Societies / Foundations

Friends of the Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Friends of the Art Museum, the Chinese University of Hong Kong was founded in 1981 to promote the study and appreciation of Chinese art and culture. The Friends sponsors lectures on art, culture & history, study groups and tours to places of interest in Hong Kong, Asia and beyond. Through these and other fundraising activities, the Friends provides annual scholarships to art students at the Chinese University and contributes to the museum's art education, outreach programme and the acquisition fund.

Today with over 550 local and international members, the Friends is a strong and viable support group for the Art Museum, benefitting the general public and students of the University as well.

The Executive Committee is composed of volunteer members, elected annually. They are delighted to welcome new members, who share their interest and wish to participate in their wide range of activities.

'We learn, share and give together'

The aims of the organisation are:

  • to foster public interest in the Art Museum
  • to provide scholarships and grants for students in Art and Asian Studies
  • to provide funds to the Art Museum to assist in building the permanent collection
  • to encourage the study and appreciation of Chinese art and culture within the Hong Kong Community
  • to raise art awareness in the community
  • to support and provide opportunities for young and emerging artists

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Hong Kong Art Gallery Association

Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association

Established in 1985, Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association (HKAAA) is the only institution in Hong Kong to promote and develop the profession of arts administration and to represent and support local arts administrators and practitioners. Our mission is to promote good arts administration practice through advocacy, professional development, communication, networking support and collaboration amongst arts managers and other stakeholders; and to serve as a platform and representative voice in order to support the advancement of a flourishing arts scene, bringing social and economic benefits to all sectors of society in Hong Kong.

1/F Parkland Building, No. 235 Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

(852) 2877 7268
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K11 Art Foundation

Founded by Adrian Cheng, K11 Art Foundation (KAF) is a Hong Kong non-profit institution that serves as a springboard where young emerging artists from Greater China are nurtured and their creative ideas and contribution to humanity globally manifest. Their vision is to be a sustainable incubation force in the global ecosystem of art and to create strong public desire for the local contemporary art scene. Through KAF's innovative education programmes such as artist talks, seminars, workshops and exhibitions across Greater China, as well as a unique contemporary art collection and the establishment of the K11 art village, KAF provides the public an easy access to appreciate art and thereby elevates our collective understanding of culture.

5/F, New World Tower 2, 18 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong

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South Island Cultural District

The South Island Cultural Distrct (SICD) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2013, which currently represents 24 international and local art galleries, artist studios and art institutions in Wong Chuk Hang, Tin Wan and Ap Lei Chau. The organisation selects its members and its mission is to raise awareness to "Hong Kong's New Destination for Contemporary Art" by publishing a semi-annual art guide and a monthly newsletter and by organising the South Island Art Night (part of Art Basel's VIP program) and the South Island Art Day as well as coordinating tours with different organisations. The SICD is also liaising with art fairs and other festivals to organise join events.

South Island Cultural District
Unit D, 8/F Gee Chang Hong Center, 65 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong

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