Liu Haisu Art Museum is a new national art museum in Shanghai. Locating in the west part of Hongqiao Development Zone, it enjoys beautiful environment and convenient transportation. The museum is named after Mr. Liu Haisu, one of the founders of China New Art Movement, and inscribed by the nation's President, Jiang Zemin.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai (MOCA Shanghai) is the first non-profit, independently-operated contemporary art institution in Shanghai. Endorsed by the Shanghai Municipal Government and funded by the Samuel Kung Foundation, MOCA Shanghai is devoted to the promotion of Chinese and international contemporary art.
Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art is a multi-functional and non-profit institution of culture and art. It takes "originality, academic and internationalism" as its guideline, and "inheriting historical culture, renovating contemporary art" as
its aim. Being the first professional modern museum of contemporary art in China, Duolun Museum of Modern Art seeks to exhibit the creative achievements of modern art.
Based on the culture with a long history behind it, the center is a public cultural institution composed of two exhibition halls, situated at No.1413 Huaihai Rd. (M), the other, Tushanwan Art Museum by name, at Tianlin Rd. (E). The Xuhui Art Museum′s objective task ranges over many fields in storing exquisite works of art, carrying out academic researches, holding exhibitions, spreading advanced culture and popularizing beauty appreciation education of the public as well.
The Minsheng Art Museum located at the Red Town Complex, covers an area of 4,000 square meters. It was converted from a steel factory. The museum shows the work of contemporary Chinese artists represented by a range of galleries in Shanghai and beyond. Large installation pieces and video art dominate the first show and set a high benchmark for future exhibitions.
1918 ArtSPACE was originally established in 2004 in Shanghai. The basis and focus for art and culture-related events at 1918 ArtSPACE will be the works of Chinese contemporary artists, while at the same time looking to embrace the international art world, by bringing together the best works of Chinese and foreign artists to engage in a dialogue and exchange of art and culture.
M50 Creative Garden, a characteristic complex of historical buildings from the 1930s to the 1990s, is the best preserved architectural legacy of national textile industry on the banks of the Suzhou River. The garden has introduced some 100 artists and designing units. They are from 16 countries and regions such as Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Israel, Canada, Norway, Chinese Hong Kong and more than ten provinces of China . The designing units include art gallery, fashion design, plane design, architectural design, film and TV production and etc.
Tian Zi Workshop is located at Taikang Road. It is an old street dotted with local style Shikumen Houses, which is a symbol of Shanghai folk culture. The building was an old factory in 1950' s. In May, 2000, some 20,000 square meters
of the old building were renovated. Now featuring interior designing, visual art, arts & crafts it has attracted more than 70 units from 18 countries and regions.