One of Canada’s oldest independent cultural institutions, NSCAD University continues to be regarded as a principal centre for education and research in visual culture in North America. Part of our appeal is the everpresent relationship of the old to the new, and our convenient location in the heart of downtown Halifax’s waterfront district. Behind the Victorian facades of our main campus and the Academy Building – both open 24 hours a day, seven days a week – students
Zhejiang Museum of Art is located on Nanshan Road, adjacent to West Lake. Zhejiang Museum is a landmark building project included in the province, a total investment of 420 million yuan, from the Cultural Department of Zhejiang Province. The museum started to be built in May 2005 and officially opened in August 2009. Zhejiang Museum emphasis on "contemporary" art, but also take into account the historical, based in Zhejiang. It opens for academic purposes, focusing on art collections and exhibitions reflect the course of development of Zhejiang Province.
Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts was founded in 1949. She is the only art academy in the northwest, whose forerunner is the Art College in Northwest Army & Government University.
It has 12 departments and 55 majors which including Chinese Painting department, Oil Painting department, Printmaking department, Sculpture department, Design department, Environmental Art of Architecture department, Decoration department, Fashion Design department, Art Education department, Art History & Criticism department, video & animation Department and Basic education department.
The University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) is conveniently located at the main entrance of The University of Hong Kong on Bonham Road. The museum is housed in the Fung Ping Shan Building and the lower three storeys of the T T Tsui Building. The Fung Ping Shan Building was donated to The University of Hong Kong by Mr Fung Pingshan in 1932 for a Chinese book library.
Xi'an has an art district called Textile town. The district is not an actual town but derives its name from the many textile factories built there since the 1950s. Xi’an Textile City Arts District is situated at Textile City in east Xi’an, which used to be a huge industrial complex in the construction period of new China.
The Hong Kong Museum of Art is one of the museums managed by the Leisure & Cultural Services Department. Established in 1962, it was first housed in the City Hall, moving to its present purpose builtpremises by the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in 1991. The museum also has a branch, the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, located in Hong Kong Park. It is the mission of the Hong Kong Museum of Art to preserve the cultural heritage of China and promote art with a local focus.
If there is one museum in Hong Kong you should make a special effort to visit, it is the Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin New Town. Located in a wooded setting away from the New Town's highrise housing complexes, the museum's architecture is patterned after the traditional Si He Yuan style, a compound of harmoniously blended houses built around a courtyard. Opened in December 2000, the museum covers 32,000 square metres and is divided into 12 exhibition galleries, each a treasure house of relics of the history, culture and arts of early Hong Kong and the nearby South China region.
One of the missions of the City Festival is to establish contacts and channels for local artists to tour and promote their works outside Hong Kong. Since its launch in 1999, the City Festival has succeeded in building a network with many cities around the region, including Adelaide, Kaohsiung, Melbourne, Seoul, Bangkok, Shanghai, Zhuhai, Guangzhou, and Singapore. It will continue to seek new opportunities for new productions and touring, both in Hong Kong and abroad.
The building of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre has signified the beginning of an artistic link to the world. The Centre, covering 5.2 hectares and offering 82,231m² gross floor area, commands a prime waterfront position. Since its grand opening on 8 November 1989, the Centre has remained the premier cultural venue offering a stimulating environment for art talents and quality programmes to the public and has since been witnessing the development of the arts in Hong Kong.
he Hong Kong Arts Festival is a charitable, nonprofit organization. It is a major international art festival as well as the premier arts event in Hong Kong. Featuring overseas and local artists of renown in an eclectic array of music, theatre, dance, popular entertainment, film and exhibition programmes, the Festival offers a four to five week long cultural feast annually from February to March.