Colorful art events in December
Updated: 2016-12-07

Not even the cold weather sweeping across the country will be enough to trap Shanghai's art enthusiasts indoors over the coming weeks, as a variety of exciting lectures and exhibitions are planned across the city. Let's take a look at them!

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The exhibition at Shanghai Botanical Garden demonstrates a variety of clever ways to turn everyday waste into delicate and environmentally-friendly works of art. [Photo from WeChat account shanghaitourism]

Shanghai Botanical Garden – 2016 Exhibition on Urban Environmental Art
Dates: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Nov 22 – Dec 20, 2016
Admission fee: 15 – 40 yuan
Themed "Healthy City, Happy Life", the exhibition demonstrates a variety of clever ways to turn everyday waste into delicate and environmentally-friendly works of art.

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The lecture focuses on the water planting and shaping of daffodils, widely recognized as the fairy of flowers in China. [Photo from WeChat account shanghaitourism]

Zuibaichi Park – lecture on the art of gardening
Date: Dec 10, 2016
Admission fee: 12 yuan
The lecture will focus on the water planting and shaping of daffodils, which is widely recognized as the fairy of flowers in China. Attendees will get a special gift of a daffodil after the lecture.

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The 80 pieces of excellent calligraphy works on show are based around the theme "a lawful society". [Photo from WeChat account shanghaitourism]

Fangta Park – calligraphy works exhibition
Dates: Nov 28 – Dec 27, 2016
Admission fee: 12 yuan
The 80 pieces of excellent calligraphy works on show, selected from across the country on the theme of a lawful society, feature various writing styles like caoshu (cursive script), xingshu (semi-cursive script) and kaishu (regular script).

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