Where to find art gallery in Penang? We have you covered. Penang may have some coolest food in the world, but art is something worth the world’s spotlight as well. Works by renowned artists and lesser-known locals line the walls and hang from the ceilings of galleries small and large, and visitors can often peruse them for no fee. How great is that?
Top 11 Art Gallery And Space In Penang
As usual, our mission is to promote Penang to the world. And in today’s guide, we are going to talk about some of the coolest art galleries in the Pearl Of The Orient – Penang. A big thank to all the artists who made Penang a better place.
Now, let’s take a closer look which 11 art spaces are on the list.
1. Ernest Zacharevic x E&O Gallery
Amazed by the George Town’s street art? Then you must visit this gallery. The gallery showcases artworks by Lithuanian street artist Ernest Zacharevic, whose various street murals around George Town capture the essence and heart of Penang.
Venue: E&O Hotel, Victory Annexe, 10, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town
Time: Wed to Mon 10am – 5pm
2. China House
We are pretty sure many of you have visited China House before. But have you seen their art gallery at level two? Shaking your head? Then it’s another reason for you to visit China House again.
Venue: 153, Lebuh Pantai, George Town
Time: 10am – 9pm
3. 14 Art Space
The next art gallery in Penang is 14 Art Space at 14, Living Story. This place showcasing fascinating art pieces and photographs by the locals.
Venue: 14 Armenian Street, Penang, Malaysia
Time: 10am – 6pm
4. Penang State Art Gallery
The Penang State Art Gallery is a comprehensive collection devoted to modern and contemporary art. The non-circulating collection documents painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, photography, architecture, design, performance, video, film, and emerging art forms from 1965 to the present.
Venue: Dewan Sri Pinang, Lebuh Light, George Town
Time: Sat to Thu 9am – 5pm
5. Daiichi Art Space
Daiichi Art Space is another art space of Daiichi Modern Art Gallery that was officially opened by Y.A.B. Chief Minister of Penang on 27 Feb 2016. It is the largest private art museum and gallery in North Malaysia with thousands of contemporary visual artworks/paintings primarily from Malaysia, China and South East Asia.
Venue: 25, Jalan Argyll, George Town
Time: Tue to Sun 1pm – 6pm
6. a2 Gallery
a2 Gallery was conceptualised and opened by two individual artists, Alfred and Jeff in 2007. This gallery aims to encourage art lovers to see art and appreciate artists coming from different backgrounds. Should you visit this place? A big yes!
Venue: 27, Lorong Bangkok, George Town
Time: 10am – 6pm
7. G Art Gallery
Enjoy yourself at Equator College’s Lecturers & Alumni Art Exhibition at G Hotel’s G Art Gallery. This art exhibition showcases the talented individuals trained by the college with some winning national regional and international awards in art contests throughout the years.
Venue: Level 1, G Hotel Penang
Time: 24 hours
8. MING FINE ART
The next art gallery in Penang is MING FINE ART, which situated at Marina Mall Straits Quay Penang. MING FINE ART promotes and showcases the work of both local and international artists. That said, they provide a space in which to display their latest works. In fact, artists appreciate their role in sharing their creative aspirations with a wider audience.
Venue: No.3A-G-3 & 36, Straits Quay Marina Mall, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong Penang
Time: Mon – Thu: 10:30am-9:30pm Fri, Sun & Public Holidays: 10:30am-10:00pm
9. Alyssa Galeri
Alyssa Galeri showcases fine art, contemporary art, original prints, photography and sculptures created by Malaysian and South-east Asian artists. What are you waiting for? Come check them out for yourself today.
Venue: 96-98, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Time: Mon to Sat 10am 6 pm
ArtBug designs and create various ranges of products, from graphical art prints, framed arts, paintings, applied art for architectural and other interior decoration items.
Venue: 74, Jalan Siam George Town Penang
Time: Tue to Sat 11am – 5pm
11. Hin Bus Depot Art Centre
If you’re looking for art vibe in Penang, you shouldn’t miss Hin Bus Depot.
Venue: 31A Jalan Gurdwara, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Time: 12pm – 8pm
11 Best Art Galleries In Penang
In sum, we curated 11 best art galleries in Penang. Did we miss any good one? As usual, tell us in the comment below! Well, if you love today’s blog, tell us which one you want to visit most! Lastly, stay tuned for next guide.