M+ Pavilion, the first permanent facility to open in the West Kowloon Cultural District, is now open for art exhibitions.
The mirrored external walls reflect the surrounding expanses of greenery and immerse the building within its park setting, allowing the Pavilion to blend into its surroundings.
The first show to be presented in the M+ Pavilion will be a solo exhibition by Hong Kong artist Tsang Kin-wah in September. In the run-up to the opening of M+ in 2019, M+ Pavilion will serve as a base for the museum where a series of exhibitions will go on display in the heart of the art hub.
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Board Chairman, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam said the Government will continue to develop the cultural district into a world-class art and cultural hub.
The cultural district is a long-term strategic investment by the Government to promote the development of art and creative industries, meet the growing cultural needs of the public, attract and nurture artistic talents, and strengthen Hong Kong’s position as an international art and cultural metropolis.
“Such a vision and commitment is something that should make us proud,” Mrs Lam said.
The opening of the M+ Pavilion will soon be followed by the opening of the Xiqu Centre in 2018, the Art Park including the Freespace with a black box theatre and an outdoor stage from 2018 in stages.
The M+ Building will open in 2019. The Lyric Theatre Complex has also entered the detailed design stage and is expected to be completed in 2020 and open in 2021.
Photo Caption: Dedicated to art: West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Board Chairman, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam says the Government will continue to develop the cultural district into a world-class art and cultural hub.
W.Kowloon’s M+ Pavilion opens