Taipei City Arts Promotion Office
|Taipei City Arts Promotion Office|
|Location||Songshan, Taipei, Taiwan|
|Opening||January 1964 (as Taipei Municipal Social Education Hall)|
November 1999 (as Taipei Cultural Center)
November 2015 (as Taipei City Arts Promotion Office)
|Management||Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government|
The founding preparation and planning stage of the cultural center began in April 1961. It was opened in January 1964 under the Department of Education of the Taipei City Government as the Taipei Municipal Social Education Hall(臺北市立社會教育館) at Chung-Shan Building in Taipei. In January 1967, the center borrowed the Ming-Lun Hall of Taipei Confucius Temple as their temporary location. In 1976, the center decided to construct its own place at the Municipal Park No. 5. The construction work commenced in March 1979 and was completed in June 1983. The center was officially reopened to the public on 22 October in the same year. In November 1999, the center was taken over by the Department of Cultural Affairs and its English name was changed to Taipei Cultural Center. In November 2015, the center was changed to Taipei City Arts Promotion Office.
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