Shanghai 2 week trip
Collected by Elaine Fang
20 Huqiu Rd, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200085
One block west of the Bund you can find the Rockbund Art Museum, housed in Shanghai's former Royal Asiatic Society building (1932). Like many of the grande dame Bund buildings, RAS was dreamt up by British design firm Palmer and Turner and done to...
Dapuqiao, Huangpu, China
Luili is an ancient Chinese word for 'glass art'. Showcasing over 250 glass pieces from the Warring States through the Qing Dynasty, history is present in this collection of crystal. But this isn't just about an old art form, contemporary glass...
231 Nanjing W Rd, RenMin GuangChang, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200003
Located within the People’s Park, MoCA debuted in 2005 as the first independent and contemporary art house in Shanghai. Exhibitions highlight young, emerging Chinese artists as well as global powerhouses. A Chanel introspective, for instance,...
1699 Nanjing W Rd, JingAnSi, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200085
From a garage in Milan to a world-wide presence, 10 Corso Como is as much a work of art as it is a boutique shop. If fashion is your jam, you won't want to miss a tour up the glass elevator to the top floor gallery, carefully curated by mastermind...
200 Hua Yuan Gang Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200231
The renovated Nanhui Power Station, situated on the banks of Huanpu River, is now home to China's first state-run Contemporary Art Museum. From local artists to international icons such as Andy Warhol, the museum boasts a great selection of...
3398 Longteng Ave, Xuhui Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
The recently redeveloped West Bund area is home to the architecturally stunning Long Museum, designed by Atelier Deshaus. Minimal and industrial in style, the building houses the private art collection of billionnaires Liu Yiqian and Wang Wei....
Changning, China, 200085
One of Shanghai's most fascinating museums is hidden in the basement of a French Concession high-rise. Yang Pei Ming started collecting Maoist-era (1949–1979) propaganda posters in 1995—first as a hobby, and then to preserve these...
Shang Hai Yin Hang ( Yu Yuan Lu Zhi Hang ), Changning Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
The elegant showroom of home decor company Chunzai features curvilinear yoke-back chairs and other sandalwood, bamboo, and rattan pieces inspired by the Song and Ming dynasties. The firm’s designs have been featured in the Beijing Aman Resort and...
685 Changjiang W Rd, Baoshan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
The Shanghai Museum of Glass, housed in a former glassmaking factory, features ancient artifacts such as blown-glass hairpins from the Song Dynasty as well as modern glass sculptures by Chinese and international artists, many of them American....
20 Guangdong Rd, WaiTan, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200002
Overlooking the Huangpu River, across from the iconic Pearl Tower, the M on the Bund is worth the visit for the view alone—add beautifully presented, delicious dishes and you have an unforgettable dining experience. Their menu is traditional with...
1250 Fuxing Middle Rd, Xuhui Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
If you're looking for something a little more "local" than an international hotel chain, Shanghai Lane Life has a collection of clean, modern, comfortable apartments available for short-term rental. Tucked into Shanghai's iconic lanes, these...