Jointly organized by Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce and Baoshan District government, the 2017 SCOFCOM Appreciation Reception for Consulates General & Baoshan District Investment Promotion Event was successfully held in Shanghai Museum of Glass on 29th June, 2017. Consulates of over 20 countries in Shanghai and representatives of foreign organization, over 80 guests participated in this Event.
Consulates and guests were first welcomed to enjoy the upgraded performance in the Glass Blowing Studio of Shanghai Museum of Glass. The craftsman demonstrated his excellent skills in making glass art and he won the applause from all the guests. From advanced sound and lighting equipment to improved content of the show, different parts of the performance surprised guests in the show. There was also a sign language instructor in the show to do translation for hearing-impaired people so as to present a more comprehensive performance to them.
With bilingual guidance by docents, consulates and guests then visited the main hall and Design Wing to explore more of the Museum. After the visit, they went to Jing Lu Crystal Hall to join the Event.
Shanghai Museum of Glass, as one of the representative work of transformation of Baoshan industry, puts effort on sharing the infinite possibilities of glass and aims to build an interactive, experience-focused, international as well as community-based museum, to provide artistic experience to citizens. The total building area is 15,820 square meters, in which, area for exhibitions reaches 7,680 square meters and the Museum’s collection item is about 1,200. SHMOG is as energetic as organic beings and it keeps growing steadily, which attracts the public to visit the Museum again and again.