The shortlist: Art Gallery of the Year

The shortlist for Time Out's Love Shanghai Awards 2016

We love Shanghai. And with top-notch cocktail bars, off-the-hook restaurants and fabulous nights out hitting the tiles, how could you not? Here's this year's shortlist, with nominees hand-picked by our editors, for the Time Out Love Shanghai Awards 2016. Want to spread the love? Click here to vote for your city favourites – shortlisted or not!

The shortlist

Art+ Shanghai Gallery

Located within walking distance of the Bund, Art+ Shanghai Gallery is a dynamic art space devoted to exhibitions showcasing established and emerging contemporary Chinese artists.

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99 Beijing Dong Lu

Chronus Art Center

A non-profit gallery focusing on new media art, borne from a collaboration between entrepreneur Dillion Zhang, curator Li Zhenhua and China's foremost pioneer in new media art Hu Jieming. The gallery regularly showcases innovative and unique works, set in the centre of M50 urban art district.

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50 Moganshan Lu


Neon, LED, interactive and unclassifiable artworks by the digital collective Island6 are exhibited at this fantastic gallery in the heart of M50 art district. Always humorous and never boring, the gallery is well worth a trip.

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50 Moganshan Lu

M97 Gallery

Having moved from the space they occupied for 12 years on Moganshan Lu, M97's newest gallery space is in a 1940's converted factory, set against the backdrop of the city's urban rooftops. This unique gallery showcases a range of contemporary photographic works. Be sure to check out the open roof ...

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363 Changping Lu

Shanghai Gallery of Art

Shanghai Gallery of Art is on the third floor of Three on the Bund building, designed by the celebrated architect Michael Graves. With 1,000sqm of exhition space, high ceilings and brush concrete walls the gallery has an industrial feel and regularly houses prominent works from international ...

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3 Zhongshan Dong Yi LuFree

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