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14 May - 27 Jun 2021
The First-Ever Art Karnival Arrives at K11 MUSEA

K11 MUSEA’s love affair with art began long before it was even built. The long waterfront stretch where it stands today has long been a nucleus of culture. For 50 years, the former New World Centre inspired Hongkongers, introducing city-wide firsts such as the Hong Kong-Beijing motor rally and the LEGO festival, merging culture with retail like never seen before.



Situated as the gem of Victoria Dockside and a global cultural and retail landmark, K11 MUSEA is inspired by the story of a Muse by the Sea: Bringing the story of the Greek muses of art and culture under one roof.



To build this ultimate cultural-retail landmark, New World Development CEO and K11 founder Dr. Adrian Cheng spent over 10 years of preparation time to gather over 100 Creative Powers, including local and international artists, designers, and architects, to contribute to not just the design and build of the property, but also to ensure there would always be an incredible array of artworks housed throughout.



This summer, under the twinkling lights of the Opera Theatre, K11 MUSEA's galaxy of artworks shine in a grand celebration of art — the long-awaited Art Karnival. From large-scale installations to interactive pieces, art-inspired gastronomy and limited-time pop-ups, now’s your chance to discover all of the cultural-retail destination’s most intriguing masterpieces!



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Date
14 May - 27 Jun 2021
Time
12:00 - 20:00
Location
G/F Koncierge, K11 MUSEA
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Free

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