Barn Art Museum
the first art museum with the combination of resident and private resource and remodeled by the barn
Chishang Barn Art Museum is the first art museum with the combination of resident and private resource and remodeled by the barn.
The former of the museum is the barn managed by Mr. Liang Zheng Xian’s family. It was originally giving away the more space for Mr. Jiang Xun’s art creation, the first artist resides in Art Chisang, later on, someone proposed to transform it to an art museum for the general public which can provide more space for more artists with an accumulation of more art creating energy.
The remodeling plan of the barn was executed by teacher Chen, Guan-Hua, dept. Of art&design, Yuan Ze Univ. and Da Zhi design. At the moment, it was run by Lovely Taiwan foundation. The foundation came over to Chishang in 2009 and transformed to be the art village 2015, the museum was established by 2017, and the great commence of the art museum by Demeber 9th 2017.
Once you step into the museum, a long corridor is in front of you; it is the place used to be the weight system for truck and has been moved to the outdoor area and maintain the function. The top of the long corridor was decorated with clothes with the interweaved between yellow and green was created by the student in Yuan-Ze Univ. which is the symbol of waves of rice
Before entering the museum, you may pass through a large wooden door which is designed by art created from the A-Mei tribe. He spent 40 days creates the door all in hand-made in material of Teak. The original idea coming from the wave of light reflect the sunshine along the coast and when the creation done indoor of the barn, therefore the meaning of the door also showing the message of the harvest of five various grains.
The lobby of the museum is displaying the masterpiece of ” the waking mountain” made by Mr. Jiang Xun which was created when he was resited in Chishang. The inspiration of the paint is coming from the sunrise at the coast ridge; you may see the beautiful scenery of the sunrise in the distance shining at the coastal ridge and interweave with cloud and smoke. This what he observed when resiting in Chishang.
This museum was managed by Lovely Taiwan foundation with the function of taking place the exhibition periodically, so if you have the chance to come to Chishang you may drop by the museum, in addition to enjoying the natural breath to feel and be affected by the art and its beauty. Moreover, to have the chance to see Mr. Jiang Xun and other artists’ creation and masterpieces.