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Top 10 Art Galleries in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Top 10 Art Galleries in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur is a bustling city with a rich culture and history. The city is home to many art galleries, each with its own unique style and collection. Here are the top 10 art galleries in Kuala Lumpur that are worth a visit.

Top 10 Art Galleries in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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#1 – Richard Koh Fine Art

Introduction:

Founded in 2005, with spaces in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Bangkok, Richard Koh Fine Art is committed to the promotion of Southeast Asian contemporary art on regional and international platforms.

About

  • Centred around a core belief in developing an artist’s career, the gallery looks to identify understated, albeit promising practices and provide it opportunities to flourish. Through its regular exhibition cycles, print & digital publications and cross-border gallery collaborations,
  • Richard Koh Fine Art engages the art community with the aim of developing regional and intercultural dialogue.

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours:

  • Weekdays
    • Monday – CLOSED
    • Tuesday -10:00 – 19:00
    • Wednesday – 10:00 – 19:00
    • Thursday – 10:00 – 19:00
    • Friday – 10:00 – 19:00
  • Weekends
    • Saturday – 10:00 – 19:00
    • Sunday – CLOSED
  • Public Holidays – CLOSED

Location & Address: 

229, Jalan Maarof,
Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar, 59100
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +60 3-2095 3300

Website: Website Link Here


#2 – TAKSU Kuala Lumpur

Introduction:

Established in 1989, TAKSU is a leading Southeast Asian contemporary art gallery and specialist. For over 30 years, we have provided a platform for local and international artists to develop and showcase their artistic talents across the region.
TAKSU galleries are located in Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

About

  • TAKSU is at the forefront of the contemporary art scene in the region. From discovering and nurturing young emerging talents to promoting established acclaimed names in the industry, TAKSU’s stable of artists are distinguished by their talent, academia, private and institutional acquisitions as well as regional and international collections and awards.
  • With an inventory of over 2000 artworks, they provide you with a special curated artwork selection to choose from. Finding you the perfect piece to fit your design and budget.

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours:

  • Monday to Saturday, 10am – 6pm
  • Closed on Sunday and Public Holidays

Location & Address: 17 Jalan Pawang, 54000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +60 3-4251 4396

e-mail: [email protected]

Website: Website Link Here


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#3 – Ilham Gallery

Introduction: YAYASAN ILHAM , a non-profit foundation was established on 22nd October 2018 for philanthropic and charity work which includes promoting arts, cultural and education in Malaysia. On 1st January 2019, YAYASAN ILHAM took over operations of ILHAM Gallery and Gift Shop which was formerly managed by IB Tower Sdn Bhd since 2015.

About

  • ILHAM Gallery is a public art gallery committed to supporting the development, understanding and enjoyment of  Malaysian modern and contemporary art within a regional and global context.
  • ILHAM Gallery aims to appeal to a diverse audience and serve as a resource for those who are engaged in the arts and those for whom art is a new experience.

Location: Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia

Opening Hours:

  • Weekdays
    • Monday Closed
    • Tuesday 11am–6:30pm
    • Wednesday 11am–6:30pm
    • Thursday 11am–6:30pm
    • Friday 11am–6:30pm
  • Weekends
    • Saturday 11am–6:30pm
    • Sunday 11am–4:30pm
  • Public Holidays Closed

Location & Address: 

Levels 3 and 5, Ilham Tower, 8, Lrg Binjai, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +60 3-2181 3003

Website: Website Link Here



#4 – Ur-Mu

Introduction: The Urban Museum or UR-MU is a one-of-a-kind quirky contemporary art museum in Kuala Lumpur. It is located in the prosperous lifestyle district known as the Golden Triangle, with its many large retail malls, hotels, restaurants, cafes and clubs, highly regarded as a must visit place in KL.

About

  • UR-MU features artworks across 10 themed gallery spaces, featuring Sens-Asia, People, Kampung Kita, Power Play, Raksasa (Monsters), Superheroes, Framing Modernity, Structure, Made’s Garden and the Sculpture Lounge. A roof-top sculpture garden and a Balinese garden to commemorate the late landscape maestro from Bali Pak Made Wijaya completes the Museum.
  • The exhibited works at UR-MU reflects the collector. They are regional, eclectic and convey some of the aspirations and moods of the recent era. Works from the collector’s architectural journey form an important part of this collection.

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours:

  • Weekdays
    • Monday Closed
    • Tuesday 10am–8:30pm
    • Wednesday 10am–8:30pm
    • Thursday 10am–8:30pmFriday 10am–8:30pm
  • Weekends
    • Saturday 10am–8:30pm
    • Sunday 10am–8:30pm

Location & Address: 

3, Jalan Bedara, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +60 3-2110 3004

Website: Website Link Here


#5 – KL City Art Gallery

Introduction:

With a focus on contemporary art, KL City Art Gallery is worth being on art lover’s itinerary. Enjoy exploring art, ideas and issues of their time with them.

They celebrate creativity, tolerance and openness to wide ranging cultural and artistic ideas. The Gallery showcases works of Malaysian artists whose works in all genres, reflect their thinking of our socio-cultural issues.

About

  • The Gallery is a platform for young and emerging artists.
  • The Gallery also actively conducts programmes such as talks, forums, workshops, cross-disciplinary projects and cultural performances

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours:

  • Weekdays
    • Monday Closed
    • Tuesday 11am – 6:30pm
    • Wednesday 11am – 6:30pm
    • Thursday 11am – 6:30pm
    • Friday 11am – 6:30pm
  • Weekends
    • Saturday 11am – 6:30pm
    • Sunday 11am – 6:30pm

Location & Address: 1, Lorong Kapar, Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur 58000

Contact: +60 13-394 7717

Website: Website Link Here


#6 – Art WeMe Contemporary Gallery

Introduction:

Art WeMe Contemporary Gallery is a Malaysia-based contemporary art gallery with a gallery in Carmel-By-The-Sea (California, United States) and a consulting office in Singapore.

About

  • At Art WeMe, they believe the passion for art is most intense and joyful when the experience is shared with family and friends. 
  • They feature mid-career and established artists to art collectors around the world. They also provide professional art consultancy and art commissioning services that adds great dynamism to your various needs.

Location: Pavilion Kuala LUmpur

Opening Hours:

  • Weekdays
    • Monday Closed
    • Tuesday 11am – 8:00 pm
    • Wednesday 11am – 8.00 pm
    • Thursday 11am – 8.00 pm
    • Friday 11am – 8.00 pm
  • Weekends
    • Saturday 10 am–9:00 pm
    • Sunday 10 am–9:00 pm

Location & Address

: 166, Jalan Bukit Bintang Pavilion Elite, Lot 2.100 & 2.101, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +60 3-2110 6822

Website: Website Link Here

 


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#7 – Younie Gallery

Introduction:

Your excellent platform for fine art & collectibles.

More than 10 years experience.

​Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Aside from curating art exhibitions, they also deal in old Asian works of art, auctions and organise international art & culture events under the brand Art Asia KL.

About

  • Discover beautiful original fine art created by talented Malaysian Contemporary Artists.
  • Younie’s Auction. An excellent auction & sales platform for fine art, antiques & collectibles, Chinese teas, purple clay teapots, and other works of art. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Since 2016.

Location: Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia

Opening Hours:

  • Weekdays
    • Monday 10 am – 6:00 pm
    • Tuesday 10 am – 6:00 pm
    • Wednesday 10 am – 6:00 pm
    • Thursday 10 am – 6:00 pm
    • Friday 10 am – 6:00 pm
  • Weekends
    • Saturday 10 am – 6:00 pm
    • Sunday 10 am – 6:00 pm

Location & Address: 

A-02-21, Aurora Place Bukit Jalil, No. 1, Persiaran Jalil 1, Bandar Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +60 3-5033 2675

Website: Website Link Here


#8 – Le Masterpiece

Introduction:

RELAX, CHILL & UNWIND​
You don’t need to be a great artist, or indeed consider yourself to be very creative, all you need is imagination, and open mind to get the most from what they have to offer.

The painting session will help you to increase happiness in a very positive way and feel more confident. With light music and good wine, painting will be able to reduce your stress hormones, provides you a more relaxed state of mind, and sometimes, help with insomnia.

About

  • Sip and Paint night out
  • Small Party Event
  • (Bachelors & Hens Night, Birthday Party)
  • Art Classes for Adult and Kids
  • Art Jamming
  • Friends and Family Bonding
  • Corporate Team Building
  • They can bring the event party or painting class to your place 

Location: Petaling Jaya

Opening Hours:

  • Weekdays
    • Monday 11 am – 11:00 pm
    • Tuesday 11 am – 11:00 pm
    • Wednesday 11 am – 11:00 pm
    • Thursday 11 am – 11:00 pm
    • Friday 11 am – 11:00 pm
  • Weekends
    • Saturday 11 am – 11:00 pm
    • Sunday 11 am – 11:00 pm

Location & Address: 

19, Jalan SS 22/27a, Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Contact: +60 16-912 0092

Website: Website Link Here

 


#9 – A+ Works of Art

Introduction:

A+ WORKS of ART is a contemporary art gallery based in Kuala Lumpur, with a geographic focus on Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Founded in 2017 by Joshua Lim, the gallery presents a wide range of contemporary practices, from painting to performance, drawing, sculpture, new media art, photography, video and installation. Its exhibitions have showcased diverse themes and approaches, including material experimentation and global conversations on social issues.

About

  • Since its opening, the gallery has worked with artists, curators, writers, collectors, galleries and partners from within the region and beyond, and continues to look out for new collaborations.
  • The gallery name is a play on striving for distinction but also on the idea that art is never without context and is always reaching to connect — it is always “plus” something else.

Location: Merah Jambu Showroom

Opening Hours:

  • Weekdays
    • Monday CLOSED
    • Tuesday 12 – 11:00 pm
    • Wednesday 12 – 11:00 pm
    • Thursday 12 – 11:00 pm
    • Friday 12 – 11:00 pm
  • Weekends
    • Saturday 12 – 11:00 pm
    • Sunday 12 – 11:00 pm

Location & Address: 

Trade Centre, 801, Jalan Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +60 18-333 3399

Website: Website Link Here


#10 – Lostgens’

Established in early 2004 by a muhibbah group of artists. In present, it has entered a unique space of development and operation. Though situated in the capital city, the space has a certain quietness and edginess that comes from being off the beaten track.

About

  • This self-managed experimental space aims at encouraging originality, creativity and individuality as well as contemporary arts. It provides an alternative space for exhibition and performance which are innovative, growing and new. Beginning as a small group and now moving towards the public,
  • Lost Generation Space aims to insinuate itself into the multicultural artistic atmosphere at large. More than just a place that brings together artists, it also provides a platform for multi layered artistic culture.

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours:

  • Weekdays
    • Monday CLOSED
    • Tuesday 1 – 7:00 pm
    • Wednesday 1 – 7:00 pm
    • Thursday 1 – 7:00 pm
    • Friday 1 – 7:00 pm
  • Weekends
    • Saturday 1 – 9:00 pm
    • Sunday 1 – 9:00 pm

Location & Address: 

8, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +60 19-683 8397

Website: Website Link Here

 


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