Cultural Programs

The Cultural Unit of the U.S. Consulate works closely with the other elements of the U.S. Mission, as well as with a wide range of Hong Kong and Macau public and private organizations to encourage broader understanding of the United States and its relationship with Hong Kong and Macau through educational and cultural exchanges.

Art in Embassies: Established by the United States Department of State in 1964, the Art In Embassies Program is a global museum that exhibits original works of art by U.S. citizens in the public rooms of approximately 180 American diplomatic residences worldwide.

The Rhythm Road: American Music Abroad: Rhythm Road artists represent the new generation of musical ambassadors, reaching beyond concert halls to interact with other musicians and the general public.

US Speakers Program: Each year the Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP) organizes around 1,300 traveling and electronic events for American experts to engage with foreign audiences worldwide. American experts on a diverse range of issues speak and exchange views with various audiences, including government officials, students and the media.

General information on public diplomacy and public affairs can be found on the homepages of the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), Bureau of Public Affairs (PA) and Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP).