|A painting of Sài Gòn by artist Mai Nam is included in the exhibition Hẻm Và Những Miền Ký Ức (Alleys and Memories) at the HCM City Museum of Fine Arts. Photo courtesy of the organiser|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Sài Gòn and its people are featured in a new painting exhibition at the HCM City Museum of Fine Arts.
The event, Hẻm Và Những Miền Ký Ức (Alleys and Memories), displays 47 paintings in lacquer, oil and collage by a group of five artists.
The works feature the history, culture and lifestyle of Sài Gòn. Old buildings, traditional festivals and street vendors are also highlighted.
Artists Mai Nam, Nam Anh, Nguyễn Duy Nhựt, Thống Nguyễn and Nguyễn Thanh Thủy have spent several years capturing images of daily life of the Saigonese.
The exhibition opens from 9am to 6pm from Tuesday to Sunday at 97A Phó Đức Chính Street at the museum in District 1. It closes on December 21. — VNS