Shanghai art museum is a famous art museum in the city of Shanghai in China and is situated neighboring the Peoples Square which was once the horseracing course of China. The building has a long history which dates back to the year 1933 when the building was opened as the Shanghai race club. During that era horseracing was the 3rd most profitable industry in the economy. The museum is a British styled building and is still maintained in the classical manner to give the ambiance of a museum. The art museum is filled with grand pieces of work by many local and foreign art maestros.
The interior is simply fascinating and gives you the feeling of an ancient English mansion. As you go up the lobby you would come across fine works of opulent artworks and even a masterpiece of touching horse heads made of bronze which dates back to 1930’s. When you observe the many work of genius you would realize how the culture and style of art in Shanghai has changed overtime with the many years that has passed. You would need to allocate a little time from your schedule if you are visiting the museum because there is over 8000 exhibits displayed at the colossal museum which is based on research both theoretical and other purposes. The area of the museum is over 6000 square meters containing twelve halls of exhibition with contemporary facilities and five floors reserved for the fine masterpieces.
The Shanghai art museum also organizes many art shows for the public to enjoy giving many rare opportunities. The museum is equipped with a modern lecture room, fully completed library, meeting rooms and workrooms for art. You would find one of the most significant clock towers at the museum which has a huge historical value. If you are planning on visiting Shanghai on your vacation do not forget to drop in the art museum of Shanghai. Millennium Hongqiao Hotel Shanghai is a Shanghai Hotel in the heart of the city which would surly give you the best accommodation facilities inclusive of both comfort and luxury. Try this Shanghai city hotel if you are dropping by the Shanghai Art Museum.
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