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August 2019 Events

ArtBound Initiative recommends some exciting events in London, New York City, Berlin, and Hong Kong in August.


Kiss My Genders

This massive exhibition of art takes a radical look at gender and moves us closer to being able to delete the word ‘radical’. ‘Kiss My Genders’ pushes society towards accepting a more fluid approach to gender identity. Check out more details about the exhibition here.

WHERE: Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, 337-338 Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX, UK

WHEN: Now through September 8, 2019

The Great WALK of Art

Great WALK of Art visits the best art galleries that are currently exhibiting the cutting-edge modern and contemporary art in London Mayfair. Find more information about the art walk here.

WHERE: Jack Bell Gallery, 13 Masons Yard, St. James's, London SW1Y 6BU, UK

WHEN: August 17, 2019, 3:00 pm

New York

Empire State Music & Arts Festival

Empire State Music & Arts Festival is an annual celebration of New York City's underground music and art scene. From live performances to local crafts, the festival provides a stage for independent artists to come together and create. Click here for info about the festival.

WHERE: Various Venues in the Lower East Side, NY (click here for map)

WHEN: August 5, 2019 - August 11, 2019

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit features fine artists and craft artisans from around New York City, including art lovers, tourists, faculty and students from the area's many schools and professionals. Read more about the event here.

WHERE: Washington Square Park, New York NY 10011

WHEN: August 31, 2019 - September 1, 2019


Tanz im August Festival

The annual 'Tanz im August' Festival is one of the key festivals for contemporary dance in Europe. The festival invites the audience to join in the experience of contemporary dance for four weeks of August. Find more details about the festival here.

WHERE: HAU Hebbel, Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin, Germany,

WHEN: August 9, 2019 - August 31, 2019


The International YiXue Art Festival is a holistic cultural festival that presents arts, music and dance of all cultures. For three days, musicians, dancers, singers and poets will be presenting their art on a large open-air stage in Central Berlin. See more details about the festival here.

WHERE: Potsdamer Platz, 10785 Berlin, Germany

WHEN: August 29, 2019 - August 31, 2019


Hong Kong Central Street Art Guided Tour

Join the one hour tour around the SOHO area and learn all of the stories behind hidden art pieces in the most secret streets in Hong Kong. Read more about the event here.

WHERE: Goods of Desire - G.O.D. (Central), 48 Hollywood Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

WHEN: Every Sunday in August, 11:00 am

Mirror World

Mirror World is an outdoor showcase at Stanley Plaza and Murray House, featuring four mirror-themed installations. On the first Sunday of the month there will be outdoor parties featuring live musical performances by renowned local bands and musicians. Click here for info about the installation and concerts.

WHERE: Stanley Plaza, 23 Carmel Rd, Stanley, Hong Kong

WHEN: Now through August 31, 2019, Performances on August 4, 2019

Stay tuned for our recommendations for September!

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