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  • 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

  • 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

  • West Bund Art Center

    • Address
      2555 Longteng Da Dao, near Fenggu Lu
      龙腾大道2555号, 近丰谷路
    • Phone
      5101 6677

    Complex of general-use exhibition halls on West Bund, often used for big art exhibitions, including the annual West Bund Design & Art fair. Read more

  • ArtCN Gallery

    • Address
      Bldg 3, 876 Jiangsu Lu, near Huashan Lu
      江苏路876号3号楼, 近华山路
    • Phone
      6167 3917

    Gallery launched in Shanghai in 2012, specializing in foreign and Chinese contemporary art. They typically hold solo and group exhibitions of artists who have absorbed and reinterpreted elements from their native and adoptive countries. Read more

  • MIFA 1862

    • Address
      1777 Binjang Dadao, near Jimo Lu
      滨江大道1777号, 近即墨路
    • Phone
      6882 5398

    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

  • Art+ Shanghai Gallery

    • Address
      1/F, 191 Nan Suzhou Lu, near Sichuan Zhong Lu
      南苏州路191号一层, 近四川中路
    • Phone
      6333 7223

    Relocated to Nan Suzhou Lu in 2014, Art Plus Shanghai was founded by four partners back in October 2007. The gallery regularly hosts exhibitions showcasing both established and emerging contemporary artists from China and beyond. Read more

  • ZiWU

    • Address
      Bldg 1, 10 Jianguo Zhong Lu, near Chongqing Nan Lu
      建国中路10号1号楼, 近重庆南路
    • Phone
      6335 3676

    ZiWU’s art books reach up the ceiling of its three-floor loft. More than a bookstore — kind of a mixed-use space for art and photography — the shop also carries vinyl records and a number of English fashion and lifestyle magazines. The second floor has a small... 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

  • Fuji X Space

    • Address
      398 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Danshui Lu
      淮海中路398号, 近淡水路
    • Phone
      6373 0173

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  • Yong Ping Lane

    • Address
      199 Hengshan Lu, near Yongjia Lu
      衡山路199号, 近永嘉路
    • Phone
      -

    Yong Ping Lane is a roughly 6,000 square meter development consisting of 5 single buildings and various commercial facilities, located in the center of Xuhui. It goes along Hengshan Lu to Yongjia Lu, right over Hengshan Road metro station. It's a collection of art... 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

  • Galerie Dumonteil (Yongping Li)

    • Address
      Unit 105, 199 Hengshan Lu, near Yongjia Lu
      衡山路199号105单元, 近永嘉路
    • Phone
      6418 6367

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  • Minhang Museum

    • Address
      1538 Xinzhen Lu, near Xinlong Lu
      新镇路1538号, 近新龙路
    • Phone

    The original Minhang Museum was opened in 2002 and closed in 2011. Its new location currently has one permanent display of traditional Chinese musical instruments and a temporary exhibition area. Multimedia interactions installations, as well as English translations,... 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
    • Phone

    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

  • 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

  • ShanghART M50

    • Address
      50 Moganshan Lu, near Suzhou Xi Lu
      莫干山路50号, 近苏州河
    • Phone
      6359 3923, 5382 0418

    This large Swiss-owned gallery opened its doors on Moganshan Lu in 1996. ShanghART was the first gallery in China to participate in major international art fairs, such as Art Basel. The works may not always be thrilling, but the artists exhibited are always well-known. Read more

  • Shanghai Ming Contemporary Art Museum

    • Address
      436 Yonghe Dong Lu, near Pingxingguan Lu
      永和东路436号, 近平型关路
    • Phone
      6445 1199

    Opened in 2014, Ming Contemporary Art Museum (McAM) is located up north in Zhabei District. The vast, 15-meter height two-story building used to be a workshop in the Shanghai Paper Manufacturing Factory. It is now a non-profit institute, focuses mainly on... Read more

  • Shanghai Global Harbor Museum

    • Address
      Rm 4088, 4/F, Global Harbor, 3300 Zhongshan Bei Lu, near Jinshajiang Lu
      中山北路3300号月星环球港4楼4088室, 近金沙江路
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  • Gallery 55

    • Address
      50 Moganshan Lu Bldg. 4
      莫干山路50号4座
    • Phone
      021 6266 4108

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  • LGMY

    • Address
      250 Wuyuan Lu, near Yongfu Lu
      五原路250号, 近永福路
    • Phone
      6418 2663

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