Art has a big place in Malaysian culture, it’s everywhere. From traditional art to new modern contemporary. So here are 5 art galleries in Malaysia for you to check out!

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1. Wei-Ling Gallery

The Wei-Ling Gallery has established itself as the largest commercial gallery in Malaysia.

It has, for 17 years, nurtured the contemporary art scene in Malaysia. It has played a vital role in introducing Malaysian contemporary art to the international stage, along with showcasing homegrown Malaysian artists in their galleries.

The gallery now features more interactive and experimental works in their exhibits to play a more instrumental role in educating the public and bring alternative ways of looking at and interacting with art in Malaysia.

The gallery features works from Malaysian contemporary artists such as…

Hamidi Hadi

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Anurendra Jegadeva

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Chen Wei Ming

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And many more…

Details

Address: 8 Jalan Scott, Brickfields, 50470, Kuala Lumpur.
Telephone: +60 3 226 01106
Email: weilinggallery@gmail.com
Website: http://weiling-gallery.com/
Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 10 AM – 6 PM
Saturdays: 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays

Wei-Ling Contemporary

Address: Lot No. RT-1, 6th Floor, The Gardens Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200, Kuala Lumpur.
Telephone: +60 3 228 28323
Email: weilingcontemporary@gmail.com
Website: http://weiling-gallery.com/
Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday: 11 AM – 7 PM
Closed on Mondays

2. Richard Koh Fine Art

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The gallery was founded in 2005 and promotes Southeast Asian contemporary art on regional and international platforms.

The gallery aims to help understated artists who show promise with their works in order to help them grow.

RKFA has regular exhibition cycles, print & digital publications and cross-border gallery collaborations.

They also engage with the art community in hopes to develop regional and intercultural dialogue.

The gallery features the works of:

Anne Samat

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Faizal Yunus

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Tan Wei Kheng

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Along with many others…

Richard Koh also has galleries in Singapore and Bangkok.

Details

Address: 229 Jalan Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur.
Telephone: +60 3 2095 3300
Email: infor@rkfineart.com
Website: http://rkfineart.com/
Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 10 AM – 7 PM
Closed on Sundays, Mondays and on Public Holidays

3. Artemis

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The Artemis art gallery started collecting art way back in the mid-1990s. The idea of the gallery stemmed after a trip to Yogyakarta where the founders saw the contemporary art showcased there.

Today, the gallery, located in the Publika Mall in KL, showcases works from young Malaysian artists and emerging Indonesian artists, while gradually showcasing more art from artists around the region.

The artists showcased in the Artemis gallery are…

Haris Rashid

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Aan Gunawan

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Dr. Caryn Koh

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And many more talented artists…

Details

Address: Lot 21 & 22, Level G4 Publika @ Dutamas, No. 1 Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Telephone: +60 3 6211-1891
Email: info@artemisartgallery.com
Website: https://www.artemisartgallery.com/
Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 11 AM – 7 PM
Sunday: 12 PM – 6 PM
Closed on Mondays

4. OUR ArtProjects

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OUR ArtProjects was founded as an art consultancy, but they now have a gallery at an old 1950s era shop-house in Kampung Attap.

A typical exhibition program in this gallery would contain works that explore socio-cultural issues, conceptual experimentation, political commentary, aesthetics and processes, as well as art history by way of its curatorial agenda and ambition.

The gallery is all for risk-taking, experimentation and scholarship in contemporary art.

The gallery aims to introduce Malaysian and Southeast Asian modern and contemporary art to the global art scene.

Previous exhibitions contained works of…

Yeo Tze Yang

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Jason Mantinola

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Nirmala Dutt

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And many more works that can be viewed in future and current exhibitions. For more info on the exhibits, check out their website in the details section below!

Details

Address: No. 80 Jalan RotanOff Jalan Kampung Attap50460 Kuala Lumpur
Telephone: +60 3 227 62624
Email:  contact@ourartprojects.com
Website: http://ourartprojects.com/index.html
Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 11 AM – 7 PM
Sundays by appointment
Closed on Mondays and on public holidays

5. Pipal Fine Art

This art gallery was established by husband and wife team, Hoe Say Yong and Angie Lee.

They’re both well known in the local art scene having already established another art gallery called Artfolio back in 1991.

The idea for their current gallery, Pipal Fine Art, came when they noticed that their previous gallery mostly catered to senior artists.

Pipal Fine Art showcases works from all generations of artists and their all accessible in this walking gallery!

Their gallery showcases art from artist such as…

Sharifah Fatimah Syed Zubir

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Rafiee Ghani

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Soh Chee Hui

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Details

Address: 9, Level G4, Publika, 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.
Telephone: 03-6206 5111
Email: pipalfineart@yahoo.com
Website: https://www.pipalfineart.com/
Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 11 AM – 7 PM
Sundays, Mondays and on public holidays are by appointment.

And those were 5 art galleries in Malaysia which you can check out, bring friends, bring your loved ones! Head on over there and open your mind!

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