Exhibition & Event

Type
Time
Heritage
100 Faces of Tai Kwun

Duplex Studio, Block 01 | 29 May - 2 Sep, 2018

One of our Opening Exhibitions, “100 Faces of Tai Kwun” brings us right into the heart of our community – the Central neighbourhood. This large-scale exhibition, which takes place at the Duplex Studio of Block 01, introduces our visitors to Tai Kwun and its neighbourhood through the eyes of our neighbours and friends.

Contemporary Art
Dismantling the Scaffold

Tai Kwun Contemporary, JC Contemporary | 9 Jun - 19 Aug, 2018

Presented by Spring Workshop and curated by the Hong Kong curator Christina Li at Tai Kwun Contemporary, this group show is inspired by the history of the site (the Central Police Station compound) to explore the potential of art in illuminating the dark recesses of history and society and to unpack our individual relationship with power and space at large. The show equally looks at collaborations and fresh beginnings.

Performing Arts
Theatre Season - Knock Knock

F Hall Studio, Block 17 | 19 - 22 Jul, 2018

As one of the most touted shows in Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Israeli actor Niv Patel's Knock Knock  weaves a poignant and heartfelt tale about the effects of conscription on everyday life for a single mother and her only son.

Performing Arts
Theatre Season - Titus Andronicus 2.0

JC Cube | 27 - 29 Jul, 2018

The award-winning production of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus comes to Tai Kwun, performed in Cantonese and directed by famous local theatre director Tang Shu-wing.

Performing Arts
Theatre Season - Remote Hong Kong (Cantonese)

At different areas of the city | 12 Jul - 12 Aug, 2018

Amid this familiar city burgeoning with people and cacophony of urban noises, how do we interpret our relationships with the surrounding environment? Insight will await you thanks to the Germany-based collective Rimini Protokoll.

Performing Arts
Theatre Season - Remote Hong Kong (English)

At different areas of the city | 15 Jul - 11 Aug, 2018

Amid this familiar city burgeoning with people and cacophony of urban noises, how do we interpret our relationships with the surrounding environment? Insight will await you thanks to the Germany-based collective Rimini Protokoll.

Heritage
Heritage Storytelling Spaces

Site-wide

From displaying the gong once used in Central Police Station, playing a video of the first case heard at Central Magistracy, to projecting moving silhouettes inside 6 cells of Victoria Prison, we have deployed a number of ways in our 8 designated heritage storytelling spaces to feature the history, stories, and lives of people inside Tai Kwun.

Contemporary Art
Six-Part Practice

Tai Kwun Contemporary, JC Contemporary | 29 May - 19 Aug, 2018

In her first major exhibition, Wing Po So—who grew up near Tai Kwun—explores the links between sculpture, Chinese medicine, pharmacology, and science. The exhibition will feature six major immersive installations.

Contemporary Art
Public Art

Prison Yard

Tai Kwun Contemporary has commissioned four local and international artists to create public artworks at Tai Kwun. We welcome you to check them out at the Prison Yard!

Contemporary Art
The Spectacle of Space Consumption

2/F, Tai Kwun Contemporary, JC Contemporary | 8 Jun - 15 Aug, 2018

Artist duo Leung Chi Wo and Sara Chi-Hang Wong have installed a performance in the second floor of JC Contemporary art gallery where freshly baked cookies are baked in a 30 minute performance.

Performing Arts
Lunchtime Series

Laundry Steps

Located in the heart of Central, Tai Kwun is perfectly located to offer a brief reprieve from the chaos of the workplace.

Performing Arts
Saturday Music Platform

Laundry Steps

Kung Chi-shing, the seminal figure in Hong Kong independent music, is invited to curate outstanding music works from local and international musicians on the first Saturday afternoon of every month.

Performing Arts
Sunday Movie

Laundry Steps

Films for free every Sunday at the Laundry Steps, for you, your family and friends.