1. Crowning Glory: The Beauty of Ladies' Ornaments from Asia and Europe
When: 17 September 2019 - 27 February 2020
Revolutionised female beauty in the East and it’s female empowerment has captured global attention from various means of expression. “Liang yi Museum Crowning Glory” let's visitors explore the lives of four women from China and Japan . Exquisitely selected objects of everyday use from traditional Chinese furniture associated with the boudoir; Japanese hair ornaments and silver pieces; to textiles from both cultures. Featuring over 250 exhibits. Not only is craftsmanship and creative expression of the two countries shedding light on social consciousness on women’s evolving identity and social status but lets art be expressed openly.
Liang Yi Museum, 181-199 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, +852 2806 8280
2. Design Trust Futures Studio: Heritage Is Innovation
Instagram Design Trust
When: 13 - 30 September 2019
With Heritage and modernity gets together, the “Heritage and Innovation” looks for more opportunities to bring old legacy of Hong Kong’s local art to life. With Haw Par being the destination where culture is preserved and given the touch of modernism to the art that was once priced at the Mansion ages ago. The visitors will be convinced that Heritage is innovation, and that re-inventing it in this time let's history to relive again. Explore the art that once was precious and antique.
Haw Par Music, 15A Tai Hang Rd, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, +852 2739 6889
3. Living Kogei: Contemporary Japanese Craft from the Ise Collection
When: 07 August 2019 - 03 November 2019
The modern Japanese term for artisan crafts, kogei (pronounced ‘ko-gay’) refers to a form of highly skilled artistic expression associated with specific regions and craftsmen in Japan. Drawn from the diverse collections of the Ise Foundation, Living Kogei highlights over seventy works by prominent and emerging contemporary Japanese artists. It includes ceramics, textiles, lacquer, metal, glass and wood. Each work demonstrates how contemporary artisans revere and carry on the long tradition of Japanese craft, while at the same time departing from convention in search of the new.
University Museum and Art Gallery, 1/F – 2/F, Fung Ping Shan Building, UMAG, HKU, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam, +852 2241 5500
4. Central Library "Hong Kong Waters Korean Mountains”