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Today Art Museum, Beijing
(3.6/5 based on 15 reviews on the web)
The Today Art Museum is a private, non-profit museum located in Beijing. The museum's mission is to support the development of Chinese contemporary art.The Today Art Museum was founded by Zhang Baoquan in 2002. Alex Gao officially began his service as Executive Director of the Today Art Museum in August, 2013. The museum's aim is to promote Chinese contemporary art based on an internationalized vision and a contemporary ideology. As the country's first non-for-profit, non-governmental art museum in China, the Today Art Museum is dedicated to establishing an appropriate development strategy for museums of its kind within a Chinese context."Foothold on today, outlook for tomorrow" is the Today Art Museum's slogan. The museum's focus is on Chinese contemporary art, its trends and key figures. At the same time, the institution strives to discover and support young artists in the community. Through the construction of a larger institutional framework and by carrying on relevant academic practices, the Today Art Museum hopes to solidify its standing in the history of art and offer a multi-tiered approach to China’s burgeoning art scene. The museum also promotes international dialogue through exhibitions and events that provide structure for meaningful cultural exchange between Chinese and non-Chinese artists and organizations.To maintain international standards for construction and operation of a non-governmental museum, the museum successfully completed its transformation into a non-profit organization by 2006.The Today Art Museum explores sustainable development for China’s private museums, adopting a more pragmatic approach that will gradually form a sound financial model for similar institutions.The museum is located in central Beijing (CBD).
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TripAdvisor
  • The museum comes in 1 main building and 2 others adjacent. It is located near "Apple Community 蘋果社区“ and alongside the 22nd art zone street where there are other galleries, studios and shops. Exhibits...  more »
  • A nice place with some decent activities, a must if you live around ShuangJing area. Sculpture is their best option, but there have been other exhibitions worth to try. The street behind this museum h...  more »
  • It's a 1.2km (20min) from exit B2 of the Shuanjing metro station on line 10. The museum is small and can be viewed within an 1 hour. Personally, modern art doesn't resonate with me. You'll find blobs ...  more »
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  • It's a 1.2km (20min) from exit B2 of the Shuanjing metro station on line 10. The museum is small and can be viewed within an 1 hour. Personally, modern art doesn't resonate with me. You'll find blobs on paper, everyday gadgets encased in resin, computer graphic renderings here. There is ample space and none of the art pieces are crowded together. Access the museum at building No. 2
  • It's a must follow museum... many foreign Chinese artists have their exhibition there.
  • both local and international art community where most renowned artists come and share their creating experience
  • I'm working here.
  • 艺术区,露天雕塑很多。不过还是显得小巧了些。主要还是过来吃吃吃。