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Batik Painting Museum Penang, Penang Island

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
The Batik Painting Museum Penang is a museum about batik in George Town, Penang, Malaysia.HistoryThe building was purchased in 2010 and underwent a three-year renovation before it was opened on 1 October 2013.ArchitectureThe museum is located in a three-story Straits eclectic-style shop house.ExhibitionThere are around 80 batik paintings being exhibited in the museum. The Museum showcases the earliest batik paintings done in the 1950s by the 'Father of Batik Painting' Chuah Thean Teng in Penang and the subsequent works by other Malaysian artists. Currently there are now 80 batik paintings by 25 artists in display. A small international section is included. Visitors will be able to view an excellent collection of magnificent batik paintings not to be seen anywhere else. This is definitely the only batik painting museum in Malaysia, and possibly in the world.
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  • I first came across 'The Batik Painting Museum' by chance while checking online for new exciting venues in Penang. After seeing several glowing reviews I decided I needed to see it for myself, so took...  read more »
  • Batik painting combines artistic talent with the traditional dye-resist batik process. This museum contains a discerning private collection of over 80 batik paintings. The exhibition shows that batik ...  read more »
  • Learn about the batik process and enjoy learning the history of batik through the varieties of paintings in this multi-level home. 
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