Places worth A Visit in the Exhibition Season of June [Just Take A Metro]

Places worth A Visit in the Exhibition Season of June [Just Take A Metro]


It’s June now. Do you know what exhibitions are on in Shanghai. It is hereby to recommend some exhibitions in Shanghai. Is there any one you’re interested in? Let’s take a look!

2018 Bologna Illustration Exhibition

It is the world’s top illustration album and the best place to relax yourself and play with children, and has been reputed the Oscar in the illustration circle. Its first station in 2018 comes to Shanghai and you will feast you eyes on the 425 top illustration works. With one ticket, you will be able to appreciate two exhibitions – Bologna Illustration Exhibition and 50 Years Bologna Illustration Master Exhibition. You and your baby will enjoy 375 original paintings and 50 masterpieces to your heart content at one time.




Exhibition Period: 10:00 – 18:00 (No admission after 17:30), May 1 – July 9, 2018
Venue: Duoyunxuan Art Gallery, 1188 Tianyaoqiao Road, Xuhui District
Ticket: RMB55-85
Traffic Information:
1. Walking about 1km after getting off at Longcao Road of Line 3
2. Walking about 900m after getting off at Longhua of Line 12

Random International: Everything & Nothing

Yuz Museum Shanghai is to present “Everything & Nothing” – the 1st solo exhibition of Random International in Asia. It includes installation works recently created by Random International and the most significant representative works in art creation practice. The exhibition focuses on such concepts as simulation, decision-making and automation and the audience will be able to explore the new experience of arts brought by science and technology


Exhibition Period: April 20 – October 14, 2018
Venue: Yuz Museum, 35 Fenggu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai
Ticket: RMB150
Metro: Walking for about 10 minutes after getting off at Yunjin Road of Line 11

Animal Beauty

“Animal Beauty”, the 1st solo exhibition of Daniel Daviau in China, has been on unveiled in Xiyunlou and Dumengtang at Yongpingli, Hengshan Road, on May 25, 2018. The exhibition was initiated by Xiyunlou and Dumengtang and, with the theme on endangered species, aims to arouse the public’s respect to nature, protection on endangered species and awareness of maintaining ecological balance. The exhibition consists of two parts which will be displayed in Dumengtang and Xiyunlou respectively. The nearly 40 animal sculptures of different sizes have shown the development and exquisite artistry of the artist. In particular, the sculpture “Rhinoceros” is to be permanently collected in Xiyunlou.



Artist: Daniel Daviau
Exhibition Period: 11:00 – 16:00, Tue – Sun, May 25 – August 24, 2018
Venue: Xiyunlou, Building 1, Xiyunlou Business District, 388 Hongde Road, Shanghai

Masterpieces from Tate Britain in Shanghai Museum 2018

Shanghai Museum is to present the “Landscapes of The Mind: Masterpieces from Tate Britain (1700-1980)” together with Tate Britain from April 27 to August 5, 2018. More than 70 British landscape works have been selected for the exhibition, including those of well-known artists like Gainsborough, Turner, Constable, Girtin and the Cozens and those by avant-garde artists of Impressionism, surrealism and modernist school.


Exhibition Period: April 27 – August 5, 2018
Venue: No. 2 Exhibition Hall, Shanghai Museum
Ticket: Free

Automobile and Contemporary Art

Shanghai Auto Museum is to hold the “Moving Fantasy - Automobile and Contemporary Art” exhibition from April 29 to July 29, 2018. This is the first time that Shanghai Auto Museum involves in contemporary art and the 23 artworks of 7 domestic and foreign contemporary artists, in the form of photography, installation, sculpture and video, will offer a unique perspective for the audience to pond over the moving world they are familiar with.



Exhibition Period: 09:30-16:30, Tuesday – Sunday, from April 29 to July 29, 2018
Venue: Shanghai Auto Museum, 7565 Boyuan Road, Shanghai
Ticket: RMB60 (through ticket and this exhibition included)

Storage Memory

The Power Station of Art is to present “Storage Memory”, the 1st large solo exhibition of French artist Christian Boltanski in China from April 25 to July 8, 2018. Via installation, videos, sounds and the shadow theatre, the exhibition will trigger the emotional connection of the audience from their vision and hearing to their mentality and question their unpredictable turns in daily life and historical incidents. The nearly 10 tons of clothes, hundreds of photos of faces of infants and senior people, and the heartbeat of tens of thousands of people echoed in the exhibition hall are all the “storage memory” of an individual and a group.

Exhibition Period: April 25 to July 8, 2018
Venue: 1/F, 2/F & Chimney, Power Station of Art
Ticket: RMB60 for a single exhibition; RMB80 for 2 exhibitions (including Foundation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, A Beautiful Elsewhere)


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