Spring Festival: The Best Time For Museums

Chinese New Year is around the corner. If you decide to stay in town, you may have the chance to enjoy a new side of the city. There are far fewer people, but still the same amount of beautiful art!


Here are some art galleries that are open for the holidays. Most of them are free. Choose your favorite one and enjoy the culture.



1. China Art Museum



Address: No. 205 Shangnan Road, Pudong District
Open: Feb 4th to Feb 10th, from 10am to 6pm (entrance stops at 5pm)



2. Liu Haisu Art Muesum


Address: No. 1609 Yan’an Road (West)
Transportation — Metro: Yan’an Road (West) Station, Metro 3, Metro 4
Transportation – Bus: 57、71、127、776、925、936、946
Open: Feb 4th to Feb 10th, from 9am to 5pm (entrance stops at 4pm)



3. Power Station of Art



Address: No. 200 Huayuangang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai


Contact: 021-31108550

E-mail: info@powerstationofart.com

Open: Feb 4th to Feb 10th, 11:00-19:00 (18:00 admission closes)



4. Shanghai Himalayas Museum



Address: No. 869, Yinghua Rd., Pudong District, Shanghai

Contact: 021-50339801

Open: Feb 7th to Feb 10th, 10:00 – 18:00 (last admission: 17:00) ;

Ticket: 120rmb



5. Rockbund Art Museum


Address: 20 Huqiu Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai

TEL & E-MAIL: +86 21-3310 9985 info@rockbundartmuseum.org

Open: Feb 9th to Feb 10th, 10:00-18:00

Ticket: 50rmb



6. MOCA Shanghai



Address: Gate 7, People’s Park, 231 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai, P. R. China
Tel: +86 021-6327-9900
E-mail: info@mocashanghai.org
Open: Feb 8th to Feb 10th, 10:00-18:00
Ticket: 80rmb



7. Long Museum



Long Museum (West Bund):


The Sound of Ancient Time: Guqin of Tang and Song Dynasty and Artworks on Elegant Pursuits of the Literati from the Long Collection
Greetings for the Year of the Pig: A Special Exhibition on Spring Festival from the Museum Collection
Louise Bourgeois: The Eternal Thread


Address: 3398 Longteng Avenue, Xuhui District Shanghai

Feb 3rd, closing time: 4:00pm, Last admission to the museum: 3:00pm
The museum will be closed from Feb 4th to Feb 7th and reopen on Feb 8th from 10:00am to 6:00pm. (Last admission to the museum: 5:00pm; Feb 11th is Monday, closed).



Long Museum (Pudong):


Looking Back: for the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Shanghai: A Special Exhibition on Shanghai from the Museum Collection
Ruyi To Be Found Everywhere In Life: Long Museum Exhibition of Chinese Ruyi and Porcelain

Address: No.210, Lane 2255, Luoshan Road, Shanghai


Feb 3rd, closing time: 4:00pm, Last admission to the museum: 3:00pm
The museum will be closed from Feb 4th to 11th, 2019 and reopen on Feb 12 from 10:00am to 5:30pm (Last admission to the museum: 4:30pm).


250rmb for all the exhibitions


8. Zhu Qi-Zhan Art Museum



Address: No. 580 Ouyang Road, Hongkou District
Open: Feb 4 to 10, 9:30-16:00
Tel: 021-56710742
Ticket: free



That should be enough to tide you over until the New Year is over. We hope you have a wonderful staycation!


Editor: Zoey