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National Visual Arts Gallery

2 Jalan Temerloh, Kuala Lumpur 53200, Malaysia
+60 3-4025 4990
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Very impressive art gallery in KL with changing exhibitions and more permanent displays worth... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
happysheepChina
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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On previous occasions I have enjoyed original Malaysian art here so I was quite dissappointed to... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
Heli P
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Helsinki, Finland
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2 Jalan Temerloh, Kuala Lumpur 53200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Very impressive art gallery in KL with changing exhibitions and more permanent displays worth checking out

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 23 February 2017

On previous occasions I have enjoyed original Malaysian art here so I was quite dissappointed to find the permanent collection under reorganizing. The Young Contemporary show mainly mimicked Western art trends and offered the possibility to take funny pictures. One artist, Syed Zanzur Aksah rose...More

1  Thank Heli P
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the "Home" exhibit with Malaysian artists depicting their homeland. The past and present exhibit on third floor was also well articulated.

Thank cheribokern
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Currently there are 3 exhibitions of different themes taking place at the National Visual Arts Gallery until January 2017. The 3 exhibitions are 1MCAT in level 1, Retro Biennale in level 2 and Sage in level 3 which is my favorite. National Visual Arts Gallery...More

1  Thank harrymikael80
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Until March 2017, certain floors are closed for renovation. Due to this, no entrance fee was charged during my visit in September 2016. There were some interesting paintings from local artistes but the gallery needs more varieties and more collections for repeat visitors. Perhaps, it...More

Thank HemiSemi L
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

There is some renovation here. There are fine pieces but the variety is not enough. Lighting is somehow creating reflection of oil painting at which you cannot see the details. Exhibition regarding Kelantan is thought provoking with touring of one of the creator. Hope for...More

Thank Wanchyn C
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This is one of the lesser - visited of Kuala Lumpur's attractions. The simple reason is that it is kind of out of the way from the city's other main attractions. The other reason is that there is no subway station near and the road...More

Thank pianocello
Reviewed 9 May 2016

National Visual Arts Gallery is located next to Istana Budaya and it is accesible via KL Hop-On Hop-Off bus. Different exhibition takes place in the gallery from time to time and the current exhibition running there is "Mapping".

Thank harrymikael80
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We went to this place because unplaned after the Bato caves. We were surprised to see it empty of visitors. The permanent exhibition is actually good. And you get to see some good paintings of local artists influenced by French art. The contemporary exhibition that...More

1  Thank Didi M
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

There is some renovation here. There are fine pieces but the variety is not enough. Lighting is somehow creating reflection of oil painting at which you cannot see the details. Exhibition regarding Kelantan is thought provoking with touring of one of the creator. Hope for...More

Thank Wanchyn C
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