As part of the exhibition, M+ is presenting a series of programmes including guided tours, storytelling theatre and a teachers' event with the hope to provide deeper understanding of the exhibition and the artists to the public.

Some of the programmes provide prior online enrolment. Limited capacity on a first-come, first-served basis.

*The organiser reserves the right to change the programme content and speakers. All changes will be announced on the website.

Adverse Weather Arrangement: Programme will be cancelled if a black rainstorm warning or a typhoon signal no. 8 or above is in force 3 hours before the programme starting time. If a typhoon signal no.8 or above is still in force after 12noon, all programmes on that day will be cancelled.

Storytelling Theatre: Reverse in Slow-Motion


Taking a stroll around the works, the performer will travel backwards in time with the audience, reliving the memories of Hong Kong.

Storyteller: Uncle Hung (Yuen Che Hung)
Date: 22 July (Saturday), 13 August (Sunday)

Performer: Indy Lee Chun Leung*
Date: 20 August (Sunday), 10 September (Sunday)

Time: 4pm
Duration: Approx. 1 Hour
Language: Cantonese (Live audio description and sign language interpretation will be available for some of the sessions)

About the performers

Uncle Hung (Yuen Che Hung)

Yuen Che Hung aka Uncle Hung had been a secondary school teacher, pre-school education worker, education officer of a theatre company. He founded the Nohurry Story Workshop in 1994 and has since become a craftsman of imagined reality. He is now also a member of the storytelling group called “Tales we Tell” which was established in 2012, and has since been running monthly storytelling gathering for the public to take part in telling their stories.

Indy Lee Chun Leung

Indy Chun Leung LEE is the Head of Performing Arts Education of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), a council member of the Hong Kong Arts Development and the chairman of Drama Committee, and a core member of Hong Kong Dramatists. Lee is a veteran stage director, actor, drama educator and arts administrator. Lee graduated from School of Drama (Directing) at HKAPA, and received an MA in Applied Theatre (Drama in the Community and Drama Education) at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He was awarded the Asian Cultural Council Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship. He’s the co-author of Theatre User, a theory and reference book on drama training and education.

Lee is active in performing and directing theatre productions as an independent artist. He was nominated Best Actor in the 4th Hong Kong Theatre Libre with his solo performance “A Better Man”. His latest works include an autobiographic cultural tour organized by Centre for Community and Cultural Development and his second solo “A Better Art”(2015).

*By kind permission of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Performances will take place in the gallery. On performance days, the volume of all audio recordings will be lowered, which may affect the viewing experience of some works. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Tours


Live audio description and sign language interpretation are available for all tours upon request with at least 14 days’ advance notice. Please contact learn@mplus.org.hk / (852) 2200 0041 for requests.

Weekend Public Guided Tours

Cantonese
Every Saturday and Sunday 2:30pm

English
Every Sunday during June and July, 4:30pm

Every Saturday during August and September, 4:30pm (except 9 September)

Mandarin
1 July and 3 September, 4:30pm

Limited capacity on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register on site 15 minutes before the event begins.

Curator-led Gallery Tours

Speaker:

Pi Li, Sigg Senior Curator, Visual Art

Date:

8 July (Saturday)

Time:

4:30pm

Language:

Mandarin

 

 

Speaker:

Isabella Tam, Assistant Curator, Visual Art

Date:

15 July (Saturday)

Time:

4:30pm

Language:

Cantonese

 

 

Speaker:

Ethan Cheng, Assistant Curator, Visual Art

Date:

27 August (Sunday)

Time:

4:30pm

Language:

English

Limited capacity on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register on site 15 minutes before the event begins.

Conservator-led Gallery Tours


Canton Express
features a wide range of works, each requiring various conservation and preservation measures to prepare them for display. In this gallery tour, Natalie Harding, the Associate Conservator in charge of object conservation, talks about behind-the-scenes stories and challenges, and shares insight on the importance of conservation for a museum collection. 

Speaker: Natalie Harding, Associate Conservator, Objects
Date: 6 August (Sunday)
9 September (Saturday)
Time: 4:30pm
Language: English, with Cantonese simultaneous interpretation


School Tours

School tours can be arranged for specific times during the exhibition period. Accessible content, live audio description and sign language interpretation are available upon request.

Time slot:

Wednesday to Friday, 11:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday to Sunday, 11:00am - 1:30pm

Duration:

1 hour

Language:

Cantonese, English or Mandarin

Quota:

Maximum 30 per tour


Group Tours


Group tours are available for registered charitable and non-profit making organisations. Accessible content, live audio description and sign language interpretation are available upon request. Any request or enquiry please contact learn@mplus.org.hk/ (852) 2200 0041.

Target:

- organisations related to rehabilitation services or people with disabilities;
- organisations that offer services for older adults;
- or others.

Duration:

1 hour

Language:

Cantonese or English

Quota:

- For rehab organisations : 10 - 25 visitors
- For organisations for older adults services or other organisations: 15 - 30 visitors
(including accompanying leaders and support persons)

Enquiries:
learn@mplus.org.hk / (852) 2200 0041

 


Teachers' Event


 

Teachers' Private View and Talk

Exclusive to teachers, this private view will include a curator-led gallery tour and a talk. This event hopes to encourage a deeper understanding of the exhibition.

Date:

27 June (Tuesday)

Time:

3:00-5:00pm

Language:

Mandarin, with Cantonese and English simultaneous interpretation

Speakers:

Pi Li, Sigg Senior Curator, Visual Art

Venue:

M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District

Target:

Secondary and primary school teachers and other educators

Limited space; registration required. A shuttle bus service is available to and from the activity venue, with details as follows:

Time

Route

2:30pm

Hankow Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (next to Peninsula Hotel, MTR Exit E) > M+ Pavilion

5:15pm

M+ Pavilion > Hankow Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (next to Peninsula Hotel, MTR Exit E)

Enquires:
learn@mplus.org.hk / (852) 2200 0041