[Thursday, June 28] MGM MACAU is proud to announce the opening of its 24th art exhibition ART IS PLAY today. Aiming to inspire the fun and playful side of every visitor, ART IS PLAY aspires to be the most checked-in spot in Macau this summer with the colorful art installations of five international artists.

Over 100 distinguished guests from the Macau community attended the Opening Ceremony. Guests of Honor included Dr. Alexis Tam, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR; Mr. Yao Jian, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao SAR; Ms. Pansy Ho, Co-Chairperson and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited; and Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited.

Ms. Pansy Ho said at the Opening Ceremony, “MGM has always been a leader in developing cultural tourism, through the integration of art and culture into our tourism offerings to enhance the tourism image of Macau. ART IS PLAY brings out the playful side of art, making it accessible to audiences of all ages meanwhile nurturing more art related talents. This exhibition leverages Macau’s rich East-meets-West heritage to build a platform to facilitate cultural exchange between China and the rest of the world, demonstrating Macau’s strength in the Greater Bay Area.”


ART IS PLAY invites guests of all ages to embark on a journey of awakening, self-discovery and social interaction through play. It features colorful art installations by five international artists, including Macau artist Cindy Ng, Japanese artist Ayumi Adachi, installation artist tomtom, London-based French artist Camille Walala and Singaporean artist Janice Wong.

Mindscape by Cindy Ng

Inspired by her memories of childhood in Macau, local artist Cindy Ng highlights the unique essence of ink in Mindscape. As you brush through layers of curtains, lose yourself in the light and shadows of this abstract dreamscape.

Setsuna = 0.013 second by Ayumi Adachi

It only takes one Setsuna that equals to 0.013 seconds, for Ayumi Adachi’s work to awaken consciousness. The calming sounds and shadows of this beautiful bubble installation lead you into a meditative state.

Orangelicious by tomtom

Enter the yellow and orange wonderland of tomtom’s imagination, where vibrant balloons in every size have been carefully selected to inspire joy and happiness. This large-scale installation organically flows, enveloping you in sunshine with every step.

Walala x Play by Camille Walala

This “temple to wonder” from well-known London-based French artist Camille Walala invites you to lose yourself in a maze of colors and patterns, zigzags and hallways, mirrors and challenges as you solve the puzzle and unleash your inner child.

Sugar Glow Garden by Janice Wong

Edible art of MGM COTAI’s celebrity chef Janice Wong redefines sweets and invites you into a world of imagination. Each of the 20,000 sugar flowers has been hand painted with glowing UV paint to inspire you to see, taste, and feel differently.

From now till September 9, local residents and tourists will have the opportunity to discover the playful side of art by immersing in the installations of five international artists at MGM Art Space. Check out the Art, Check in to Play.

Event Details

Date: June 27 – September 9, 2018 (except July 16, August 13)

Time: 10:30am – 10pm daily

Venue: MGM Art Space, MGM MACAU

Ticket Price: MOP120

Phone: (853) 8802 3833

  • Children aged 2 and under are welcome with free admission.
  • M life members can enjoy up to 20% off standard ticket price when purchasing tickets at ART IS PLAY ticket counters.
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MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.

For more information on MGM MACAU, please visit: www.mgm.mo.

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Jessie Kuan
Director of Public Relations
Tel: (853) 8806 3412
Email: jessiekuan@mgm.mo

Karen Lam
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