Societies & Foundation
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. We are delighted to welcome new members who share our interest and wish to participate in our 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
Hong Kong Art Gallery Association
Founded in 2012, the Hong Kong Art Gallery Association is a member-based non-profit organisation of established art galleries in Hong Kong.
With over 50 art galleries as members, our mission is to advance the Hong Kong art gallery community by providing one voice to our members, reaching out to the local and international art communities, and helping deepen market knowledge and best practices amongst our members.
G/F, 248 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Cheongsam Connect is a non-profit organisation which aims to revive and foster the appreciation of cheongsam.
Founded in 2015, it serves as a platform uniting interested parties and stakeholders from the design, business, professional, arts and cultural, government, academic and other sectors to promote cheongsam. We also hope to showcase the excellence of Hong Kong style cheongsam with an international and knowledge- based vision.
Cheongsam Connect regularly arranges talks on the subject of cheongsam to targeted organisations. We also facilitate research work, conservation, application of new technology, public education and promotion events on cheongsam. Membership is by invitation.
South Island Cultural District
The South Island Cultural District (SICD) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2013, which currently represents 26 international and local art galleries, artist studios and art institutions in Wong Chuk Hang and Tin Wan. 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 in March and the South Island Art Day in September as well as coordinating tours with different organisations. The SICD is also liaising with art fairs and other festivals to organise joint events.
South Island Cultural District, Unit D, 8/F Gee Chang Hong Centre, 65 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Silk Road Cultural Society
Initiated by three senior professionals, Hong Kong Silk Road Cultural Society was established in Hong Kong in 2016. Combined with the academic resources from domestic and overseas, the Society will organize a series of relating seminars, research projects, publications and high quality exhibitions. We aim to develop an long-term international platform for cultural exchange and cooperation between Hong Kong and institutions and organisations from all over the world.
Suite 302, The Workstation 43 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
(852) 5616 1263