The predecessor of the Shenzhen Art Museum was the Shenzhen Exhibition Hall, one of the earliest exhibition institutions for artworks, which was established in 1976 and was renamed as Shenzhen Art Museum in 1987 under the approval of the municipal government after the establishment of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone. 30 years has passed since its establishment.
The Shenzhen Art Museum has been actively pushing forward art exchanges, both in China and abroad, through activities of multiple forms, taking advantages of the function of “a cultural window” of the Special Economic Zone and neighboring Hong Kong and Macao. Since 2001, the museum has established its academic target as “pay close attention to contemporary urban native arts” and has been running the Annual China Theme Exhibition on Contemporary Art and Theme Exhibition on Native Art of Shenzhen.
The Shenzhen Art Museum exhibits 166 pieces of Chinese oil paintings, 17 pieces of sculptures and 1488 pieces of other sorts of collections. The classical collections of the museum are mainly characterized by contemporary art works and native art works.
|Address||32 Donghu Street 1, Aiguo Road, Shenzhen|
|Chinese Address||深圳美术馆, 深圳爱国路东湖一街32号|
|Bus||3, 17, 360, 320, get off at the “Reservoir” station, then enter the West Lake Park|