The West Kowloon Cultural District will establish a new vibrant cultural quarter located on a dramatic harbour-front site in the heart of Hong Kong

Canton Express

Canton Express is the new iteration of the Canton Express project that was part of the exhibition Zone of Urgency curated by Hou Hanru for the 2003 Venice Biennale
23.6-10.9.2017 | M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District

Cultural Hong Kong – an exhibition about West Kowloon Cultural District

As part of Impression∞Hong Kong, the West Kowloon Cultural District presents Cultural Hong Kong at City Gallery in Central from 20 June to 30 November
20.6 - 30.11.2017 | City Gallery, Central

Visit West Kowloon

Plan your trip to West Kowloon by MTR, bus or car

M+ Screenings: City Limits

M+ Screenings: City Limits explores urbanisation on screen, presenting a weekend-long programme of artist videos, narrative films, documentaries and animations depicting different Asian cities in transition
4-6.8.2017 | Broadway Cinematheque

Rising Stars of Cantonese Opera

This summer, the West Kowloon Xiqu Centre presents a new season of Rising Stars of Cantonese Opera. Tickets available at URBTIX now
28.7 - 1.8.2017 | Auditorium, Ko Shan Theatre New Wing

One of Two Stories, or Both (Field Bagatelles)
A radio composition in five episodes, and a sound installation

Fresh from representing Hong Kong at the Venice Biennale, Hong Kong artist Samson Young premieres a major new work at the 2017 Manchester International Festival, MIF17, in the UK
30.6 - 30.10.2017 | Manchester, UK

Cantonese Opera 101 – Xiaoqu (folk music)

In this talk, the speaker Paris Wong looks at different types of xiaoqu to show the flexibility of Cantonese opera and how the art form incorporates elements of pop songs from different eras and theme songs from Hong Kong movies
26.7.2017 | HKU SPACE International College- United Learning Centre

Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief

Conceived by local artist Samson Young specifically for the exhibition, Songs for Disaster Relief is a new body of work that consists of a series of drawings, objects, videos, spatial sound installations and site-specific pieces
13.5-26.11.2017 | Venice, Italy

What Is Stage: Dynamics of Seeing

The second event of the “What Is Stage” series is a programme of Screening and Discussion. Register now

Nursery Park Tree Tour and Workshop (22.7.2017)

Join us for an introduction to the Nursery Park and discover the different tree species that will be planted in the future park of the West Kowloon Cultural District
22.7.2017 | Nursery Park, West Kowloon Cultural District

Constructing Culture - Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District

Taking place at Aedes, the international architecture forum in Berlin, this exhibition provides an overview of the West Kowloon Cultural District project, focusing in particular on the architecture of the key buildings within the context of a the wider district with its strong focus on public space and according to the design principles laid out in the Cultural District's development plan
27.5-31.8.2017 | Berlin

The Foundations of Performance

To help provide artists with a contemplative space in which to explore the essence of creation, we are launching “The Foundations of Performance”─ a series of workshops and conversations designed to bring together artists from different fields to exchange experience and inspiration
The first workshop is open for application now

M+ Rover 2016-17

Applications for M+ Rover 2017-18 open in September 2017. A teacher's’ briefing session will be held on 29 September 2017. As places are limited, please register in advance

Religious Operas 101 - Cantonese Opera in the Hong Kong Religious Context

Professor Chan Sau-yan, expert on the musical structure, performance practice, ethnographic and historical aspects of Cantonese opera, looks at the tradition of religious operas in Hong Kong, and the challenges of preserving an ancient art form in a market-oriented economy
5-12.8.2017 | HKU SPACE International College - United Learning Centre
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Screendance 101

Renowned local dance video director Maurice Lai explores the relationship between video and dance, sharing his experience of creating works of screendance, and exploring how screendance can be interpreted and understood
15-19.8.2017 | HKU SPACE
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Performing Arts Internship Programme 2017-2018

Deadline for Intake is 4 Aug 2017. Don't miss out


Read the collaborative stories about Performing Arts Development

Tree App

Download our new tree app – a fun way to discover the trees in West Kowloon

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M+ Collection

See a selection from the growing M+ Collection

Nursery Park

Get up close to some of the trees that will be in the future park, enjoy the open air, hire a SmartBike and ride along the promenade, bring your pets or a picnic or just lie back on the lawn - this is public space to be enjoyed

Construction Updates

Recent construction updates of West Kowloon

Highlights of West Kowloon Programmes in 2017

Take a look at the photos of the latest arts and cultural programmes. Hope to see you again in our upcoming events


Hire a SmartBike and enjoy stunning views of Victoria Harbour

M+, Museum for visual culture

Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, working with Hong Kong-based TFP Farrells and Ove Arup & Partners HK, has been selected to design the M+ building

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Xiqu Centre

A world-class arts venue dedicated to promoting the rich heritage of xiqu. See the latest updates on the Construction Progress

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M+ Pavilion

An exhibition and event space away from the hectic city life

Freespace Freespace


The platform for artists and audience to encounter, exchange ideas and explore the endless possibilities of performing arts without boundaries