Art Deco Weekend Shanghai, two days of lectures, tours and parties all related to the city’s signature architectural style, takes place on Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18. A warm-up for the World Congress on Art Deco 2015, to be held in Shanghai, the event features morning talks at M on the Bund, with afternoons dedicated to walking tours featuring some of Shanghai’s finest Art Deco treasures.
Art Deco Talks & Walks
Talks will include an introductory lecture on “The Age of Art Deco in Shanghai,” a keynote lecture by Professor Ruan Yisan (invited), Professor of Architecture at Tongji University and Director of the Historic Cities Research Institute; a lecture on Art Deco design in Chinese films of the 1920s and 30s by Dr. Linda Johnson and a panel discussion with several Art Deco experts. Walks will feature a walking tour of Art Deco buildings in Shanghai’s Hongkou District and a walking tour of Art Deco buildings on and near the Bund. An Art Deco-themed cocktail party will cap the first day’s festivities.
Order tickets at email@example.com or (86-21) 5403 1927. Please note that tickets must be paid for ahead of time (delivery can be arranged).
Price: 600rmb/weekend, 400rmb per day. Limited student tickets are available at 100rmb.
M on the Bund Five on the Bund,
7/F, 20 Guangdong Lu,
near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu