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
Swiss Week @ Huaihai Park
Yodel on down to the Swiss Village at Huaihai Park, try some traditional food and enjoy the performances by artists and musicians. Chocolate, cheese, watches, banks and Roger Federa, get a little taste of Switzerland in Shanghai.
NO COVER // 10 AM – 10 PM (May 18 – 22)
East Huaihai Road, near Pu’an Road // 淮海公园, 近普安路
Resurrection of Materiality @ Art+ Shanghai Gallery
Art+ Gallery exhibits 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
181 South Suzhou Road, near Middle Sichuan Road // 苏州南路181号, 近四川中路
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
Open Ending by Wang Yishu @ C14 Gallery
Gansu-born photographer and artist, Wang Yishu presents 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
The Polish Poster Exhibition @ UNDEF/NE
A Long Week of Short Films exhibits the Polish Poster Exhibition at Undefine in M50 for one final day. This is your last chance to grab some hip, original film posters before they go back to Poster Gallery Krakow.
NO COVER // 10 AM – 6.30 PM
Room 105, Building 6, 50 Moganshan Road, near West Suzhou Road // 莫干山路50号6号楼105室, 近西苏州路
MIDI Electronic Pre-party @ Elevator
In wake of MIDI festival coming at the beginning of June, rev up your engines at Elevator. The pre-party kicks off at 8pm and doesn’t end until 3am, one hell of a midweek shin-dig!
NO COVER // 8 PM – LATE
Floor 4, 218 Xinle Road, near Donghu Road // 新乐路218号4楼, 近东湖路
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!