Art Exhibition: Hong Kong Impressions

Sep. 7

Jointly-presented by the University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong and the Art Museum of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, this exhibition "Hong Kong Impressions" features over 100 paintings and photographs of old Hong Kong from the 1940s to 1970s. 

The exhibition features stunning views of the Victoria Harbor, 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.  These works serve as a reminder to the audience of how much the Hong Kong metropolis evolved in the 20th century.  Many works are exhibited for the first time.

Venue:  Gallery I, Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Exhibition Duration: September 7, 2020 to November 29, 2020
Opening Hours:        Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10:00am–5:00pm
                                 Sundays and Public Holidays: 1:00pm –5:00pm
Closed:                     Thursday

Venue:  The Merlin Lu Reading Room, The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong
Exhibition Period:      Late October to December 31, 2020
Opening Hours:         10am – 4pm Weekdays by Appointment (Click to book online)

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Video: Conservation of “Pearl of the Orient”: