Myanmar is a country full of ancient traditions and culture. From time to time, Myanmar has adapted different cultures and arts. Explore traditional and modern Burmese art of Yangon’s art scene and here are the top 10 art galleries in Yangon.

  • Lokanat Gallery

    Established in the 1970s as a non-profit organization, it is the oldest art gallery in Yangon and displays both contemporary and traditional work. The 1906 Sofaer building is an attraction in itself with high ceilings and Victorian floor tiles imported from the UK. While the building may have seen better days, the gallery is a charming stronghold of the arts in Yangon. Both contemporary & traditional arts are displayed every day in this landmark gallery.

    Open:                    Daily (09:00 – 17:00 hrs)
    Address:              No.62, First Floor, Pansodan Street, Kyauktada Township, Yangon,
    Phone:                  +95 (1) 382269

  • New Zero Art Space

    New Zero is a non-profit art organization in Yangon, Myanmar, providing the opportunities for the young artists and running art education programs. It is said that Myanmar contemporary art started with New Zero managed by Artist Aye Ko.

    Open:                    Tue to Sun (10:00 – 17:00 hrs)
    Address:              No, 202, 2nd Floor, United Condo, Ah Lan Pya Pagoda Road, Dagon Township Yangon
    Phone:                  +95 (9) 42017 8433

  • Pansodan Art Gallery

    It opened in 2008 and hosted many exhibitions ranging from contemporary to traditional paintings and even cartoons. More than “just a gallery”, Pansodan is a hive of activity with networking events every Tuesday to clink glasses over the latest additions to the collection.

    Open:                    Daily (10:00 – 18:00 hrs)
    Address:              No.286, First Floor, Panson Street, Kyauktada Township, Yangon.
    Phone:                  +95 (9) 5130846

  • New Treasure Art Gallery

    Set up in an unassuming apartment in the exclusive Golden Valley neighborhood near Inya Lake, the New Treasure Art Gallery is a real gem. The gallery focuses on exhibiting the work of young Burmese Artists and is partly owned by internationally acclaimed artist Min Wae Aung, famed for his beautiful, stylized representations of Buddhist monks. Min Wae Aung established New Treasure with ten other artists to inspire and encourage up and coming artists who have an interest in painting. To that end, the walls are crammed full of canvases, including a large collection of 20th century art.

    Open:                    Daily (9:00 – 18:00 hrs)
    Address:              No. 84A, Thanlwin Road, Golden Hill Avenue, Golden Valley, Bahan Township.
    Phone:                  +95 (9)  42107 7040, 5027917

  • River Gallery II

    The second River Gallery was opened on the eighth anniversary of the first; housed in a beautifully converted colonial building the new gallery is just a few minutes’ walk from the original gallery in The Strand Hotel. Exhibiting a wide selection of works by the country’s most talented contemporary artists, River Gallery II holds frequent exhibitions and special events to showcase both individuals and groups of artists.

    Open:                    Daily (10:00 – 18:00 hrs)
    Address:              33/35, 37th and 38th Street, Kyauktada Township.
    Phone:                  +95 (1) 378 617

  • Gallery 65

    An antique house became famous in 2010 when it turned into the Gallery 65 after renovations. It is one of Yangon’s most vibrant and unique art galleries. Exhibitions mostly feature environmental and contemporary arts works. Gallery 65 will be currently showcasing and displaying paintings from the Gallery’s collection featuring the works of 20 Myanmar artists.

    Open:                    Tue to Sun (10:00 – 17:00 hrs)
    Address:              No.65, Yaw Min Gyi Street, Dagon Township, Yangon.
    Phone:                  +95 (9) 252235072, 5117650

  • Nawaday Tharlar Gallery

    Nawaday Tharlar means “A Place for a New Day” in a hybrid of Pali and English. Since its founding in 2012 Nawaday Tharlar has become a vibrant community of painters, sculptors and poets from all around Myanmar and beyond. Nawaday Tharlar aims to foster kinship and enable freedom of expression among Myanmar’s flourishing community of artists and to be a bridge between them and a supportive community for the arts in Myanmar.

    Open:                    Daily (10:00 – 18:00 hrs)
    Address:              No.304 (20/B), Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Township, Yangon
    Phone:                  +95 (9) 430 979 18

  • KZL Studio and Gallery

    Founded by artist couple Khin Zaw Latt & Ohmar in2012, the Gallery represents the artworks of established contemporary artists as well as emerging artists. The gallery also arranges kinds of interesting exhibitions and charity shows according to its season.

    Open:                    Daily (09:00 – 18:00 hrs)
    Address:              No. 184/84(A), Golden Hill Avenue, ThanLwin Road, Bahan Township, Yangon.
    Phone:                  +95 (1) 2304105

  • The Yangon Gallery

    The Yangon Gallery is an art centre with sophisticated styling available to provide space for events such as art exhibition, photography exhibition, book launching, workshops, seminars and more. Between exhibitions and events, the gallery displays its collection of contemporary art and photography.

    Open:         Daily -09:00-18:00hrs
    Address:    People’s park compound, Ahlone Road, Dagon Township ,Yangon
    Phone:      +95 (9) 738 27777

  • Myanm/Art gallery

    Despite being nearly 14,000 kilometres from her hometown in America, Myanm/art gallery director Nathalie Johnston has managed to create a home for herself and Myanmar’s growing contemporary art scene in the bustling city of Yangon. With regular exhibitions of talented artists, musical concerts, poetry readings, dance events, life drawing sessions, artist talks, lectures and tours. Myanmar is expanding the growing interest in current Myanmar subcultures.

    Open:                    Tue to Sun (11:00 – 18:00 hrs)
    Address:              No.G-42, 48th Street Urban Asia Centre, Kyauktada Township, Yangon.
    Phone:                  +95 (9) 421066342

Stay connected

Partner Central Login

Current your IP Address:

Not registered? Create an account