Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
History and museums
The Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts (Chinese: 高雄市立美術館; pinyin: Gāoxióng Shìlì Měishùguǎn) is located in Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It was founded by the Kaohsiung City Government and has been administrated by the Kaohsiung Bureau of Cultural Affairs since 2003. It occupies about 8.15 acres (33,000 m2) and started in 1994. It is the third public arts museum in Taiwan, after the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts and the Taipei Fine Arts Museum.
The museum is a part of the Neiweipi Cultural Park (內惟埤文化園區), which occupies about 40 hectares. The first stage of Neiweipi Cultural Park’s construction started in 1989 and was completed in 1994. During this phase, the Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts was completed. Afterwards, the developments of the entire area such as entrance plaza, sculpture park, and ecology park are kept carrying on and let the art museum itself become more attractive by the surroundings.
The museum is accessible within walking distance west from Aozihdi Station of the Kaohsiung MRT.