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Art complex to open in Liwan of Guangzhou in May

BY :SilkRoadPost

UPDATED :2024-02-23

The Bai’etan Greater Bay Area Art Center is expected to open to the public in Liwan district of Guangzhou on May 1 this year.

The place comprises three sub-venues, including Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Center and Guangdong Literature Center.

It is located at the intersection along the waterways of the Pearl River, seated opposite Shamian Island.

With a height of 78.5 meters, the building consists of 11 floors above ground and two floors underground.

As the tallest one amongst three, the Guangdong Museum of Art has an exhibition area of 19,000 square meters with 11 floors, including a report hall for releasing work exhibitions and international reports as well as presenting cultural and art performances. And it can house up to 350 people.

In the Guangdong Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Center, there is a brand new theater for shows themed on intangible cultural heritage. With Glass Reinforced Gypsum (GRG) acoustic ceiling and walls, audiences will be provided with better visual and auditory experience. It is also the biggest theater in the place with a maximum capacity of 524 people, displaying performances of traditional Chinese music, opera and dance.

The Guangdong Literature Center aims to become a literature base camp of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. Equipped with small theaters, the center will invite companies to perform dramas alongside stage shows and hold screenings of documentaries and adapted works of literary masterpieces from home and abroad.

Source & Photos: Guangzhou Daily
Author: Liu Liu

Editor: Joyce