The China Art Museum is the new incarnation of the China Pavilion, built for the Shanghai World Expo 2010. In its 160,000sqm of floor space, it hosts an amazing art collection mostly of Modern Chinese art.
Over the museums five floors, which are named by altitude, works introduces the ascent of modern art in Shanghai at the end of the 19th and start of the 20th century, the Shanghai Film Animation Studio an a decent selection of advertising and calendar art from the first half of the 20th century.
The 33m floor also has some fantastic visiting exhibitions – with rooms previously stocked by The British Museum (London), the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam), Maisons de Victor Hugo (Paris), the Whitney (New York), and Te Papa (Wellington).
tue, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
World Expo Park 161 Shangnan Lu, near Guozhan Lu