Shanghai Art Museum
The Shanghai Art Museum is a quality gallery that provides a good introduction to Chinese art. It holds the usual assortment of landscapes, calligraphy as well as a limited range of contemporary artworks and regular exhibitions. Housed in the former Shanghai race club, the building itself is a major attraction.
Admission: ¥20. Open: 9:00-17:00.
Address: 325 Nanjing Xi Lu. Subway: People’s Square.
Tel: +86 (021) 6327 2829. Website: www.sh-artmuseum.org.cn
Directions: Take Exit 9 from People’s Square subway station and head towards the looming JW Marriott Hotel. You’ll see it on your left, soon after you pass Starbucks.
Show the taxi driver: 请带我去上海美术馆，谢谢。 (Please take me to the Shanghai Art Museum. Thank you.)