Mr. Julian Marland General Manager, Development of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

March Seminar

Macey & Sons is honoured to have Mr. Julian Marland General Manager, Development of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority as guest speaker on the Thursday 14th of March to talk about The West Kowloon Cultural District's overall development as an arts and culture hub that will further drive the position of Hong Kong as a key centre for the art market on an international scale.

Mr. Marland joined the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority in August 2017. He started his career in banking, moving to the British Museum to help set up the development office in 1994 and then to Southbank Centre as Development Director in 1999, before joining Brakeley in 2003 as a Senior Consultant specialising in advising clients in the cultural sector. He has lived in Hong Kong since 2008 and was formerly the Managing Director of Brakeley Asia, where he was responsible for providing fundraising consultancy advice to clients in the not-for-profit sector, as well as serving as Director of Development at Canadian International School between 2012 and 2016.

Seminar Overview:

Part 1:
with Mr. Julian Marland

  • The beautiful ambition of what the West Kowloon Cultural District plan to create
  • The importance of having a vibing centre to ensure that everyone can take part in and enjoy the arts
  • Why public arts and institutions are critical to developing Hong Kong
  • The integration of West Kowloon Cultural District's effects on the art market
  • Creating the eco-system of supporting an art market

Part 2:

The Art Market

In the second part of the seminar, we will expand and focus on our role and function in the art market eco-system. The importance of Hong Kong's art identity and the benefits of contributing to the wonderful world of art.

Date: Thursday 14th March 2019

Time: 7PM-8:30PM

Venue: 19/F. Winsome House, 73 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong

Seminar Fee: $100 (Pay upon arrival)

RSVP: or +852 3468 7908

Register in advance. Seats are limited and not guaranteed. Door opens at 6pm for registration.

This is what happened in our last seminar... with special guest Mr. Lee Young from Duke's Auctioneers London and Mr. Lo - representative of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund.