ART & DESIGN
National Visual Arts Gallery
The National Visual Arts Gallery is the country’s premier venue for local and touring exhibitions. It displays paintings, sculptures and other works of leading Malaysian and international artists. Its unique spiral passageway provides an excellent view of the exhibits.
Museum of Asian Arts
Situated within the University of Malaya campus, this museum showcases the creations of Asian artists. Displays include fine examples of local and Asian art pieces such as sculptures, ceramics and textiles.
Islamic Art Museum
This museum showcases the beauty of Islamic arts in Malaysia and around the world. Highlights include Islamic architecture and replicas of famous buildings such as the Taj Mamal in India, Masjid Al- Haram and the Amir Timur Mausoleum in Uzbekistan.
Petronas Art Gallery
This gallery, situated at the base of the Petronas Twin Towers, has an interesting display of paintings, sculptures and contemporary art pieces. View the works of homegrown and international artistes.
The National Textile Museum
The National Textile Museum showcases the origins, development and techniques of local textiles and the role they have had in the rich and diverse heritage of Malaysia. It is housed in a beautiful old heritage building on Merdeka Square in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s main tourist area.
Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex
Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex, the city’s iconic art centre features architecture showcasing a collection of traditional as well as modern contemporary handicrafts products from across Malaysia. Students will have the opportunity to observe the art of craft through demonstrations and crafts interactive at the Craft Village along with various participation activities in the art of making batik, bags, wood carvings, ceramics and costume jewellery.
Petronas Dewan Filharmonik Concert Hall
Dewan Filharmonik Petronas is billed as Southeast Asia’s premier venue for classical music concerts and acclaimed as one of the world’s most finest acoustic environment and home to the Malaysian philharmonic orchestra. Student’s will enjoy a guided tour of the concert hall.