Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
The Beauty of Mantra @ Shanghai Museum
Shanghai Museum exhibits Buddhist icons, The Beauty of Mantra, featuring artefacts from Daigoji Temple. The exhibition opens until July 11.
NO COVER // 9 AM – 5 PM
201 People’s Avenue, near Wusheng Road // 人民大道201号, 近武胜路, 上海博物馆
Tianzhuo Chen: Trayastrima @ Chi Art Space
All the way from Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Tianzhuo Chen’s Trayastrima exhibits at Chi Art Space in K11. Trayastrima brings together sculptural, video and performative elements and features recurring characters that are grotesque, yet familiar: a menagerie of outlandish acrobats, androgynous characters, five-eyed blondes and gangster rappers.
50 RMB // 10 AM – 7 PM
K11 Art Mall, 300 Middle Huaihai Road, near South Huangpi Road // 淮海中路300号1楼, 近黄陂南路
The Empty Space Between Hope and Despair @ Art Labor Gallery
Flaneur on down to see The Empty Space Between Hope and Despair at Art Labor Gallery. The exhibit features the latest ink paintings by immensely talented artist Ying Yefu (aka Shen Zhe Ming Yi).
NO COVER // 10 AM – 7 PM
570 Yongjia Road, near Yueyang Road // 永嘉路570号, 近岳阳路
Resurrection of Materiality @ Art+ Shanghai Gallery
Art+ Gallery’s current exhibition features the work of Zhuang Hong Yi and Zhang Zhenxue. Resurrection of Materiality is all about the materials that make art – paint, resin, petals, everything under the sun.
NO COVER // 10 AM – 7 PM
191 South Suzhou Road, near Middle Sichuan Road // 南苏州路191号, 近四川中路
Open Ending by Wang Yishu @ C14 Gallery
Gansu-born photographer and artist, Wang Yishu opens a solo exhibition at C14 Gallery. Curated by Jiang Wei, the images share a sense of timelessness, on show until June 19.
NO COVER // 12 PM – 5 PM
Floor 1, Lane 6, 36 Gao’an Road, near Middle Huaihai Road // 高安路6弄36号1楼, 近淮海中路
M Bloggers Club: Kimberly Ashton @ Glam
Kimberly Ashton of Sprout Lifestyle talks about lifestyle blogging at Glam, with Amelia Chappelow. Co-founder of Sprout Lifestyle, she is an authority on healthy eating and holistic healthcare in Shanghai.
120 RMB incl. 1 drink (students 35 RMB) // 3 PM
Floor 7, 5 on the Bund, 20 Guangdong Road // 广东路20号, 外滩5号7楼
Game of Thrones: Blood of My Blood @ Craft
Catch the latest episode of Game of Thrones at Craft, episode 6 Blood of My Blood. Enjoy buy-one-get-one-free drinks all night, their cocktails are pretty strong.
NO COVER // 9 PM
Floor 2, 7 Donghu Road (Alley to the left of Donghu Hotel) // 东湖宾馆, 东湖路7号
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!