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University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong
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Who We Are

The University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) of The University of Hong Kong was founded in 1953 as the Fung Ping Shan Museum. Originally established as the Fung Ping Shan Library of Chinese language publications in 1932, the building became a museum dedicated to collecting Chinese art after the University's libraries consolidated. The museum was renamed UMAG in 1994, shortly before its new wing was opened to the public in 1996. UMAG is the oldest continuously operated museum in Hong Kong, and over the past sixty years has built up a diverse collection of ceramics and bronzes dating from the Neolithic period to the Qing dynasty, as well as traditional and modern paintings and works on paper from the Ming to the twenty-first century. In addition to these permanent collections, UMAG regularly hosts exhibitions of contemporary and ancient Chinese and Western art, and on early Hong Kong history.


What We Do

The University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) aspires to generate artistic and cultural experiences that are accessible to people in all walks of life. We seek to encourage greater appreciation of the arts and to nurture a stronger sense of cultural values within the Hong Kong community. UMAG strives to use its permanent collection and temporary exhibitions to accomplish scholarly projects in accord with various departments and curricula from across the University.


Contact Us

Email: museum@hku.hk

Tel: (852) 2241 5500

Fax: (852) 2546 9659

 

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Our Events
Feb07
[EXHIBITION] Landscapes and Other Natural Occurrences
February 07 2020 at 9:30AM - August 30 2020 at 6:00PM
2/F Fung Ping Shan Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam
May07
[VIRTUAL UMAG] Two Years in East Asia: Travelling in Hong Kong 1907–1909
May 07 2020 at 12:00AM - August 31 2020 at 11:59PM
May16
[EXHIBITION] Clouds of Ink, Pools of Colour: Paintings by Hou Beiren
May 16 2020 at 9:30AM - August 30 2020 at 6:00PM
1/F Fung Ping Shan Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam
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