At the heart of the city, in the heart of its people
Taichung is located in the center of Taiwan and most visitors to make the city their base for travel in the central region of the island. Taichung is a charming city synonymous with shopping, culture and good universities. The culture of a city is what gives it its and wherever people gather together there is sure to be art and humanity. Let’s take a look at Taichung together, this city whose fine arts, music, theater and modern art enrich the senses and nurture the spirit. (more...)
The gallery is the first designated culture and creativity district in Taiwan. The area has invited the participation of artists from various fields and specialist retailers with the aim of creating an arts district with a local character. The museum is between the National Museum of Natural Science and the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts and is linked to Calligraphy Greenway, development. It adopts following the ‘district gallery’ concept, whereby the environment of the city streets is transformed to give the area and the city an artistic feel. In the surrounding area there are a number of stores where artists gather, giving a bohemian atmosphere to the city.(more...)
National Taichung Theater, nicknamed “the Most Difficult House to Accomplish” by the industry, was designed by the internationally acclaimed Japanese architect, Toyo Ito.
Drawn from the concept of the Sound Cave, National Taichung Theater makes the best of its streamlined, rigid silhouette by means of modern techniques and materials, and then turns itself into an active venue.
The images of streams and hanging gardens on the exterior of the opera house break the usual binary separation between stage and audience, as well as outdoors and indoors. It aims to initiate more conversations among people, art and architecture, while bringing people back to the basic aspect of life: feeling real. (more...)
National Museum Of Natural Science is located in Taichung City. The Museum had its grand opening in 1986. So far, the museum has four multi-media theaters for different subjects, including Space Theater, Birdview Theater, Three-dimensional Theater and Environment Theater. In addition, there are the park encompassing the greenhouse for tropical rainforest and the outdoor exhibition of evolution of low-altitude plants in Taiwan. It is the largest recreational and educational center in the country and it is the best-equipped museum. (more...)
The museum’s predecessor was the Taiwan Provincial Museum of Fine Arts. Located on Wuquan West Road in Taichung, the museum covers an area of around three hectares and opened in 1988.The museum’s edifice is simple and regular in shape. A flight of steps descends to the ground and natural stone tiles form the main external decoration, allowing the building to merge with the sky. The museum is regularly used as a venue for exhibitions of the works of renowned Taiwanese and international artists and boasts a fine arts street, an arts plaza and a cultural relic supply department, meeting the various needs of visitors. (more...)