Address: 13 Luhu Road, Guangzhou (510095)
Exhibition: Traditional Chinese paintings, oil paintings, prints, watercolors, cartoons and sculptures from various periods of time, as well as artware such as thang-ka, pottery and paper-cut
Scale: Site area–40,000 Square meters
Opening Hours: 9:00-17:00 Tuesday through Friday, 9:30-16:30 on Saturday and Sunday; closed on Monday
Admission: 20 RMB
Tel: (8620) 83659337, (8620) 83659202, (8620) 83659027
Fax: (8620) 83659386
Transportation: Take Bus No. 10, 63, 297, 808 or 883 and get off at the Hengfu Road station;
Take Bus No.109, 110, 111 or 184 and get off at the Hengzhigang station;
Take Bus No. 190, 544 or 546 and get off at the Mijing Road station;
Take Bus No. 522, 560 or 561 and get off at Guangshi Hotel station;
Take Metro Line 2 and get off at the Yuexiu Station.
The Guangzhou Museum of Art is China's only large-scale modernized art museum that features multiple prominent artists, thematic exhibitions, and exchange shows.
Permanent exhibitions halls at the museum include the hall for Chinese paintings from past dynasties, the hall for the Chinese calligraphy from past dynasties, the Foshan pottery hall, the thematic exhibition hall, and the sculpture display area.
The first group of exhibits on display includes 1,027 artistic objects and 1,289 material objects in various categories, such as Chinese paintings, oil paintings, watercolors, gouaches, prints, charcoal drawings, sketches and sculptures, as well as more than 10,000 pieces of tablet inscriptions, rubbings, thang-ka and brassware. With a vast collection of exquisite objects, the museum ranks among China's top art museums.
The Guangzhou Museum of Art was designed under the supervision of Mo Bozhi, a leading architect and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. It is a building complex that blends Lingnan architecture with gardening and incorporates contemporary characteristics, featuring rich lines, towering structures, elaborate landscaping and exquisite decoration.