June 20 - MGM’S ‘ART IS PLAY’ BRINGS OUT PLAYFUL SIDE OF ART

[Wednesday, June 20] As a leader in developing cultural tourism in Macau, MGM always has an art and culture focus on its diversified entertainment offerings. MGM MACAU is proud to present its 24th art exhibition at MGM Art Space - ART IS PLAY, the most fun and colorful art exhibition in this summer, from June 27 to September 9.

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 Cindy Ng from Macau, Ayumi Adachi from Japan, tomtom from Hong Kong, Camille Walala from the United Kingdom, and Janice Wong from Singapore, who together inspire the fun and playful side of every visitor.

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 UK-based 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.

An Inspiring, Fun-Filled Workshop with Local University Students

Local elements are added to ART IS PLAY as a way of nurturing local artists and supporting the growth of Macau creative community. A special workshop was conducted by Janice Wong who teamed up with approximately 20 students and professors from the Visual Art, Design as well as Music bachelor’s degree programs of the Macao Polytechnic Institute to collaborate on her edible art installation, giving the students an opportunity to take part in a sizable art exhibition. During the workshop, Janice Wong also shared her stories and philosophy about her edible artwork as well as her experiences which inspired the students to further explore their creative capabilities.

MGM MACAU is proud to present ART IS PLAY for all to immerse and inspire your playful side. Tickets for this interactive exhibition are on sale now at the ticket counters at Grande Praça at MGM MACAU & MGM Theater at MGM COTAI, as well as on the website: tickets.mgm.mo. Children aged 2 and under are welcome with free admission. 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

Ticket Sale Privilege

  • M life members can enjoy up to 20% off standard ticket price when purchasing tickets at ART IS PLAY ticket counters.

For more information, please visit tickets.mgm.mo or call (853) 8802 3833.

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About MGM MACAU

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.

For media enquiries, please contact:

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

Karen Lam
Public Relations Manager
MGM
Tel: (853) 8806 3421
Email: karenlam@mgm.mo

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