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Guangzhou Museum of Art's new venue to open; reservations available
Update: 2023-11-28     Source: GDToday

According to the Guangzhou Museum of Art (GZMA), its new venue in Haizhu District will officially open to the public on November 30, marking a new chapter in its 66-year history. Starting from 9:00 am on November 27, visitors can make reservations via the museum's official WeChat account.

The new venue was jointly designed by Herzog & Partners Asia Limited, South China University of Technology, and Guangdong Province Architectural Design and Research Institute, with the theme of "Blooming Kapok in Water." Covering a total area of nearly 80,000 square meters, it is the first public building to use photovoltaic technology on all five facades.

At present, the museum boasts over 33,000 pieces (sets) in its collection, highlighting Lingnan paintings and calligraphic works. In preparation for the new venue's unveiling, GZMA has also solicited many artworks from artists across China, including Chinese paintings, oil paintings, calligraphy, lacquer paintings, and sculptures.

Following the inauguration, special exhibitions will showcase over 1,100 pieces from GZMA's collections, more than 200 artworks from other museums, as well as approximately 500 documentary exhibits for the public after the opening, spotlighting both ancient and contemporary Chinese fine arts.

Furthermore, the museum will feature two digital exhibition halls and an online art museum. Visitors can better appreciate the exhibits through virtual human and 3D modeling technologies.

Opening Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (last entry at 16:30), Tuesday to Sunday; closed on Mondays (except for public holidays)

Admission: Free

Address: No. 198 Yiyuan Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou (广州市海珠区艺苑路198号)

Reservation: Visitors can make reservations in advance through the WeChat account "广州艺术博物院 | 广州美术馆 (pinyin: guang zhou yi shu bo wu yuan | guang zhou mei shu guan)" with ID card. For visitors without Chinese ID cards, please call 020-39061000 or 020-39061009 in advance to make reservations and show your valid identification certificate for entry.

Nearest metro station: Take Metro Line 3, get off at the Canton Tower Station, and then use Exit B.

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