Guangdong Museum of Art is a major cultural establishment in the province
Guangdong Museum of Art is a major cultural establishment in the province and the largest of its kind in China. With a total area of 22,000 square meters and a display area of over 8,000 square meters, this museum consists of 12 halls, in which large scale exhibitions and smaller ones of different themes are held. The 280 seat multifunctional hall with modernized 4-channel simultaneous interpretation facilities, is an ideal place for holding international academic conferences and showing movies and videos. If it's culture you're looking for, you can't go wrong with a visit to GDMOA.You can travel to The Guangdong Museum of Art if you come to attend Canton Fair 2013.
It is one of the significant steps of Guangdong Provincial Government to implement free admission to museums, public libraries and cultural centers and stations. It is believed that considerable number of people would welcome this amiable and free arts feast and enjoy the charm of art in the museum. After the implementation of free admission, Guangdong Museum of Art will distribute tickets to control the visitor flow. "The museum will receive only 3000 visitors per day on a first-come-first-served basis and please note you'll be asked to exhibit an identity document to get a ticket", said one of the staff.
Covering a construction area of 2,000 square meters, the museum is a round-topped two-storeyed building with a hall in the center and surrounded by corridors. The museum became a special organ for displaying and studying the history of revolutionary struggle waged by the Guangdong people and related cultural relics. After the breakout of Wuchang Uprising on October 10, 1911, revolutionists in Guangdong gathered here to declare the independence of Guangdong; On May 5, 1921, Sun Yat-sen acceded president here; the second and third national congresses of Kuomintang were held here; and late-Chairman Mao Zedong used to work here, etc.