CURRENT EXHIBITIONS 




ELEVEN EXHIBITIONS ON REOPENING OF HONG KONG MUSEUM OF ART


After major expansion and renovation, the Hong Kong Museum of Art reopened on 30th November 2019 with eleven exhibitions.

The exhibitions comprise a series of collection exhibitions representing the cultural legacy in the museum's holdings, namely "Ordinary to Extraordinary: Stories of the Museum", "From Dung Basket to Dining Cart: 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Wu Guanzhong", "A Pleasure Shared: Selected Works from the Chih Lo Lou Collection", "The Wisdom of Emptiness: Selected Works from the Xubaizhai Collection", "Lost and Found: Guardians of the Chater Collection" and "The Best of Both Worlds: Acquisitions and Donations of Chinese Antiquities"; a series of exhibitions and displays on Hong Kong's art lineage in "Classics Remix: The Hong Kong Viewpoint", "Hong Kong Experience‧Hong Kong Experiment", "The Breath of Landscape" and "Rediscovering Landscape"; and an international blockbuster exhibition, "A Sense of Place: from Turner to Hockney".

"Ordinary to Extraordinary: Stories of the Museum", an exhibition of gems from the museum's collection, showcases exceptional works curated from the four core collections of the museum - Chinese Antiquities, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, China Trade Art, and Modern and Hong Kong Art. By sharing the fascinating stories behind these works, the exhibition will help visitors learn about little-known anecdotes of the museum throughout the 57 years since its founding.

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Wu Guanzhong, the exhibition "From Dung Basket to Dining Cart: 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Wu Guanzhong" showcases more than 100 representative paintings by Wu in two phases. The exhibition not only honours Wu's contributions to Chinese art, but also pays tribute to his artistic pursuits spanning over half a century.


The exhibition "A Pleasure Shared: Selected Works from the Chih Lo Lou Collection" displays around 70 selected works dating from the Ming dynasty to the 20th century in two phases to feature the uniqueness of the Chih Lo Lou Collection of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, a private collection established by the late philanthropist and collector Mr Ho Iu-kwong which was donated to the museum last year.

The renowned Xubaizhai Collection, also one of Hong Kong's three key collections of Chinese painting, was compiled by the late connoisseur of Chinese painting and calligraphy Mr Low Chuck-tiew, who spent nearly 50 years acquiring the invaluable treasures it contains. Showcasing more than 30 representative works dating from the Ming and Qing dynasties and up to the 20th century, "The Wisdom of Emptiness: Selected Works from the Xubaizhai Collection" allows visitors to gain an insight into a selection of major works from the collection.

The Chater Collection is one of the most legendary collections of the museum. The artworks were scattered and lost during World War II. Thanks to the selfless acts of Hong Kong citizens, some of the works were rescued and several of these are on display in the exhibition "Lost and Found: Guardians of the Chater Collection". The narrative of the exhibition is told through stories of how the artworks were kept hidden, scattered and eventually recovered during the war, shedding further light on a period of history filled with human spirit.

"The Best of Both Worlds: Acquisitions and Donations of Chinese Antiquities” features more than 300 items of art and antiques from different periods to illustrate how museum purchases and generous private donations form and shape the museum's comprehensive Chinese Antiquities collection.

Featuring a dialogue of 14 local artists and 14 highlight collections of the museum, the exhibition "Classics Remix: The Hong Kong Viewpoint" incorporates new elements into the four major collections showcased in the exhibition "Ordinary to Extraordinary: Stories of the Museum". It tracks the people and stories behind the collections, allowing the artists to display their unlimited imagination inspired by the classics to explore new creative possibilities, along with an artistic representation of contemporary Hong Kong.

The development of Hong Kong art has been a unique local experience. With innovation triggered by different ways of life, local artists have exerted the spirit of experimentation in their works over the past decades. The "Hong Kong Experience‧Hong Kong Experiment" exhibition makes use of the museum's collection accumulated over half a century to capture all these different experiences and experiments, portraying the development of Hong Kong art.

The exhibitions "The Breath of Landscape" and "Rediscovering Landscape" will feature interactive artworks by nine local artists, with Billy Tam as the leader. Based on a theme of nature and landscape, the exhibitions offer a unique art experience by bringing the sky, flowing water, mountains and breezes from nature into the museum's extended area, the Wing, as well as making use of its surroundings and the Art Square at Salisbury Garden, thereby dissolving the concept of museum walls and letting the museum extend and expand its interaction with audiences outside.

The thematic exhibition "A Sense of Place: from Turner to Hockney" is jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Tate, the United Kingdom, and is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Museum of Art and Tate. This first-ever collaboration between the Hong Kong Museum of Art and Tate represents an unprecedented opportunity to display works by Turner, Constable and Hockney in Hong Kong in the same exhibition. Drawn from Tate's world-famous collection, this exhibition features 76 works that illustrate the remarkable development of British landscape painting and its influence on European art from the 17th century to the present day. To complement the exhibition, the museum has invited Hong Kong artists to respond to the British
artworks on display and the museum's own collection of landscape paintings. These local artists' multimedia creations will invite visitors to explore the exhibition with a unique Hong Kong experience. The displays of "The Breath of Landscape" and "Rediscovering Landscape" will also echo the exhibition.

Hong Kong Museum of Art is located at 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.

For a better visiting experience, those wishing to visit the museum are advised to make online reservations for admission time slots via the museum's website;

https://hk.art.museum/en_US/web/ma/home.html

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THE STORY OF JAO TSUNG-I (until 17th February 2020)

To commemorate the life and achievements of Professor Jao Tsung-i, the master of the master of Chinese studies, an exhibition entitled "The Story of Jao Tsung-i" is running from November 2019  to 17th February 2020 at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. The exhibition will look back at the academic and artistic achievements of Professor Jao; showcase the valuable cultural wealth he left for Hong Kong, the country and the world; and reflect the ever-flourishing Chinese culture. By presenting Professor Jao's academic achievements, artworks, creative writings and literature, the exhibition showcases Professor Jao's life in various aspects, so as to enhance the public's understanding of Professor Jao and help people learn about his rigorous scholarship and his dedication to promoting Chinese culture around the world.

Professor Jao was a sinologist of international renown and highly esteemed for his knowledge spanning a wide range of humanities subjects going back to ancient times, from ancient history, regional history, oracle bone inscriptions, bamboo slips and silk manuscripts, bibliographic research, the Song of Chu ancient anthology, Dunhuang studies, the history of religions and archaeology to Chinese literature. His inspirational insights made him one of the most influential masters of Chinese studies in a contemporary context.

Through more than 200 items on display, including snapshots of his daily life, personal letters, artworks, academic studies and other archival materials, visitors are able to see how a Hong Kong-based scholar became a world-renowned master of Chinese studies through lifelong dedication.

 

Picture shows a notebook of Professor Jao Tsung-i's visit to Dunhuang

The exhibition takes place at Thematic Galleries 3, 4 and 5 on the first floor of the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, which is located at 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin.

The exhibition is co-presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the University of Hong Kong, and jointly organised by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and the Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole of the University of Hong Kong. One of the HKSAR's celebration activities to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, the exhibition is supported by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government, the Macao Museum of Art, the Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole Fan Club, the Jao Tsung-I Academy (Macao), the Jao Studies Foundation, Jao Link and HKEdCity.

For further information see;

https://hk.heritage.museum/en_US/web/hm/exhibitions/data/exid260.html

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TIME WILL TELL / ANOTHERMOUNTAINMEN x STANLEY WONG / 40 YEARS OF WORK (until 9th March 2020)

The "TIME WILL TELL / anothermountainman x stanley wong / 40 years of work" exhibition is being held from 10th November 2019 until 9th March 2020 at the HONG KONG HERITAGE MUSEUM. The exhibition looks back on 40 years of commercial design and artistic creations by Hong Kong designer Stanley Wong
(anothermountainman), reflecting his versatile talents, diligence and passion for Hong Kong.

The exhibition is divided into three parts - black, white and grey - and encompasses mediums ranging from design, photography and art to film and writings, showcasing Mr Wong's artistic creations, including his "Positive Hong Kong" red, white and blue series, created over the past two decades, as well as his graphic design and advertising works and his corporate social value branding projects. Also being shown to the public for the first time are a series of his large photographic works and his latest photo diary, "80/20‧Enlightenment‧Forty Years".

 
Photo shows " [redwhiteblue]∞ ", a personal work by designer Stanley Wong under the name "anothermountainman"

During the exhibition, the Heritage Museum has specially invited Mr Wong to give lectures and guided tours to cover his 40-year journey in creation. In addition, the film "Dance Goes On" directed by Mr Wong will be screened. He will be present for a post-screening discussion with attendees.

Hong Kong Heritage Museum is located at 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin. It is open from 10am to 6pm on weekdays, and from 10am to 7pm on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. It is closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays). The museum is within three minutes walk of Che Kung Temple Station, on MTR Ma On Shan Line.

For further information see;

https://www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/en_US/web/hm/exhibitions/data/exid259.html

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GLISTENING TREASURES IN THE DUST – ANCIENT ARTEFACTS OF AFGHANISTAN (until 10th February 2020) 

"Glistening Treasures in the Dust - Ancient Artefacts of Afghanistan", one of the main exhibitions to be presented by the HONG KONG MUSEUM OF HISTORY in 2019 runs from 6th November 2019 until 10th February 2020 featuring 231 items/sets of rare artefacts unearthed in Afghanistan. The exhibition attests to the important role played by ancient Afghanistan, as the cultural intersection of the Silk Road, in promoting the exchange and integration of world civilisations.

The launching of the exhibition coincides with the Belt and Road Initiative, which fosters cultural exchanges and will bring more future co-operation between Hong Kong and Afghanistan.

The exhibition showcases precious relics of the National Museum of Afghanistan on loan to Hong Kong. These rare artefacts, including goldware, glassware, bronze sculptures and ivory carvings, were unearthed from four famous archaeological sites in Afghanistan, namely Tepe Fullol, Aï Khanum, Tillya Tepe (Hill of Gold) and Begram. The exhibition also demonstrates the profound influence of foreign ancient cultures such as Greek, Indian and Roman on Afghanistan and its surrounding regions from the Bronze Age to the first century AD, as well as a cultural diversity embracing the features of different steppe cultures.

Highlight exhibits include a golden bowl with bearded-bull motif unearthed in Tepe Fullol; the "Decorative disk with Cybele" integrated with multicultural elements; a resplendent golden crown; the "King and Dragons" pendants with styles that were common in the Mesopotamian and Persian Plateau regions; and a painted ivory plaque with a Jataka scene of the Buddha's previous life depicting an episode of the Kundakakucchi Sindhava Jataka (story of the sindhava steed fed with rice bran), a story of the Buddha's previous life.



"Decorative disk with Cybele" (3rd century BC) unearthed at a temple at Aï Khanum

The exhibition is co-presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the National Museum of Afghanistan.

Hong Kong Museum of History is located at 100 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui. It is open from 10am to 6pm Mondays and Wednesdays to Fridays, 10am to 7pm Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. Closed on Tuesdays (except on public holidays) and the first two days of Chinese New Year. Closes at 5pm on Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year’s Eve.

For further details see;

https://hk.history.museum/en_US/web/mh/exhibition/current.html

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BOUNDLESS NATURE - THE ART OF LO CHING YUAN (until 20th April 2020)

An exhibition "Boundless Nature - The Art of Lo Ching Yuan" is running from 16th October 2019 until 20th April 2020 at the HONG KONG HERITAGE MUSEUM. Through the display of paintings by Lo Ching-yuan, a renowned third-generation painter of the Lingnan School, the exhibition showcases how Lo breathes new life into scenes of nature and reflect on the keeping of tradition and the need for exploration in the Lingnan School of painting.

Lo studied painting under Professor Chao Shao-an. Adhering to the Lingnan School's focus on realistic observation and live drawing, Lo is skilled in painting various subjects and all kinds of living creatures are depicted in detail and with spirit in his paintings. Among his artworks, Lo in particular focuses on painting eagles, which symbolise a strong and unyielding will of life.

 

Photo shows "Mount Huangshan in the Sea of Clouds", a work of ink and colour on pape

This exhibition features his achievements over the years, with selected works of flowers, birds, fish, animals and landscapes on display. The museum has put two paintings of tigers together - one done by Professor Chao and the other by Lo - to show how techniques and artistic concepts are passed from master to student.

The exhibition is located at the museum's Chao Shao-an Gallery. Admission is free.

Hong Kong Heritage Museum is located at 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin. It is open from 10am to 6pm on weekdays, and from 10am to 7pm on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. It is closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays). The museum is within three minutes walk of Che Kung Temple Station, on MTR Ma On Shan Line.


For further details of the exhibition see;

https://www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/en_US/web/hm/exhibitions/data/exid258.html

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PLEASURE AND LEISURE: A GLIMPSE OF CHILDREN'S PASTIMES IN HONG KONG (until 31st December 2019)

The PUBLIC RECORDS OFFICE (PRO) of the Hong Kong Government Records Service is holding the "Pleasure and Leisure: A Glimpse of Children's Pastimes in Hong Kong" exhibition at the Hong Kong Public Records Building from 25th February to 31st December 2019 to showcase how children's pastimes in Hong Kong evolved from the 1950s to the 1980s through the display of a variety of the PRO's holdings. Apart from reliving childhood moments, one can also learn more about the transformation of Hong Kong's society and livelihoods in those years.

The historical photographs, audio-visual materials and government archival records on display in the exhibition document how children spent their leisure time in the old days, as well as how toys and games, recreational facilities and community activities catering for children evolved over the decades.

The variety of the exhibits is enriched by the Hong Kong Museum of History and local toy collectors Mr Chong Hing-fai, Mr Ricky Lau and Mr Eddie Yuen, who generously allowed their precious toy collections to be displayed in turn during the exhibition period. While immersing in childhood joy, visitors will also be able to understand more about the different facets of Hong Kong's society and people's lives in those days.

The PRO has for the first time combined an exhibition with two public engagement programmes, namely "Childlike Innocence on Camera" and "Share the Joy", inviting members of the public to contribute photographs taken from the 1950s to the 1980s that depict their childhood play times and contribute plastic or metallic toys popular at any time during the same period. Selected photographs and toys contributed by the public will be uploaded to the exhibition's dedicated webpage and displayed in the Exhibition Hall respectively, thereby completing the exhibition as a collage of fond memories of fun childhood times unique to each and every person.

 

One of the PRO's photographic holdings, taken in the 1970s and featuring children playing with Chinese billiards borrowed from a mobile library

The dedicated webpage for the exhibition contains reference resources, details of the aforementioned public engagement programmes and information on the upcoming roving exhibitions and talks under the same theme which will be held from April to December at various Hong Kong Public Libraries of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Members of the public are welcome to view some 200 photographs from archival holdings which depict interesting moments of childhood play in the old days in the "Image Gallery" section of the webpage;

https://www.grs.gov.hk/ws/online/pal/en/index.html#Exhibition

The exhibition is located at Exhibition Hall, 2/F, Hong Kong Public Records Building, 13 Tsui Ping Road, Kwun Tong. Opening hours are from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5.45pm (closed on public holidays). Admission is free.

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2018 TEA WARE BY HONG KONG POTTERS (until 2nd December 2019) 

The "2018 Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters" exhibition is being held from 5th December 2018 to 2nd December 2019 at the FLASTAFF HOUSE MUSEUM OF TEA WARE. The exhibition shows the unlimited creativity of local potters, with more than 100 works from this year's tea ware competition on display.

This year's competition received an enthusiastic response, with a record number of 451 entries submitted by 332 potters.

In the Open Category, the first prize was awarded to Chan Cheuk-yan's "Encounter", while the second and the third prizes went to Enders Wong's "Joint Call" and Kwok Ka-fei's "Grand Canyon" respectively. The six winning entries for the prize of excellence were Hui Chun-kit's "Eclipse"; Enders Wong's "Your Charm, Your Way"; Monica Lin's "Gentle Thoughts"; Yung Yuk-ming's "Reverie"; Tung Wing-yin's "Encounter"; and Kwan Sau-man's "Paper Cup".

 

First Prize winner in the Open Category, Chan Cheuk-yan's "Encounter"

In the School Category, the winner of the first prize was Lau Hui-yau's "Tip of Dawn at Sixteen", while the winners of the second and the third prizes were Nicholas Leung's "The Price of Peace" and Leung Ching-tung's "Tea Time" respectively.

The "Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters" competition was first held by the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware in 1986 with the aim of promoting ceramic art in Hong Kong. This year's competition, the 11th edition, features 101 items of selected tea ware made by 88 local potters.

For more exhibition details, please visit the museum's website at;

https://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Arts/en_US/web/ma/mt-thematic-exhibition.html


Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware is located at 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, (inside Hong Kong Park). It is open from 10am to 6pm but closes at 5pm on Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year's Eve. Closed every Tuesday (except public holidays) and the first two days of Chinese New Year. Admission is free.

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"BRUCE LEE: KUNG FU -ART - LIFE" (from 20th July 2013 until 20th July 2020*)

*Closure date extended from 20th July 2018 

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the passing away of the internationally renowned martial arts movie star Bruce Lee. A large-scale exhibition, "Bruce Lee: Kung Fu • Art • Life", is being held at the HONG KONG HERITAGE MUSEUM
in commemoration. Presented by the Hong Kong Government's Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) and jointly organised by the Bruce Lee Foundation and the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, the exhibition is one of the highlight programmes of the "Vibrant Hong Kong" theme under the territory-wide "Hong Kong: Our Home" Campaign launched this year. Sponsored by Fortune Star Media Limited, the exhibition is open from 20th July 2013 and runs for five years until 20th July 2018 at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.



The exhibition features more than 600 precious relics related to Bruce Lee and the exhibition gallery houses several sets of reconstructions, which were created with ideas inspired by prominent scenes in Lee's five classic kung fu movies as well as his gym and his study to enhance visitors' experiences in viewing the exhibition

Bruce Lee took kung fu to a whole new level of recognition and a new international audience with his natural charisma and physical prowess. He introduced Hong Kong to the world through his films and did more in this area than any other person. Movies such as "Fist of Fury", "The Way of the Dragon" and "Enter the Dragon" have been considered by film critics to be all-time classics that transcend generational, cultural and geographical boundaries. The exhibition takes visitors on a marvellous journey through the life and achievements of Lee: from a rebellious street fighting child growing up in Kowloon to accomplished Hollywood actor and director and revered kung fu master.

Bruce Lee was born on 27th November 1940, in San Francisco. His father, Lee Hoi-chuen, was a celebrated Cantonese opera actor and his mother, Ho Oi-yee, was a daughter of prominent Hong Kong businessman Ho Kom-tong. Lee was brought back to Hong Kong when he was a newborn. Because of his father's strong connections to the world of show business, Lee first came into contact with cinema when he was an infant, making his silver screen debut as a baby in the Cantonese film "Golden Gate Girl", shot in the US in 1941. Outstanding performances in the films "The Kid" (1950) and "Infancy" (1951) earned him praise as a "genius child actor". He left for the US to pursue his studies in 1959 after finishing a final film in Hong Kong, "The Orphan" (1960).

Lee was passionate about martial arts when he was small. He became a student of the Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man at the age of 13. After he went to the US, the lifestyles and world views of Western society became catalysts for his new conception of the philosophy of martial arts. He began teaching Wing Chun when he was studying at Edison Technical School in Seattle, and later, in 1962, he founded his own Jun Fan Gung Fu Institute at a permanent venue. He also named the martial arts system that had been brewing in his mind Jeet Kune Do - a style with no fixed technical movements and no specific forms.

In 1965, Lee was invited by 20th Century Fox to play the role of Kato in the US TV series "The Green Hornet". His agile and skilful kung fu alerted Hong Kong film producers to his talents, and in 1971 he returned to Hong Kong to resume his career and starred in a number of sensational movies, including "The Big Boss" (1971), "Fist of Fury" (1972), "The Way of the Dragon" (1972) and "Enter the Dragon" (1972). His true and hard-hitting kung fu and jaw-dropping nunchaku skills mesmerised audiences. Lee not only took Chinese kung fu films to the international market but also reached the peak of his life and his career. Sadly, he died suddenly during the shooting of his last film, "The Game of Death", on July 20, 1973, at the age of 32.

Occupying a total area of 850 square metres, the "Bruce Lee: Kung Fu • Art • Life" exhibition features more than 600 precious relics related to Bruce Lee on loan from a number of local and overseas collectors, including memorabilia of Lee and his costumes, books and gym equipment, as well as his articles. The exhibition gallery also houses several sets of reconstructions, which were created with ideas inspired by prominent scenes in Lee's five classic kung fu movies as well as his gym and his study. Also featuring a 3D hologram animation on Bruce Lee, a newly created 3.5-metre-high statue of Lee and the 75-minute documentary "The Brilliant Life of Bruce Lee", the exhibition will enable visitors to review Lee's life story based on his profile, his movies, his martial arts and his development as a cultural phenomenon from a more comprehensive, in-depth and independent perspective.

 

Displays from the Bruce Lee: Kung Fu. Art. Life exhibition

The exhibition will also include a collector series in which the theme will be changed regularly to show the precious collections of different collectors with an aim of introducing the cultural significance and the influence of Bruce Lee through the collectors' eyes. The first exhibition in the collector series will feature more than 100 products related to the TV series "The Green Hornet" provided by internationally acclaimed US collector Perry Lee. Through this collection, visitors will be able to learn more about the first image of Bruce Lee branded by a US enterprise.

To mark the first anniversary of the exhibition, in July 2014 the museum introduce 12 new sets of exhibits and graphic displays to add a new dimension to our appreciation of the life of the iconic kung fu master. These include Lee's own manuscripts analysing his persona (named Lee) in the film "Enter the Dragon" (loaned from the Bruce Lee Foundation), the metal claw designed by Lee as a prop for "Enter the Dragon" (loaned from Hong Kong collector Mr Stanley Zau Chwan-yeu) and a booked titled "Hu Wei San Jie Gun" ("Tiger Tail Three-section Cudgel") from Lee's personal library (loaned from American collector Mr Perry Lee). 

In addition, the main panel at the entrance of the exhibition has been replaced by a new design created by acclaimed Hong Kong computer animator Mr Shannon Ma, which shows Lee's more graceful side. It also offers visitors the chance to be photographed alongside an image of Lee, in which he is wearing sunglasses and a confident smile.

 

The new main panel at the exhibition entrance, introduced to mark its first anniversary allows visitors to be photographed alongside the star.

To tie in with the five-year exhibition, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum will organise a series of education and extension programmes with different themes which will be carried out in phases. The first phase of activities, under the theme "The Bruce Lee that Hong Kong Knew", will include lectures, sharing sessions and interactive demonstrations to explore the life, career and achievements of Bruce Lee from different perspectives.

To enable the public to obtain more information about "Bruce Lee: Kung Fu • Art • Life" and to enhance their interest in the exhibition, interactive media will be employed along with social media, a dedicated exhibition website and smartphone apps. Members of the public will be able find from the LCSD's newly launched Facebook fan page, "Visit HK Museums" (www.facebook.com/VisitHKMuseums), a public engagement campaign, directional day tour and exhibition promotional videos, highlights of must-see exhibits, interviews, quotes and the making-of materials for the exhibition.

During the early stage of the exhibition, the museum will arrange viewing sessions and online reservation of tickets for the first two months (from mid-July to mid-September) after the exhibition opens. Visitors can, via email, reserve tickets for a time slot that fits their schedule through the Hong Kong Heritage Museum's online reservation website at blor.lcsd.gov.hk. Visitors will also be able to purchase tickets at the museum.

Online reservation is being conducted in two phases:

* Phase 1: From 10am on 4th July onwards (for exhibition dates from 20th July to August 19th)

* Phase 2: From 10am on 1st August onwards (for exhibition dates from 20th August to 20th September)

Interested parties will only be allowed to make reservations for a maximum of three viewing sessions and four tickets for each session during each phase of online reservation while the quota lasts. The quota will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

As the exhibition is classified as a long-term exhibition of Hong Kong Heritage Museum, visitors will only need to pay the museum's standard admission fees to visit the exhibition without any additional charges. However, visitors will be required to present the special admission slip for viewing the exhibition. Standard admission to the Hong Kong Heritage Museum is HK$10 with a half-price concession available for full-time Hong Kong students, people with disabilities and senior citizens aged 60 or above. Group tickets at HK$7 each are available to groups of 20 persons or more. Admission is free on Wednesdays.

Hong Kong Heritage Museum is located at 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin. It is open from 10am to 6pm on weekdays, and from 10am to 7pm on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. It is closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays). The museum is within three minutes walk of Che Kung Temple Station, on MTR Ma On Shan Line.

For further details of the exhibition, see the museum's website; 

http://www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/eng/attractions/attractions.aspx 



EXHIBITIONS AT HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Hong Kong International Airport holds a number of concurrent small exhibitions which departing passengers can visit. For details of current exhibitions at the airport see;

http://www.hongkongairport.com/eng/passenger/attractions-at-hkia/attractions-at-hkia.html