowers Pieces from Flowers by Naked

Flowers by Naked

Flowers by Naked, the world-acclaimed interactive virtual reality art show series from Japan, presents its first overseas exhibition in Hong Kong. The exhibition integrates innovative technologies including lighting effects, music, fragrance and interactive installation with traditional Japanese cultures like flower arrangement and Japanese poem to create a 360-degree flower world of dazzling shades and lights.

When:     20 July – 1 September 2019
Where:    MOSTown, Ma On Shan
For more information:  Event Website


For more events in Hong Kong, check out our full list of What’s On here. 

What's on in Hong Kong

Melanie Grosjean is a full-time mommy and part-time writer who left the U.S. for Asia several years ago and never looked back. Nowadays, she spends as much time traveling with her husband and toddler as possible. When she isn’t on the road or squeezed into economy class, you can find her sipping an iced latte or blogging at www.adventurefamilylife.com.



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