E-news May 2020
“The Painting Exhibition by Olivia Leung” launching in May 2020!
Mrs. Olivia Leung, who continually supports fundraising works of ADAHK, will have her solo painting exhibition held in the end of May. Blending traditional landscape painting style with modern elements, these artworks are vibrant and sophisticated, making them a distinct pleasure. These artworks will be exhibited at the Hong Kong City Hall Exhibition Gallery for free.
All income generated from this exhibition will be donated to ADAHK for promoting ”Arts are for Everyone”. The exhibition will provide various arts accessibility services. We welcome all of you to join us in the exhibition!
Date: 25 May - 27 May
Time: 10 am to 7 pm
Venue: The Exhibition Gallery, 7/F, High Block, Hong Kong City Hall
Artworks are also offered online at the same time. While staying at home fighting against COVID-19, we can also enjoy the arts of Mrs. Leung! Details will be announced later on our Facebook page. Stayed tuned!
“Have Fun with Arts” online for the first time!
The "Have Fun with Arts" art-sharing and experience workshop regularly organised by the Jockey Club Inclusive Arts Studio will be hosted on Facebook in the format of a live broadcast for the first time in May to interact with everyone. The three host facilitators will demonstrate respectively how to make a 3D pop-up card with the theme of anti-epidemic, create fun collages as well as Mother's Day themed origami. Don't miss out!
Date: 9 May 2020 (Sat)
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The event will be conducted in Cantonese with simultaneous sign language interpretation. All interested parties are welcomed to join.
Programme Postponement of “Cross All Borders 2020: Dare to Be!”
In view of the latest situation of COVID-19, the advertised programmes of “Cross All Borders 2020: Dare to Be!” from May 27 to June 6 will be postponed. For ticket arrangements, ADAHK will contact all ticket holders via email by 8 May. Thank you for your support and understanding.
The exhibition, “Dare to Create!”, is now rescheduled to 24 June to 7 July, at L1 Gallery and Central Courtyard of the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre (JCCAC). Previous and recent works of 25 past award winners will be showcased to present their unique characteristics and tidbits of their artworks.
We very much look forward to seeing you in our programmes in the near future. Please stay tuned to announcements on our website (http://www.adahk.org.hk/?a=doc&id=3675) and Facebook page.
“Artists with Disability Development Fund” is now open for application! How can you can miss it?
(Extension of Application Deadline until 6 November 2020)
Established in 2013, the “Artists with Disability Development Fund” is funded by Lee Hysan Foundation. It aims to nurture and subsidize outstanding Hong Kong people with disabilities, aged 30 or below, for local or overseas arts development programmes. Grantees will be able to collaborate with professional art practitioners, educators and mentors, so as to expand and accumulate experience in the arts. Moreover, they can also promote social inclusion between persons with disabilities and the public via educational and arts programmes. They shall also facilitate understanding and interaction between people with disabilities and the general public, so as to foster social inclusion in the community.
For more details on the application of the Fund and to download the application form, please visit: http://www.adahk.org.hk/?a=group&id=awd_devt_fund
“Life Enrichment Program for Elderly with Disabilities” is about to begin!
ADAHK is actively preparing this 3-year brand new project in collaboration with several NGO partners in the elderly setting. Through a series of arts activities including percussion, photography, story-telling, touch arts, audio description, cultural tours, home delivery arts, etc., this project aims to improve the quality of life and sociability of elderly with disabilities, or elderly with mild cognitive impairment, live-alone elders, or those with difficulties travelling around. Arts treatments are used to delay recession and to improve elderlies’ cognitive, mental and physical health.
‘Our Long-Gone Childhood’ online exhibition
As we grow older and older, we have to deal with all the heavy burdens and responsibilities. Our enthusiasm and happiness have been buried by the harsh reality of the world today. Have you ever felt that you are carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders? Do you miss those good old days when you were a child? In this online exhibition, ADAM will display Alvin Li’s various artworks to show his unique vision of Hong Kong. We hope that his vivid artworks can bring some of your beautiful childhood memories back.
‘Our Long-Gone Childhood’ online exhibition:
If you are interested in Alvin Li’s artworks, please enter ADAM eshop: https://www.eshop-adamartscreation.com/categories/artworks
or contact us at: 2570 7161