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Art Lab (MOCA Shanghai)

Gate 7 Renmin Park, No.231 Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003, China
+86 21 6327 9900
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It's contemporary art!

Like all contemporary art, you will see exhibits here that don't interest you at all, and others... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Sam B
Noth Carolina
Fantastic modern art gallery in park

Loved this. Beautiful, exciting,surprising , playful stunning art. Delighted my 9 yr son and... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Kim S
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Gate 7 Renmin Park, No.231 Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003, China
People’s Square
+86 21 6327 9900
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Like all contemporary art, you will see exhibits here that don't interest you at all, and others that will stop you in your tracks and make you ponder. It's a small place and the exhibit I saw was Transmedia Art - a combination of art...More

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Loved this. Beautiful, exciting,surprising , playful stunning art. Delighted my 9 yr son and grandma. Lovely walk through park to get there. Small enough to do in an hour or longer if you want. From my Londoners art lover view, this is amongst the best...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Saw a kind of alternative media show there, with some pretty interesting work. Well put together space. I was disappointed there was no permanent collection on view at all.

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stumbled upon this museum by coincidence as we were in the park on Saturday to witness the "wedding market" (very interesting). The building is quite unassuming but the interior is, although small, surprising. With a sort of "Guggenheim" slope leading to the first floor....More

Thank Maria E
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We were delighted to see the Shan Shui Within exhibition in this fine space that is located in the bucolic setting of the People’s Park. It comprised works by sixteen contemporary Chinese artists that meditated upon traditional societal aspects in tension within the accelerated transformation...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 4 March 2016

The only reason I paid 50 RMB to enter is because I thought it was the real Shanghai Museum, so I was surprised that this looked like the office of an architect studio promoting their on design. This is the exebithion they are doing now...More

Thank L0stViking
Reviewed 27 September 2015

This 2 story museum is a nice building but not much to see inside, pretty small, the one cool thing was a big room with a film playing (in Chinese) with lots of bean bags to chill out and relax. Few paintings and installations and...More

Thank Munchies-please
Reviewed 16 November 2014

We visited and saw the exhibition: "Shanghai Flower: Abstract Art by Li Lei." It was a lovely exhibit. Yes, it's not really a museum and much more of an art gallery. There was a great interactive exhibit designed for children but fun for adults as...More

Thank badgerrun11
Reviewed 8 October 2013

I wasn't particularly inspired to see a grande couturier exhibition - but I was very pleased to have made the effort after braving the rain in Peoples Square to locate this pretty and hard to find small modern building. The exhibition areas are quite intimate...More

1  Thank AbhayHamilton
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Moca, a museum of contemporary Chinese art, is nicely situated in the Peoples Park. Moca is a museum with a lot of pretense and respect. We had been there once walked along without us had in mind that this was a museum. A very nice...More

1  Thank Frans v
People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you
would expect from the town square of one of the
biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s
Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with
activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow
in and out of the area every day to see grand museums,
go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied
food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and
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