What's on in September in Songjiang District
Writing as an Art
The 3rd biennial “Art of Writing” exhibition, featuring about 60 selected works by 15 artists, are on display at Songjiang’s Xinqiao Art Museum through October 5. The exhibition, aiming to explore the roots and philosophy of Oriental culture, includes pottery inscriptions, symbols and cliff paintings that represent a past before the oracles appeared, as well as folk arts, street graffiti, blind writings, ethnic minority characters, exotic characters, mystic symbols, murals, medical manuscripts and kitchen range pattern designs that represent the current trend of the art of writing.
Date: Through October 5
Venue: Xinqiao Art Museum
Address: Building 193, Lane 255, Sizhuan Rd S.
Reflections in Color
A watercolor exhibition featuring works by artists Gao Yaoming, Li Xueyuan, Liang Gang, Wu Guoqiang, Yin Jun and Zhu Kairong is underway at Songjiang’s Xianhe Gallery through October 5. The works are the results of the artists’ reflections on the watercolor creative process. The gallery, through the exhibition, aims to reflect participating artists’ creative thoughts and characteristics, and to further explore the current condition China has achieved in its watercolor creative endeavors.
Date: Through October 5
Venue: Xianhe Gallery
Address: 150 Gulang Rd, Sijing Town
Lilies in Bloom
More than 300 types of water lilies from around the world are blossoming at the Chenshan Botanical Garden in Songjiang District, making the park attractive as a Chinese version of Claude Monet’s residential garden. Now is the best time to view the water lilies, with a flower exhibition open until September 18. Five exhibition areas — “Special Water Lily Zone,” “Water Lily and Landscape,” “Water Lily Nebula Storm,” “Australian Water Lily Zone” and “General Aquatic Zone” — have been set up around the park’s Quarry Garden No. 1 Gate Square and its aquatic garden.
Date: Through September 18
Tickets: 60 yuan
Venue: Chenshan Botanical Garden
Address: 3888 Chenhua Highway
Wonders of Aviation
The 2020 Shanghai (Sheshan) Aviation Carnival is planned to take place at Shanghai Yuehu Sculpture Park from September 18 to 20. The festival, consisting of a student day and two family days, is estimated to receive 1,000-1,500 visitors. Activities include an aviation show, a display of a variety of model flight vehicles and camps in the park under a starlit sky.
Date: September 18-20
Tickets: 100 yuan
Venue: Shanghai Yuehu Sculpture Park
Address: 1158 Linyinxin Rd