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    • Museum of Illusions

      • Address
        2/F, 168 Jiujiang Lu, near Jiangxi Zhong Lu
        九江路168号2楼,近江西中路
      • 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

    • Columbia Circle

      • Address
        1262 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Panyu Lu
        延安西路1262号, 近番禺路
      • Phone
        -

      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

    • Propaganda Poster Art Centre

      • Address
        B/F, Bldg 4, 868 Huashan Lu, near Fuxing Lu
        华山路868号4号楼, 近复兴西路
      • Phone
        6211 1845

      Located in the basement of a cluster of highrises on Huashan Lu, Propaganda Poster Art Center has a collection of hundreds of original posters from the Mao years as well as a gift shop selling Mao-era paraphernalia, original and copied propaganda posters, and various... 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • M50 Art District

      • Address
        50 Moganshan Lu, near Changhua Lu
        莫干山路50号, 近昌化路
      • Phone
        n/a

      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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • The Pottery Workshop

      • Address
        Bldg 1, Lane 180 Shaanxi Nan Lu, near Changle Lu
        陕西南路180弄1号甲, 近长乐路
      • Phone
        3368 5573

      The Pottery Workshop is a professional pottery studio, started in Hong Kong in 1985, with the Shanghai branch opening in 2002. They focus on ceramic art education for adults, though also children's classes. The equipment's imported from the US and Japan. The second... Read more

    • MIFA 1862

      • Address
        1777 Binjang Dadao, near Jimo Lu
        滨江大道1777号, 近即墨路
      • Phone

      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

    • Pearl Art Museum

      • Address
        8/F, Aegean Place, 1588 Wuzhong Lu, near Baizhang Lu
        吴中路1588号8楼, 近白樟路
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      Self-taught architect Tadao Ando’s 2017 project in Shanghai, it’s on the eighth floor of a gigantic shopping mall built above Line 10. “Egg” and “light” are two inspirations Ando applied to the whole project. It is kind of like a trapezoidal space with an elliptic... 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

    • Ferguson Lane

      • Address
        376 Wukang Lu, near Tai'an Lu
        武康路376号, 近泰安路
      • Phone

      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

    • Palace Cinema (IFC)

      • Address
        Shanghai IFC, LG1/F, 8 Shiji Da Dao, near Lujiazui Huan Lu
        世纪大道8号D座LG1楼, 近陆家嘴环路
      • Phone
        3126 7833

      Definitely a nice place to catch a flick in Lujiazui, the IFC branch of Palace is even nicer than the one in IAPM, as of 2016, anyway. However, unlike the IAPM branch, they don't do midnight premieres of blockbusters. Facilities are great, with comfortable theater... 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

    • Himalayas Center

      • Address
        1108 Meihua Lu, near Fangdian Lu
        梅花路1108号, 近芳甸路
      • Phone
        5033 9801

      Developed by Zendai Group and designed by renowned architect Arata Isozaki, the Himalayas Center houses the Zendai Musuem and art space as well as the Jumeriah Hotel. 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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    • Royal Opera House Cinema: La Forza Del Destino

      The Royal Opera House Cinema is bringing one of Verdi's most ambitious scores to an enormous screen at the Shanghai Grand Theatre. Shown in high-definition, La Forze Del Destino tells the story of the Marquis of Calatrava, who forbids...
    • One KM

      Twenty-one supersize, dome-shaped screens set up along the 1 kilometer stretch of the North Bund. Named “One KM”, this new media technology fest showcases different immersive experiences created by global artists and tech manufacturers,...
    • Nine Journeys Through Time

      “Nine Journeys Through Time” is an exhibition organized by Yuz Museum together with Alcantara, and evolves from the eponymous show previously presented in the Apartment of the Prince, Royal Palace in Milan, conceived and co-curated by...
      • Arts | YUZ Museum | Daily except Mon until Oct 7 2019
    • Mark Bradford: Los Angeles

      Organized by independent curator Diana Nawi, ‘Mark Bradford: Los Angeles’ is a site-specific exhibition that explores the evolution of Bradford’s practice over the past decade, and his treatment of themes from present-day American...
    • Daniel Arsham: Perpetual Present

      New York-based artist Daniel Arsham’s aesthetic revolves around his concept of fictional archaeology. Working in sculpture, architecture, drawing, and film, he creates and crystallizes ambiguous in-between spaces or situations, and...
    • Karbido - The Table

      One hour of random compositions, sound interventions and audio-performative actions from Polish avant-garde band Karbido. A piece of furniture – a table – is transformed into a potent musical instrument capable of playing everything from...
    • MOTSE: Over and Over Again

      "MOTSE: Over and Over Again" is the first stop of the new media art tour in Shanghai. New media art team MOTSE 墨子 brings 17 large-scale works of art in various forms such as interactive visuals, mechanical devices, and sculptures to the...
    • Antigone

      Regarded as one of the greatest classic works ever created, Ancient Greek tragedy Antigone was first written by Sophocles in 441 B.C., and depicts a young woman named Antigone, the story's heroine, condemned to death for burying the body...
    • Wuthering Heights By Chapterhouse Theatre Britain

      Laura Turner's stage adaptation of Wuthering Heights will be brought to life by Chapterhouse Theatre Company: a British touring theatre company that have been producing high quality theatre internationally for almost two decades. Emily...
    • OSCiLLATE

      OSCiLLATE is a ground-breaking tap dance choreographed by Avalon Rathgeb and Dre Torres. It was first revealed to the world in summer 2018 premiering at Sadler’s Wells-The Lilian Baylis Theatre and then performed at Latitude Music...
    • Paris Opera Academy Gala Concert - 350th Anniversary

      This year marks 350 years since The Paris Opera, originally named "Académie royale de Musique" (Royal Academy of Music) and instituted by letters patent by King Louis XIV on 28 June 1669. Some of those involved include Chinese tenor Shao...
    • Tiger & Tiger Tale

      Visually stunning and innovative, Tiger & Tiger Tale is a moving contemporary dance piece co-created by writer Robert Alan Evans and choreographer Natasha Gilmore. The story portrays a dysfunctional family whose three members, Mom, Dad...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • ACT | The Bride (Chinese)

      A Bridal Dance Raid! Tangerine and trifoliate orange: similar in the leaves, different in the taste.The Bride is about removal and misplacement. It touches the notion of identity in a familial context. This piece of dance theater...
    • 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...
    • Le Rouge et Le Noir: L'Opera Rock [French]

      Based on the the French classic novel, "The Red and the Black" by Stendhal, father of modern fiction, this is a rock opera adaption by François Chouquet. It's the story of a low-born but ambitious young man in the Napoleonic era, who...
    • Junya Ishigami: Freeing Architecture

      Power Station of Art in Shanghai and the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain presents the young Japanese architect Junya Ishigami's debut solo exhibition in China, covers 20 groups of architectural projects such as KAIT Workshop,...
    • Carmen by Compañía Nacional de Danza

      A tragic story of romance and betrayal told through dance, set in 1830s Seville, Spain. Carmen is a happy-go-lucky Gypsy girl longing for true love, which she finds in the form of Don Jose, a soldier who deserted the army to be with...
    • Gala by Czech National Ballet

      The Czech National Ballet in Prague occupies a firm position on the Czech Republic’s dance scene, as well as in the Central European context. Founded in 1883, the company’s dialogue with global dance theatre has been pursued by its...
    • Alan Walker: Aviation Tour Live in Shanghai 2019

      Famously masked and hooded Norwegian artist, DJ and producer Alan Walker is returning to China with the "Aviation Tour," performing at Mercedes-Benz Arena on October 29. A true post-millennial child, he grew up surrounded by technology...
    • Four Seasons / The Butterfly Lovers

      A cultural event from Festival Hong Kong 2019 lands in Shanghai for a presentation by the acclaimed Hong Kong Dance Company. Two dance performances with stunning, evocative stage setting accompany to pieces of classic music. "Four...
    • Sutra

      This 2008 contemporary dance production by 
Flemish/Moroccan born choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is in collaboration with visual artist Antony Gormley, composer Szymon Brzóska and monks from the Shaolin Temple in China. The show...
    • Cloud Gate Dance Theatre & Tao Dance Theatre: EXCHANGE

      A collaboration between Cloud Gate Dance Theater and TAO Dance Theater, and the last program Lin Hwai-min curates before his retirement from Cloud Gate, broadens the horizons of the company. In addition to presenting his Autumn River,...
    • St Mark Children's Chamber Choir

      The choir of the Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc was born in 1986 in Lyon and was created by the choir director, Nicolas Porte, and the director of Collège Saint-Marc. The choir offers students a creative outlet in parallel with their...
      • Arts | SHOAC | on Sat Nov 16 2019
    • Monologue By X-Zero Dance Theater

      "Am I the real me in the last second?" Zhang Xi sets out to explore the significance of memory in our life experiences. In this piece, Zhang Xi chooses to work with the various spaces formed by six meter ladders. The ladder represents...
    • Ion Marin and SSO

      Romanian-born Austrian conductor Ion Marin is leading the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra with young prodigy Tony Siqi Yun on the piano. Internationally renowned in both operatic and symphonic domains, Ion received his Austrian citizenship...
    • Hong Kong Contemporary Dance Showcase - One City · Three Tales

      One City · Three Tales is a three-act contemporary dance showcase created by Unlock Dancing Plaza from Hong Kong. With Ong Yong Lock as Artistic Director, Unlock Dancing Plaza is a promising modern dance company with a unique style...
    • Pietro Tagliaferri & Francesco Attesti

      Francesco Attesti is an Italian pianist of international acclaim. Among his generation of musicians, he is considered one of the finest interpreters of the Romantic and early Twentieth Century Repertoire. He began practicing the piano at...
    • I Am Tango by Tango Lovers

      I Am Tango tells a story of a man named Tango, whose essence is represented by a bandoneon, a type of concertina popular in Uruguay and Argentina essential within Tango dance. Tango and his bandoneon go back in time to explore the...
    • 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,...
    • Turnadot: 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • U-Theatre: The Colours

      The creation of The Colours comes from a type of calligraphy work called Lao Chuang by calligrapher Dong Yang-Zi. It is a brand new production by U-Theatre's artistic director Liu Ruo-Yu and music director Huang Chih-Chun, and consists...
    • Perimeters, Edges, and Walls

      Walls define our space and our lives. Walls surround us, and without them man would be small, unimportant, and lost in nature. People erect walls to separate themselves from the natural world and to legitimize their existence, to build a...
    • Multimedia Physical Theatre: LEO

      Stuck in a room with seemingly nowhere to go, Leo tests the limits of his strange, new world and makes the delightful discovery that he is, in fact, superhuman. Leo can scale walls like Spiderman, dance on the ceiling like Fred Astaire...
    • Concerto a Tempo D'Umore

      A theatrical concert for the whole family – a combination of classical music, humorous mime and audience participation with a soundtrack consisting of well-known pieces from renowned composers such as Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven,...
    • I Love Science

      The European parent-child science show "I Love Science" is a series of research activities aimed at children between the ages of 4 and 12, helping them learn science and interact with their parents. By combining scientific learning with...
    • Russian State Ballet pres. Sleeping Beauty

      Sleeping Beauty, the classic tale perhaps most famously told by Disney, is adapted to ballet by the Russian State Ballet, with stunning set pieces and colorful costumes! When the curtain rises, the court assembles for Princess Aurora's...
    • The Nutcracker by 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...
    • ACT | Shan Hai Jing

      A highly visual, physically explosive, celebration of the power of our imagination. The Classic of Mountains and Seas provides inspiration for this original production, set in modern day Shanghai. The world has lost its way, the balance...
    • Swan Lake by 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...
    • Junya Ishigami: Freeing Architecture

      Power Station of Art’s new exhibition brings together 19 projects by Japanese architect Junya Ishigami that send you into his vision. He is known for freeing himself from the general rules of the field — thus the name of the exhibition....
    • Interactive Mime Theater: Perhaps, Perhaps... Quizás

      Perhaps you’ve felt lonely. Perhaps you've felt so lonely, lonely enough to don a white dress, hum Mendelssohn’s Wedding March and rehearse the ceremony. That’s the set-up for Gabriela Muñoz’s wordless show, a heart-wrenching yet...
    • Mark Bradford: Los Angeles

      Los Angeles born-and-raised artist Mark Bradford shows at the Long Museum. The display explores present-day American culture, with special regard for the social and environmental conditions that affect marginalized populations. Free but...
    • Paradoxical Space

      Huang Saifeng tries to construct seemingly unfamiliar spaces, which originate from his own subconscious mind. To him, the unconscious mind is a warehouse of memories and the fundamental source of motivation that drives our actions and...
      • Arts | Gallery 55 | Daily except Mon until Oct 13 2019
    • About

      Jiang Quyang’s oil works presented in "About" are related to rhythm, breath, law, distance, meditation, touch, feeling and emotion, exploring the softness, sadness, excitement, ambiguity, and indifference. Free.
    • Song of the Goat Theatre - Songs of Lear

      Described as "viscerally awe inspiring" by the New York Times, Poland's well-known Song of the Goat Theatre integrates movement, song, and text to mine historical works for fresh insights. The award-winning Songs of Lear retells the...
    • Island of Immortality

      Xu Bacheng's solo show, where the mix of paintings, sculptures, and installations revolve around the concept of the Island of Immortality. Free.
    • London Porcelain

      Well known British ceramic artist Jo Davies' solo exhibition of her distinctive ceramic creations at The Pottery Workshop features a range of her sought-after original wheel-thrown and handmade porcelain vessels, including those...
    • The Last Sunset

      This is a good month for artist Ni Youyu, who’s having two solo shows in town (and participating in the group one at MoCA). His subject matter always originates from his fascination with religion, history, and scientific knowledge....
    • Sun Liang Solo Exhibition

      Rouge In Greek myths, Femme Fatale is often referred to as the seductive female. With fatal beauty or charm, they usually seduce men to fall head over heels and go through fire and water for them without any complaint. As oriental saying...
    • Damien Dufresne Solo Exhibition

      Damien Dufresne’s first solo exhibition “murmur” in Shanghai, featuring his latest photographic work. Damien Dufresne creates images that are meaningful to him, telling stories without words, conveying a kaleidoscope of emotions. He...
    • Yuz Museum shows Ni Youyu’s mixed-media sculptures, most of them for the first time. The exhibition is named “∞”, because of the Greek mathematical concept of infinity. Free.
    • Teatro alla Scala | Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera

      La Finta Giardiniera is a three-act Italian opera composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Composed in 1774, it was premiered in Munich in 1775 when he was 18 years old. Led by Diego Fasolis, this special project dedicated to the rendition...
    • Teatro Alla Scala | Mozart's Die Zauberflöte

      Die Zauberflöte is the last opera composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The libretto is based on Martin Christoph Wieland’s fairytale “Lulu’s Magic Flute” from Dschinnistan. The opera premiered in Vienna in 1791. This production marked...
    • RED

      Contemporary artist Wang Xuejun has a solo show with paintings and installations for the 70th anniversary of new China. Free.
    • Nez à Nez: Contemporary Perfumers

      Nez à Nez”– which literally translates as “nose to nose” – draws attention to the fact that this is not an exhibition to be “viewed”; instead, one needs to “smell” it. Unlike typical perfume exhibitions, “Nez à Nez” focuses on the...
    • Piano Recital by Mikhail Pletnev

      The Russian pianist, composer and conductor will perform renditions of Mozart and Beethoven at Shanghai's Shaoc Concert hall on October 26. Pletnev's rise to fame started when he won the Gold Medal at the VI International Tchaikovsky...
    • The Czech National Ballet La Bayadère

      The Czech National Ballet from Prague occupies a firm position on the Czech Republic’s dance scene, as well as in the Central European context. Founded in 1883, the company’s dialogue with global dance theatre has been pursued by its...
    • State Chamber Orchestra of the Republic of Belarus

      The State Chamber Orchestra of the Republic of Belarus (BSCO) was founded in 1968, under the name of "Minsk Chamber Orchestra," by a well-known musician Oleg Yanchenko, an organist, composer and conductor. They will be led on October 27...
    • Story Smuggler

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