Address: No. 1 Wuchuan West Road Section 2, Taichung City, Taiwan
To mark its 27th anniversary, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMoFA) in Taichung, Taiwan's only national-level fine arts museum, will celebrate its birthday with a series of exhibitions and activities on June 27.
This year's planned events will offer installations, local and international art masterpieces, and fringe activities held both inside and outside of the museum.
For example, the organizers have invited local artist Wang Liang-yi (王亮尹) to display an installation titled "Repeated Wishes (重複的願望),” a birthday image made from a collage of accessories such as candles and birthday hats, in front of the museum. The public can get souvenir badges, limited to 600 pieces, from the service desk in the lobby after taking pictures with the installation.
The museum also encourages visitors to take photos at the entrance or against the background of the museum, or with artworks and the museum's mascot Mr. ART.
In the afternoon of June 27, an important awards ceremony titled "2015 National Art Exhibition” will be held to honor winners of ten categories in the art field. A total of 166 winning works will be displayed at the building.
In addition, an ongoing exhibition at the museum featuring Japanese surrealist Kusama Yayoi － "Kusama Yayoi: A Dream I Dreamed” － will offer special discounts and limited postcards to visitors.
The museum has also launched an activity on Facebook to help visitors to learn about masterpieces by local artists such as "Lotus Pond (蓮池)' by Lin Yu-shan (林玉山), which was designated as a national treasure earlier this May; as well as three important antiquities:Chiayi Park (嘉義公園)” and "Tamsui Landscape (淡水)” by Taiwanese painter Chen Cheng-po (陳澄波), and "Morning Coolness (朝涼)” by artist Lin Chin-Chu (林之助).