Today’s best events
Tired of crowded restaurants during lunch hours? Looking to change up your daily lunch rituals? Offering Central workers a quiet and peaceful dedicated area for lunch called Café Good Day, Drinks on Tai Kwun is a one-week event that welcomes anyone in the area to bring their own lunch, escape the hectic lunch crowds, all whilst learning about Central's unique lunch culture at the Let's do lunch exhibition. Best of all, you can even get a free drink on Tai Kwun too! All you have to do is become a "fan" of Tai Kwun between now to January 24, and you can get a $50 shopping cash voucher along with your free drink. Different drinks are offered each day but only on a first-come, first-served basis. Check out the schedule below: January 21 Sugarcane juice from Kung Lee Sugarcane January 22 Milk tea from Lan Fong Yuen January 23 Red bean rice water from CheckCheckCin January 24 Phoenix oolong tea beer from LockCha Tea House
Although there will be no dry good stalls this year, the Chinese New Year flower markets around town are still great places to go and pick up some blooms. Head to any one of the 15 markets between January 19 to 25 and browse bountiful offerings of orchid, cherry blossoms, daffodils and other festive blooms.
Back after two years of his debut exhibition at the Amanda Wei Gallery, French contemporary painter and graffiti artist Ceet Fouad is back with his latest series of work Fly with Chicanos. Known for his signature adorable Chicanos chicken story that turned what first started out as random doodles to now symbolic characters, the exhibition includes a range of canvas works, 3D printing and sculptures to present the artist's new creativity and exploration spirit.
Ever shared an art piece with your family, friends or even a stranger? We mean share as in literally cutting it up into pieces! Introducing the #SplitMyArt concept, self-taught French artist Jérôme De Sousa brings eight visually eclectic creations to Chez Trente this January. All artworks are available to cut into pieces for purchase.
The annual Design District Hong Kong (#ddHK) returns on January 8, bringing both locals and visitors a dose of vibrant art all around town. From a mega tram makeover and specially curated tours, where the community can connect with creative groups and artworks in Wan Chai and other districts, to a larger-than-life, whimsical London mansion designed by London artist Camille Walala at Victoria Park, this open-air district gallery will have you feeling inspired at every turn.
Titled Koloa: Women, Art and Technology, the exhibition features a rich array of Tongan art practices including ngatu/bark cloth marking, which is a major form of contemporary art in Tonga, fine weaving, kafa or woven rope and many more. Based on the life-long research of Dowager Lady Fielakepa, the exhibition features three women artists, Tanya Edwards, Nikau Hindin and Vaimaila Urale, whose works further reflect upon the status of Pacific textile as inseparable manifestations of art and technology.
Calling all fashionistas, club kids and hipsters – world-renowned chic icon Punk Drunkers has arrived and he's ready to rock! Funky, whimsy, humorous, fun and at times creepy, the brand speaks volumes just with its motto "uncool is cool" (tacky is the new trendy). In celebration of the brand's 20th anniversary, an exhibition showcasing a vast array of toys and collectables crafted by the brand over the past 20 years will be held going from the now to February 11, so plenty of photo opts for the gram!
Carefully hand-selecting each feather for its shape, texture and curvature before dying each of them one by one, emerging French artist Plum's plumage technique is truly one of a kind. Presenting Plumes 'n' Love, the exhibition celebrates the artist's love for pop culture and its iconic symbols throughout modern history.
Debuting in Hong Kong with her latest series of artworks at David Zwirner gallery, renowned British artist Rose Wylie's painting a noun...exhibition is truly one-of-a-kind. Highlighting the importance of memory, Wylie often creates her works using memory alone – with images as a prompt – resulting in masterpieces that are expressive, recognisable and feels strangely familiar. The artist's works are never set against any theme or narrative, thus, rendering them to open up to larger societal topics such as gender, beauty, art history and even the world of celebrities.
Presenting a series of mind-blowing photography works by The New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning staff photographer Josh Haner, the exhibition titled The New York Times: Carbon's Casualties puts a spotlight on natural habitats or settlements that are on the brink of environmental disaster. Through stunning captures of places like South Tarawa in Kiribati, the Tengger Desert in China and the Yellowstone National Parks in the US, Haner's series of works bring to attention the loss of nature and disappearance of sites of irreplaceable cultural history.