Societies & Foundations
Friends of the Art Museum
The Friends of the Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong was founded in 1981 to promote the study and appreciation of Chinese art and culture. The Friends sponsor lectures, study groups and tours to places of interest in Hong Kong and throughout Asia. Through these and other fundraising activities, the Friends provide annual scholarships to art students at The Chinese University and contribute to the acquisition fund of the Art Museum.
Today with over 550 local and international members, the Friends is a strong and viable support group for the Art Museum, benefiting the general public and students of the University as well.
The Executive Committee is composed of volunteer members, elected annually. We are delighted to welcome new members who share out interest and wish to participate in our wide range of activities.
Hong Kong Art Gallery Association
Hong Kong Art Gallery Association, founded in 2012, is a member-based non-profit organisation of established art galleries in Hong Kong. With over 50 art galleries as members, its mission is to advance the Hong Kong art gallery community by providing one voice to its members, reaching out to the local and international art community, and helping deepen market knowledge and best practices among its members.
G/F, 248 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan
Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
Established in 1985, HKAAA is the only institution in Hong Kong to promote and develop the profession of arts administration and to represent and support local arts administrators and practitioners. Our mission is to promote good arts administration practice through advocacy, professional development, communication, networking support and collaboration amongst arts managers and other stakeholders; and to serve as a platform and representative voice in order to support the advancement of a flourishing arts scene, bringing social and economic benefits to all sectors of society in Hong Kong.
1/F, Parklane Building, No. 235 Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan
K11 Art Foundation
Founded by Adrian Cheng, K11 Art Foundation (KAF) is a Hong Kong non-profit institution that serves as a springboard where young emerging artists from Greater China are nurtured and their creative ideas and contribution to humanity globally manifested. Our vision is to be a sustainable incubation force in the global ecosystem of art and to create strong public desire for the local contemporary art scene. Through KAF’s innovative education programmes such as artist talks, seminars, workshops and exhibitions across Greater China, as well as a unique contemporary art collection and the establishment of the K11 art village, KAF provides the public easy access to appreciate art and thereby elevate our collective understanding of culture.
由鄭志剛先生成立的K11 Art Foundation (KAF)，為香港非牟利機構，致力培育創意新秀，為大中華區的年輕新銳藝術家提供支援，使他們創意及貢獻得到廣泛關注。我們的願景是成為全球藝術生態圈中的一個可持續的培植力量，增進大眾對本地當代藝術的興趣。通過KAF遍佈大中華的教育項目，包括藝術家講座、研討會、工作坊及展覽，以及獨特的現代藝術收藏和K11藝術村的成立，KAF為大眾提供欣賞藝術及了解文化的捷徑，進而提高各地區的集體文化意識。
5/F, New World Tower 2, 18 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong
South Island Cultural District
The South Island Cultural District (SICD) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2013, which currently represents 24 international and local art galleries, artist studios and art institutions in Wong Chuk Hang, Tin Wan and Ap Lei Chau. The organization selects its members and its mission is to raise awareness to “Hong Kong's New Destination for Contemporary Art” by publishing a semi-annual art guide and a monthly newsletter and by organizing the South Island Art Night (part of Art Basel’s VIP program) and the South Island Art Day as well as coordinating tours with different organizations. The SICD is also liaising with art fairs and other festivals to organize joint events.
South Island Cultural Dstrict, unit D, 8/F, Gee Chang Hong Center, 65
Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong