Museums in Gianyar

Monday, 15 November 2010

Agung Rai Museum


Built by Agung Rai, the museum functions as art gallery and cultural center.
Only in this museum, a Germany’s artist, Walter Spies, is best reflected through his paintings. Old paintings of 19th century by Raden Saleh are displayed side-by-side with the paintings of Kamasan-style and Batuan, which were made of 1930 and 1940s.

Phone: 62-361-976 659

Neka Museum


This museum was buit by a prominent art collector and dealer in Bali, Suteja Neka.
It is where the best masterpieces of Bali and Indonesias maestros, such Lempad, Arie Smith, Abdul Aziz, Affandi, Dullah, Anton Kustia Wijaya, are displayed. Visitors can also enjoy the fine brush of world maestros like Miguel Covarrubias, Rudolph Bonnet, Antonio Blanco and others.

Phone: 62-361-975 074

Puri Lukisan Museum

This museum showcases the best collection of painting masters. Inside the museum, painting collection is displayed in three different pavilions.

Visitors can enjoy the sightseeing over traditional paintings on the classic puppets, the Lempads and masterpieces of painters from Pita Maha era, while in second pavilion, modern paintings decorate the walls. The visitors can find the traditional classic masterpieces.

Phone: 62-361-975 136

Rudana Museum


Nyoman Rudana represents his love to art by building this museum where hundreds of traditional paintings decorate the walls of three-storey museum building.
Besides the extinct Lempad’s, this museum also collects modern paintings.

Phone: 62-361-975 779

The Blanco Renaissance Museum


The museum belongs to the Antonio Blanco’s family. Blanco, a Spanish painter who resided in Bali until he was departed, built the museum as his expression of love to Bali.
On 20,000-sqm area in Campuhan, Ubud, the museum with the manifestation of Hindu’s values on the architecture showcases tens of masterpieces of the eccentric maestro. Lately his son, Mario Blanco, takes over the management of the museum.

Phone: 62-361-975 502