The Alternative Guide to HK Art Week

Hong Kong is undoubtedly a hub for the art world in Asia, reinforced again with the upcoming HK Art Week. If you love to be part of it, but would rather try something more under the radar, we are here to bring you the Alternative Guide to HK Art Week.

1. 曬藝術 ARTbathing Artist Mart

ARTbathing brings together local artists and artisan from different backgrounds, showing original works in a rich variety of materials and styles, sharing experiences and ideas with the public. 

When: 4 Nov – 23 Dec

Where: Hong Kong Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road Central Hong Kong, 852 Central District, HK



2. Life drawing

Research shows that having hobbies outside of work train our creativity by looking for solutions in novel ways. What better way to do so during the Art Week by doing relaxing and learning life drawing? Beginners do not fret, as this class is for all skill levels!

When: 16 Nov & 22 Nov, 7:30PM to 9:30PM

Where: Rear Shop, G/F 241 To Kwa Wan Road, Kowloon, HK



3. Photocrawl : 香港 帶著 f-stop Gear

As the saying goes, “write drunk, edit sober”. So what better combination for a photography walk than with a pub crawl? f-stop Gear  brings to Hong Kong their wildly popular Photocrawl, and this time with photographer HENRYCK, to take photos across the city while sampling some of the finest beers in Hong Kong.

When: 18 Nov, 3-7PM

Where: MTR Hong Kong Station



4. Central Street Art Tour

See the little pieces of hidden art around the city with new eyes after this tour, when you hear the untold stories behind the artwork.

When: Sun 19 Nov, 11AM – 12PM 

Where: Goods of Desire – G.O.D. (Central), 48 Hollywood Road



5. Gary Mok Wai Hong Solo Exhibition – Dual Sim

Drop by anytime during this period to watch artist Gary Mok in action, as he reconstructs on the wall stories of his personal stories and the duality of belonging in two cities

When: 6-30 November

Where: Galerie Ora-Ora, G/F, 7 Shin Hing Street, HK



6. Art exhibition with multi-sensation: “Occult Complexion” (Opening Reception)

Accidental Art brought two Hong Kong local artists’ works together and curated the exhibition “Occult Complexion 隱映”. Opening Party includes food, music, artist talk and live show.

When: Opening reception on 18 Nov, 3PM. Exhibition till 7 Jan 2018

Where: Cochin Delicatessen, G/F, 26 Peel Street, Central, HK



7. Art Jamming 塑膠彩自助繪畫工作坊 11月份優惠

Why restrict art to the art week? You can do art jamming every day with By Studio, at your convenience, with all tools provided

When: Everyday

Where: Yee Wah Industrial Building, 18 San On St, Tuen Mun, HK



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