To celebrate its 150th anniversary, the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (TWGHs) is organizing the Skateboard Deck Art Exhibition cum Online Charity Auction, fully supported by Sotheby’s Hong Kong, from 19 to 28 August 2020 at the Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery, showcasing nearly 60 lots of ingenious skateboard deck art designed by renowned artists and celebrities from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as TWGHs i-dArt artists. Each lot is unique and exclusively produced for this charity event only. The Online Charity Auction will be held at the same period from 18 to 28 August to raise funds in support of TWGHs students’ art and music education.
Date : 19 August 2020 (Wednesday) to 28 August 2020 (Friday)
Time : Monday to Friday 10:00am to 6:00pmSaturday 11:00am to 5:00pmClosed on Sundays and Public Holidays
Venue : Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery (5/F One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway)
Admission : Free admission, open to the public
Online Charity Auction:
Start : 18 August 2020 (Tuesday) 9:00am
End : 28 August 2020 (Friday) 12:00pm
Purpose : To raise funds in support of TWGHs students’ art and music education
Auction Website : sothebys.com/tungwah150
For more information, please follow this linkAbout Tung Wah Group of Hospitals: Since its establishment in 1870, TWGHs has been all along upholding its mission “To heal the sick and to relieve the distressed; to care for the elderly and to rehabilitate the disabled; to promote education and to nurture youngsters, and to raise the infants and to guide the children.” Nowadays, TWGHs is one of the largest charitable organisations with the longest history in Hong Kong. For one and a half centuries, TWGHs has persistently pioneered and marked significant milestones in medical and health, education and community services, to fulfil the needs of the society and to provide the public with high-quality services at low rates or for free. Today, TWGHs operates 343 services units, including 5 hospitals and 34 Chinese and Western medicine services units, 57 education services units, 225 community services units that cover elderly, youth and family, rehabilitation, social enterprises and social innovation services. The Tung Wah Museum and TWGHs Maisy Ho Archives and Relics Centre, which were established to promote, restore and preserve the heritage and relics of TWGHs, with an aim to protect and preserve local traditional culture. In addition, TWGHs has provided 2 aspects of traditional services through 20 service units, including funeral, temple and ritualistic, as well as coffin home services, fulfilling the aspirations of worshippers and the needs of the local community on funeral and burial services as well as the related facilities, while promoting traditional customs and preserving local culture at the same time. Launched in 2010, TWGHs i-dArt embraces a belief that art is a barrier-free common language. i-dArt aims to encourage more people with different abilities to participate in art to promote social inclusion.