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    • teamLab Borderless

      • Address
        Bldg. C-2, 100 Huayuan Gang Lu, near Bansongyuan Lu
        花园港路100号C-2号楼, 近半淞园路
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      A futuristic wonderland of a museum, by Japanese digital art collective teamLab. Inside, it's a fantasy world spread across many rooms, with endlessly changing and interactive projections creating a disorienting trip akin to that bit in 2001: A Space Odyssey where... Read more

    • Centre Pompidou x West Bund Museum

      • Address
        2600 Longteng Dadao, near Longteng Lu
        龙腾大道2600号, 近龙腾路
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      Until 2025, Centre Pompidou is collaborating with the West Bund Group to establish the most significant artistic exchange between France and China to date. The exterior of the building, designed by David Chipperfield, is nothing compared to its Parisian original, but... Read more

    • Columbia Circle

      • Address
        1262 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Panyu Lu
        延安西路1262号, 近番禺路
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      A historical compound that used to house, among other things, the old Navy Club, the Columbia Country Club--a popular hangout for Americans in the 20s and 40s--and a mansion built for Sun Ke, the son of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, by Hungarian architect Lazlo Hudec. After the... Read more

    • Palace IMAX Cinema (IAPM)

      • Address
        IAPM Mall, 6/F, 999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
        淮海中路999号6楼, 近陕西南路
      • Phone
        5109 3988

      As of 2016, this is one of the nicest and most futuristic places to see a movie in Shanghai. It's big: 6 halls and 1046 seats total. Facilities are great, with comfortable theater areas, and clean and comfortable 3D glasses. They've got RealD technology, if you're... Read more

    • Tank Shanghai

      • Address
        2350 Longteng Dadao, near Longyao Lu
        龙腾大道2350号, 近龙耀路
      • Phone
        6950 0005

      Tank Shanghai is the brainchild of Chinese collector Qiao Zhibing, opened in March 2019. The 60,000 square meter complex, the size of 11 American football fields, turns the former oil storage tanks for the Longhua Airport into galleries, bookstores, restaurants and... Read more

    • Modern Art Museum

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      • Address
        4777 Binjiang Da Dao, near Pudian Lu
        滨江大道4777号, 近浦电路
      • Phone
        6878 1390 / 6878 1339

      A former coal storage facility known as the Lao Bai Du Coal Warehouse (老白渡煤仓), it was transformed by Atelier Deshaus (who also did the West Bund’s Long Museum) into a museum. It has retained many of its original structures, like a long, elevated channel that runs... Read more

    • M50 Art District

      • Address
        50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu
        莫干山路50号, 近昌化路
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      50 Moganshan Lu, better known as M50, is Shanghai's most famous "gallery district," home to over 50 gallery spaces in Shanghai, and offers a cross-section of emerging Shanghainese and Chinese artists, working in a wide range of styles and mediums. Great for a day's... Read more

    • Urban Planning Exhibition Hall

      • Address
        100 Renmin Da Dao, near Xizang Lu
        上海城市规划展示馆, 人民大道100号, 近西藏路
      • Phone
        6318 4477

      One of Shanghai's best and most visited museums, the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall at People's Square documents the changing face of Shanghai and is an essential vising point for those interested in the evolution of the city. A perfect scale model of the entire city... Read more

    • Museum of Illusions

      • Address
        2/F, 168 Jiujiang Lu, near Jiangxi Zhong Lu
      • Phone
        6333 0883

      The 16th edition of the Croatian Museum of Illusions. The popular international attraction features puzzles, holograms and general optical trickery that will leave you well and truly bamboozled. Read more

    • Long Museum (West Bund)

      • Address
        3398 Longteng Avenue, near Fenglin Lu
        龙腾大道3398号, 近枫林路
      • Phone
        6422 7636

      Opened in 2014, the Long Museum West Bund is the second of Chinese billionaire collectors Liu Yiqian and Wang Wei's expanding empire. The architecture is stunning - right on the waterfront, it was designed by Liu Yichun of Atelier Deshaus. Inside is a veritable who's... Read more

    • Power Station of Art

      • Address
        200 Huayuangang Lu, near Miaojiang Lu
        花园港路200号, 近苗江路
      • Phone
        3110 8550

      The PSA is an impressive but cumbersome space, a huge building likened by curator Qui Zhijie to London’s Tate Modern. The PSA may have similar hardware to that legendary institution but it doesn’t have the software — the staffing, budgets, etc — to match.... Read more

    • China Art Museum

      • Address
        161 Shangnan Lu, near Guozhan Lu
        上南路205号, 近国展路
      • Phone
        400 921 9021

      A vast art museum, housed in the former Chinese Expo pavilion over in Pudong. Works on display span modern and contemporary periods, and there's also a steady rotation of temporary exhibitions, including lots from abroad. Good to know: it's free to get in, but you... Read more

    • Prada Rong Zhai

      • Address
        186 Shaanxi Bei Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu
        陕西北路186号, 近南京西路
      • Phone
        2218 0200

      Once the residence of Rong Zongjing, a late Qing Dynasty industrialist dubbed "The King of Flour," this western-style garden mansion has worn a couple of different hats over the subsequent decades. In 1949, it was rented to the China Economic Research Institute, in... Read more

    • West Bund Art Center

      • Address
        2555 Longteng Da Dao, near Fenggu Lu
        龙腾大道2555号, 近丰谷路
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    • Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai

      • Address
        People's Park, 231 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Bei Lu
        人民公园, 南京西路231号, 近黄陂北路
      • Phone
        6327 1282

      The best part of the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai (MOCA) is the prime location smack dab in a lovely green portion of People's Square. Sunlight and panoramic views pour in through the museum's floor to ceiling glass walls. International exhibitions are the... Read more

    • Natural History Museum

      • Address
        510 Beijing Xi Lu, near Chengdu Bei Lu
        北京西路510号, 近成都北路
      • Phone
        6262 0280

      This new location for Shanghai Natural History Museum opened in Spring 2015. Shiny and new, its exhibitions are well funded, curated, and researched. Features dino-bots and lots of taxidermy, live bugs and amphibians, fossils and skeletons. Maximum educational... Read more

    • HOW Art Museum

      • Address
        No. 1, Lane 2277 Zuchongzhi Lu, near Shengxia Lu
        祖冲之路2277弄1号, 近盛夏路
      • Phone
        5157 2277

      Established in 2017 and dubbed Shanghai’s first 'night museum,' for its later opening hours, HOW is a 7,000sqm, 3-story building, adjacent to a five-star art hotel. It also... Read more

    • Shanghai Museum of Glass

      • Address
        Bldg 8, 685 Changjiang Xi Lu
        宝山区, 长江西路685号8号楼
      • Phone
        6618 1970

      Opened in Spring 2011, the Shanghai Museum of Glass is a welcome addition to the city's cultural scene. Housed in a renovated former factory, the beautifully displayed exhibits guide visitors through the history of glass, some of its lesser known applications and a... Read more

    • YUZ Museum

      • Address
        35 Fenggu Lu, near Longteng Avenue
        丰谷路35号 近龙腾大道
      • Phone
        6210 5207

      Opened in May 2014, YUZ Museum Shanghai is the second major private institution to grace the city's West Bund area. This one is the brainchild of Chinese-Indonesian collector, Budi Tek and will host rotating exhibitions sourced from his own massive collection of... Read more

    • Shanghai Exhibition Centre

      • Address
        1000 Yan'an Lu, near Tongren Lu
        延安中路1000号, 近铜仁路
      • Phone
        2216 2216

      This gauche, sprawling palace on Nanjing Lu gifted by the Soviets to China in 1954 is tough to miss. Throughout the year it is the home to more than a dozen international exhibitions ranging from ShContemporary art show to the so-called "Millionaire's Fair." Read more

    • MIFA 1862

      • Address
        1777 Binjang Dadao, near Jimo Lu
        滨江大道1777号, 近即墨路
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      Japanese starchitect Kengo Kuma was called in to transform this 150+ year-old shipyard in Pudong into an artsy commercial space. He elected to keep most of the original structures in the 31,000 square meter space, preserving and reusing rusty steel girders, weathered... Read more

    • Fosun Foundation

      • Address
        600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Dongmen Lu
        中山东二路600号, 近东门路
      • Phone
        630 55119

      Non-profit organization founded by Fosun Group and Fosun Foundation. The Art Center is co-designed by British design firm Foster + Partners and creative director Heatherwick Studio. The building features three layers of moving veils in appearance. The Art Center... Read more

    • Shanghai History Museum

      • Address
        325 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu
        南京西路325号, 近黄陂南路
      • Phone
        6323 2504

      Built in 1934 as the Shanghai Race Club and known for its iconic bell tower, the most recent two-year renovation of this space gave us one of Shanghai's best museums. It sports 9,800-square-meters (that's 2.42 acres) of exhibition area, with around 1,100 artifacts on... Read more

    • 1933

      • Address
        3F, 611 Liyang Lu, near Haining Lu (Adjacent to the Kowloon Hotel -- taxis know it as jiulong binguan)
        溧阳路611号, 近海宁路
      • Phone
        6501 1933

      1933 transforms an old art deco abattoir into a creative hub hosting restaurants, creative retail, design companies, artists, galleries and design and exhibition spaces across four heritage-listed building. Read more

    • McKinnon Hotel

      • Address
        1013 Beijing Xi Lu, near Jiangning Lu
        北京西路1013号, 近江宁路
      • Phone
        5299 0571

      An ex-office block converted into five floors of fully-furnished, creepy, amazing sets for Punchdrunk's immersive reimagining of Macbeth entitled Sleep No More. Each floor is separately and painstakingly built into a tableau with cemeteries, sanatariums, dingy hotel... Read more

    • Powerlong Museum

      • Address
        3055 Caobao Lu, near Xinzhen Lu
        漕宝路3055号, 近新镇路
      • Phone
        6221 9111

      Powerlong is a real estate company and this museum is the show-and-tell space for its chairman, Xu Jiankang. Xu is a high-profile rich AF art collector and this is his non-profit space. The 23,000 square meter museum is anchored by a stunning minimalist ramp that... Read more

    • Ferguson Lane

      • Address
        376 Wukang Lu, near Tai'an Lu
        武康路376号, 近泰安路
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      Ferguson lane is a cute complex comprised of restaurants, cafes, shops, and galleries, all set in a lovely outdoor setting. It's a good stop on an afternoon walk through the area and offers a nice escape weather in the form of coffee at Coffee Tree, cocktail at Le... Read more

    • Rockbund Art Museum

      • Address
        20 Huqiu Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
        虎丘路20号, 近北京东路
      • Phone
        3310 9985-1101

      Since its inaugural exhibition, “Peasant Da Vincis”, in 2010, RAM has been on some next-level shit. Nowhere else in the city has such a strong events program or such consistent, well produced shows. RAM has held major solos for some of China’s most celebrated... Read more

    • Jiushi International Art Center

      • Address
        1 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Yan'an Dong Lu
        中山东一路1号, 近延安东路
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      An addition to the cluster of art museums on the Bund brought to you by Shanghai Jiushi Group with more than 10 historic Bund buildings under its name. Not to be mistaken for the Read more

    • Cha House

      • Address
        420 Weihai Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu
        威海路380号, 近石门一路
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      Renovated mid-20th century mansion on Weihai Lu, currently surrounded on all sides by towering constructions. It's now rented out as an event space; galleries, exhibitions, private parties, etc. Read more

    • Blue Man Group 2019

      Blue Man Group is comedy, theater, rock concert and dance party all rolled into one. This wildly popular phenomenon delivers an unforgettable, multi-sensory experience. It’s an outrageous evening of entertainment. See the show that has...
    • Bob Dylan’s Retrospectum

      A collection of artworks from the legendary musician. Yeah, he did art! Dylan’s artworks are complemented by projections of his music clips and live performances, adding a soundtrack to the exhibition. It's 150rmb for single entry. Every...
      • Arts | MAMSH | Daily except Mon until Jan 5 2020
    • Dreamgirls: The Broadway Musical

      The Tony Award winning Broadway musical that inspired a Golden Globe Award winning film is coming to Shanghai! Telling the story of the Dreams, a group of young singers trying to make it big in showbiz in the 60s, with all the highs and...
    • ERA - Intersection of Time

      They say you haven't been to Shanghai unless you've seen the acrobats. A multi-million dollar show, "ERA: The Intersection of Time" is Shanghai's most popular acrobatic show, featuring the gamut of traditional and contemporary Chinese...
    • Turandot: Puccini Opera

      Turandot, Puccini's final opera and one of the biggest blockbusters in the genre, transports us to a fantastical version of ancient China. There, the cold-hearted but beautiful princess Turandot challenges her suitors to a deadly game of...
    • Shh! We have a Plan

      “Shh! We have a Plan”
is a theatrical adventure for young children, the newest production by the multi-award winning theatre company Cahoots NI. The production won at Off West End Theatre Awards and was nominated at UK Theatre Awards in...
    • One Starry Night Out of the Blue

      When little Lena goes to visit her grandfather one summer, she embarks on a magical adventure when she steps into a hidden world of classical paintings. Guided by fireflies and sailing on a moonboat, she sails through Van Gogh's Starry...
    • SSO Rush Hour Concert | On Time Beethoven

      Rush Hour Concert is a series of one-hour classical music concerts hosted by a group of new generation musicians from the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, happening monthly during rush hour from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Each concert differs in...
    • Magic Mike

      Based on the hit films ‘Magic Mike’ and ‘Magic Mike XXL’, which follow the trials of a male stripper with business smarts and a heart of gold, comes the live show all you ladies have been waiting for. Guaranteed to bring the heat, the...
    • Dans La Solitude des Champs de Coton [French]

      A gripping contemporary theater by French dramatist and writer Bernard-Marie Koltès. Performed in one act with no intermissions, it follows two anonymous strangers, known only as the Client and the Dealer, who meet at an unknown location...
    • Pixie Dolls

      Inspired by the legendary Parisian cabaret show “Le Crazy Horse de Paris”. Come see exquisite femmes, as they tempt you with their carnal intercontinental charm. For the first time in Shanghai, we welcome you to experience the iconic...
    • Home Alone

      Be thrilled by your darkest secrets. Get intimate with your inner demons. Step into the shame, sex, guilt and glory of your subconscious. Fall in love with the scariest version of yourself, if only for a night. 180rmb pre-sale, 200rmb on...
    • Still Life with Chickens

      New Zealand playwright D.F. Mamea’s slice-of-life story “Still Life with Chickens” won the Adam play award in 2017. It tells an intimate, heart-warming, and funny story about friendship, loss, love, and life: When Mama discovers a...
    • Barcelona Flamenco Ballet: Flamenco Reborn

      “Flamenco Reborn” is the newest production by Barcelona Flamenco Ballet. It is a show with a full-range Flamenco landscape, with “Alegrias” from Cadiz, ‘Tangos’ from Malaga and “Bulerias” from Jerez. These “palos”(Flamenco forms) come...
    • PAW Patrol LIVE: The Great Pirate Adventure

      Nickelodeon PAW Patrol LIVE on stage for the little ones! A live stage version of the popular TV show, PAW Patrol's a group of six rescue dogs and their tech-savvy friend Ryder, sharing lessons about citizenship, social skills and...
    • The Nutcracker Russian State Ballet

      The Nutcracker is one of Russia's most renowned Russian ballets, featuring Tchaikovsky's instantly recognizable score, and a Christmas classic. When midnight strikes the audience is swept into a fairy tale world of toy dolls, where the...
    • Swan Lake Russian State Ballet

      After a successful tour last year, The Russian State Ballet is back for their China tour with a full, mesmerizing touring ballet production. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's iconic Swan Lake was first performed one hundred and thirty-five...
    • Buick Masters Series | Shanghai Grand Theatre and New Year’s Concert 2020

      After five years of excellence, Shanghai Grand Theatre and the Shanghai Opera House join forces to bring on the sixth New Year Concert, which is also the opening performance for Shanghai Opera House's 2020 Season. Fabio Luisi, one of the...
    • Daniel Harding and SSO | New Year Concert 2020

      Shanghai Symphony Orchestra holds a New Year Concert, led by British conductor Daniel Harding. Born in Oxford in 1975, Harding rose to fame and prominence as a young and talented conductor. He started off assisting Sir Simon Rattle at...
    • Vienna Royal Orchestra - New Year Concert

      In the best Viennese tradition of highest artistic quality, the Vienna Royal Orchestra combines art and entertainment into an exclusive performance of classical music. The Vienna Royal Orchestra is composed exclusively of musicians from...
    • Swan Lake by Russian State Ballet of Astrakhan

      Russian State Ballet of Astrakhan is one of the most renounced ballet troupes today. Since its foundation in 2011, has made successful adaptations of “The Nutcracker”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “The Sleeping Beauty” and toured around the...
    • 365°

      The first China show for Spanish photographer Eugenio Recuenco blurs the line between reality and fantasy. Nearly half of his 366 works in this series, which took eight years to complete, are on display, and 12 of them are built into...
    • Qi Baishi - Master of the 20th Century

      A remarkable solo show by one of China's greatest ink-and-brush artists, Qi Baishi. Qi, who died in the 1950s, was a master of the form, and a recent surge in interest pushed the auction price of one of his pieces up to 100 million usd...
    • Rear Windows

      Sometimes, art gives you goosebumps. That's the case with Li Qing's solo exhibition at Prada Rong Zhai, which was inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's film, Rear Window. With a subject matter that lies somewhere between fiction and reality,...
    • The Classical Russian Ballet (Moscow) Swan Lake

      The Classical Russian Ballet (Moscow), has been recognized as a new star in world ballet, devoted to the revival of ballet classics. With its rich and colorful classical repertoire and strong cast of actors, the troupe has attracted...
    • A Night with Chris Botti 2020 Live in Shanghai (Reservation)

      Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and composer Chris Botti is bringing his tour to Shanghai and Beijing in 2019. He has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I...
    • Cabinet of Curiosities: An Exhibition About Dolls

      Cabinet of Curiosities exhibition, a serial project curated by Da Shi, takes its inspiration from the earliest museums, dating back to the Renaissance. In this case, it's basically themed around creepy dolls, and is as intensely...
    • David Stern Performs Zhou Tian and Korngold with SSO

      David Stern's musical leadership is spread across three continents. Whether conducting a major symphony orchestra, baroque opera, teaching vocal master classes or defending cultural activities, Stern keeps his musicians, students and...
    • Leonskaja Plays Brahms

      For decades now, Elisabeth Leonskaja has been among the most celebrated pianists of our time. In a world dominated by the media, Elisabeth Leonskaja has remained true to herself and to her music, and in doing so, is following in the...
    • Shostakovich Symphony No.13

      Shotakovich: Symphony No.13 in B-flat minor, Op.113 “Babi Yar” will be performed by the SSO led by Krzysztof Penderecki with Gábor Boldoczki on trumpet and Shenyang on bass. The Estonian National Male Choir will also be participating....
    • Come From Away - The Phenomenal Broadway Musical

      One of the biggest hits on Broadway, "Come From Away" is a musical that tells the true story of the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. It depicts the extraordinary convergence on September 12, 2001, when...
    • Secret Cinema: Casino Royale (Reservation)

      Secret Cinema is a pioneering group from London, creating immersive experiences based on movie plots. Using a combination of music, theater, and multi-media installations, Secret Cinema brings the stories from films to life in the real...
    • TETRIS Mon Amour

      TETRIS Mon Amour is a metaphor for our life. When Tetris was invented back in 1984, it quickly conquered the world, a simple computer game, but fascinating and addictive. Choreographer Roni Haver was also once hooked on it. With TETRIS...
    • Punchdrunk's 'Sleep No More'

      Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More is an award-winning theatrical experience that tells Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth through a darkly cinematic lens. Produced by SMG Live and Punchdrunk International. Audiences move freely through the...
    • ASPZ New Magazine Launch

      ASPZ––A Shanghai Poetry Zine–– is launching its new publication, Secrets, offering poetry readings & poetry open mic. An exciting evening of literature and fun. 50rmb entry (also the price of the magazine).
      • Arts, Nightlife | Kartel | on Sat Dec 14 2019
    • C'est le dernier spectacle de Zut Alors!

      [French IMPROV] Zut Alors!, the French speaking team of Zmack Improv, is having its end of the year show at My Place. In cheese-eating surrender monkey gibberish: "Les marrons sont cuits ! C'est le dernier spectacle de Zut Alors...pour...
    • Chicago: The Musical

      The legendary director and choreographer Bob Fosse had the vision for Chicago in 1975 when he obtained the rights from the original book writer Maurine Watkins. He joined forces with the musical team of John Kander and Fred Ebb who had...
    • Neo-modern Shanghai

      Since the first phase of the artist residence project of Shun Art Gallery at Tiger House studio in Zhujiajiao, a couple of Japanese artists applied for residency in the second issue. They arrived with a 4-year-old boy, became the first...
    • Green Bank Art Festival 2019

      The festival, themed on Lu's Garden, is a remembrance of the old garden residence of Mr. Lu Shen (陆深) , a scholar of the Imperial Academy in the Ming Dynasty, and the man who gave Lujiazui its name. Over 20 international artists are...
      • Arts, Community | MAMSH | Daily until Dec 15 2019
    • Eating Music presents YU SU Multi-Channel Live

      Eating Music invite electronic music producer & sound artist Yu Su to presents her first time Multi-Channel sound art live in Shanghai. A Sunday night for you to enjoy ambient sound & music deeply and relaxing. Along side with a local...
      • Arts, Nightlife | MAMSH | on Sun Dec 15 2019
    • Spanish Ballet of Murcia: Flamenco Carmen

      The Spanish Ballet of Murcia has always had its own identity and engages in various forms of Spanish dance, including Flamenco. The company’s production of Carmen has won awards for its choreography, stage effects and the skills of its...
    • Hide and Seek | Creative Physical Theatre

      A request to open our eyes wide: The show is a creative physical play which explores the various feelings and the ritual of “ hide-and –seek”: fear, excitement, surprise, enjoyment. A poetic invitation to find enjoyment in hiding and...
    • National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine New Year Concert

      The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine was praised as "the world's best symphony orchestra" by Shostakovich, revered and respected in Eastern Europe region since its establishment in 1918, with Oleksander Horilyj as its first...
    • Wiener Johann Strauss Waltz Orchestra - New Year Concert

      Wiener Johann Strauss Waltz Orchestra is currently the most authoritative group in playing Johann Strauss’s work. It is also the resident orchestra of the Austrian government. The orchestra holds over 150 concerts every year in Vienna,...
    • Shanghai Grand Theatre and Shanghai Ballet Pres. The Nutcracker

      The Shanghai Grand Theatre version of "The Nutcracker" premiered during the Christmas season in 2010, and has been staged almost every Christmas season since. In order to rejuvenate the classic work, the Shanghai Grand Theatre and the...
    • Being Time′ The Time Being: Ye Hongxing’s New Series

      Ye Hongxing’s new creations presented for ‘Being Time′ The Time Being’, be they impressively large triptychs or smaller paintings, strike with a refreshing and remarkably different language of artistic expression. Ye Hongxing never stops...
    • Xu Zhen: Hello

      Xu Zhen's recent works are on show at MadeIn Gallery. As usual, the artist presents a social critique of contemporary life with his unique and irreverent humor. Free.
    • The Schonbrunn Palace Orchestra Vienna New Year Concert

      The Schonbrunn Palace Orchestra Vienna is one of the world's top symphony orchestras, representing the highest musical standards in Vienna. The orchestra performs at the Schönbrunn Palace all year round, with more than 300 performances...
    • Unko Museum Pop-Up

      This pop-up from the Unko Museum in Japan is all about poop. Stylized, cute, kawaii poop, thank god, but nonetheless, poop. It's proven popular in Shanghai, for people to selfies (omg), to buy merchandise and to sit on pastel-colored...
      • Arts | Joy City | Daily until Jan 3 2020
    • Do You Copy

      MoCA presents Do You Copy, a group exhibition that’s a futuristic journey into the past, inspired by the times in which astronomy, space exploration, and robotics dominated public imagination. 80rmb.

      The Rockbund Art Museum and HUGO BOSS are presenting the exhibition of the HUGO BOSS ASIA ART AWARD. The show will open on October 18th presenting the works of the four finalists from Vietnam, The Philippines, Taiwan, and China. Based on...
    • Long Yu Conducts Zhou Tian with SSO

      Long Yu is currently artistic director and chief conductor of the China Philharmonic and of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, music director of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, and principal guest conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic...
    • Free Biographies

      Arario Gallery is showing an installation by the highly controversial art duo Sun Yuan and Peng Yu. You might know them from a large robotic brush that splashed a blood-like liquid in this year's Venice Biennale, or from the disturbing...
    • Three Phantoms

      This is not the musical classic, but a live concert starring three lead singers who were all once the lead in Andrew Lloyd Weber's "Phantom of the Opera. The concert draws inspiration from the “Phantom of the Opera” and presents various...
    • Vocal Recital By Soprano Kristine Opolais

      Kristine Opolais voice combines lustrous tone and fierce dramatic intensity. She has performed on some of the most prestigious stages, including the Metropolitan Opera New York and Teatro alla Scala, and has worked with conductors Daniel...
    • Convex/Concave: Belgian Contemporary Art

      TANK invites you to the realm of Belgian art with the artworks of fifteen emerging and well-established artists that represent the contemporary scene in the country. 90rmb.
    • Ocean II Ocean

      Highly anticipated solo exhibition of French artist Cyprien Gaillard. He works across media and does large scale interventions in unique spaces. Perfect for the features of the TANK complex. 90rmb as part of a bigger show.
    • Palace of Extasy

      Shanghai artist Zhang Yunyao is on show. He draws with graffiti on stretched felt and creates mighty monochromatic painting-like works. He is inspired by neoclassical Renaissance sculptures in marble and bronze, and his contours and...
      • Arts | Qiao Space | Daily except Mon until Jan 12 2020
    • Consciousness of Location

      In this show, Zhang Ruyi investigates intuition by modeling reality to establish a relationship between the individual and the environment. Zhang teases out the interactions which underlie the ambiguities between the individual and...
      • Arts | Don Gallery | Daily except Mon until Jan 12 2020
    • Pictures of a Micro Garden

      Yang Xun tattempts to challenge the boundaries between reality and illusion in his oil painting creation. Questioning the authenticity of photographic moments, Yang Xun uses painting to complete the experience of timeliness and...
      • Arts | Gallery 55 | Daily except Mon until Jan 12 2020
    • Wild Metropolis

      Powerlong Museum collaborated with MadeIn company for the playful group exhibition of fifteen artists. The show is built around the concept of the digital metropolis and designed to play with dimensions. 98rmb.
    • Continuous Regeneration

      Large-scale eco-art cross-border with more than 30 artists is on at Columbia Circle until February 2020. Free.
    • Passing Through Architecture: The 10 Years of Gordon Matta-Clark

      PSA is showing the work of Gordon Matta-Clark, a celebrated American artist that cut neat holes through the walls of entire buildings as if drawing freely in the space. Matta-Clark was trained as an architect; his work transcends...
    • In Production: Art and The Studio System

      Some cinematographic studios aim to create ageless pictures by adopting different artistic methods. In Production: Art and the Studio System attempts to expose the art that serves and revolves around movie production. Last entrance 8pm....
    • The Return of Guests: Selections from the PSA Collection

      Power Station of Art is presenting its first-ever exhibition dedicated to works from the museum’s permanent collection. Covering a wide range of media including video, photography, painting, sculpture, installation, and literature, the...
    • High-Speed Forms

      Cross the Suzhou creek and head to OCAT's new location (around the corner from the former) for what's undoubtedly the most unusual exhibition this season. For the solo show of Zhang Ding, a complete race track made of real highway parts...
      • Arts | OCAT | Daily except Mon until Mar 8 2020
    • Li Binyuan Solo Exhibition

      This show, all about physicality and bodily limits, brings together a decade of works by performance artist Li Binyuan in videos and photographs of his interplays with the conditions and elements around him. Museum is open from 1pm-10pm...
    • The Art of the Brick

      Tank No.5 shows The Art of The Brick, an exhibition of 89 artworks built with LEGO bricks by American artist Nathan Sawaya. He is the only person in the world to combine the titles of LEGO Certified Professional and Master Builder....
    • Observations

      With the second most extensive collection of modern art in the world, Centre Pompidou can undoubtedly present a historical perspective for any medium. In a nonlinear maze-like form, this exhibition brings works by artists that pioneered...
    • Chien Wen-Pin and SSO

      Chien Wen-pin is a Taiwanese classical conductor and was music director of National Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan 2001-2007. Through his extensive involvement with operatic performances, Chien has been invited by the Dutch National Opera,...
    • Jacek Kaspszyk and SSO perform Eroica

      Polish conductor Jacek Kaspszyk has been the Music and Artistic Director of the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra since 2013. He will join forces with the SSO, with Karen Dreyfus on viola and Glenn Dicterow on violin to perform...
    • Long Yu Conducts Songs of the Earth

      Long Yu is currently artistic director and chief conductor of the China Philharmonic and of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, music director of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, and principal guest conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic...
    • Stephen Hough’s Beethoven Concertos

      One of the most distinctive artists of his generation, Stephen Hough combines a distinguished career as a pianist with those of composer and writer. Named by The Economist as one of Twenty Living Polymaths, Hough was the first classical...
    • Joshua Bell and SSO

      With a career spanning more than thirty years as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, conductor and director, Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated violinists of his era. His curiosity and clarity of insight are a testament...
    • Long Yu Conducts Carmen in Concert

      In the SSO's 2019/20 season closing concert, artistic director and chief conductor of the China Philharmonic and of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Long Yu will lead the SSO in performing Georges Bizet's 120-minute-long concert version...
    • The Shape of Time

      The Shape of Time takes us on a journey through the shapes and forms that defined art in the 20th century. Displayed in a linear and educational form, the exhibition illustrates a chain of influences across painting and sculptures. 70rmb...


    • Roald Dahl's Matilda: The Musical

      The Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning musical based on the classic children's book by Roald Dahl is coming to Shanghai! It tells the story of young Matilda, a bright and curious child who loves books, as she deals with a shallow,...
    • TNT Theatre Britain présente Notre Dame De Paris

      British touring theater company TNT Theatre will perform one of the best-known stories in French literature, Notre Dame De Paris, at Shanghai Grand Theatre's Buick Theatre between November 7-8 and December 5-8. The play explores themes...
      • Arts | Grand Theatre | Daily until Dec 8 2019
      • 2019-12-05 Finished
    • Zhang Guoyong, Josef Špaček and SSO

      Josef Špaček is one of the most prolific violinists of his generation and was laureate of the International Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. He's won top prizes at the Michael Hill International Violin Competition in New Zealand,...
    • Redic Shanghai Chapters Exhibition - Historic Cha House 1st Edition

      A multi-sensory inspiration experience in the historic building next to the Sukhothai Hotel. 48rmb early bird tickets before October 25, 78rmb online, 88rmb on the door. For optimal experience, bring headphones and wear a touch of white.
      • Arts | Cha House | Daily until Dec 8 2019
      • 2019-10-24 Finished
    • Redic Shanghai Chapters

      Originally from Chicago, Redic graduated from the prestigious Morehouse College in Atlanta, where he first started to create art with reclaimed objects. His distinctive style began to develop when he moved to Los Angeles. His work spans...
      • Arts | Cha House | Daily until Dec 8 2019
      • 2019-11-07 Finished
    • EXIT by Untitled Group

      Choreographer Gu Jiani explores the deepest human desire to exit the mundane. In a perpetual cycle of creation and destruction, we seek paths to liberation and self-fulfillment, yet our desires simultaneously stand in our way. Inspired...
    • Bianca Gismonti Trio

      A trio of music veterans. Bianca Gismonti, Piano and Vocal, began her music career and set foot on the stage all over the world at age fifteen. In 2013, she released her first original album, “Sonhos de Nascimento”, and has since...
    • Wonder Women: The Pearl's Pole Competition

      Expect to see some true pole dancing athletes and talents all coming together for just one night. When done correctly, pole dancing combines benefits of strength training, endurance training, cardio and flexibility. Besides just building...
      • Arts, Nightlife | The Pearl | on Sun Dec 8 2019
      • 2019-12-08 Finished
    • INNERSECT 2019: Explore The Infinity

      INNERSECT is a street fashion project founded by Edison Chen in 2017. With the idea of building a platform where culture happens, the brand grew into a collection of many, many things. Art, Technology, and Music, represented by the...
      • Arts, Community | SNIEC | Daily until Dec 8 2019
      • 2019-12-06 Finished
    • One Starry Night Out of the Blue

      A live, immersive stage performance combining art and education, this children's show explores 28 pieces painted by 9 masters such as Van Gogh, Monet, Da Vinci, Wang Xi Meng and more, set to live piano accompaniment. The showing on Dec 6...
      • Arts | City Theatre | Daily until Dec 7 2019
      • 2019-12-06 Finished
    • Art Treasure Hunt

      The hunt is on. The treasure? An original artwork from Brazilian artist Allana Gama. Elevate have cut up prints of her work and hidden the pieces in 12 places around the Shanghai Culture Square. You have to find those pieces and put them...
    • Meditative Art Picnic, Chinese Edition

      Chinese-language edition of Elevate's Meditative Art Picnic series. Meditate, paint, eat, drink. No meditation or painting experience required. An opportunity to have a chilled afternoon, with creative people, in an unconventional space....
    • Theatre Tour

      A free guided tour around one of the largest and most presitigous theatres in Shanghai. These tours are normally just in Chinese, but SAIC Shanghai Culture Square are partnering with arts outfit Elevate to deliver an English tour as part...
    • Grinch Cirque and Cabaret Soirée

      Get coal in your stockings? The Grinch Cirque and Cabaret soirée returns to The Pearl, back by popular demand, for one night only. Prepare yourself to wind up on Santas naughty list: this is not your mama’s Christmas story! Expect a...
      • Arts, Nightlife | The Pearl | on Sat Dec 7 2019
      • 2019-12-07 Finished
    • “Zen Life” Hao Ping Solo Exhibition

      Artist Hao Ping brings her second solo exhibition Zen Life to Shanghai audience. Influenced by ancient Chinese Taoism and Buddhism, Hao Ping's artworks are full of oriental Zen inspiration – free and natural, abstract and simple, lyrical...
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