| (Chief) Curators of the Hong Kong Museum of Art |
| || || Mr John WARNER |
The first Curator of the City Museum and Art Gallery
| || || Mr Laurence TAM Chi-sing (1933 - 2013) |
Served as Curator: 1976-1985
Served as the first Chief Curator: 1985-1993
| || || Mr Gerard TSANG Chu-chiu |
Served as Chief Curator: 1993-2000
| || || Dr Christina CHU Kam-leun |
Served as Chief Curator: 2000-2006
| || || Mr TANG Hoi-chiu |
Served as Chief Curator: 2006-2012
Served as Chief Curator (Special Projects): 2012-
| || || Ms Eve Tam Mei-yee |
Served as Chief Curator: 2012-
Calendar of Major Events and Celebration
| || || 1962.03.02 |
The Hong Kong Museum of Art, formerly known as the City Hall Museum and Art Gallery, was founded and housed in the City Hall High Block.
| || || 1975.02.01 |
The first Hong Kong Art Biennial, an exhibition inaugurated as a biennial survey of the development of Hong Kong art, was opened.
| || || 1991.11.15 |
Official opening of the Hong Kong Museum of Art at the current Tsim Sha Tsui premises.
| || || 1992.09.26 |
Inauguration of the Xubaizhai Gallery of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy to house the collection donated by Mr Low Chuck Tiew (1911-1993).
| || 1995.12.14 |
The K.S. Lo Gallery, an extension of the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, was constructed to house The K.S. Lo Foundation's donation of Chinese ceramics and seals.
| || 1997.12.16-1998.03.01 |
To celebrate the reunification of Hong Kong to China, "National Treasures – Gems of China's Cultural Relics Exhibition" was presented and attracted 226,065 visitors.
| || || 1998.11.03-1999.01.17 |
"Egyptian Treasures from the British Museum" with a total attendance of 310,029, is the most well-received exhibition at the museum.
| || || 2001.05.18 |
A 3-day museum panorama was held at the Piazza of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre to celebrate the first "International Museum Day" here in Hong Kong.
| || 2001.12.13 |
The first Biennial of the new millennium opened. The Museum joined hands with over twenty art institutes and universities to organize various fringe programmes during the Biennial period.
| || || 2005.02.05-04.10 |
To celebrate the "Year of France in China", "Impressionism: Treasures from the National Collection of France" was presented and attracted 284,263 visitors, an exhibition with the second highest attendance at the museum.
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"Artists and Their Models – Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou, Paris" ended with a total attendance of 133,986.