Dodged the travel blitz? Here are 6 places to visit in Hong Kong post-Basel

Six places to add to your travel itinerary in Hong Kong, plus a selection of local and international galleries for good measure.
‘The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: Dwelling in Tranquility – Reinventing Traditional Gardens’, installation view at Hong Kong Palace Museum. Photo: Pak Chai. A woman sits in a spacious gallery space with a traditional Chinese architectural structure forming a shelter overhead. Windows of different patterns are illuminated on the surrounding walls.

As the buzzing art crowd departs from Hong Kong after a packed arts and cultural line-up in March with Art Basel Hong Kong, Art Central, the inaugural Hong Kong International Cultural Summit and more, the region has restored some of its calm. But this doesn’t mean that there is less to explore in the local arts and cultural scene.

One ambition outlined in the widespread programming of this year’s Hong Kong Art Week was to situate the region as not only a tourism destination for food, shopping, and sightseeing, but also as a location with a breadth of arts and cultural offerings.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. She took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs and was the project manager of ArtsHub’s diverse writers initiative, Amplify Collective. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram @lleizy_