An Artist's Playground

Taiwan, Taipei Guide (B): An Artist's Playground

Taipei is an artist's playground with many art areas and creative parks around the city. If you love the arts, then Taipei is a great place to visit. Here are a few that we visited.

No.10 Chengdu Rd.,Wanhua District,Taipei City Sunday to Thursday 11AM to 930PM (Closed on Mondays)Friday and Saturday 11AM to 10PM

This red brick building (thus the name "The Red House") was built in 1908 as a marketplace where flowers, books, medicine, and produce can be bought. Today it continues as a market, but a market for artists to sell their creations. The Red House also has tea shop on the first floor and a theater on the second.

Why Village? Taipei Artist Village is where artists, local or otherwise, can converge. It is where they can take residency, create art, and exhibit art. Only the exhibit hall and the coffee shop (called Village Cafe) are open to the public.

Directions to Taipei Artist Village: Take the MRT to Shandao Temple Station, Exit 1. Walk to Tianjin St., turn right toward Beiping E. Rd., then cross. Taipei Artist Village is on the corner. OR Take the MRT to Taipei Main Station, Exit M2. Walk east on Beiping Road, cross Zhongshan N. Rd. and continue for one block to Tianjin St. Taipei Artist Village is on the corner. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: An Artist's Playground
Guide Location: Taiwan » Taipei
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Red House   Taipei Artist Village   Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (MOCA Taipei)   Huashan 1914 Creative Park   Songshan Cultural and Creative Park  
Author: Mustachio Ventures
Read it on author's website: http://mustachioventures.blogspot.com/2014/11/taipei-art-creative-park.html

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