Hong Kong Harbour City shopping mall is hosting a unique Snoopy Exhibition called “Dare to Dream” Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition this summer. The “Dare to Dream” Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition is a unique crossover event where the art of western mastermind Charles M. Schulz meet some of Japanese best and well-known artists transforming Snoopy into huge art installations, calligraphy and Japanese crafts.
One of the highlights of the Dare to Dream” Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition 2014 is the “Dreams Never Fail” Snoopy’s Time Track Art Installation. At the main entrance of the Harbour City Shopping Mall (just next to the Star Ferry Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui), you can spot 4 huge Snoopy figurines created by Japanese artist Yoshiteru Otani. The world’s largest Snoopy figure with 3.3-meters height is displayed there symbolizing to march forward and make dreams come true. Each Snoopy figure has a different gestures and giant comic strip graphics as a background.
Inside the Harbour City Shopping Mall are several other Snoopy related events, exhibitions and highlights. Located at the Gallery by The Harbour you have a chance to take a look at the “Create Your Dreams” Snoopy-themed Calligraphy and Japanese Craft Exhibition named “Snoopy Japanesque”.
The “Snoopy Japanesque” Exhibition has been on display in Japan in 2013 featuring unique art pieces created by different oriental methods and is now showcased in Hong Kong for the first time. You are able to experience a unique fusion of western and eastern art such as Yoshiteru Otani’s calligraphy of Hong Kong with Snoopy, Charlie Brown, dragon and typical Hong Kong junk boat images as well as unique Snoopy crafted porcelain and tin figures.
In addition, there is Hong Kong’s first “Dream Memorial” Pop-Up Store selling exclusive Made-in-Japan Snoopy products ranging from daily commodities to accessories. There are also small Snoopy figures, postcards and special calligraphy poster for sale. In case you would like to grab one of the unique items we recommend acting fast since these will sell out literally within seconds.
In addition, there is also a Snoopy related UNICEF Charity sale. For a donation of HK$ 10 you are able to get a unique Hong Kong Snoopy Calligraphy Postcard with gold effect designed by Japanese artist Yoshiteru Otani.
Last but not least, Harbour City’s corridor of the Gateway Arcade has been transformed into a special Snoopy Art Exhibition called “Small House, Big World”. Celebrities and artists (including Schulz Studio, Hong Kong artist Pak Sheung Chuen & Family as well as Hong Kong “Slang Guru” So Real Real) have been inspired by Snoopy’s famous dog house and designed his home under the theme “Dream”. You are able to take a closer look at 10 special designed Snoopy dog houses and embark on a special dream journey.
In case you are in town, we highly recommend stopping by at Harbour City to take a closer look at this unique event. Being one of the most famous characters from Peanuts, it is not surprise that whole Hong Kong is getting excited about this unique Snoopy event. Be prepared for large crowds.
More Info and Details
July 16 – August 12, 2014
10:00am – 10:00pm
Harbour City Shopping Mall
How to Get to the Harbour City x “Dare to Dream” Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition 2014?
By Subway: The most convenient way is to take the MTR to Tsim Sha Tsui station.