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The University of Hong Kong Museum Society

The University Museum and Art Gallery is one of the oldest and most distinguished museums in Hong Kong. It is housed in the Fung Ping Shan Building and the lower three floors of the new T.T. Tsui Building. Both are located on the campus of the University of Hong Kong on Bonham Road. The Museum primarily displays traditional Chinese art : painting and calligraphy, bronzes and ceramics. The Art Gallery features both Chinese and Western modern art. Special exhibitions are organised throughout the year.

The Museum and Art Gallery is open to the public free of charge on Monday to Saturday, 9:30am- 6:00pm. Both buildings are closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Objectives
– To support and assist the University Museum and Art Gallery.
– To promote the understanding and appreciation of art, particularly Chinese art.
– To raise funds, enrich the collections and finance exhibitions and cultural activities.
– To promote friendship among members.

Activities
– Lectures, seminars, museum and art gallery tours.
– Overseas tours to museums, galleries and other places of interest.

Membership
Membership of the Society is open to all. Categories of membership are :

– Ordinary Membership
HK$250 per annum (single)
HK$300 per annum (joint)

– Full- time Student Membership
HK$100 per annum (most lectures are free)

– Life Membership
HK$2,500 (single)
HK$3000 (joint)

The membership year runs from June to May. Anyone joining after 1st March receives membership until May of the following year.

Benefits

– Museum Society newsletters and invitations to lectures and seminars.
– Invitations to previews of exhibitions at the University Museum and Art Gallery
– 20% discount on University Museum and Art Gallery publications.

Please send your application to:

Honorary Secretary
The University of Hong Kong Museum Society
University Museum and Art Gallery
Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Tel : 2975 5600
Fax : 2975 5610

Write :  YES  :                 if the statement agrees with the passage
              NO :                   if the statement does not agree with the passage
              NOT GIVEN:     if the statement is not mentioned in the passage

1. The University Museum and Art Gallery is on the university campus on Bonham Road.
2. The Museum and Art Gallery are open every day of the year.
3. The university of Hong Kong Museum Society aims to raise money for travel grants for artists.
4. Membership of the University of Hong Kong Museum Society is free and open to all.
5. Members may take part in overseas tours to museums.

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