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Happy Hour with a Professor

We know you miss them! Twice a year, a different professor will be invited to join our alumni for a happy hour drink. All are welcome. Take a break from work and get yourself a treat!

Date: 16 October 2019 (Wednesday) (rescheduled)
Time: 6:30pm
Venue:
Lobby Bar, Hotel Jen, 508 Queen’s Road West (2 min walk from HKU MTR B2 exit)

Guest professor: Dr. Yeewan Koon

Cost: Going Dutch
No registration required

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Past Event

Walk Down Memory Lane

Date: 28 September 2019
Time: 6pm
Venue: 
HKU
Registration: required; free

The Department of Fine Arts celebrated its 40th anniversary with almost 200 participants at Loke Yew Hall. Many alumni attended this homecoming dinner and met with old friends and teachers. Prior to the dinner, HKUFAAA organized a 30-minute Walk Down Memory Lane, showing alumni the current study environment on the Centennial Campus and sharing old stories that took place in the Main Building and in Fung Ping Shan Building.

 

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Art Book Club

Date: Tuesday 28 May 2019 
Time:
7pm
Venue:
Muse Wine Bar, Hotel Stage, 1 Chi Wo Street, Jordan
Registration: encouraged; going dutch

We hope to connect ardent readers to share their love of books and exchange peer reviews and recommendations. For this second get-together, participants had a casual chat over dinner about their recent favourite art-related book.

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In 40 Years: Alumni Dinner Gathering

Date: Friday 26 April, 2019
Time: 7pm
Venue: Hong Kong University Alumni Association, Room 101, Yip Fung Building, 2 D’Aguilar Street, Central

Registration: required, confirmed with payment; $320/ person

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Department of Fine Arts, HKUFAAA hopes to build a unique and interesting portfolio, with materials gathered over a series of alumni dinner sharing.

 

 

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Art Book Club

Date: Friday 22 March 2019 
Time: 
7pm
Venue: 
Muse Wine Bar, Hotel Stage, 1 Chi Wo Street, Jordan
Registration: encouraged; going dutch

We hope to connect ardent readers to share their love of books and exchange peer reviews and recommendations. For this first get-together, a small group of participants brought along their favourite read of 2018 and shared their views and findings. It was an inspiring and cozy chat over food.

Books covered

Clarke, David. China—Art—Modernity A Critical Introduction to Chinese Visual Expression from the Beginning of the Twentieth Century to the Present Day. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2019.

Meyer, Richard. What was Contemporary Art?. Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2013.

大衛.薩利著,吳莉君譯:《當代藝術,如何看》(台灣:原點出版,2018年)

姚謙:《一個人的收藏》(台灣:時報出版,2015年)

高橋明也著,黃友梅譯:《美術館,原來如此!從日本到歐美,美術館的工作現場及策展思考》 (台灣:麥浩斯,2017年)

楊昌溢著,《力比多記》(重慶:重慶出版社,2016年)

黎美蓮著,《香港藝術掠影:1949-1997》(香港:香港知專設計學院,2017年)

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