The Ningbo Contemporary Art Museum is located on the north side of the bustling Yanjiacou District. The museum consists of the main building, Shangtai Plaza and a coffee shop. It holds many exhibitions of various types and on different themes throughout the year. The museum's main building is hailed as an architectural art piece and is designed with a double-layered outer shell, evoking the image of a gargantuan artistic boat that has docked in this port city. Some of the museum's advanced facilities include a VIP lounge, lecture hall and artist's studio. This is a modern and high-grade museum integrating exhibition displays, academic research and preservation.