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Power Station of Art (Shànghǎi dāngdài yìshù bówùguǎn)

Power Station of Art (Shànghǎi dāngdài yìshù bówùguǎn) Review

The site of the Shanghai World Expo was a barren wasteland until this massive contemporary art museum opened in late 2012. It did so with a bang, opening the ninth Shanghai Biennale and simultaenously hosting an exhibition from the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Rather than a permanent collection, the museum hosts one large-scale exhibition after another and is the city's new home for major touring exhibitions, like an Andy Warhol retrospective. Housed in a former power plant that's undergone serious renovation, this is a proper world-class museum with architectural cred to boot. It can be reached by a 15-minute walk from Xizang Nan Lu metro station.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Huayuangang Lu, near Miaojiang Lu Huangpu, Shanghai, 200011
  • Phone: 021/3127–8535
  • Cost: Free; special exhibits Y20
  • Website:
  • Location: Old City
Updated: 05-28-2013

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