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798 Art District (Qîjiübâ yìshù qû) Review

The Art District, northeast of Beijing, is the site of several state-owned factories, including Factory 798, which originally produced electronics. Beginning in 2002, artists and cultural organizations began to move into the area, gradually developing the old buildings into galleries, art centers, artists' studios, design companies, restaurants, and bars. There are regularly scheduled art exhibits and events, some of the best can be found at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (ucca.org.cn).

Updated: 04-23-2013

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