Top Art Events Happening in Hong Kong This May

1 / 5

Affordable Art Fair

Thought all the art fairs were over? Think again. The Affordable Art Fair is back for the sixth year running, featuring over 115 local and international galleries exhibiting unique artwork that (you guessed it) you can actually afford. Marvel at the large-scale installations, take in some live performance art and browse the best of the city at the Young Talent Hong Kong Exhibition. The best thing about this art fair is that if you see something you like, you may just be able to walk away with it, with works ranging from $1,000 to $100,000.

When: Friday, 18 May – Sunday, 20 May 2018
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hall 3D&E, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: From $120. Buy tickets here.

2 / 5

Hong Kong Dimensions

Celebrate local artistic talent and head over to Blue Lotus Gallery in Chai Wan for an exhibition that includes work from four award-winning Hong Kong-based artists (葉家偉 Alexis Ip, Daphné Mandel, Pete Ross, and Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze). From 3D to moving image, to the hyper-real and the imagined, expect an eclectic range of work, along with artists talks, workshops and even the book launch of ‘Concrete Stories.’

When: Saturday, 12 May – Saturday, 16 June 2018
Where: Blue Lotus Gallery, 1606 Chai Wan Industrial City, Phase 1 16/F unit 16, 60 Wing Tai Road, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend

3 / 5

Art Block Party

Do you like your art with a side of deliciousness? Then head to Wan Chai for BiteUnite’s ‘Art Block Party’, where you can take in the coolest Hong Kong photography as part of the ‘Bamboo Scenes’ exhibition while also enjoying authentic food from a community of bakers, professional chefs and home-cooks. What’s more, any money given at the door will go towards the fantastic Hong Kong based charity ImpactHK, which supports the homeless community.

When: Thursday, 24 May 2018, 6-10pm
Where: BiteUnite, 15 Lung On Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Pay-by-donation at the door, with 100% of donation going to ImpactHK. RSVP here (limited spots available!)

4 / 5

“Laughing Quietly To Myself”

Looking for an exhibition away from the crowds of Central? Head out to Art Experience Gallery in Tsuen Wan to enjoy work from Japanese artist, Hiroshi Mori, inspired by manga culture, Japanese animation and developing technologies. This huge, old industrial space is a refreshing change from the small spaces in the city, and you won’t help but enjoy the fun, cross-cultural artwork.

When: Saturday, 28 April – Saturday, 26 May 2018
Where: Art Experience Gallery, Room 2009, 20/F, Cable TV Tower, 9 Hoi Shing Road, Tsuen Wan, NT, Hong Kong
How much: Free to visit

5 / 5

Le French May

Francophiles will know that May is the month for all things French in Hong Kong with Le French May, one of the largest cultural events in Asia. With numerous events happening all over town, there are plenty of exhibitions to visit in collaboration with Le French May that we can’t wait to see. Among them is an exhibition at Hong Kong City Hall of 1960s pop art from the School of Nice, gorgeous collages by Antoine Rameau – a French artist living in Hong Kong, and photography that shows Hong Kong from a different perspective at Yellow Korner.

When: Throughout May
Where: Various venues throughout Hong Kong. Click here for more details!
How much: Free to attend

You've finished this slideshow!
Back to article
Back to top
Roll up roll up, it's fair time. *The Garage Society x Chi Wing Dog Base Winter Fair*, *Green Queen Zero Waste Christmas Market* and *The AIA Great European Carnival 2018* are on today! Details on our events calendar 🗓 #sosassy #sassyhongkong #homekong #explorehongkong #igworld #hkig #instahk
Are you naughty or nice? *Hong Kong’s Most Festive Drinks* is up on #sassyhongkong Eat & Drink channel 🥤 #sosassy #homekong #explorehongkong #igworld #hkig #instahk #hkeats #hkfoodie #hkfood #hkfoodblogger #hongkongfood #hkeats 📷 @burgercircushk
*Giveaway alert* Enter today’s countdown to Christmas giveaway for a chance to win a Portrait of Calm Facial and an Aquatouch Treatment from luxury global skincare brand ÉLÉVATIONE HK. Head to the link in our bio now to enter.

The winner will receive: -A Portrait of Calm deep cleansing and brightening facial, using ÉLÉVATIONE's 3 step 3DKit. -An Aquatouch Treatment. This treatment uses gentle, non-invasive exfoliation to deep cleanse pores using a water pressure vacuum system, leaving skin hydrated and healthy. 
#sosassy #elevatione
The journey is the destination. What's on your travel bucket list for 2019? Comment below 👇 Epic bike riding by #sosassy #homekong #explorehongkong #igworld #hkig #instahk #sassytravels #travelgram #travelgoals #instatravel 📷
How are you spending New Year’s Eve? *The Best Parties and Events to Ring in 2019* is up on #sassyhongkong 🎉 #sosassy #homekong #explorehongkong #igworld #hkig #instahk 📷 @amyshamblen
*Giveaway alert* Today’s Countdown to Christmas prize, courtesy of, is a collection of their anti-oxidant and anti-pollution face and eye masks, made with ancient forest Pu’er tea cosmetics. The winner will be issued a voucher to redeem their prize at the Cha Ling store in Causeway Bay. Head to the link in our bio to enter. 
One winner will receive a voucher for: -1 Spring Mask 50ml
-1 Summer Mask 50ml
-1 Autumn Mask 50ml
-1 Winter Mask 50ml
- 5 x Relieving Eye Mask

Product image is for reference only.

#chalingskincare #sosassy #sassyhk
*Giveaway alert* Today’s countdown to Christmas prize is a gift that keeps on giving. 🍷 Head to the link in our bio for a chance to win a Sassy Christmas wine box, courtesy of @winemomentshk, plus a three-month subscription to their Mixed Wine box delivered to your door each month. Your wine rack will be stocked well into the new year!

The winner will receive: -The  Sassy  Christmas  Wine Box, one bottle each of red, white, rosé, and sparkling wine.
- 3 months of the Mixed wine subscription box: 3 different wines delivered to your door each month. -The subscription also comes with a tasting card, for your own at home wine tasting.

#winemomentshk #sosassy #sassyhk
*Giveaway alert* Enter today’s Countdown to Christmas giveaway for a chance to escape to Rio with Uma Nota’s monthly Carnaval Brunch, which is inspired by Brazil’s annual festival, Carnaval do Rio. The winner (plus 3 friends!) will enjoy this immersive afternoon brunch experience, complete with free-flow cocktail jugs, DIY caipirinhas, a feast of Brazilian street food favourites, and live entertainment. Head to the link in our bio to enter, and start thinking about who you’ll take if you win!

The winner will receive:

4 x Tickets to Uma Nota’s Carnaval Brunch on 12th January 2019, 12pm-4pm.