A collection of contemporary and modern art works and masterpieces.
Situated in Nanjing West Rd and against the backdrop of the prosperous People’s square, Shanghai Art Museum, together with Shanghai Grand Theater, Shanghai Museum, and Shanghai City-planning Museum constitutes a landmark and a cultural hub of Shanghai. Built on the former Shanghai Race Club in 1933, the museum belonged to English architecture genre of 1930s. With 12 exhibition halls and a collection of more than 8000 articles , the museum makes the visitors stand in awe the moment he or she enters the grand lobby. Watching the quaint columns ,ascending the wide steps with your hands caressing the bronze horse head statues and browsing on the masterpieces by different artists can be a guide down the memory lane of this city .