The Best Art Museums in Chongqing

23 Aug 2019

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There are some art galleries in Chongqing worth a visit. Check out our pick of the best art museums in the city.

重庆这座极具个性的城市,深藏着不少文艺地标。周末放假去美术馆逛逛,消磨时光也是个不错的选择。重庆有哪些值得一逛的美术馆?


No.1 Chongqing Art Museum

Located in Jiefangbei, near the Guotai Arts Center, this three-story museum has various exhibitions from home and abroad, as well as many features on local culture.

位于解放碑国泰艺术中心的重庆美术馆,馆内有三层,不定期的有来自国内外的画展举办,也有很多关于重庆特色的展。

📍Guotai Arts Center, Jiefangbei

渝中区解放碑国泰艺术中心旁

🕒9:00 - 17:00 Closed on Monday (Except public holidays)

(周一闭馆)法定节假日除外

🚇Line2, Linjiangmen

2号线 临江门站

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No.2 Luozhongli Art Museum

A huge colorful building standing in the middle of Daxuecheng. The wall is built with colorful tiles, it's eye catching and very modern. It's one of the many beautiful and cool art galleries within China. It's like a huge oil painting.

这是屹立在重庆大学城熙街一栋巨大的彩色建筑,——罗中立美术馆,这栋用碎瓷砖拼成色彩斑斓的外墙,够绚、够酷,充满个性和时尚艺术气息,可谓是是中国最靓丽、最酷炫的美术馆,没有之一。置身其中,像是在一幅巨大的油画中漫步。

📍Daxuecheng South Road No. 56, Shapingba

沙坪坝区大学城南路56号

🕒9:30 - 17:00 Closed on Monday

周一闭馆

🚇Line1, Daxuecheng

1号线 大学城站

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No.3 Yuan Gallery

This is an international shape museum. It features art exhibition, art collection, public art education and culture exchange. It also has about 5-6 larger exhibitions every year.

这是一座高颜值美术馆,因其独特的造型被誉为“重庆眼”。原·美术馆是集艺术展览,艺术收藏,公共艺术教育,文化交流为一体的跨界空间,每年举行5-6场大型展览。

📍Dongyuan 1891, Nanbin Road

重庆市南滨路1891

🕒10:00 - 21:00 Closed on Monday

周一闭馆

🚇338, Haitangyanyu

338 海棠烟雨公园站

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No.4 Wang Qi Art Museum

A quite less popular place, but there is nearly 200 art works that have been donated by famous Chinese and contemporary artists like Wang Qi. More than 500 documents, many of which reflect the lives of the people in Chongqing during the Anti-Japanese War. It is located on Zhongshan 4th Road, which so happens to be the most beautiful street in Chongqing. You can also walk around and visit some historical sites such as Guiyuan, Former Residence of Mr. Zhou and more.

知道这里的人比较少,馆内收藏有中国现当代著名美术家王琦先生捐赠的作品近200件,文献资料500余件,其中不少作品都是反映抗战时期重庆人民的生活。这里是“重庆最美街道”之称的中山四路。看完展览沿着中山四路漫步上行,看看沿街散落着的桂园、周公馆、戴公馆、张骧公馆等文化遗址,重温老重庆的味道。

📍Zhongshan 4th Road No. 75 #66, Yuzhong

渝中区中山四路75号附66号

🕒9:00 - 17:00 Closed on Monday

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🚇Line2, Zengjiayan

2号线 曾家岩站

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No.5 Beibei Art Museum

It is located in the Red House, Chongqing's famous Anti-Japanese war Museum. With cultural relics and being one of Beibei's famous historical buildings and cultural landmarks. It is a quaint place filled with folk art collections and exhibitions. In addition to being able to visit, it also has a series of art trainings on painting and calligraphy. This makes the museum more than just a space for visiting, but also for entertaining.

北碚区美术馆坐落于重庆著名的抗战文化遗址、北碚历史文化标志性建筑名楼——红楼,是个古色古香的地方,这里有不少民间艺术的藏品和展览。北碚美术馆除了可以供人游览,还开展一系列的书画艺术培训,这使得美术馆不再只是一个走走看看的空间,人们与美术馆的距离被大大地拉近。

📍Gongyuancun No. 26, Beibei

北碚区公园村26号(红楼)

🕒9:00 - 17:00 spring/winter
9:00-19:00 summer/autumn
Closed on Monday (Except public holidays)

(周一闭馆)法定节假日除外

🚇Line6, Beibei

6号线 北碚站

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No.6 Huangjueping Modern Art Museum

It is located in the Red House, Chongqing's famous Anti-Japanese war Museum. With cultural relics and being one of Beibei's famous historical buildings and cultural landmarks. It is a quaint place filled with folk art collections and exhibitions. In addition to being able to visit, it also has a series of art trainings on painting and calligraphy. This makes the museum more than just a space for visiting, but also for entertaining.

美术馆位于黄桷坪,原址是一个玻璃制造工厂,这里既有艺术殿堂四川美院,也有全世界最长的涂鸦街,为黄桷坪营造了很独特的艺术气氛。

📍Huangjueping Main Street No. 108

黄桷坪正街108号

🕒9:00 - 17:00

🚇233, Huangjueping Zhengjie

233 黄桷坪正街

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No.7 Huaren Contemporary Art Museum

It is a privately-owned non-profit cultural institution dedicated to art, built in 1995. The museum occupies 3200 square meters of floor space and houses an inspiring and culturally evocative collection of fine paintings, sculptures, artistic installations and photography by well-known contemporary artists throughout China.

这是一座轮廓方正的黄色建筑,它是重庆第一家私立的非盈利性美术馆,始建于1995年。华人当代美术馆建筑面积3200平方米,这里藏有上千件中国当代美术史上具有文献价值的油画、雕塑、装置、影像及信函手稿等藏品。

📍Hubin East road No. 59, Huixing, Yubei

渝北区回兴街道湖滨东路59号

🕒10:00 - 17:00

🚇619, Zaishuiyifang

619 在水一方

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No.8Jiaxiang Anshan art Museum

Compared with other art galleries, the most interesting part of it is the regular training classes. It's more about getting involved than just visiting.

相比其他美术馆,佳想安善美术馆最有意思的地方就是会经常开课,组织艺术爱好者在一块“搞创作”。邀请艺术家现场带领市民一同绘画创作。

📍Chngqing Tiandi Commerce Building F1, D113, Hualongqiao, Yuzhong

渝中区化龙桥重庆天地商业主楼一楼D113

🕒10:00 - 21:30

🚇262/503/318, Guojishangwuqu

262/503/318 重庆国际商务区

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No.9 Yu'ao International Art Gallery

With a modern decoration style, it has jewelry exhibition rooms, a bar and a film room. The collection of contemporary art in the museum covers more than 16 countries. They hold large exhibitions were many celebrities are invited to join.

渝澳国际美术馆采用高逼格的现代装修,除了美术馆,还有珠宝展览室、吧台、电影放映室等。馆内当代艺术藏品横跨16个国家,这里经常有一些大型的展览,还会邀请不少明星大腕参加。

📍Folk-custom Cutural Center, Lianglukou, Yuzhong

渝中区两路口文化宫渝澳国际艺术中心

🕒9:30 - 17:00 Closed on Tuesday

周二闭馆

🚇Line3, Lianglukou

3号线 两路口站

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No.10 Longyin Art Museum

It covers nearly 500 square meters and has 3 floors. The ground floor is a themed book store. The second floor is for exhibitions. The third floor is the artist studio and art salon. Some small scale of meetings can be held there as well. In addition to the art exhibition, you can go to the coffee bar to have a nice cozy break.

近500平米的龙吟艺术会馆共有3层,底层为主题书吧,二层全部用于展览,三层为艺术家工作室与艺术沙龙空间,可举办小型的文化艺术研讨与交流活动。在逛完艺术展后,可以到充满名族特色艺术会馆的咖啡吧休息下,喝杯茶或者咖啡,环境非常温馨。

📍Ciqikou Main Street No. 148, Shapingba

沙坪坝磁器口正街148号

🕒10:00 - 20:00

🚇Line1, Ciqikou

1号线 磁器口站

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No.11 Long Museum

Focusing on Chinese traditions, revolutionary themed paintings and contemporary art is provided to this place for art lovers to appreciate art from all over the world.

分别聚焦中国传统、革命主题绘画及当代艺术,为当地的艺术爱好者提供了一个欣赏国内外艺术的场所。

📍Guohua Financial Center 1-3F, Juxianyan Square No. 9, Jiangbeizui, Jiangbei

江北区江北嘴聚贤岩广场9号国华金融中心1-3F

🕒9:30 - 17:30 Closed on Monday

周一闭馆

🚇Line6, Dajuyuan

6号线 大剧院站

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No.12 19 Gallery

Free for visiting and allows you to enjoying the artist's work. Also, you can purchase some art work that you like; the price is not so expensive. There are also short-term classes for painting.

这里提供免费的参观空间,你可以尽情欣赏艺术家的作品。当然,如果有喜欢的画作,也不用担心像传统美术馆那般概不出售,或是价格棘手。同时这里还开设绘画短期班等。

📍Chongqing Tiandi, Hualongqiao, Yuzhong

重庆市渝中区化龙桥重庆天地

🕒10:00 - 18:00

🚇262/503/318, Guojishangwuqu

262/503/318 重庆国际商务区

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No.13 Changjiang Museum of Contemporary Art

It displays the works of contemporary art at home and abroad, introduces contemporary art and artist's at the forefront of international and domestic industry. It is a public art museum with international influence and characteristics in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River.

展示国内外当代艺术成果,引入国际国内前沿的当代艺术及创作者,为长江上游具有国际影响力和特色的公共美术馆。

📍Shixi road, Nan'an

南岸区石溪路

🕒9:30 - 17:00 Closed on Monday

周一闭馆

🚇Loop Line, Tushan

环线 涂山站

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If you have a suggestion for an art museum that's not listed here. Which you or anyone thinks deserves a visit, please leave a comment. Thank you!😊

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