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Special Programmes for "20/20 Hong Kong Print Art Exhibition"

In view of the latest situation of COVID-19 pandemic, the museum may adjust the dates and formats of its events/activities. Please refer to the museum website for updated arrangements.


Unless otherwise stated, all special programmes are conducted in Cantonese and are free of charge. The Museum makes no representations on the content of the programme. Programmes are subject to change and cancellation without prior notice. For the special arrangements under inclement weather conditions, please click here for details. For enquiries, please call 2180 8260.

Programme Details

Workshop

The Art of Letterpress Try-out Workshop

Under the guidance of the instructors, the participants will use a hand-fed platen press to print a letterpress paper fan. Join us to explore the fun of letterpress printing while visiting the exhibition!

Date 23 July 2021 (Friday)
31 July 2021 (Saturday)
7 August 2021 (Saturday)
14 August 2021 (Saturday)
20 August 2021 (Friday)
22 August 2021 (Sunday)
Time Session 1: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Session 2: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Venue Thematic Galleries 3 & 4, 1/F
Instructor Printmakers from ditto ditto
Enrolment First-come-first-served. No registration is required. Each participant will have about 10 minutes for the experience.

 

Real-Time Online Guided Tour 

StayTour@Hong Kong Heritage Museum —
20/20 Hong Kong Print Art Exhibition

The Hong Kong Heritage Museum will organise another online guided tour for you to enjoy at home!

Not only will you learn about the development of the print art in Hong Kong through exhibits, videos, demonstrations and interactive activities, you will also see how the artists create their works and experience printmaking from the comfort of home. You might even have an opportunity to win a prize from the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. Sign up now and join us on this live tour to discover how print art enriches our daily life!

Date 2 February 2021 (Tuesday)
Time 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Language Cantonese
Format Zoom video conference
Tour Fee Free
Registration Link https://walkin.hk/public-tour/2020-hk-print-art-exhibition/
Remarks Interactive sessions are only for participants who have registered for the Zoom video conference.


 

Online Programme

Reinventing the Traditions of Handmade Printing: Demonstration of Letterpress Printing

As the letterpress printing technique has gradually faded out from the printing industry in Hong Kong, some artists have tried to preserve this traditional technique, along with the equipment, to revitalise letterpress printing in their printmaking practices. The Hong Kong Heritage Museum has invited Nicole Chan and Lau Yan-cheong, two young letterpress printing artists, to demonstrate the operation of old printing presses and create prints of various types to display the unique texture and charm of letterpress prints.