Fossils and woodcarvings at Shenzhen Museum (of History and Folk Culture) You will see complete fossils of prehistoric sea animals at a free exhibition until Aug. 14. Exquisite gold-coated woodcarvings and gold lacquer items crafted in Guangdong are on display until Oct. 8.
Spanish artist Edgar Plans has brought his Little Hero character in a basketball-themed exhibition titled “Game On!” to Shenzhen. Wearing NBA jerseys, Little Hero has been transformed into Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, LeBron James and other stars in an array of colorful sculptures created by Plans. His graffiti-like paintings unleash the artists’ imagination, giving an upbeat and hopeful atmosphere.
Due to the recent COVID-19 flare-ups in Shenzhen, some parks and sports and cultural venues in the city are closed temporarily, and those remaining open require visitors to present negative nucleic acid test results issued within 24 hours. Visitors can check their WeChat accounts for opening dates or future booking.
AR and VR tools help to explain artistic techniques and tell the stories behind Guan Shanyue’s paintings at the “Infinite” exhibition, which runs until Aug. 21. Meanwhile, the “High Road Leads to the Cloud” exhibition running until next year features Jinggangshan-themed paintings created by Guan. The exhibitions are free.