Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, Events & Festivals, HK Island

Exquisite Christmas miniatures at Times Square

I love the Christmas decorations across Hong Kong, every shopping mall tries to outdo the others - and this time one of my and my children's favourites is the Exquisite Christmas exhibition at Hong Kong Times Square. It is free of charge, runs from 10am to 10pm until January 1, 2019 and is a beautiful… Continue reading Exquisite Christmas miniatures at Times Square

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Sightseeing

City Gallery Museum

City Gallery is an exhibition centre about the planning and development of Hong Kong. It is located at Edinburgh Place in Central - and I only stumbled upon it by sheer luck. We went to see a photography exhibition at the City Hall and that's when we noticed the City Gallery next door. It is… Continue reading City Gallery Museum

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Sightseeing

Children’s Discovery Museum

While visiting Fun Zone in North Point, we noticed the signage for the Children's Discovery Museum. At that moment, the Children's Discovery Museum was not open, but it will open its doors on September 19, 2018. The tickets are 90HKD (weekdays) / 110HKD (weekends/public holidays) for kids up to 12 years and 60HKD (weekdays) / 70HKD… Continue reading Children’s Discovery Museum

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island

Exhibition: The dinosaurs are loose at the IFC

There is currently a dinosaur exhibition at the IFC shopping mall in Central, which is called Meet the T.Rex until June 27, 2018. This is worth visiting if you have a toddler that needs to be occupied for 30-45 minutes and is interested in dinosaurs. The focus is on the Tyrannosaurus Rex and there is… Continue reading Exhibition: The dinosaurs are loose at the IFC

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island

Art exhibition 2016: Botero

Finally, after visiting Tokyo and spending some time in Europe we're back in Hong Kong. Just in time to visit the nine monumental bronze sculptures by the Colombian master Fernando Botero that have been at the Hong Kong’s Central Harbourfront, since early June as part of SummerFest. I love Botero's works, his vuluptuous sculptures are… Continue reading Art exhibition 2016: Botero

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, New Territories

Art exhibition 2016: Claude Monet

Water lilies in Sha Tin? Sounds unlikely - well, not really. They are in Sha Tin, albeit only for a short amount of time, until July 11, 2016. The current temporary exhibition Claude Monet: The Spirit of Place is a highlight of this year's exhibitions in Hong Kong. Where else can you view 17 original… Continue reading Art exhibition 2016: Claude Monet

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

My highlights from Art Basel in Hong Kong 2016

I was contemplating whether or not to write this post - there are so many Art Basel in Hong Kong articles out there already, and I am a week late. But then everyone has different views and opinions. My take is that it is a great opportunity to see so many great masters of the… Continue reading My highlights from Art Basel in Hong Kong 2016

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

My highlights from Art Central 2016

This week it is all about Art. Both Art Central and Art Basel are in town and there are lots of Art related events happening in the city. I decided to start 'my' art week with a visit to Art Central, which is happening for the second time round. Art Central is a little bit… Continue reading My highlights from Art Central 2016

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Review: Good Music for Babies

Like every other baby, Lina loves music and we sing and dance every day. So when I saw posters announcing a special concert just for babies, 'Good Music for Babies' by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, I immediately went ahead and bought tickets for Friday January 29 at 11am. The tickets for the weekend concert had… Continue reading Review: Good Music for Babies

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, Hong Kong, New Territories

Exhibition: Wearable blessings at the HK Heritage Museum in Sha Tin

I am always surprised that there are some really good current exhibitions that are often overlooked. One of them is the 'Wearable Blessings' exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. The museum is in Sha Tin, so it is a little journey away from the Island but it is so worth it! I have been… Continue reading Exhibition: Wearable blessings at the HK Heritage Museum in Sha Tin