Official Opening of Chongqing Art Museum
On the afternoon of October 29, the Opening Ceremony of Chongqing Art Museum and Opening Ceremony of 2013 Chongqing Youth Art Biennial Exhibition are held at the newly-built Chongqing Art Museum.
Chongqing Art Museum, located at the core area of Jiefangbei Commercial Center, is an important part of one of the Ten Cultural Public Utilities in Chongqing--Guotai Art Center. The art museum is on the fifth and sixth floors of Guotai Art Center, with a total area of 8000 m2. The official opening of Chongqing Art Museum has closed the distance between art and citizens. The art museum will hold various exhibitions throughout the year and citizens can participate in the exhibitions for free.
The 2013 Chongqing Youth Art Biennial Exhibition is one of the important activities of the Fourth Chongqing Cultural and Arts Festival and it is the first show in Chongqing Art Museum. Chongqing Youth Art Biennial Exhibition was established in 2009 and was held once every two years. It has aroused a lot of echoes in the art circle, and has become the import cultural brand of Chongqing. The 2013 biennial exhibition is themed with “urban illusions”, with nearly 200 pieces (groups) of works from 47 young artists, covering painting, sculpture, installation, image, picture, new media, synthetic arts and other art categories.