Writer: Zhi Dingli, Nan Nan  |  Editor: Jane Chen  |  From: EyeShenzhen 

Shenzhen Art Museum深圳美术馆

Shenzhen Art Museum was established in 1987. The museum contains a total of 5,500 square meters of floorspace and houses a 1,200-square-meter exhibition hall within a 2,800-square-meter complex.

Since 2001, the museum has established its mission to "pay close attention to contemporary urban native arts" and is the venue for the annual China-Themed Exhibition on Contemporary Art and Native Art-Themed Exhibition of Shenzhen.

Add: Shenzhen Art Museum, inside Donghu Park, Aiguo Road, Luohu District 深圳市罗湖区东湖公园深圳水库风景区内

Metro: Huanzhong Line to Tai'an Station (太安站), Exit A, and then take a taxi

Guan Shanyue Art Museum 关山月美术馆

The Guan Shanyue Art Museum is dedicated to the works of Guan Shanyue, a modern master of the Lingnan School of Chinese ink painting. Lingnan School originated in the early 20th century and was inspired by Japanese and western arts. Guan Shanyue studied under the masters of the school and proved to be a competent artist in that style. He donated his paintings to the Shenzhen City Government in 1993 and the gallery opened in 1997. It contains exhibits of Guan's work and hosts regular special exhibitions.

Add: Guan Shanyue Art Museum, 6026 Hongli Road, Futian District (福田区红荔路6026号关山月美术馆)

Metro: Longhua or Longgang Line to Children’s Palace Station (少年宫站), Exit B

OCT Art and Design Gallery 华•美术馆

The OCT Art & Design Gallery was built with the purpose of propelling the development of vanguard designs, which involves effort from various design industries such as graphic and space design, product and fashion design, and digital and animation design, and dynamic and contemporary art events.

The gallery positions itself on the frontier of design, bringing in the best new design ideas from around the world and discovering, revealing, publicizing and developing the latest trends and talent through involvement in themed exhibitions, public seminars, academic forums, international academic exchange activities and education.

Add: OCT Art and Design Gallery, Overseas Chinese Town, 9009 Shennan Boulevard, Nanshan District 深圳市华侨城深南大道9009号

Metro: Luobao Line to OCT Station (华侨城站), Exit C

He Xiangning Art Museum 何香凝美术馆

As China's second national modern art museum after the National Art Gallery of China, the galleries at He Xiangning Art Museum have shifting exhibits mainly of avant-garde and modern Chinese art styles. Some of China's best-known painters regularly exhibit here.

Add: Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 中国深圳南山区华侨城

Metro: Luobao Line to OCT Station (华侨城站), Exit C

Luohu Art Museum 罗湖美术馆

Located in Luohu District, Luohu Art Museum covers 8,600 square meters of land. Communications between the museum and the public is valued by the Luohu Art Museum's mission to create a distinctive, unique value and innovative public platform. There are six exhibition halls and one academic hall, both of which meet international exhibition standards.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Saturdays and Sundays

Add: Luohu Museum of Art, 6 Nanji Road, Luohu District (罗湖区南极路6号罗湖美术馆)

Metro: Line 2 to Hubei Station (湖贝站), Exit A

Design Society 设计互联

Design Society is housed in the Sea World Culture and Arts Center (SWCAC) and oversees its cultural operations. Located in Shekou's Sea World, it is designed by renowned architectural studio Maki and Associates, led by Fumihiko Maki.

It features multiple galleries, presenting ground breaking designs from the past, present and future. It has studios and educational spaces, catering to the public’s need for learning and growth.

Hours: Sunday - Thursday 10:00-22:00

Friday and Saturday, 10:00-22:30

Add: 1187 Wanghai Road, Shekou, Nanshan Shenzhen 深圳市南山区蛇口望海路1187号

Metro: Line 2 to Sea World Station (海上世界站), Exit A

Intangible Cultural Heritage Hall, Futian Cultural Hall 福田文化馆非遗主题馆

The Intangible Cultural Heritage Hall covers 5,000 square meters. The gallery holds regular exhibitions of intangible heritage items.

Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m., closed Mondays

Add: Intangible Cultural Heritage Hall, Futian Cultural Hall, 103 Fuhua Road, Futian District (福田区福华路103号福田文化馆非遗主题馆)

Metro: Line 7 to Huaqiang South Station (华强南站), Exit C

Pingshan Art Museum. Liu Xudong

Pingshan Art Museum 坪山美术馆

Designed by famous Chinese architect Dong Gong, Pingshan Art Museum is devoted to contemporary art, especially the cross-boundary integrations and artistic fissures that happen in an era of changes.

Standing next to Pingshan Library, the museum has a floor area of 9,900 square meters with six floors. In addition to exhibition halls, the art museum also provides visitors with delicately landscaped outdoor gardens and a sleek coffee shop.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday

Add: Huide Road, Pingshan Subdistrict, Pingshan District, Shenzhen (深圳市坪山区坪山街道汇德路)

Transport: Take buses M478,M393,M440,963,M497,915,M325 and alight at Pingshan Experimental School (坪山实验学校)

AN+ Art & Design Center 安云艺术设计中心

Located in the Shenzhen Ping’An International Financial Center, the AN+ Art & Design Center is committed to creating an artistic life ecology integrating diverse experiences such as exhibitions, collections, activities, education, and customized sales, and reshaping the way that art and design connect with life. On the basis of delivering different artistic dimensions of life, the art center remains in close touch with domestic and foreign artists, designers, and cultural institutions to create more innovative, creative, open and diversified art experiences in a global cultural context, and to provide the public with an experimental field to admire art designs closely and even to own art designs.

Hours: 10 a.m to 10 p.m.

Add: F/3-4, Ping’An Financial Center Shopping Mall, Yitian Road, Futian District 福田区益田路平安金融中心商场3-4楼

Metro: Line 3 to Shopping Park Station (购物公园站), Exit D

Artron Art Gallery 雅昌艺术馆

Covering an area of 4,959.3 square meters and with 3,000 square meters of exhibition space, the Artron Art Gallery is an open communication platform for artists, art institutions, art lovers, collectors and investors. At the museum, visitors can find exhibitions of contemporary artists, pre-auction exhibitions of well-known domestic auction houses and Artron Group’s art collections. You can also find exhibitions that offer a glimpse into the differences between original artworks and their reproductions to experience the beauty of traditional printings, art and modern information technology.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Add: The intersection of Caitian Road North and Meidong Road 2, Futian District (福田区彩田北路与梅东二路交汇处)

Metro: Lines 4 or 9 to Shangmeilin Station (上梅林站), Exit C

Futian Art Museum 福田美术馆

The Futian Art Museum is a large public cultural venue funded by the government of Futian District. Integrating exhibitions, collections, research, exchanges and public art education, it plays an important role in traditional Chinese culture promotion, art collecting, international communications and public cultural services.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Add: 5 Meidong Road 2, Futian District (福田区梅东二路5号)

Metro: Line 10 to Maling Station (孖岭站), Exit D

Zhi Art Museum 至美术馆

As an important part of the cultural function of Shenzhen Bao’an Shajing Quanzhi Science and Technology Innovation Park, Zhi Art Museum also provides valuable experience for creating a humanistic community in Shajing Subdistrict. In the future, Zhi Art Museum will promote the connection between art culture and public life through exhibitions, training, lectures and forums, and establish a high-end exchange platform for diverse art and multiculturalism.

Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., closed Mondays

Add: Zhi Art Museum, Shasong Road, Houting, Shajing, Bao’an District (宝安区沙井后亭沙松路至美术馆)

Metro: Line 11 to Houting Station (后亭站), Exit A