Melaka Art Gallery

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Melaka Art Gallery
Balai Seni Lukis Melaka
Malaysia Youth Museum and Melaka Art Gallery.jpg
General information
TypeArt gallery
LocationMelaka City, Melaka, Malaysia
Opening1958
ManagementMelaka Museum Corporation[1]
Melaka Art Gallery exhibition hall

The Melaka Art Gallery (Malay: Balai Seni Lukis Melaka) is an art gallery in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia.[2][3]

History[edit]

The art gallery was established in 1958.[4] The gallery was closed in February–November 2006 for renovation and upgrading works.[5] It was then officiated on 8 November 2006 by Datuk Hj. Abdul Rahaman bin Hj. Abdul Karim, the chairman of the State Tourism, Culture and Heritage Committee.

Architecture[edit]

The museum is located on the upper floor of the building, while the ground floor houses the Malaysia Youth Museum.[6]

Exhibitions[edit]

The permanent section of the gallery exhibits around 150 paintings and 30 sculptures produced by famous Malaysian artists, such as Rafie Abd Rahman, Wan Hui-jyu, Rahmat Ramli, Rafie Abd Ghani and Jehan Chan. Foreign artists displayed including Gerard Van Den Oetelaar from the Netherlands.[5] The gallery also regularly exhibits other exhibitions such as calligraphy, movie etc.[7][8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Museums Connect Phase I Museum Profile Form" (PDF). aam-us.org. Retrieved 2017-05-04.
  2. ^ "Melaka Art Gallery". AmazingMelaka.com.
  3. ^ NOR HAYATI ZAINUIDN. "Generasi muda pewaris seni khat". Utusan Online.
  4. ^ "Melaka hargai seni lukis". Ww1.utusan.com.my. 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2017-05-04.
  5. ^ a b "Balai Seni Lukis Melaka Kini Dibuka Kepada Pelawat :: Bernama.com". bernama.com.
  6. ^ Daniel, Timothy P. (2005). Building Cultural Nationalism in Malaysia: Identity, Representation, and Citizenship. New York: Routledge. pp. 108–109.
  7. ^ "Melaka sesuai lokasi penggambaran filem". Utusan Online.
  8. ^ "PERZIM - Majlis Perasmian Pameran Ekspressi Seni Khat". PERZIM.

Coordinates: 2°11′29.8″N 102°14′58.3″E / 2.191611°N 102.249528°E / 2.191611; 102.249528