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City's Art Festival Piques Interest With 60 Events 2017-06-27

The annual Hangzhou Art Festival that started on Thursday is designed to arouse people’s passion for art with exhibitions, forums, lectures and competitions.

The comprehensive festival runs through this month. Last year, it lured more than 500,000 visitors with 30 activities. This year the festival, held in local art museums and galleries, is comprised of nearly 60 activities and is expected to make a bigger splash.

Some highlights among the 60 activities:
China Famous Artist Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition
The exhibition is varied and involves young and old, northern and southern Chinese artists, and big names including Liu Zhibai, Li Zhenjian and Fang Zengxian.
Date: Today
Address: 7/F, Tiangong Art Gallery Hotel, No.91, Jiefang Rd

Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition

The exhibition is the first of the newly opened art park, and it includes the works of well-known modern Chinese calligraphers and painters such as Jin Yide, Qin Dahu and Quan Shanshi.
Date: Through November 21
Address: Fenghuang Yuyuan Art Base, No.7, Fengshan Road

14th Antique Collection Festival

Taiwan collectors are introduced this year to Hangzhou to buy and to sell their collections. Also, lectures are given by jade sculpture artists and are free to the public, while collectors are welcome to take their own antiques to the market for sale.
Date: November 15
Address: Hangzhou Antique Market, No.11 Wushan Road

Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition of Academicians and Artists
It is the seventh year for this exhibition, consisting of works done by local scientists as well as artists. Most are traditional Chinese calligraphy and paintings. 
Date: Through November 30
Address: Wushan Calligraphy and Painting Gallery, No.196 Nanshan Road

Source: hicenter.cn
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