7 Best Places For Art in Jakarta #TGIF
Here is the 7 Best Places for Art in Jakarta Area by Bekantan Creative, Check it out!
1. Artotel – Thamrin, Jakarta
ARTOTEL is the ART inspired design hotels featuring original artwork by uprising Indonesian contemporary artist. First created in Surabaya on 2012, now Artotel has its branches across major cities in Indonesia. With outstanding façade, most of ARTOTEL stand as landmark for its surrounding and an art oasis for the creative souls. Walk into their premises and see how they transform everyday object into imaginative artworks. Completed with prime facilities like swimming pool, bar, multifunction hall, 24h restaurant, and strategic location, ARTOTEL is the destination for smart artsy traveller.
2. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art In Nusantara (Museum Macan)
The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (Museum MACAN) is an art museum in Jakarta. It provides public access to a significant and growing collection of modern and contemporary art from Indonesia and around the world. The Museum has an active program of exhibitions and events in a 7,100 square meter facility including onsite education and conservation spaces.
3. Kota Tua Batavia (Jakarta)
Kota Tua Batavia is a Dutch heritage area during the colonial period. The buildings in this area have beautiful architecture and high historical value. This place is very suitable to be a tourist destination. In addition to its unique building and making tourists want to take pictures, this area has its own history in its time which was a silent witness to the colonialism that occurred in Indonesia. At night Kota Tua looks very beautiful and charming complete with lights that adorn the Dutch architectural style buildings. The Old City at night brings its own beauty. The crowded atmosphere of the visitors was seen filling the field in front of the Fatahillah Museum Building accompanied by a music concert that was often held by the Kota Tua Tourism management to entertain the visitors who came.
4. Dia.Lo.Gue Art Gallery
dia.lo.gue is a common artspace that is open to the public . Their intent is to provide a space where a genuine creative dialogue can start to happen between artists, designers and the general public. This ethos is reflected in their name, which translates in local Betawi language as ‘He/She – You – Me’, and in their logogram, which can be interpreted as individuals of many different characters, ages and personalities.
A public artspace, dia.lo.gue is open to types of art and design. Contemporary art center offering rotating exhibits, classes & lectures, plus a souvenir shop & cafe.
5. Taman Ismail Marzuki
Taman Ismail Marzuki, popularly known as TIM, is an arts, cultural, and science center located at Cikini in Jakarta, Indonesia. Within the complex there are also educational institutions such as the Jakarta Arts Institute (IKJ), the HB Jassin Literary Documentation Center and Jakarta Planetarium. Taman Ismail Marzuki complex comprises a number of facilities including six performing arts theaters, cinemas, an exhibition hall, a gallery and an archive building. Cultural performances often take place in this cultural center, including dance, drama and music performances, poetry reading, sculpture, painting and art exhibitions, and film festival screenings. There is also a large food-court within the complex.
6. Komunitas Salihara Arts Center
Is an Art & cultural space with classes, a gallery, an auditorium, a coffee shop & a garden. Established since 8th August, 2008, This community is the first private, multidisciplinary arts center in Indonesia. All activities are centered in the building located at Jalan Salihara 16, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta. Komunitas Salihara was formed by a number of writers, artists, journalists and art enthusiasts. Since its establishment, Komunitas Salihara has performed various arts and thought events; some come from foreign countries, and world class as well.
7. Gedung Kesenian Jakarta (GKJ)
historically known as Schouwburg Weltevreden, is a concert hall in Sawah Besar, Central Jakarta, Indonesia, built during the colonial period in Batavia, Dutch East Indies. It is often used as venue for all things related to art event.
Contributor: Benaya Stephen
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