Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Happy Valley Halloween Carnival
The Halloween carnival in Happy Valley is divided into a day and an evening show. In the day, there’s a parade of puppets and pumpkins, an exhibition of big monsters made of straws, and fairies and clowns giving out sweets. At night there’s six ghost areas filled with mysterious parties and haunted houses. Altogether there’s 11 haunted houses of different themes including a funeral home, a train, school and a pit. Some of them even use VR to give you an immersive experience.There will be more than 100 ghosts and monsters wandering around and if you have the courage, you can also get a ghost make-up for free at the entrance of the park.
WHERE: Sheshan, Linhu Road 888 // 松江区佘山林湖路 888号
Light painting @ Anfu Road
For its inaugural exhibition in the gallery’s new Anfu Lu home, BANK presents a solo exhibit by the New York based artist, Austin Lee. Known for his cartoon-like works, Austin Lee first drafts his inspirations on an iPad and then transfer them onto more conventional painting techniques. Partially digital and with a dash of humor, definitely recommended for any contemporary art fans.
WHEN: ongoing until Dec 17, 2016
WHERE: Building 2, 298 Anfu Road // 安福路298号2号楼
Stitch and Bitch @ Craft’d
No bookings needed, just turn up with your project and join in the fun at 7pm. Your project could be knitting, crochet, beading, sewing, absolutely anything at all. You don’t have to be skilled or experienced, it’s the perfect place to come and get help if you’re stuck with your project. This also a great opportunity to practice skills learnt at the beginner crochet and knitting classes.
WHERE: 2F, 382 South Shaanxi Road // 陕西南路 382号
Monet’s Impression @ Hopson One
A multimedia exhibition based on the works of French impressionist master Claude Monet, this exhibit showcases digital versions of the artists work. This interactive exhibit offers a panoramic view of Monet’s paintings arranged in chronological order. There are holographic imaging combined with touch-sensitive technology. This exhibit is ongoing until the December 26th.
WHEN: Ongoing until December 26th 2016
WHERE: 275-8-112B Guoding Dong Road // 国定东路275-8-112B
Emerging Curators Project @ PSA
Now in its third edition, the Emerging Curators Project at PSA invites young individuals and collectives from China or of Chinese descent to create an exhibition at the riverside spot. This is judged by a jury of international curators, artists, critics, and directors of art organizations, with the three winning programs on show this winter.
WHEN: Daily Except Mon until Feb 14 2017
WHERE: 200 Huayuangang Road // 花园港路200号
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