Our City of Culture and Sport

Shanghai will open or begin building a batch of new cultural and sports facilities by the end of the year. They include the Expo Culture Park, east branches of the Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Library, the Xujiahui Sports Park and the Wanping Theater, as well as the Shanghai Orchestra music museum. These projects are expected to become new cultural landmarks in the city as well as address the increasing demand from residents for art performances, sports and exhibitions.
Art & Culture

Longhua martyrs' memorial to reopen after renovation

The 20-year-old Longhua Martyrs’ Memorial will reopen on October 16 after a three-month renovation to spread the spirits of the city's heroes in a modern way.

Shanghai now has a symphony museum

A decades-old garden house sitting at the crossroads of Baoqing Road and Middle Huaihai Road, will open to the public on Sunday as Shanghai Symphony Museum.
Chinese views

A library is more than just a stack of books

The east branch of Shanghai Library will be “a study, a living room and a studio” for every citizen.
Art & Culture

Art museum immortalizes ink-painting master

A new art museum will be built in Gubei in Changning District to be named after and exhibit the artworks of the Chinese calligrapher, painter and cartoonist Cheng Shifa.


Work starts on new museum in Lujiazui

Pudong Art Museum will be completed by Huangpu River by the end of 2020 to house exhibitions of traditional and contemporary art.
Art & Culture

Wanping Theater gets a makeover and a bigger role

It will become the city's new cultural landmark for traditional Chinese opera.

City of culture: Shanghai builds on its artistic achievements

The construction of public cultural facilities has made great strides in the city. One of the latest additions will be a new library for children.

City's largest sports park will be 'a world-class complex'

Construction has started on the sports venue in Xujiahui to include major facilities, running tracks and spacious green areas. It is due to open in 2019.

Shanghai Library's east branch to use knowledge, experience and innovation to attract readers

It is expected to open in 2020 and greet readers with robots, books, performances, exhibitions, lectures and various interactive activities.

Shanghai Museum looks east

Construction work on Shanghai Museum’s east branch will begin at the end of this month in Pudong. It will be more than twice the size of the museum in Puxi.