RED CHAMBER ART SPACE
Beijing, China (2014 - )
A new private arts institution with a total of 1400 square meters of gallery space on three floors, set in a large cultural complex close to the Temple of Heaven in Beijing. The program calls for the space to function as a kunsthalle with a rotating program of contemporary art exhibitions, to be originated in China and in foreign lending institutions. Educational programs will be a particular emphasis of the Red Chamber Art Space, the name of which pays homage to the most famous work of the 18th c. author Cao Xueqin, whose house will be preserved just next to the site.
Museoplan is designing all of the galleries and arts-related back-of-house services as well as education, administration and gallery retail spaces. Our design follows on an initial feasibility of the project and a detailed programming exercise; Museoplan is also assisting the client in putting in place the curatorial and administrative organization for the institution.