An exhibition focusing on Guangdong's development during the past 40 years since the reform and opening up is set to open at the Shenzhen Contemporary Art Hall on November 8th. Covering an area of over 6,300 square meters, thousands of objects related to the reform and opening up, including photos, historical documents, as well as audio and visual items will be on display.
Under the guide of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the exhibition will show how Guangdong has become a forerunner in promoting high quality growth, building a modernized economy, making new grounds in opening up on all fronts, and establishing a social governance model based on collaboration, participation and common interests.
At the exhibition, visitors can also learn how the province became an important window for demonstrating China’s achievements in reform and opening-up, a window for the international community to witness China’s achievements in reform and opening-up.
Visitors can see iconic items from the last forty years including China's first gravure printing machine from the 1990s; hair dryer accessories produced by the first manufacturing enterprise in Shenzhen after 1978, and some important reform related literature.
"Many exhibits in the exhibition will be highly recognizable to people alive at that time and will bring back memories." Cai Huizhen, deputy director of the Shenzhen Museum, explained that historicity is one major feature of the exhibition.
The exhibition also makes use of advanced technology. A total of 25 OLED displays, which have been spliced into a huge curved screen to screen the "Damei Guangdong" short film. It is the first time that OLED display technology has been used in a domestic exhibition hall, vividly displaying the beautiful landscape and people of Guangdong.
Times and location:
Opening hours: 10: 00-18: 00 (Closed every Monday, the first day after the holiday)
Tel: (0755) 82738315
Fax for guide interpreter appointment: (0755) 82735438
Add: (the 4th and 5th floor of Shenzhen Contemporary Art Hall), Shenzhen Reform and Opening-up Exhibition Hall, No. 4 Pengcheng Road, Futian District, Shenzhen
Reported by Will
Edited by Simon