Beijing art museums and art galleries

Beijing art museums and art galleries, a directory

Subject categories on this page
  1. The Forbidden City
  2. Art galleries in Beijing

Art museums

Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art & Archaeology
Opened in 1993 in the Peking University complex (near the Westgate). Archaeological findings from China (from 280,000 years ago until the 17th century), including bronze, jade and bone objects as well as pottery.

Beijing Art Museum
Established in 1985 in Wanshou Temple, with the aim of preserving, studying and exhibiting the Chinese cultural heritage.

Jintai Art Museum
Jintai Art Museum of the Yiyuan Society is the largest private museum located at the Chaoyang Park near the Beijing Central Business District (CBD) It has already successfully held and organized more than 300 high-level, high-grade international cultural exchange activities, art exhibition and projects.

The National Art Museum of China

National Palace Museum. Google Arts & Culture

Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing

Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA)

The China Millennium Monument
Symbolic and commemorative building complex to welcome the Year 2000, including museums, halls and spaces for exhibitions and events.

Palace Museum
Imperial palace (Gugong) of the Ming and Quing dynasties, built 1406-1421 on behalf of the 3rd Ming emperor, Yongle.

Zhao Mengfu. Bathing Horses. 28.1 x 155.5 cm. Detail of the scroll. Palace Museum, Beijing

Ullens Center for the Arts
Exhibitions, screenings, performances, seminars; art library and educational program.

CAFA Museum
Established in 1953, the Art Museum of China Central Academy of Fine Arts (formerly CAFA Gallery) situated in the campus of CAFA (No.8, Huajiadi Nan Street, Chaoyang District), is one of the state-of-the-art art museums in China.

Today Art Museum
The museum has dedicated itself to maintaining a modern vision, engaging in an international platform and upholding professional standards.

Today Art Museum. High-definition images at The Google Arts & Culture

Beijing Museum of Ancient Architecture

The Forbidden City *

Palace Museum official site.

The Palace Museum. High-definition images at Google Arts & Culture

Satellite photograph of the Forbidden City

The Virtual Collection of Asian Masterpieces

Art galleries in Beijing *

Ten Beijing contemporary art galleries. Culture Trip

China Art Archives & Warehouse concentrates on experimental art from the People’s Republic of China.

China Visual Arts Center (CVAC)

Chinese Contemporary Art Gallery: Beijing
Chinese Contemporary (based in London) opened in 2004 a gallery in Beijing in 2004.

Long March Space

Osage Gallery
Contemporary Asian art.

Peking Fine Arts
Contemporary artists from China.

Platform China
Art organization for promoting contemporary art in China and cultural exchange between Chinese and international artists. Gallery spaces, artists’ residency studios, multi-media room and project space.

Red Gate Gallery
Founded in 1991 by Australian Brian Wallace. Presents works in diverse media by contemporary Chinese artists.

Soka Art Center / Contemporary Space
Established in 1992 in Tainan, Taiwan. Spaces in Taipei, since 2001 in Beijing.

A Thousand Plateaus
Art space for contemporary Chinese art with branches in Chengdu and Beijing.

Tokyo Gallery
A gallery with a focus on contemporary Chinese, Japanese and Korean art.

Ullens Center for the Arts
Established by the Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation in the Dashanzi Art District, Beijing.

Wan Fung Art Gallery

National Centre for the Performing Arts

Wikipedia entry for The National centre of the Performing Arts

The Palace Museum