The OCT Art & Design Gallery is China’s first gallery themed in pioneer design, officially launched on 1st September, 2008. It is conveniently located at Overseas Chinese Town, the center of Art and Culture, being adjacent to InterContinental Shenzhen and the renowned “He Xiangning Art Museum”, and is also minutes walk to three themed parks– “Splendid China”, “China Folk Village” and “The Window of the World”.
The OCT Art & Design Gallery is built on purpose to drive forth and develop the vanguard design, which involve varied design industries such as graphic and space design, product and fashion, digital and animation design and targeting many other dynamic and contemporary art events. The gallery is putting itself on the frontier, bringing in the best new design ideas from around the world and discovering, revealing, publicizing and developing the latest trends and talent through involvement in themed exhibitions, public seminars, academic forums, international academic exchange activities and education.
The main building of The OCT Art & Design Gallery is renovated from an old warehouse. A hexagonal glass curtain wall, which is made by overlapping steel structures, forms of shell around the original building and works to preserve the heritage within.
Opening hours:Tue – Sun 10 am – 5.30 pm, and public holidays (closed on Monday)
Place Description (Chinese/中文): 华·美术馆是国内首家以设计为主题的美术馆。华·美术馆于2008年9月1日在深圳华侨城正式成立，毗邻何香凝美术馆、深圳华侨城洲际大酒店以及三大文化旅游景区”锦绣中华”、”中国民俗文化村”、”世界之窗”。 华·美术馆以关注和推动设计为主要发展方向，包括平面设计、空间设计、产品设计、服装设计、数码、影像、动漫等各个设计领域，同时亦将瞩目于当代艺术和各种多元艺术活动，积极探索和反映设计与当代艺术之间的关系。致力于通过策划举办专题展览、举行公开讲座、组织学术论坛和国内外交流学习活动、开展设计教育等方式，引进国内外先锋设计理念，发现和展示最新的设计思潮，发掘和培养艺术设计人才，向公众提供一个丰富多元的设计与艺术文化之窗，推动中国设计领域的发展。 华·美术馆主体建筑由旧仓库改造而成，六边形钢结构重叠组合的玻璃幕墙在旧有建筑外构筑一个独立表皮，在新锐的建筑外形下保留了过去建筑的历史和意义。华·美术馆建筑面积达3000余平方米，其中可控温展厅面积达2000平方米，同时拥有可控温画库，具备艺术品展示和收藏的专业化环境和条件。
Address & Contact
Address and contact information:
Chinese and Pinyin Name: 深圳 华·美术馆
Place Address (English/Pinyin): No.9009-1, Shennan Road, Overseas Chinese Town, Shenzhen
Website: OCT Art & Design Gallery’s Website
Place Phone: +86 (0)755 3399 3111
Email: [email protected]