E-news December 2019
Invitation to the Hong Kong Jockey Club “Accessible Art @ HKMoA” Pilot Scheme
In collaboration with ADAHK, The Hong Kong Jockey Club - “Accessible Art @HKMoA” Pilot Scheme covers three major exhibitions at the Hong Kong Museum of Art and encompasses a wide range of arts accessibility services such as braille captions, audio description, and sign videos. We now invite friends with autism spectrum, intellectual disabilities, and their family members to join our family-friendly accessible tours. Lead by experienced docents, participants will visit the selected exhibition in the museum and grasp the stories behind the vast art collection. Hands-on family-friendly craft activities will be provided after the tour. There will be 20 quotas for each tour and are first-come-first-served. Grab the chance and immerse yourself in the wide world of art pieces!
“A Sense of Place: from Turner to Hockney”
15 February, 3 pm - 5 pm
“Hong Kong Experience • Hong Kong Experiment”
7 March 2020, 2 pm - 4 pm
14 March 2020, 2 pm - 4 pm
“Ordinary to Extraordinary: Stories of the Museum”
27 June 2020, 1 pm -3 pm
Activities will be conducted in Cantonese. For applications or enquiries, please contact Ms. Cynthia To by phone (2286 2503) during the office hours or through e-mail (email@example.com).
* The pilot scheme is presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, organized by the Hong Kong Museum of Art, sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, and ADAHK is the collaborator.
Photo credit: Hong Kong Museum of Art's Facebook
ADAHK becomes HK Streetathon 2020’s beneficiary
Hong Kong Streetathon will be taking place on 12 January 2020, which will feature 10 km and 32.195 km races. ADAHK is honored to be invited as one of the beneficiaries. The organizer encourages runners to donate to ADAHK to support our work in promoting the artistic development of people with disabilities. We will also provide art activity at the finish line, which will not only add an artful touch to the event but also cheer everyone up!
Lace your sneakers, join the fun-packed charity run to enjoy the magnificent and encompassing view of our beloved Hong Kong, and create unforgettable running experiences around the city!
For registration, please visit:
JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power – La Sax X ADAHK X Men of Winds Sunday Performance
In early September, ADAHK’s Flash Ensemble and participants in our music workshop were invited by La Sax, a local saxophone ensemble, to participate in a series of free saxophone training supported by the JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power.
Participants from the saxophone training team up with LaSax and Men of Winds for a small graduation concert which will be held at the end of December. They have memorable pop music and soap opera theme songs up their sleeves, so make sure you don't miss out!
Want to chase away the winter chill with your friends and loved ones at the Winter Solstice Festival? Come and join us for a local music extravaganza with a feast of great sounds!
Date: 22 Dec 2019 (Sun)
Time: 2:30 pm - 5 pm
Venue: Laundry Steps, Taikwun, Central
Artworks by artists with disabilities will be showcased at the DesignInspire 2019
DesignInspire, a three-day event packed with innovative products, experimental installations as well as inspiring designs and artworks takes place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 5 December to 7 December. Our social enterprise, ADAM showcases an array of artworks created by our artists with disabilities. Featured artists include Ko Nam, Liu Tung Mui, Apple Tong, Frank Wong, Kevin Cheng, So Tat Shing, Li Tze Shun, and Lee Wing Yi. This series of artworks were created under the theme of Hong Kong, demonstrating the artists’ extraordinary talents and unique perspectives, as well as Hong Kong’s unrivaled beauty. Feel free to visit us at the “Hong Kong Creative Force” pavilion!
Fair Dates & Opening Hours:
5 - 6 December 2019 (9:30 am-7:00 pm)
7 December 2019 (9:30 am-6:30 pm)
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
For more details, please visit:
ADAHK’s artists visiting Singapore
Invited by the Extra·Ordinary People, ADAHK’s artists visited Singapore and participated in its annual showcase and exhibition in early November. The Fun Forest Deaf Dance Crew led by ADAHK Angel, Jason Wong, performed four dance pieces at “An Extra·Ordinary Celebration 2019”, Singapore’s largest inclusive concert, which housed 1,400-strong audience and featured performances from Singapore, the Philippines, and Hong Kong.
What is more, an array of artworks created by visual artists, So Tat Shing and Wong Yun Chuen were exhibited at the “Extra·Ordinary: Living Cities.” So Tat Shing was also invited to attend the opening and represented ADAHK to share and exchange ideas with Singapore’s artists. The performances and the exhibited pieces were true celebration of inclusivity and well-received from the organizer and the audience.
*The programme was supported by Home Affairs Bureau Arts Development Fund (Cultural Exchange Project).
【Arts Accessibility Scheme】Accessible Programmes in December
We will provide arts accessibility services for the following arts programmes. You are welcome to enjoy and participate.