The Guangdong Museum of Art consists of twelve indoor exhibition halls covering an area of 8,000 square meters as well as an outdoor Sculpture Garden that is 5,000 square meters in size. Each year, the museum hosts nearly sixty exhibitions. The museum hosts a variety of exhibitions from smaller intimate looks at the work of contemporary artists to exhibitions larger in scale such as that of sculptor Henry Moore. Recently, the Guangdong Museum of Art has initiated a Triennial Exhibition of contemporary art, both Chinese and international.
Every year, the museum displays a large exhibition of the museum’s permanent collection of sculpture, painting, and ceramic work. The permanent collection includes contemporary artistic works of the coastal areas of China and Guangdong Province as well as work by overseas Chinese artists. In addition, the institution hosts exhibitions of artwork from various cultures within and without Asia as well as invitational exhibitions. The Guangdong Museum of Art also holds great importance to exhibiting work at artists’ requests every year.

Opening Hours
The Museum is free for charge from June 29th, 2011.
    Tuesday–Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Monday: Closed (except statutory holidays and special circumstances)

    1. Free admission tickets can be gotten at the Ticket Office. Tickets include admission to all available exhibition halls (except special exhibitions).
    2. A Valid ID (ID card, student ID card, military ID card, Guangzhou Elder Preferential Certificate, driving license or passport) is required for one person to get one ticket. Children under 1.4m accompanied by adult can be admitted without tickets.
    3. Free admission tickets can be gotten from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on opening days. Tickets are valid on the day of issue only and the maximum issuing amount of tickets is 3000 on a first-come, first-reserved basis.
    4. There is an extra charge for entrance to any special exhibition.
    5. For group tours (guided tours excluded), advance registration is required. 5-1. The minimum group size is 20 people. 5-2. Tours must be scheduled a minimum of three days in advance, based on availability. The group leader shall get the admission tickets at the appointed time or it will be regarded as a cancellation. 5-3. Phone: 020-87351468.
    6. A responsible adult shall accompany preschoolers, elders, visitors with mobile disabilities and mental disorders. Visitors with improper attire and disruptive behavior are not allowed entrance .
    7. Elders above 65 and visitors with mobile disabilities may apply for admission tickets to enter first.
    8. Friends of the Guangdong Museum of Art with valid membership cards may enter first.
    9. Any form of sales promotion and merchandising is prohibited in the Museum.
    10. Pets are prohibited in the museum.
    11. Visitors are required to pass through a security screen before entering the museum. Explosives, inflammable substances, corrosive materials, contaminating items, knives and any other sharp/bladed objects considered illegal by local law are prohibited. For more details, please read Security Instruction.

Visitor Tips
    1. Please follow visiting guidelines and the instructions of Museum staff.
    2. Eating, drinking, running and rough playing are prohibited in the exhibition halls.
    3. Visitors may keep their voices respectfully low.
    4. Visitors may not touch the works of art and shall be liable for any damage.
    5. Luggage larger than 40cm×25cm is not allowed into the exhibition halls. Visitors may store luggage at the Service Center.
    6. Flash photography and tripods cannot be used inside all exhibition halls. Photography is prohibited in special exhibitions.
    7. Please maintain calm and follow instructions of staff in emergency situations.

Public Services in Service Center
    1. Information Service: visitors may receive promotional materials about the latest exhibitions and the Museum at the Service Center at the main entrance free of charge.
    2. Left-luggage Service: visitors may store their luggage free of charge. Please bring your valuables with you.
    3. Facilities for children and visitors with mobility disability: wheelchairs and baby strollers can be borrowed free of charge after registration at the main entrance at the Service Center.
    4. Medical Service: A minor-injury first aid kit is available for emergency medical care at the Service Center at the main entrance free of charge.
    5. Guided-tour Service: fees will be charged for guided tours and the rent of Audio Guides. 5-1. Guided tours for groups: guided tours for groups of more than twenty people shall be reserved in advance. Please arrange your reservation according to Guidelines for Group Tours. 5-2. Audio Guides: audio guides are provided during large-scale exhibitions. Please arrange your audio reservation according to Guidelines of Audio Guide Service.

General Information
    1. Address: No. 38 Yanyu Lu, Er-sha Island, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, guangdong Province, People's Republic of China.
    2. Website: http://www.gdmoa.org
    3. Information: 020-87351468(9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. from Tuesday to Sunday)

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