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Beijing Human and Animal Environmental Centre (...

A privately-run animal shelter with open adoptions every weekend and classes. Call in advance.

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Red Gate Gallery

Sitting inside and ancient Ming Dynasty tower, this is one of the best galleries in the capital for contemporary Chinese and international art. The gallery also r...

Pékin Fine Arts

This Beijing-based consultancy and art gallery was established by Meg Maggio in 2005. Designed by artist-architect Ai Weiwei, Pekin Fine Arts exhibits a range of ...
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UCCA (Ullens Center for Contemporary Art)

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UCCA is the largest contemporary art facility in 798. In addition to its impressive exhibitions, UCCA runs a cultural events program presents films, music and sem...
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Chambers Fine Art

Chambers is commited to the careers of a select group of contemporary artists, alternating between monographic exhibitions devoted to the work of established and ...
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National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA)

Designed by French architect Paul Andreu, the giant silver dome west of Tian'anmen Square hosts Chinese and international art performances of the highest caliber....
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UME Cineplex > Haidian

This multiplex in Haidian was once the place to go in Beijing for state-of-the-art cinema technology. Though it lacks a lounging area and a first-class arcade, it...

Yan Club Art Center

798 ¥100-199 for two
Art house factory space worth checking out.

Huguang Guild Hall

Xuanwu ¥100-199 for two
This classically-styled wooden structure has beautifully painted beams, upturned eaves and a tile-covered roof, making it one of the world's best wooden theaters....

Wanda International Cineplex > Wanda Plaza

This state-of-the-art CBD cinema is a one-stop activity center for you and your kids. Catch the latest Hollywood blockbusters on one of its gargantuan screens, gr...