Passengers will be able to enjoy a series of diversified artworks in a new “Art in MTR” exhibition near Entrance/Exit J of MTR Central Station from this Sunday (1 October 2017) to 31 October 2017. Entitled “36th Shell/Island JC Scholarship for the Disabled Diversified Potential Development Project Art Exhibition”, the exhibition takes passengers to explore the world of a group of students with special educational needs (SEN) through their art creations.
Organised by the “36th Shell/Island JC Scholarship for the Disabled”, the exhibition themed as “Flying High with Art”, is divided into four zones to showcase students’ artworks ranging from paintings and sketches to ceramics and three-dimensional creations. “’The Diversified Potential Development Project’ with art as its theme is newly added to the scholarship this year to offer encouragement to students from special schools. Through the exhibition, we hope the public can appreciate the efforts involved in the creation of these amazing artworks,” said Mr Daniel Ng, spokesperson of the 36th Shell/Island JC Scholarship for the Disabled.
“We are delighted to provide an art venue for the exhibition to support this meaningful cause. The exhibition not only unleashes students’ art potential, but also gives recognition to their remarkable efforts on continued learning as well as pays tributes to their teachers and parents who have been supporting them in overcoming various challenges in their school life,” said Ms Linda So, Corporate Affairs Director of MTR Corporation.
The “36th Shell/ Island JC Scholarship for the Disabled Diversified Potential Development Project Art Exhibition” is the latest art exhibition under the “Art in MTR” programme under the Community Connect platform of MTR Corporation. “Art in MTR” has been a popular platform for aspiring artists, designers and talented individuals in the creative industries to showcase their works to the community. The objective of this programme is to enhance passenger’s travelling experience through easy access to different art elements including live performances, short-term art exhibitions and permanent displays of art pieces.
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