: 40th Anniversary Reunion Dinner

Date: 28 September, 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Loke Yew Hall, The University of Hong Kong

Registration: required, online (click here)

Join us this September for a reunion dinner in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Department of Fine Arts. This is a great opportunity to get acquainted with new developments in the department and reconnect with faculty, friends, and alumni from the classes of 1978 to 2019. Visit its official website for more details!

: Launching of the FAULTLINES Afterwords website

Afterwords is a website developed for the 2018 Gwangju Biennale  “Faultlines” exhibition curated by Dr. Yeewan Koon. It documented a series of interviews with the participating artists held during the summer months of 2018. Artists included Hasan Elahi, Hyangro Yoon, Simon Leung, Nara Yoshitomo, Shitamichi Motoyuki, Joongho Yum, Byron Kim, Tara Donovan, Yoan Capote, Chen Wei, Luke Ching, Minjung Kim and Paolo Cirio. Visit the site to learn more.

: Interview Workshop

Date: 20 November, 2018 (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00 – 7:00pm

Venue: Room 4.19, Run Run Shaw Tower

Quota: 15 (Registration required, first come first served)

Register by sending email to Nicole Fung (fungnkn@hku.hk). State your name and year group.

Instructor: Ms. Irene Tsang (Founder of Metta Works and the former Head of Education & Development for Asia Pacific at Tiffany & Co)

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: Writing Workshop

Date: 6 November, 2018 (Tuesday)

Time: 4:30-6:00 pm

Venue: Room 7.58, Run Run Shaw Tower

This workshop specifically assists art history students in improving their high-level writing skills. Some relate to all forms of writing, while other elements are specific to art history. Topics include

-logical argumentation

-improving your writing style

-professional quotations and citations

-common grammatical mistakes

-sorting out past & present tense

: Information Session | Graduate Study in Art History

Date: 10 October 2017
Time: 4:30 – 5:30pm
Venue: Room 4.34 Run Run Shaw Tower

Are you considering postgraduate study in art history or a related field? Many art-related careers require postgraduate qualifications. The Fine Arts department is holding an information session to help you choose the best programs for you and to improve your chances of acceptance. (Please click on the image to read more)

: Welcome Party

Date: 10 October 2018
Time: 5:30pm
Venue: Room 4.30 Run Run Shaw Tower

Refreshment provided

Welcome, and welcome back! The Department would like to give a warm welcome to all our new Fine Arts members, as well as all those who have decided to stay on. Professors will be there to tell us about new plans and activities scheduled for the upcoming year… (Please click on the image to read more)


: Lunchtime Talk with Patty Chang

Date: 27 September 2018
Time: 12:30pm – 2pm
Venue: Run Run Shaw Tower 4.19, HKU

Light lunch provided.

This is a lunchtime session for students to have an informal conversation with our University Artist Patty Chang. She will talk about her work from her performance art days to her current film work, and share her experience in being a woman artist, including issues around gender and what has changed from her early days in the 1990s and working today.

No registration required, but students may call 3917-2614 or send us an email to reserve a seat. (Please click on the image to read more)

Co-organised by:

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Supported by:

Dr Alice Lam

: Around Mourning: A conversation with Patty Chang

Date: 26 September 2018 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00pm
Venue:  Wang Gungwu Lecture Hall, Graduate House, the University of Hong Kong
Speakers: Patty Chang (University Artist for 2017-19) and Pauline J. Yao (Lead Curator of Visual Art, M+)
Language: English
Free Admission. Registration Required.

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This event, part of the Faculty of Arts’ University Artists Scheme 2017-19, welcomes Los Angeles-based artist Patty Chang to the University of Hong Kong. Patty Chang will provide an introductory presentation of her work followed by a conversation with Pauline J. Yao, Lead Curator, Visual Art at M+.

Patty Chang is known for her work in performance, video, writing and installation that explores physical and emotional interactions and consequences of acts in relation to subjects that are often considered taboo such as death and loss. She currently holds the position of Professor of Art at USC Roski School of Art and Design…(please click on the image to read more)

Pauline J. Yao is Lead Curator, Visual Art, at M+. She has held curatorial positions at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and worked as an independent curator and writer in Beijing for six years, during which time she helped co-found the storefront art space Arrow Factory…(please click on the image to read more)

: Master Class with Jeff Koons

Date: 28 March 2018
Time: 10:00am to 11:20am
Venue: CPD 242 – Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Language: English

Seats are limited, no reservations required. Students are given priority.

: Guerrilla Girls Workshops

Date: 27 March 2018
Time: 12noon (first session) and 1:30pm (second session)
Duration: 50 minutes/ session
Venue: Room 4.30 Run Run Shaw Tower

To sign up, please contact Boyeon Chon (u3512050@connect.hku.hk); or you may just show up on the day and try your luck! Seats are limited though.