Best Hong Kong Arts Venue
Winner: Tai Kwun
Hong Kong’s newest conservation project gave the colonial-era Central Police Station a new lease of life. This centre for heritage and arts is preservation done right.
‘Declared monuments with a mix of heritage and contemporary architecture, and some cutting-edge exhibitions.’ –Eric Gnock Fah, co-founder of Klook and part of our panel of travel experts
Best Hong Kong Arts Venue Shortlist
Opened in January, this intimate performing arts space is part of the West Kowloon Cultural District and is dedicated to promoting and preserving the rich heritage of xiqu or Chinese opera.
Nan Fung’s landmark revitalisation project saw three former textile mills in Tsuen Wan transformed in a celebration of Hong Kong’s industrial past that also looks to the creative future with fashion tech incubator alongside exhibition space.
Central’s first art and lifestyle tower was designed by architect, artist and collector William Lim and hosts international art galleries, non-traditional exhibition spaces and cutting-edge dining establishments.
More than 100 young local creatives call PMQ home. The revitalised Police Married Quarters is a mixed-use venue comprised of art and design studios, shops, offices for creative enterprises as well as exhibition and dining spaces.
Founded as an artist-run space in 1996, Para Site has grown to become one of Asia’s foremost independent, non-profit art institutions, providing a platform for cutting edge local and international contemporary art.
A multi-purpose space in Taikoo Place, ArtisTree champions Hong Kong’s growing art and culture scene, bringing avant-garde performance art, boundary-pushing exhibitions and other innovative art forms to the community.
From performance art and musical entertainment, to exhibitions, panel discussions and lectures with leaders in their fields, Asia Society’s inspiring programming is found in the beautifully conserved former Explosives Magazine of the old Victoria Barracks.
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