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Summer Bucket List: LCSD Museums’ Exhibition in August

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11-08-2022

Summer Bucket List: LCSD Museums’ Exhibition in August

Visiting museums is one of the best activities in this scorching summer. You can obtain knowledge while cooping up yourself all day long in an air-conditioned place. More importantly, Museum Pass owners have unlimited admission to the permanent and special exhibitions (unless otherwise specified) of LCSD Museums mentioned below.

 

Science

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: The Big Eight – Dinosaur Revelation

The Hong Kong Science Museum showcases eight of the most iconic creatures from the “Golden Age of Dinosaurs” together. The exhibition boasts an unrivalled amount of original fossil material, some of the most complete fossil skeletons in the world, world-class artwork, cutting-edge 3D renderings and the first scientifically accurate reconstructions of the world's largest predatory dinosaur and the world's largest flying creature to create an exhibition that will reveal entirely novel scientific insights. The exhibition will also inspire visitors to contemplate our own place in the grand story of evolution and the challenges threatening our future on this planet. Click here for more details.

Date: Until 16 November 2022 ; Close on Thursdays (except public holidays)

Fee: Free

Online booking is required (The e-booking system will be updated at 10 am every Monday and bookings can be made for the upcoming week (excluding Thursday, the regular closing day). Updates will be made on a weekly basis.

 

Art

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: The Road to the Baroque — Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum

Characterised by the dramatic contrast of light and dark, exaggerated movement and pronounced figures’ facial expressions, historians coined the term Baroque to define 17th century Italian art which focuses on high tension and realistic representations of emotions. Showcasing around 40 Neapolitan paintings from the Capodimonte Museum, its debut exhibition in Hong Kong includes works of 16th and 17th century masters, such as Titian, Annibale Carracci and Artemisia GentileschiHong Kong Museum of Art, meanwhile, invites many artists to provide aural element and various creative media for a new art appreciation dimension. The audience thus able to enjoy an art experience that connects past and present. Click here for more details.

Date: Until 2 November 2022 ; Close on Thursdays (except public holidays)

Fee: Standard - $10, Museum Pass holders - Free

 

History and Culture

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: Dunhuang: Enchanting Tales for Millennium

Hong Kong Heritage Museum showcases artefacts, mural paintings, reproduction of paintings in silk and a replica of Yulin Cave 25. Visitors are invited to a feast of visual splendour with a series of art-tech display and multi-media programmes to experience and appreciate the worldly and heavenly aspirations of ancient forebears in their pursuit of the true, the good and the beautiful in the Buddhism realm of Dunhuang.

Date: 24 August 2022 – 21 November 2022 ; Close on Tuesdays (except public holidays)

Fee: Standard - $10, Museum Pass holders - Free

In addition, there are more happenings in August: 

Medialogue: So Close, Yet So Far

Venue: Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, 7A Kennedy Road, Central

 

City Rhymes: The Melodious

Venue: Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

 

Hong Kong Pop 60+

Venue: Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, New Territories

 

Joyous Destiny: A Selection of Wedding Memorabilia from the Museum's Collections

Venue: Hong Kong Museum of History, 100 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

 

Please visit the website of LCSD’s Museums and LCSD Edutainment Channel for the latest visiting arrangements.

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