Hong Kong’s art season is coming up quick and there’s just so many events to attend and exhibitions to see! To help you out, Little Steps has compiled a list of 2019 art highlights that will be great to take the kids to.
1. ART CENTRAL (MARCH 27-31, 2019)
Art Central returns to the iconic Central Harbourfront with great art, good food, and an incredible atmosphere. This is a family-friendly event, that caters to the tastes of anyone in the family. You can expect performances, huge installations, new media art and talks! Click here for more details.
For The Kids: Everyday there will be unique performances that you can watch!
2. ART BASEL (MARCH 29-31, 2019)
Art Basel is the centrepiece of Hong Kong's art season and it's not to be missed. For its seventh year, the travelling exhibition will host 242 galleries from 36 countries! Click here for more details.
For The Kids: The entire is a huge maze of art that you will want to spend forever exploring. Make the most of it!
4. ART IN MARCH (MARCH 12-31, 2019)
This event hosts a diverse lineup of art festivities that include iconic exhibitions, a daily breakfast series with curators as well as conversations at Art Central with international artists, curators and exports. Click here for more details.
For The Kids: Check out the Story of Light exhibition!
5. LUMENous GARDEN @ PACIFIC PLACE (MARCH 17 - APRIL 14, 2019)
This year, Pacific Place will be partaking in the art festivities by bringing in a large participatory artwork called "LUMENous Garden". This piece of work is created by FoldHause, who have been contributing creative work to the iconic Burning Man festival since 2010. Expect large mushrooms and tall flowers that will glow in the middle of the mall!
For The Kids: Step under two huge origami mushrooms that expand and contract in response to the footsteps of people beneath the mushrooms!
6. ART AFFAIR @ MANDARIN ORIENTAL HONG KONG (March 23 - April 2, 2019)
Hong Kong's Mandarin Oriental will be celebrating the season of art with its guest by presenting an artistic stay and sensory dining experience. The Art Affair room package includes inspiring privileges and exclusive access to the city's two major art fairs: Art Basel Hong Kong and Art Central Hong Kong. The hotel will also exhibit artist Konstantin Bessmertny and serve a palatable plate of art at Mandarin Grill + Bar. Speaking truths to art, the package will allow guests to experience artist Konstantin Bessmertny's ‘Go East’ surreal artwork. Click here for more details.
For The Kids: Art-inspired welcome amenity when you arrive!
7. THE AFFORDABLE ART FAIR (MAY 17-19, 2019)
This fair is making its way to Hong Kong for the 7th time! This fair is amazing in that over 20 years, the fairs have made a global contribution of over 5 million euros in philanthropy with their programmes that include curating emerging artists’ exhibitions, providing free art education and supporting its
chosen charities whose mission is to change lives using art! Click here for more information.
For The Kids: Children can visit the Family Development Centre and relax with mindful colouring or create their own centering stone.
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