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Batik Painting Museum Penang

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Very Interesting Collection of Batik Paintings

Stumbled this museum by chance and was awed by the collection. The Batik paintings are personal... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
Absolute gem, beautiful and versatile works of batik art

Although I had seen batik paintings before, I didn't know a lot about them before I visited this... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Sasa P
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19 Armenian street,10200 Penang, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-262 4800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled this museum by chance and was awed by the collection. The Batik paintings are personal collections by the owner over the years. Batik as most know are decorations on cloth to be used as clothing. This museum however showcase Batik as a medium for...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Although I had seen batik paintings before, I didn't know a lot about them before I visited this museum. I'm glad I did! There are a lot of pieces of art to see and the woman running the place is just wonderful. She is passionate...More

1  Thank Sasa P
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We visited the Batik Museum on a recommendation and thoroughly enjoyed it. 10RM is very reasonable, first up is an educational video on how batik painting is done, by a master Malaysian batik artist. The collection in the museum is three floors and absolutely beautiful,...More

Thank Robynt
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Came here even though Google told me it was closed but wasnt and was only one here,with 10 riggit entrance I had 3 floors batik art all to myself to enjoy

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This is a small art gallery showing the private collection of batik art of the owner. It runs across three floors. This is not batik printed textile but figurative and semi abstract art done using batik techniques. There is a short video showing an artist...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Impressed to see quite a collection of Batik Fabric Textile Art in a wide variety of details, origin, and design. Never knew such details can be produced in such a way; some like a fine art, that you think it's painted over! Highly suggested for...More

Thank AmarisD7
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It's a gallery displaying batik painting collection. RM10 admission fee & worth it, if you are batik lover

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, small museum with the most wonderful staff. Such an inspiration if you’re interested in illustrating or painting, neither me or my partner had seen the batik technique used this way. Beautiful artwork! The staff is very friendly and have a lot of knowledge to...More

1  Thank Magnus J
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

You are almost guaranteed that there will no crowds when you are there. Good for some quiet artistic contemplation. While not a destination in itself, you should check it if you are in the Armenian Street area.

1  Thank pianocello
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Well worth a visit. The Batik painting is a relatively modern art form based on the ancient techniques of Batik. It is highly technical but produces beautiful works of art that take many hours of preparation. We found it interesting to follow the development of...More

1  Thank ChrisStegg
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