SEMINAR | What's Really Going On At West Kowloon District


Macey & Sons is honour to have Mr. Marland as guest speaker on the 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.



Guest Speaker:
Mr. Julian Marland
General Manager, Development of 

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority


About Mr. Marland


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.



Seminar Details:


Thursday, 14th March 2019 

7PM - 8:30PM 

19/F Winsome House, 73 Wyndham St,
Central, Hong Kong

$100 (pay at door)



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Kind reminder, seats are not reserved. Please come early to check-in.
Reception desk will open from 6pm.
Seminar will start from 7pm.