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Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Grand Theatre , Tsim Sha Tsui

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Hailed a masterpiece, Greek visual artist Dimitris Papaioannou’s ‘The Great Tamer’ imbues life with magic through innovative choreography and stunning optical illusions.
Hong Kong City Hall, Central

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The Hong Kong Sinfonietta presents a concert for little ones to learn about classical music in a playful way.
The Box, Freespace, West Kowloon Cultural District, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Be dazzled by the Hong Kong debut of French choreographer Christian Rizzo’s dance work From a True Story, a piece inspired by the emotions he felt while watching a short all-male folk dance in Istanbul.
Hong Kong Observatory Headquarters, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Visit and learn more about two famous Hong Kong buildings—Chungking Mansions and the Hong Kong Observatory—on a field trip led by the Royal Geographic Society of Hong Kong.
KEF Music Gallery, 12/F, Central

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A music appreciation session is followed by a screening of local director Wong Wai-nap’s short, semi-autobiographical film The Sea Within. 
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Admiralty

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Lauded local opera singers Alex Tam and Yuki Ip chart the course of their musical careers through a selection of songs and anecdotes that bear special significance for them.

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Join the founder of popular local history website Gwulo.com as he, though a selection of his collected photographs taken around 1900-1930, presents stories of a bygone Hong Kong.
EXIT Gallery, 3/F, Aberdeen

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Hong Kong artist Cheng Ting Ting examines the meaning behind what most people would consider ordinary, even boring things — a worn-out boot, a pair of trainers and an old fridge — in her solo exhibition “Recipient Absent”.
10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Central

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Celebrate the 40th anniversary of China’s most pivotal art movements, The Stars, with a solo exhibition of its co-founder, French-Chinese artist Ma Desheng.
The Hive Spring, 3/F Remex Centre, Wong Chuk Hang

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Polish photographer Bogdan Konopka’s (23 July 1953—19 May 2019) quietly intriguing and nostalgic contact prints of France are exhibited solo for the first time in Hong Kong.
ArtisTree, 1/F Cambridge House, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay

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Artistree presents five thought-provoking, bite-sized British productions, tackling topics ranging from gender to environmental concerns, created by award-winning production teams.
Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wan Chai

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Hong Kong Art Centre’s “New Waves New Shores” festival screens nearly 20 quality films from 10 countries and plays host to engaging talks, a colour grading masterclass and film journalism and criticism workshops, and more.
Pékin Fine Arts, 16/F, Union Industrial Building, Wong Chuk Hang

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Celebrated South African photographer Pieter Hugo’s solo exhibition showcases enthralling images of the seemingly quotidian to redefine what is emblematic of lives in China and Africa.
Sotheby's S|2 Hong Kong Gallery, Admiralty

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Rare and iconic photos of 1960s Hong Kong taken by renowned documentary photographer Yau Leung (1941 – 1997) are exhibited alongside contemporary captures by photo-based artist Lee Ka-sing (b. 1954).    
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall, Central

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Celebrate renowned French pianist/conductor Philippe Entremont’s 85th birthday as he returns to Hong Kong to perform an all-Beethoven programme as part of the Le French May Arts Festival 2019.
Over The Influence, 1/F, Central

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In his latest body of work, multidisciplinary artist Devin Troy Strother (b. 1986) uses the stereotypes of the black entertainer to regain control of the narrative which often fetishises black people’s representation.
The Annex, Unit 6, 2/F, Nan Fung Place , Central

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Curated by international figures from the world of arts, this exhibition features 40 contemporary and iconic French lifestyle design pieces created by or for Philippe Starck, Bouroullec, and Hermés, to name but a few.

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Organised in honour of André Brasilier’s 90th birthday, this exhibition features a selection works that focus on natural beauty and Fauvist landscapes, and were inspired by his love for the equestrian world and Chantal Brasilier, his wife and
AAA Library, Asia Art Archive, 11/F Hollywood Centre, Sheung Wan

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Form Colour Action pays tribute to pioneering Singaporean performance artist Lee Wen, who passed away in March this year, through a show of his never-before-seen drawings, paintings, and notes dating from 1978 to 2014.
Alisan Fine Arts, 21/F Lyndhurst Tower, Central

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This is a unique opportunity to see six masterworks by “the painter of black” and sculptor Pierre Soulages, one of France’s most important artists whose career spans over seven decades.
David Zwirner, 5-6/F, H Queen's, Central

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Spanning his nearly four-decade-long career, ‘Transforming Photography’ offers an overview of renowned contemporary German photographer Thomas Ruff’s (b. 1958) versatile works.
Galerie du Monde, 108 Ruttonjee Centre, Central

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Malaysian artist C.N. Liew, disciple of the great Zen master Bo Yuan and the student of Chinese contemporary ink artist Liu Kuo-Sung, showcases his spiritual longing for freedom through his brushstrokes.
Stanley Ho Space Theatre, Hong Kong Space Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Embark on a visually stunning and information-packed journey investigating the origin of the Earth through the OMNIMAX Show The Story of Earth 3D.
CityU Exhibition Gallery, 18/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong

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Travel back in time through precious Art Deco objects from China and France created by the bold and daring who made the famous proclamation “one must be modern and make it known to the world”.

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Showcasing the works and performances by 17 contemporary artists and collectives, this exhibition reveals hidden sociopolitical agendas as well as personal and collective experiences of textile labour in our increasingly globalising world.  

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Join Design District Hong Kong (#ddHK) to explore Wan Chai’s local stories, architecture, intangible design and craftsmanship, and more, through free guided walking tours.

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One of Hong Kong’s biggest annual happenings, Le French May is back with two months filled with over 120 music, theatre, film, art and food events held throughout the city.

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The activity-packed programme looks at the ways artist filmmakers are exploring Queer culture in Hong Kong and the UK through various film and video techniques.
Tang Contemporary Art, 10/F, H Queen’s, Central

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Renowned Chinese-American artist Chen Danqing’s (b. Shanghai, 1953) first major solo presentation in Hong Kong showcases his latest figure paintings from live models.
Carré d’artistes, Central

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French painter, sculptor and visual artist Sophie Costa (b.1967) uses everyday objects such as soda cans and cassette tapes to created striking, textured artworks.  
Pace Gallery, 12/F, H Queen's , Central

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Artists from different temporal, regional and cultural backgrounds focus on relationships between “object and object”, “people and object”, and “people and people” in this themed exhibition curated by Pace Gallery.    
de Sarthe, 20/F, Global Trade Square, Wong Chuk Hang

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Using paradoxical concepts and humorous language, Beijing- and New York-based contemporary artist Lin Jingjing explores the meaning and significance of humans in the age of artificial intelligence.

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Rediscover Vincent van Gogh’s masterpieces and life through an immersive display of over 3,000 images set to an evocative classical music score.
Sun Museum, 4/F, SML Tower, Kwun Tong

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50 paintings by Chinese Art Masters demonstrate how Chinese artists portray their inner world, blending techniques, themes and embodied meanings.
Sin Sin Fine Art, Unit A, 4/F, Kin Teck Industrial Building, Wong Chuk Hang

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Two French artists dig deep into their own psyche to unearth the hidden bind between nature and human beings.

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French photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze set himself the task of documenting visually striking street signs, and put these photos together to create visual and linguistic poems with the help of his Hong Kong-born wife.
F11 Foto Museum , Happy Valley

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90 photos by American photographer Bob Willoughby (1927 – 2009) will be on show to offer an intimate look into the life and career of Hollywood icon Audrey Hepburn (1929 – 1993).
Gagosian, 7/F Pedder Building , Central

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Gagosian presents renowned Australian industrial designer Marc Newson first exhibition of limited-edition furniture in Hong Kong.

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Around 200 works by some 112 artists—including Marcel Duchamp, René Magritte, Man Ray, and Andy Warhol—are on show in A Luta Continua, an exhibition of the Sylvio Perlstein Collection.
University Museum and Art Gallery, Pokfulam

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Appreciate up-close the ancient art of bamboo carving which produced brush pots, wrist rests, miniature landscapes, figurines created with the ‘iron brush’ ’—a term for knives and other carving tools used by literati to transfer their
F22 Foto Space, 5/F, Amber Commercial Building, Wan Chai

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Featuring 88 photos by young Ukrainian photographer Sergey Melnitchenko, this exhibition offers an intimate glimpse into the world of nightclub employees and the everyday lives of common people in China.

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This is a unique opportunity to take a peek inside 24 declared monuments and graded historic buildings that were previously, or are still, used as living quarters.

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The 10th edition of the Chinese Opera Festival celebrates the enduring performing art through an opening programme hosted by the Xiqu centre and three performances by esteemed Chinese opera companies.

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Featuring over 180 Japanese objects and more than 50 objects from the museum’s classical Ming and Qing dynasties furniture collection, the exhibition offers a comprehensive insight into two Asian superpowers’ differing yet equally lavish arts
The University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG), The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam

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Willy Ronis (1910 – 2009), one of the most internationally renowned French photographers, is honoured with an exhibition that brings together his famous masterworks and lesser-known shots.
Massimo De Carlo, 3/F Pedder Building, Central

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Appreciate up-close new works by the 72-year-old American artist whose deceptively simple practice incorporates interwoven personal memories with historical recollections of America.  

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Step into the wondrous world of Japanese star artist Takashi Murakami at MURAKAMI vs MURAKAMI, a comprehensive and immersive survey exhibition featuring over 60 paintings and sculptures, video works, costume designs, and much more.
Rossi & Rossi, 3/F, Yally Industrial Building, Wong Chuk Hang

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Italian artist Vanni Cuoghi’s (b. 1966) semi-autobiographical exhibition features a series of dioramas inspired by the devastation he witnessed in Hong Kong, when Typhoon Hato struck during a visit in 2017.
Hong Kong Film Archive , Eastern District

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Organised by the Hong Kong Film Archive, this programme screens eight pairs of classic films— produced in Hollywood, Hong Kong and China—adapted from international literary works.
Duplex Studio at Block 01, Tai Kwun, Central

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101 objects used by prisoners, judges, the police force and many more police station stakeholders are displayed in this thematic exhibition that chronicles a variety of stories about work and life in this historic compound over time.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai

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One of the world’s most established Shakespearean theatre groups from London puts on The Comedy of Errors, Pericles and Twelfth Night: three stories of displacement, scattered families and what it means to be at home.
G/F Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Learn about leading environmentalist and primatologist Dr Jane Goodall’s conservation work, her scientific discoveries, the challenges that threaten the survival of wildlife, and how you contribute to nature conservation at this special

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The pioneering art space‘s summer events spotlight young talent from across the region with a series of initiatives, ranging from exhibitions and workshops to symposiums.
The D. H. Chen Foundation Gallery, The Mills, Tsuen Wan

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Featuring historic photos, vintage cotton products, as well as archival documents and objects, this exhibition unravels the rich history of Hong Kong’s textile industry.
University Museum and Art Gallery, Sai Wan

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This exhibit offers a curious window into the religious iconography of the Church of the East, showcasing ancient Nestorian crosses ( 12th-13th centuries) found in north-west China.

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