Herzog & de Meuron Basel Ltd.
4056 Basel, Switzerland
HONG KONG, 8 September 2021 – M+, Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, is set to open to the public on Friday, 12 November 2021.
The museum will host an official opening ceremony and a media tour on Thursday, 11 November 2021, to unveil the opening displays of its extensive collections from Hong Kong and beyond. The museum’s opening displays will include six thematic exhibitions drawn from different areas of strength in the M+ Collections, featuring visual artworks, moving image works, design objects, architectural projects and archival items. In addition to the main exhibition galleries, M+ will present a series of commissions and displays throughout its public spaces, including the M+ Façade, the Grand Stair, the Studio, the Roof Garden, and the Found Space.
For the M+ project, Herzog & de Meuron have formed a design team with TFP Farrells as local partner architect and Arup as engineering consultant.