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HKAC Open House 2024

Venue: Hong Kong Arts Centre 
Date: 2024.03.30

Imagining life, Appreciating art.

Hong Kong Arts Centre Open Day 2024 presents a full day of diverse art journey. It includes a series of exhibitions, performances, film screenings, workshops, and experiential activities, allowing you to indulge in the pleasures of interdisciplinary performances, visual arts, music, and film within a single day. It marks a fulfilling conclusion to the exciting art-filled month of March.


1. The 29th ifva Festival Special Screening- All About Us Young Filmmaker
Mentoring Programme Short Film Highlight
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BOJU - Phirens Rai (2023)
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The Bat Tree - Phirens Rai (2021)
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Blurry  to me - Hiroka Mak (2023)

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Rowdy Inside Hiroka Mak (2022)

Date: 30 March 2024

Time: 7:30 PM

Location:   Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre


Film is a universal language that bridges the gaps between cultures and races. 
The 29th ifva Festival Special Screening Event will present four outstanding short films created by the ethnic minority directors participating in the All About Us Programme, including ‘BOJU’, ‘The Bat Tree’, ‘Blurry  to Me’ and ‘Rowdy Inside’. Through moving images, let’s listen to the diverse voices in our society and form connections with the life stories of different communities.



2. To Morrow and Beyond, Group Exhibition oCREATORS FOR TOMORROW Awardees
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Date: 15-31 March 2024

Time: 10AM - 6PM

Location: 5/F, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre

With the rapid technological advancements and the impact of the pandemic, there have been significant changes in many people’s lives in recent years. As we adapt to this new reality, let’s explore the future alongside the new generation of creators.

The Hong Kong Arts Centre will collaborate with the past awardees of the CREATORS FOR TOMORROW Scheme to present the group exhibition ‘To Morrow and Beyond’, showcasing how they navigate the new normal of the art world through artistic creation and research. In the exhibition, audiences will grasp the latest trends in local art and witness the growth and transformation of talented artists.
3. 【New Book Launch Event】Art of Yuen Tai Yung Movie Poster (2nd Edition) Exhibition  
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Date: 15 March – 1 April 2024

Time: 9 AM – 11PM

Location: Jockey Club Atrium (G/F - 4/F), Hong Kong Arts Centre


An effective movie poster not only bears the emotions and messages associated with the story, but also sparks audiences' interest and imagination.

This exhibition features a collection of original movie posters and illustration originals created by the renowned Hong Kong artist Yuen Tai Yung. Each piece has a story in it, from the design of drawing, composition, to typesetting. While appreciating the precious works, the audiences can savour the masterpieces of the artist and Hong Kong movies to the full.



4. Olivia Tsang’s solo photography exhibition, A WORD
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Date: 20-30 March 2024

Time: 10AM – 8PM

Location: 4/F, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Capture the moment with a click, preserve the ‘words’ within the photo, and discover the transformative nature of language.

‘A WORD’ is the debut solo exhibition of the renowned fashion and lifestyle photographer Olivia Tsang. By showcasing a series of captivating photography works, the exhibition tells the unique stories that lie behind the faces of various Hong Kong celebrities. It is an unmissable opportunity for all art enthusiasts, photography lovers to embark on a visual journey and explore the rich and thought-provoking dialogues in Oliva’s works.

5. Cultural Masseur 2023-24 Art xInternet
Literature: Goddess
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Date: 29-30 March 2024

Time: 3PM/ 7PM/ 9PM

Date: 31 March 2024

Time: 3PM/ 5PM

Location:   McAulay Studio, Hong Kong Arts Centre


‘There is someone in everyone’s mind who leaves marks and residues that shape their love in the future, even when the person is no longer there.

Presented by Cultural Masseur and directed by Yan Pat To, the immersive theatre ‘Goddess’ is adapted from the novel written by iphoneman, a local writer known for his relatable urban romance. It allows the audience to travel through time and space in the Hong Kong Arts Centre while immersing themselves in the delicacy and excitement of the work. Throughout the journey, you will experience the mixed feelings created by love, feel the pain and wounds that connect people and city, see the suffering in fate and witness the constant changes in life.



6. Digital Shape of Ceramics — Exhibition at The Gallery of Hong Kong Art School
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Date: 6 February - 28 March 2024, 30 March, 2024

Time: 11 AM – 8PM

Location:   The Gallery of Hong Kong Art School - 10/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre

When 3D printing meets ceramics, what kind of artistic sparks will be ignited?

The exhibition ‘Digital Shape of Ceramics’ will showcase three-dimensional printed ceramic artworks created by sixteen talented alumni and teaching staff from the Hong Kong Art School. Visitors will have the opportunity to appreciate how artists utilise 3D printing technology to create intricate designs with greater ease and precision, bringing to life forms that were previously challenging to produce. In this digital age, let’s explore the future development and potential of ceramics!
7. Public Art Trial Workshop - Our Impressions of Urban Plants
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Date: 30 March 2024

Time: 2 PM – 5 PM

Location: 3/F, HKAC

Fee: Free Registration

Register here: https://qrco.de/bepHNt


The graceful shadows of trees dance and twirl, entwining on the windows.

We cordially invite you to roam the city, collect fallen leaves, and join the artist Mandy Ma Wing Man in creating a landscape that reimagines urban flora and fauna. In the public space of HKAC, we will engage in the art of plant printing, seamlessly blending our creations with the outside scenery, leaving our unique mark on the city!


8. Touch X Texture X Visual: Seal Engraving Workshop
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Date: 30 March 2024
Time 1: 2 PM – 3:30 PM

Time 2: 4 PM – 5:30 PM

Location: Room 1006, 10/F,  Hong Kong Arts Centre

Fee: Free Registration
Register here: https://qrco.de/bepHN8

Have you ever imagined carving delicate and smooth strokes of Chinese characters or patterns with just the tip of a little knife? 

In the seal engraving workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn this traditional and aesthetic art medium that combines a sense of touch, texture, and visual design. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced art lover, the workshop will provide you with a creative and inspiring art learning experience.

9. Pop-up Performance

Date: 30 March 2024

Time: 5PM-7PM

Location:  G/F, HKAC

Good music can help us forget our worries and relax our minds. During the afternoon session of the Open House, two groups of buskers, Cheri and Crescendo, will sing an array of pop songs in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, adding a lively atmosphere to the annual event.

We welcome all music enthusiasts to come to the Hong Kong Arts Centre and watch the live performances of the Pop-Up Performance! Show your support for the local young musicians while immersing yourself in the rich artsy vibe.
10. Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF48)

Date: 30 March 2024


My City by Fruit Chan: 12:30PM

The Mother of All Lies by director Asmae El Moudir: 3:15PM

Location:   Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre

The 48th Hong Kong International Film HKIFF48 aims to bring exceptional experiences to all film lovers. The theme of this year’s festival, A Portal to Another World, captures the essence and appeal of our film festival. It allows everyone to explore films from different regions and cultures.

‘My City’ by Fruit Chan, this year’s Filmmaker-in-Focus and the Arabic documentaries ‘The Mother of All Lies’ by director Asmae El Moudir will be shown during the Open House of HKAC this year.

11. Hong Kong Repertory Theatre - The Doctor


Date: 16 March – 1 April 2024

Time: 2:45PM /7:45PM

Location:   Shouson Theatre, HKAC


12.“The World Map from Hong Kong” solo Exhibition of Elaine Chiu curated by Dr KK Chan
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Date: 19 March – 2 April 2024

Time: 10AM- 8PM

Location:   Diana Cheung Experiential Gallery, 3/F, HKAC


13.  Kai Schiemenz – Clear Heights Exhibition by Goethe-Institut Hongkon
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Date: 25-30 March 2024


25 March : 6:30 PM - 8 PM

26-29 March:  10AM - 8PM

30 March:  9:30AM - 4PM

Location:   Goethe-Gallery & Black Box Studio, Hong Kong Arts Centre


14.  Luis Chan Studio
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Date: 25 May 2022- 27 May 2027

Time: 10AM- 11PM

Location:   4/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre


Other Programmmes:
  • 11am-12pm: German Taster Course for Teenagers 
  • 12pm-1pm: German Taster Course for Adults 
  • Venue: Goethe-Institut Hongkon 
In Collaboration with:
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Open House exclusive offer:
ART SHOP offer:
Enjoy 10% off on selected items.
Enjoy $5 discount for coffee, and buy 1 get 1 free for popcorn, upon showing Art Basel 2024 pass.
JAJA dine-in offer:
15% off on A La Carte Menu & Afternoon Tea Set*
*The 15% off offer is only applicable to the A La Carte menu and tea set mwnu, but not valid for other set meals, banquesrs, or takeaways.
*A 10% service charge applies and is calculated based on the original price.