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Home Penang Tourism News Batik Painting Museum
Batik Painting Museum PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator II   
Thursday, 02 January 2014 14:00

Address: 19, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, Penang.

Tel: 04 262 4800

Opening times: Daily, 10am-5pm

Located at No.19 Lebuh Armenian, the newly opened Batik Painting Museum aims to showcase the history of batik in Malaysia.

The first Batik Painting Exhibition took place in Penang in the year 1955. This was followed by Singapore in 1956, and Kuala Lumpur in 1957. The exhibitions were highly acclaimed and captivated the imagination of many, especially those involved in the arts. Thus, a new form of art known as "Batik Painting" was born.

There are about 70 Batik Paintings being showcased in this Museum. This includes works by Chuah Thean Teng from the 1950's up until the current period, Over 25 artist are represented  including Khalil Ibrahim, Tay Mo-Leong (Dato'), Fatimah Chik, Toya, Koay Soo Kau, Cheong Soo Pieng, Seah Kim Joo etc.The Museum also includes a small section devoted to works by artists from China, Indonesia and Thailand.

For more information please visit http://www.batikpg.com

 

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