[May 17, 2017, Macau] Celebrating 10 years of artistry and entertainment in Macau, MGM MACAU proudly presents the first-time exhibition A Golden Way of Life - Très’Ors at MGM Art Space from now to September 3, 2017. As part of the Le French May Silver Jubilee Celebrations, A Golden Way of Life - Très’Ors invites the public to embark on a fascinating journey curated by Anne Camilli from Le Musée à la Carte® and Gilles Bonnevialle of Maecenae, exploring a collection of over 250 exquisite pieces of gold creations and artifacts comprised of classic and contemporary art works, religious artifacts, vintage furniture pieces, fashion and accessories, precious watch and jewelry, and remarkable everyday life objects from the 17th century to modern day items in gold.
The Opening Ceremony of the exhibiton was held at MGM Art Space on May 17. It was officiated by Mr. Ho Hau Wah, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference; Dr. Alexis Tam, Secretary of the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR; Mr. Eric Berti, Consul General of France in Hong Kong and Macau; Mr. Xue Xiaofeng, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao SAR; Mr. Pan Yundong, Deputy Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in the Macao SAR; Ms. Pansy Ho, Co-Chairperson and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited; Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited; Dr. Andrew Yuen, Chairman of the Board of Le French May, and Ms. Anne Camilli, Curator of A Golden Way of Life – Trés’Ors Exhibition.
“In the past ten golden years, MGM MACAU has been a contributor to the city’s development of cultural and creative industries. Through an array of art and cultural events of international caliber, MGM has been bringing the world to Macau with world-class art experience, and bringing Macau to the world,” Ms. Pansy Ho, Co-Chairperson & Executive Director, MGM China Holdings Limited, addressed. “With the opening of MGM COTAI, we will continue to pursue widespread art and cultural magnificence, connecting East with West and blending tradition with innovation. MGM will continue to build a platform to facilitate cultural exchange between Macau, Mainland China and the rest of the world.”
Mr. Eric Berti, Consul General of France in Hong Kong & Macau said at the ceremony, “This exhibition brought over 250 works together for the first time, from French museums and private collections, among them remarkable pieces from Musée Notre-Dame de Fourvière in Lyon, a 1930’s Zadkine sculpture, jewels from the Boucheron collection, and vintage pieces by Yves Saint Laurent. This exhibition celebrates in a very unique way the French creators and the “savoir faire à la française” and I am very happy to present it in Macao.”
A Golden Way of Life - Très’Ors exhibition adds another exciting chapter to MGM MACAU’s portfolio of art events. Devoted to nurturing the arts, exploring the development of diversity in leisure elements and promoting public interest in culture, MGM has been harmonizing world cultures with its diversified entertainment and offerings. These include captivating and thought-provoking exhibitions such as “Valkyrie Octopus” by Joana Vasconcelos and Edgar Degas: Figures in Motion, as well as a wide variety of staple events like the inaugural International Film Festival & Awards•Macao (IFFAM). With the opening of MGM COTAI, MGM refreshes its art offerings with the MGM COTAI Art Collection, an MGM-commissioned permanent art collection linking both traits to the affluent heritage of China and Asia with over 300 masterpieces to be unveiled at the resort’s opening in 2018. By blending various offerings available at both MGM MACAU and MGM COTAI, MGM is dedicated to refine unique cultural adventure that consolidates Macau’s position as a World Centre of Tourism and Leisure.
A Golden Way of Life – Très’Ors
Date: April 21 – September 3, 2017
Opening Hours: 12pm - 9pm. Closed on Mondays (except public holidays)
Venue: MGM Art Space, MGM MACAU
Opening Ceremony of A Golden Way of Life – Très’Ors
- A Golden Way of Life – Très’Ors officially opens with lots of glimmer. From left: Dr. Andrew Yuen, Chairman of the Board of Le French May; Ms. Pansy Ho, Co-Chairperson and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited; Mr. Pan Yundong, Deputy Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in the Macao SAR; Dr. Alexis Tam, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR; Mr. Ho Hau Wah, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference; Mr. Xue Xiaofeng, Deputy Director of Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao SAR; Mr. Eric Berti, Consul General of France in Hong Kong & Macau; Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited and Ms. Anne Camilli, Curator of A Golden Way of Life – Trés’Ors Exhibition.
- The Opening Ceremony was followed by a tour of the exhibition led by curator Ms. Anne Camilli, which includes a gold gilding demonstration by French master artisan.
MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions/subconcessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and is developing a second resort, MGM COTAI which is expected to more than double our presence in Macau.
MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort, inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world-class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. The property is conveniently located on prime waterfront on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex One Central.
MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it plans to offer approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, meeting space, high-end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. MGM COTAI will offer Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is being developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the largest property and the first private sector project ever to achieve the China Green Building (Macau) Design Label Certification.
MGM China Holdings Limited is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage.
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