Sat
23

    • You don't need to fly to Yunnan to experience its dynamic culture - this show is bringing a heavy dose of Shangri-La straight to Shanghai. The world-renowned live dance and music show combines stage, ecology, hundreds of light effects, loads of silk, and 68 different kinds of drums. Fun for the whole family. Tickets start at 80rmb on SmartTicket; show starts at 7.30pm.
      Shanghai Culture Square 225 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
    You don't need to fly to Yunnan to experience its dynamic culture - this show is bringing a heavy dose of Shangri-La straight to Shanghai. The world-renowned live dance and music show combines stage, ecology, hundreds of light effects,...
    Shanghai Culture Square
 
    • The 2014 Chamber Concerts series continues with this violin and piano concert by two award-winning Italians, Francesca Dego and Francesca Leonardi. They're playing selections by Beethoven, Paganini, and even some Chinese music. Tickets start at just 150rmb on SmartTicket, delivered to your door.
      Shanghai Oriental Art Center 425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd

    The 2014 Chamber Concerts series continues with this violin and piano concert by two award-winning Italians, Francesca Dego and Francesca Leonardi. They're playing selections by Beethoven, Paganini, and even some Chinese music. Tickets...
    Shanghai Oriental Art Center

 
    • The Eight Art Hotel on the Bund does a night of art and free wine with contemporary abstract artist Zheng Zhong. His works have been exhibited in more than 30 countries. He'll be on site to answer questions and chat. Runs from 8pm–midnight but the free wine is only on offer from 8–9pm.
      Eight Art Hotel 7 Yan'an Dong Lu, near Sichuan Nan Lu
    The Eight Art Hotel on the Bund does a night of art and free wine with contemporary abstract artist Zheng Zhong. His works have been exhibited in more than 30 countries. He'll be on site to answer questions and chat. Runs from...
    Eight Art Hotel

Sun
24


Tue
26

    • Noeli Gallery presents a group exhibition featuring three Chinese contemporary artists Wang Xuejun, Fan Shiqiang and Zeng Lingxin’s latest artworks. Three artists use vibrant colours to visualize the conflicts and reflections between Chinese tradition and today’s modernization in China.
      Noeli Gallery 150 B Yueyang Lu, near Yongjia Lu
    Noeli Gallery presents a group exhibition featuring three Chinese contemporary artists Wang Xuejun, Fan Shiqiang and Zeng Lingxin’s latest artworks. Three artists use vibrant colours to visualize the conflicts and reflections between...
    Noeli Gallery
 
    • Oil painting and mixed medium exhibition by WangXuejun, Fan Shiqiang, and Zeng Lingxin. The artists "use vibrant colours to visualize the conflicts and reflections between Chinese tradition and today’s modernization in China." Free exhibit running Tue–Sunday, 1pm–9pm.
      Noeli Gallery 150 B Yueyang Lu, near Yongjia Lu

    Oil painting and mixed medium exhibition by WangXuejun, Fan Shiqiang, and Zeng Lingxin. The artists "use vibrant colours to visualize the conflicts and reflections between Chinese tradition and today’s modernization in China." Free...
    Noeli Gallery


Thu
28

    • Award-winning director, actor and writer Joseph Graves brings his one-man show Revel's World of Shakespeare to Shanghai's Lyceum Theater for a four-night run in August. The performance recalls Grave's own introduction to the Bard as a student of London’s Chelsea School for Boys under the eccentric - if not tyrannical - eye of one Clive T. Revel. 7.30pm; 60rmb - 260rmb. Tickets on damai.cn
      Lyceum Theatre 57 Maoming Nan Lu, near Changle Lu

    Award-winning director, actor and writer Joseph Graves brings his one-man show Revel's World of Shakespeare to Shanghai's Lyceum Theater for a four-night run in August. The performance recalls Grave's own introduction to the Bard as a...
    Lyceum Theatre


Sep
02

    • Next-level tap dancing from Australia's award-winning Tap Dogs crew. They've performed in over 330 cities and six continents, including a show at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Expect tap dancing underwater, upside down, and even while jumping through scaffolding. Crazy. Tickets start at 150rmb on SmartTicket; shows start at 8pm.
      QSW Culture Centre 179 Yichang Lu, near Jiangning Lu

    Next-level tap dancing from Australia's award-winning Tap Dogs crew. They've performed in over 330 cities and six continents, including a show at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Expect tap dancing underwater, upside down,...
    QSW Culture Centre


Sep
05

    • This is China's first large-scale international photography event, featuring photography prints from the world's masters on loan from over 70 galleries around the world. Photo Shanghai is organized by the World Photography Organization (WPO).
      Shanghai Exhibition Centre 1000 Yan'an Lu, near Tongren Lu
    This is China's first large-scale international photography event, featuring photography prints from the world's masters on loan from over 70 galleries around the world. Photo Shanghai is organized by the World Photography Organization...
    Shanghai Exhibition Centre

Sep
07

    • Art+ Shanghai Gallery's exhibition The Fantasy Factory: New Works by Ye Hongxing explores the creative process of fantasy and the fantastic through mixed media works of stickers on canvas. Expect Gas masks, kama sutra, models, tigers, and stilettos. Free entry. Gallery is open from 10am–7pm but closed on Mondays.
      SmSh Territory n/a

    Art+ Shanghai Gallery's exhibition The Fantasy Factory: New Works by Ye Hongxing explores the creative process of fantasy and the fantastic through mixed media works of stickers on canvas. Expect Gas masks, kama sutra, models, tigers, and...
    SmSh Territory


Sep
19

    • The Shakespeare's Globe troupe bring this much-loved romantic comedy to Shanghai as part of Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebration. Expect a surreal night of fairies, spells, lovers, and plenty of mischief. Lavish costumes make this one fun for the whole family. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole. Limited engagement, three nights only. Tickets start at 80rmb, available right here on SmartTicket.
      Shanghai Oriental Art Center 425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd

    The Shakespeare's Globe troupe bring this much-loved romantic comedy to Shanghai as part of Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebration. Expect a surreal night of fairies, spells, lovers, and plenty of mischief. Lavish costumes make this one...
    Shanghai Oriental Art Center


Sep
20

    • French artist Clara Feder is a multi-media artist, a writer as well as a film maker, who studied in the film school at New York University and Paris 8 University. Her works have been exhibited in Paris, London and New York. Her first Shanghai photography solo exhibition “Light Travelers” mirrors the special and universal moment when you realize you're all alone, lost in fact, and yet, whatever happens, you're going to go forward.
      Noeli Gallery 150 B Yueyang Lu, near Yongjia Lu
    French artist Clara Feder is a multi-media artist, a writer as well as a film maker, who studied in the film school at New York University and Paris 8 University. Her works have been exhibited in Paris, London and New York. Her first...
    Noeli Gallery

Sep
21

    • Shanghai Symphony Orchestra presents: Contemporale, curated by Split Works. Each month this fall, a globally renowned contemporary musical artist will play in the newly minted Shanghai Symphony Orchestral Hall in downtown Shanghai. September 21 will host Moonface, the alter-ego of Spencer Krug, whose sparkling and neoteric sounds will reverberate through halls usually reserved for string quartets and brass performances. The audience will be moved by his deep but gentle voice and poetic piano in the Chamber Hall's intimate setting. 100rmb for pre-sale. https://yoopay.cn/event/moonfacesh
      Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall 105 Hunan Lu, near Huaihai Lu

    Shanghai Symphony Orchestra presents: Contemporale, curated by Split Works. Each month this fall, a globally renowned contemporary musical artist will play in the newly minted Shanghai Symphony Orchestral Hall in downtown Shanghai....
    Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall


Sep
23

    • Bethany Jesseph is an American artist currently residing in Shanghai. Her work often deals with current environmental issues, and the societal problems that grow out of them. Best known for her metal work, she also often utilizes video and installation. Her solo show at Basement 6 features a large-scale installation. Kicks off 6pm. For more information on the artist go to www.bethany-baisha.com. Learn more about the show here.
      Basement6 Art Collective Basement, Bldg 6, 1643 Huashan Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu
    Bethany Jesseph is an American artist currently residing in Shanghai. Her work often deals with current environmental issues, and the societal problems that grow out of them. Best known for her metal work, she also often utilizes video...
    Basement6 Art Collective

Sep
25

    • Matthew Bourne's thrilling and stylish take on one of ballet's most loved classics comes to Shanghai this fall. This production of Black Swan has won over 30 international theater awards, including a Tony Award for Best Choreography and an Oliver Award for Best New Dance Production. Dance, style, humor, spectacle, and character comedy - it's all here. Tickets start at 80rmb on SmartTicket; shows start at 7.15pm.
      Shanghai Culture Square 225 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
    Matthew Bourne's thrilling and stylish take on one of ballet's most loved classics comes to Shanghai this fall. This production of Black Swan has won over 30 international theater awards, including a Tony Award for Best Choreography and an...
    Shanghai Culture Square

Oct
04

    • The world's biggest-selling instrumental musician and biggest-selling jazz musician of the modern era, Kenny G, returns to China to drop some smooth tunes on his many fans. The multi Grammy-winning artist and his band will perform songs from his massive repertoire of music, from old classics to his latest material. A perennial favorite in China, seeing Kenny G in the PRC is an experience unto itself; the jazz master has come to represent the apex of modern jazz music for Chinese music lovers, and he knocks 'em dead every time he comes out. Tickets start at 280rmb right here on SmartTicket.
      Shanghai Oriental Art Center 425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd

    The world's biggest-selling instrumental musician and biggest-selling jazz musician of the modern era, Kenny G, returns to China to drop some smooth tunes on his many fans. The multi Grammy-winning artist and his band will perform songs...
    Shanghai Oriental Art Center


Oct
11

    • Italian master guitarist Riccardo Tamai comes to Shanghai as part of the 2014 Chamber Concert series. He's performed at festivals all over the world and on this night he's playing pieces by Bach, Rodrígo, and Kellner. Tickets start at 50rmb, delivered to your door. To buy tickets, click here.
      Shanghai Oriental Art Center 425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd
    Italian master guitarist Riccardo Tamai comes to Shanghai as part of the 2014 Chamber Concert series. He's performed at festivals all over the world and on this night he's playing pieces by Bach, Rodrígo, and Kellner. Tickets start at...
    Shanghai Oriental Art Center

Oct
18

    • The 10th annual JZ Festival happens at Expo Park this October 18-19, featuring nine stages and areas showcasing jazz and all its manifestations. This year's big names are Bootsy Collins, Sandy Lam, Marcus Miller, and Cui Jian. As well as that, there's jazz from Shanghai and abroad and an electronic stage with local DJs playing left-field sets. Definitely a nice couple of days in the park. Tickets are 260rmb/day or 480rmb/two days presale and 320rmb/day on site.
      Expo Park Shibo Da Dao, near Changqing Bei Lu, Pudong
    The 10th annual JZ Festival happens at Expo Park this October 18-19, featuring nine stages and areas showcasing jazz and all its manifestations. This year's big names are Bootsy Collins, Sandy Lam, Marcus Miller, and Cui Jian. As well as...
    Expo Park

Oct
25

    • This award winning French piano quartet comes to Shanghai for the 2014 Chamber Concerts series. These chamber musicians graduated from the finest conservatories in France, and have played all the big spots in Europe. On this evening, they're playing selections by Mahler, Dubois, and Fauré. Tickets start at just 150rmb, delivered to your door. To buy tickets, click here.
      Shanghai Oriental Art Center 425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd
    This award winning French piano quartet comes to Shanghai for the 2014 Chamber Concerts series. These chamber musicians graduated from the finest conservatories in France, and have played all the big spots in Europe. On this evening,...
    Shanghai Oriental Art Center

On
going

  • Best known for his unnervingly distorted images, Nevada-born photographer Joe Sobel joins forces French artist Victoria Knights for a double solo over at V Art Center this summer. 2/f, Bldg 3, 50 Moganshan Lu; Tues - Sun; 11am - 6pm
    Daily until Aug 23 at SmSh Territory
 
    • This August, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai features the masterpieces of famed Chinese artist Wu Guanzhong. The journey begins with a private tour through Waldorf's heritage building and ends with afternoon tea at Salon de Ville or with a French dinner at Pelham. Goes from 7am to 6pm. Free admission. Contact +86 21 6322 9988 for questions.
      Waldorf Astoria Heritage Buliding, 2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu New Tower, 88 Sichuan Zhing Lu, near Guangdong Lu

    This August, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai features the masterpieces of famed Chinese artist Wu Guanzhong. The journey begins with a private tour through Waldorf's heritage building and ends with afternoon tea at Salon de Ville or with a French...
    Daily until Aug 31 at Waldorf Astoria

 
    • Ailing Foundation presents Flower Godness by W&W photo exhibition by Yuhong Wang and Mario Weinberg. Their work is described as "a Chinese artist and a German artist built a conversation through painting." Free entry. Opening hours: everyday from 10am to 10pm.
      Bund 18 Temporary Art Space 2/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu

    Ailing Foundation presents Flower Godness by W&W photo exhibition by Yuhong Wang and Mario Weinberg. Their work is described as "a Chinese artist and a German artist built a conversation through painting." Free entry. Opening hours:...
    Daily until Aug 30 at Bund 18 Temporary Art Space

 
    • The latest incarnation of Vanguard Gallery's ongoing Gas Station series sees Chinese experimental film artist Mu Jin team up with German installation artist Tobias Rosenberger. With a focus on animation, their collaboration takes inspiration from British novelist Sax Rohmer's legendary Fu Manchu character...
      Vanguard Gallery 2/F, Bldg 4A, 50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu
    The latest incarnation of Vanguard Gallery's ongoing Gas Station series sees Chinese experimental film artist Mu Jin team up with German installation artist Tobias Rosenberger. With a focus on animation, their collaboration takes...
    Daily until Aug 24 at Vanguard Gallery
 
    • Presented as one half of the wider Strange Days exhibition at Bank, Chen Tianzhuo conjures signature psychedelic visuals and surreal event-based practice, this time in collaboration with dancer Beio. The solo spans live performances, two large-scale video projects, photographs and installations.
      BANK Gallery 1/f, 59 Xianggang Lu near Sichuan Lu

    Presented as one half of the wider Strange Days exhibition at Bank, Chen Tianzhuo conjures signature psychedelic visuals and surreal event-based practice, this time in collaboration with dancer Beio. The solo spans live performances, two...
    Daily until Aug 31 at BANK Gallery

 
    • Taking place as part of the wider Strange Days happening at Bank, Wang Jiaxue presents a new series haunting, super—realistic oil paintings. The result of an exacting technique, intense concentration and a morbid imagination, works are inspired by modern horror culture...
      BANK Gallery 1/f, 59 Xianggang Lu near Sichuan Lu

    Taking place as part of the wider Strange Days happening at Bank, Wang Jiaxue presents a new series haunting, super—realistic oil paintings. The result of an exacting technique, intense concentration and a morbid imagination, works are...
    Daily until Aug 31 at BANK Gallery

 
    • A new exhibition examining the creative ties between art and haute couture takes over Magda Danysz Gallery this summer. On display will be sketches by the likes of Karl Lagerfeld, Gianfranco Ferré and Christian Lacroix, set alongside collaborations with international contemporary artists. To that end, you've got master of camouflage Liu Bolin's remarkable Lost in Fashion series, as well as seductive wooden sculptures by Wang Keping.
      Gallery Magda Danysz 188 Linqing Lu, near Yangshupu Lu

    A new exhibition examining the creative ties between art and haute couture takes over Magda Danysz Gallery this summer. On display will be sketches by the likes of Karl Lagerfeld, Gianfranco Ferré and Christian Lacroix, set alongside...
    Daily until Aug 25 at Gallery Magda Danysz

 
    • Christina Julsgaard, Janine van Herwaarden and Maud Boesen, three female artists from Denmark and Holland, paint a colorful world of abstract art for the summer. They share theirs stories of living and travelling in Shanghai.
      Noeli Gallery 150 B Yueyang Lu, near Yongjia Lu

    Christina Julsgaard, Janine van Herwaarden and Maud Boesen, three female artists from Denmark and Holland, paint a colorful world of abstract art for the summer. They share theirs stories of living and travelling in Shanghai.
    Daily until Aug 24 at Noeli Gallery

 
    • A group show exploring the surreal, the dreamy and the colorful, Art Labor's summertime exhibition showcases works across a range of media by eight international artists. Switching between the real and unreal, fantastical and wishful, artists include Emma Fordham, Davida Kidd, Ren Zhitian, Shang Chengxiang and Zhou Fan.
      Art Labor Gallery 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu

    A group show exploring the surreal, the dreamy and the colorful, Art Labor's summertime exhibition showcases works across a range of media by eight international artists. Switching between the real and unreal, fantastical and wishful,...
    Daily until Aug 25 at Art Labor Gallery

 
  • A solo exhibition of works by Hangzhou-based photographer Hang Mingzhi takes over OFOTO gallery this month - think haunting black and white documentary-style images of abandoned settings, destruction and decay...
    Daily until Aug 29 at OFOTO
 
    • Art+ Shanghai gallery opens its brand new space this summer with group exhibition, In Between Days. Featuring Chen Linggang, Huang Zhiyang, Li Wei, Liu Ren, Tamen, Cássio Vasconcellos, Wang Lang, Xiang Guohua, Xie Aige and Ye Hongxing, works on display span paintings, sculptures, and photography.
      Art+ Shanghai 191 Nan Suzhou Lu, near Sichuan Zhong Lu

    Art+ Shanghai gallery opens its brand new space this summer with group exhibition, In Between Days. Featuring Chen Linggang, Huang Zhiyang, Li Wei, Liu Ren, Tamen, Cássio Vasconcellos, Wang Lang, Xiang Guohua, Xie Aige and Ye Hongxing,...
    Daily until Aug 31 at Art+ Shanghai

 
    • Beijing-based painter Li Shan takes over James Cohan Gallery this summer with a series of works dating from the 1970s. A key figure in the Chinese contemporary art movement, Li became the youngest ever member of the 'Wuming' or ‘No Name’ collective at the age of just 14. Inspired by the early French Impressionists, she took to painting 'en plein air' to capture the world around her. On show will be oil paintings from the 1970s. Subjects span Beijing’s public parks, nature and traditional hutongs.
      James Cohan Gallery 1/F, Bldg 1, No 1, 170 Yueyang Lu, near Jianguo Xi Lu

    Beijing-based painter Li Shan takes over James Cohan Gallery this summer with a series of works dating from the 1970s. A key figure in the Chinese contemporary art movement, Li became the youngest ever member of the 'Wuming' or ‘No...
    Daily until Aug 24 at James Cohan Gallery

 
    • A group exhibition, Present-ing Recital Louder than Paint at Shanghai Gallery of Art brings together a bunch of artists actively exploring the possibilities of contemporary painting, and who challenge conventional framing and contextualizing mechanisms. Featured artists include Bi Rongrong, Chen Yufan, Wang Zhibo and Peter Zimmermann.
      Shanghai Gallery of Art 3/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
    A group exhibition, Present-ing Recital Louder than Paint at Shanghai Gallery of Art brings together a bunch of artists actively exploring the possibilities of contemporary painting, and who challenge conventional framing and...
    Daily until Aug 26 at Shanghai Gallery of Art
 
    • MoCA's newest show, Aura of Poetry, comprises works by ten contemporary Chinese artists that allude to the beauty of poetry and, according to the press release, its 'spiritual power'. All light, soothing and peaceful, it sounds like a relaxing choice this summertime... Featured artists include Peng Yangjun, Wang Youshen, Yang Yongliang, and Zhang Enli.
      MOCA Shanghai People's Park, 231 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Bei Lu

    MoCA's newest show, Aura of Poetry, comprises works by ten contemporary Chinese artists that allude to the beauty of poetry and, according to the press release, its 'spiritual power'. All light, soothing and peaceful, it sounds like a...
    Daily until Sep 10 at MOCA Shanghai

 
    • OCT Contemporary Art Terminal presents summertime show, Metamorphosis – Mirror, a double solo by photographers Daniel Lee and Roger Ballen. Hailing from Chongqing and New York respectively, both share a penchant for the grotesque, and the blurred boundaries between humans and their surrounding environment...
      OCAT 1016 Bei Suzhou Lu, near Wen'an Lu

    OCT Contemporary Art Terminal presents summertime show, Metamorphosis – Mirror, a double solo by photographers Daniel Lee and Roger Ballen. Hailing from Chongqing and New York respectively, both share a penchant for the grotesque, and...
    Daily until Sep 14 at OCAT

 
 
    • Silk to Bitcoin, the latest exhibition from the Liu Dao art collective reflects on both traditional and contemporary forms of China's resources, from silk to personal electronic devices and manufactured goods. Learn more here.
      Island6 Arts Center 2/F, Bldg 6, 50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu
    Silk to Bitcoin, the latest exhibition from the Liu Dao art collective reflects on both traditional and contemporary forms of China's resources, from silk to personal electronic devices and manufactured goods. Learn more here.
    Daily until Sep 27 at Island6 Arts Center
 
    • One of China's best-known contemporary artists Cai-Guo Qiang is the subject of this not-to-be-missed solo show at Shanghai Power Station of Art. The Ninth Wave focuses on current global environmental and ecological crises through traditional Chinese aesthetics and philosophy. Expect Cai's signature 'gunpowder paintings' (as explosive as they sound), a lake of ink created inside the museum, and an installation comprising 99 wolves. More on that here.
      Power Station of Art 200 Huayuangang Lu, near Miaojiang Lu

    One of China's best-known contemporary artists Cai-Guo Qiang is the subject of this not-to-be-missed solo show at Shanghai Power Station of Art. The Ninth Wave focuses on current global environmental and ecological crises through...
    Daily until Oct 26 at Power Station of Art

 
    • Fresh from its stint in Singapore, Cartier's traveling exhibition Time Art lands at Shanghai's Power Station of Art in July. On display will be over 180 timepieces charting the luxe brand's long history in watchmaking. The earliest on show - a stunning chatelaine number - dates from 1874, with other highlights including a series of Art Deco clocks embellished with white jade, onyx, coral and lots and lots of diamonds. The exhibition also features recent icons from the brand, all set alongside stunning photography.
      Power Station of Art 200 Huayuangang Lu, near Miaojiang Lu

    Fresh from its stint in Singapore, Cartier's traveling exhibition Time Art lands at Shanghai's Power Station of Art in July. On display will be over 180 timepieces charting the luxe brand's long history in watchmaking. The earliest on show...
    Daily until Oct 12 at Power Station of Art

 
    • Island6 kick off a summertime show over at their newish Bund-side space this June. Taking a sideways look at the stereotype of the struggling artist, The Artist Always Gets Paid Last features a new selection of the collective's signature digitally-addled works, complete with interactive elements, LEDs galore and technical wizardry.
      Island6 Bund G/F, 17 Fuzhou Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
    Island6 kick off a summertime show over at their newish Bund-side space this June. Taking a sideways look at the stereotype of the struggling artist, The Artist Always Gets Paid Last features a new selection of the collective's signature...
    Daily until Sep 12 at Island6 Bund
 
    • Hailing from Japan, Sayaka Ishizuka's Shanghai solo Life Threads features 11 works especially created for Pearl Lam Gallery. Spanning a range of media - from painting, collage, film and even chopsticks - pieces on display explore the interconnectedness of humankind, focusing on the stories of everyday objects.
      Pearl Lam Galleries G/F, 181 Jiangxi Zhong Lu, near Fuzhou Lu
    Hailing from Japan, Sayaka Ishizuka's Shanghai solo Life Threads features 11 works especially created for Pearl Lam Gallery. Spanning a range of media - from painting, collage, film and even chopsticks - pieces on display explore the...
    Daily until Aug 23 at Pearl Lam Galleries
 
    • Waking from Hibernation is an exhibition of new large format photographs by Hangzhou-based artist Shan Feiming. On display are works from three of his most recent series: Jungle, Silent Distance, and Waking from Hibernation. All organic imagery, Shan finds inspiration in the natural world to give voice to his experiences and reflections.
      m97 2/F, 97 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu
    Waking from Hibernation is an exhibition of new large format photographs by Hangzhou-based artist Shan Feiming. On display are works from three of his most recent series: Jungle, Silent Distance, and Waking from Hibernation. All organic...
    Daily until Aug 24 at m97
 
    • The inaugural exhibition of Shanghai's newest arts institution showcases key contemporary pieces sourced from the private collection of the museum's founder, Chinese-Indonesian entrepreneur Budi Tek. On show will be some 100 pieces by 67 international talents, with Adel Abdessemed's massive Telle mère tel fils taking center-stage in the converted airplane hangar. Works on display explore ideas surrounding myths, legends and history, and the show is curated by Wu Hung. SmartShanghai's review right here.
      YUZ Museum 35 Fenggu Lu, near Longteng Avenue
    The inaugural exhibition of Shanghai's newest arts institution showcases key contemporary pieces sourced from the private collection of the museum's founder, Chinese-Indonesian entrepreneur Budi Tek. On show will be some 100 pieces by 67...
    Daily until Nov 18 at YUZ Museum
 
    • Active since the 1960s, Australian-born Shaw works predominantly in tech and virtual forms that focus on the relationship between the artwork and the viewer. To that end, in 2000 he created AVIE (Advanced Visualization and Interaction Environment): billed as the 'world’s first artistically-conceived 360-degree stereoscopic interactive visualization and audification environment', it's essentially a means to show new types of interactive, immersive creative content by not just Shaw, but also a whole host of other artists, with works by Jean Michel Bruyère, Sarah Kenderdine, Ulf Langheinrich and Peter Weibel all making an appearance during the show's 6-month duration. Alongside of all that, expect new works by pioneering Chinese artist, Hu Jieming: Tai Chi (launching 8 August) and Prelude (9 May).
      Chronus Art Center Bldg 18, 50 Moganshan Lu, near Aomen Lu
    Active since the 1960s, Australian-born Shaw works predominantly in tech and virtual forms that focus on the relationship between the artwork and the viewer. To that end, in 2000 he created AVIE (Advanced Visualization and Interaction...
    Daily until Nov 28 at Chronus Art Center



Oct 25

Giardini Piano Quartet

This award winning French piano quartet comes to Shanghai for the 2014 Chamber Concerts series. These chamber musicians graduated from the finest conservatories in France, and have played all the big spots in Europe. On this evening, they're playing

Sep 4

Kenny G 2014

The world's biggest-selling instrumental musician and biggest-selling jazz musician of the modern era, Kenny G, returns to China to drop some smooth tunes on his many fans. The multi Grammy-winning artist and his band will perform songs from his mass

Oct 11

Riccardo Tamai

Italian master guitarist Riccardo Tamai comes to Shanghai as part of the 2014 Chamber Concert series. He's performed at festivals all over the world and on this night he's playing pieces by Bach, Rodrígo, and Kellner.


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