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Best art galleries in Hong Kong

By Localiiz 15 November 2018 | Last Updated 28 March 2024

Header image courtesy of @villepin_art (via Instagram)

Last updated by Celia Lee.

Culture vultures rejoice—Hong Kong is home to a wide range of art galleries, displaying everything from classic works of art to photographic prints and the latest masterpieces in contemporary trends. In recent years, the city has earned itself a position as a firm fixture on the international art circuit, with prestigious annual art fairs taking up residence, and a whole host of galleries representing the best in international and local talent, so much so that it is easy to feel spoilt for choice. We’ve put together a list of the best art galleries in Hong Kong to help you narrow it down.

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White Cube

Spread across nearly 6,000 square feet of prime real estate in the heart of Central, White Cube’s Hong Kong gallery has been bringing international artists to the city since opening its doors in 2012. Notable exhibitors include Damien Hirst and Sarah Morris. The gallery is closed every Sunday and Monday, so be sure to plan a visit around its opening hours.

White Cube Hong Kong, 50 Connaught Road Central, Central | (+852) 2592 2000

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Blindspot Gallery

Among the galleries making up the burgeoning arts hub in Wong Chuk Hang, this contemporary gallery initially focused on photography, but has since branched out to display video art, installations, and more. Focusing on emerging and established artists in Hong Kong, Blindspot Gallery hosts frequent group and solo exhibitions.

Blindspot Gallery, 15/F, Po Chai Industrial Building, 28 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang | (+852) 2517 6238

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Young Soy Gallery

Dedicated to cultivating and celebrating radical cultural influences, Young Soy Gallery presents a diverse range of artists working in different styles and coming from different backgrounds. By organising public exhibitions, Young Soy aims to bring art closer to people’s lives and to establish a dialogue between art, artists, and audiences.

Young Soy Gallery, G/F, 3 Staunton Street, Central | (+852) 5988 2797

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Aishonanzuka

A joint venture between Japanese galleries Aisho Miura Arts and Nanzuka Underground, Aishonanzuka focuses on street art and other alternative genres of artistic expression. Since its establishment in 2013, the gallery has been bringing a wide range of international talents to local audiences.

Aishonanzuka, Shop 116, 1/F, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 6696 0940

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Blue Lotus Gallery

Blue Lotus Gallery is an independent art gallery and consultancy. Showcasing local and international artists (primarily photographers), it looks to highlight and explore cultural identity. It also stocks numerous prints and books by exhibiting artists. Notable exhibitions include Greg Girard’s famous photography series of the old Kai Tak Airport, and the striking “Abandoned Villages of Hong Kong” by Stefan Irvine.

Blue Lotus Gallery, G/F, 28 Pound Lane, Sheung Wan | (+852) 6100 1295

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Para Site

One of Hong Kong’s leading contemporary art centres, Para Site hosts a varied selection of exhibitions and educational projects at its gallery and beyond. Aiming to empower young curators and art professionals, Para Site is the place to go for innovative and out-of-the-box artistic themes and expressions.

Para Site, 22/F, Wing Wah Industrial Building, 677 King’s Road, Quarry Bay | (+852) 2517 4620

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3812 Gallery

Located on Wyndham Street, 3812 Gallery specialises in displaying Chinese contemporary art. Highlighting a variety of notable artists, such as Raymond Fung from Hong Kong and Liu Guofu from Nanjing, 3812 Gallery offers a diverse selection of exhibitions.

3812 Gallery, 26/F, Wyndham Place, 40 Wyndham Street, Central | (+852) 2153 3812

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Soluna Fine Art

Soluna Fine Art is a cosy space located in the laidback Poho area. Specialising in bringing a variety of contemporary Asian artists to Hong Kong audiences, the gallery is best known for its South Korean exhibitors, with displays that usually feature vibrant hues and local cultural elements.

Soluna Fine Art, G/F, 52 Sai Street, Sheung Wan

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Villepin

Founded by Dominique and Arthur de Villepin, a curatorial father-and-son duo, the gallery is a three-storey space located on the bustling Hollywood Road. Displaying classical and contemporary artists, the gallery is known for its immersive viewing experience, transforming its entire space with each new exhibit.

Villepin, 53–55 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 3709 0913

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Art Supermarket

Situated on the edge of the Central–Mid-Levels escalators, Art Supermarket aims to bring art to people from every which direction. Swapping the conventional sparse white walls of a gallery for a bright space filled to the brim with works by local and international contemporary artists, Art Supermarket is also a great place for sourcing pieces to brighten up your own home.

Art Supermarket, G/F, 5 Staunton Street, Central | (+852) 9422 6120

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Ben Brown Fine Arts

The eponymous gallery was opened by former Sotheby’s director Ben Brown, with a focus on showcasing contemporary artworks. With prestigious addresses such as London’s Mayfair and Hong Kong’s artistic neighbourhood Wong Chuk Hang, Ben Brown Fine Arts has hosted exhibitions by notable artists, including Gavin Turk, Vik Muniz, and conceptual photographer Candida Höfer, who captures the interiors of iconic and historic spaces.

Ben Brown Fine Arts, Unit 201, The Factory, 1 Yip Fat Street, Wong Chuk Hang | (+852) 2522 9600

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