Wynn hosts Seminar on the Art of Curation
Promoting arts inclusion and fostering cultural exchanges
Macau, April 18, 2019 – Wynn is committed to promoting and popularizing culture and art in Macau. In support of the major international arts and culture event ‘Art Macao’, Wynn hosted a seminar on the Art of Curation on April 17, as part of its Art Promotion Event Series for teachers, students, youth and art enthusiasts across art, design, exhibitions and other related fields. Mr. Emerson Wang and Mr. Chip Tom, two experienced international art curators were invited as guest speakers at the seminar, where they shared their respective views on art with teachers and students to further enhance their knowledge and understanding of art and exhibitions.
Mr. Wang gave an overview of the art curation industry, covering topics around art administration, the role of being an art curator, and the management and execution of curatorial projects. Meanwhile, Mr. Tom shared insights into how he assisted Wynn in creative planning and organizing art exhibitions, the characteristics of different art pieces, and the trend of contemporary art exhibitions. This sharing session deepened the audience’s understanding of the curatorial profession as well as its career prospects. The seminar attracted more than a hundred teachers and students from various local colleges, art enthusiasts, and members of the Wynn team working in related fields. Participants actively raised questions during the session, testament to a highly engaging event.
Wynn hopes to strengthen the promotion of arts education in the community by participating in and hosting various cultural and artistic events. By complementing the Macau SAR government’s art and culture initiatives, Wynn aims to create a platform fostering international cultural exchange, as well as nurturing the public’s art knowledge and further support Macau’s positioning as a World Centre of Tourism and Leisure.
Under the patronage of the Office of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, ‘Art Macao’ is organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau and the Macao Government Tourism Office, and co-organized by the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau and the Higher Education Bureau. Resort and hotel companies are also taking part in this mega international arts and cultural event. The event features a range of diverse musical and theatrical performances, including large-scale concerts by the Macao Orchestra and the Macao Chinese Orchestra, signature programmes from the Macao Cultural Centre, visual arts exhibitions by Macau higher education institutions, the International Youth Music Festival, the International Youth Dance Festival and the International Youth Drama Festival. All are united by the aim of building the city into a world-class culture and arts exchange platform, while also creating an unforgettable artistic summer for both residents and tourists.