This itinerary is perfect for art enthusiasts who want to explore Myanmar’s vibrant art scene. By visiting the well-known art galleries of Yangon, you can experience the country’s traditional and modern forms of art, which have emerged due to its opening to the world. You can also enjoy the colonial heritage architecture of downtown Yangon while immersing yourself in Myanmar’s rich artistic heritage. From the Kalasa Art Space to the River Gallery, you will witness the country’s best artworks from traditional to contemporary forms. The tour ends with a visit to the Rangoon Tea House, where you can indulge in the fusion of traditional and modern cuisine.
- Immerse yourself in the unique classic and contemporary art of Yangon
- Explore the city’s unparalleled heritage streets and witness Myanmar’s thriving art scene
- The colonial heritage architecture of downtown Yangon
- Savor Myanmar’s delicious fusion cuisine
While in Myanmar, make sure to explore the vibrant art scene by visiting the esteemed galleries of Yangon. This itinerary provides a unique insight into the culture of Myanmar, showcasing traditional and modern forms of art that have emerged due to the country’s opening to the world.
For art enthusiasts, spending a day gallery hopping in the cozy downtown of Yangon is an ideal way to immerse in the rich artistic heritage. The area is home to some of the most iconic art galleries in the country and is steeped in architectural colonial heritage.
The journey begins at the Kalasa Art Space, which is more than just an art gallery but a welcoming home for artists and art lovers in Yangon. The gallery regularly holds workshops to showcase contemporary art, including the works of the renowned Myanmar artist Aung Myint and other promising local artists.
A few blocks away, the Pansodan Gallery features an impressive collection of art from traditional to modern abstract pieces. Its knowledgeable curator will guide you through the hidden paintings, including war-time propaganda, neo-classical works, and classic line drawings, as well as stunning photographs.
Continue your tour to the Lokanat Gallery, housed in a majestic colonial building, and known for its long-standing promotion of local contemporary and classical art. It has a small but rare rotating exhibit of traditional Burmese artworks.
Nearby, the River Gallery is the hub of Myanmar’s thriving contemporary art scene and is a museum housing a fantastic collection of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, lacquer ware, and mixed media by Myanmar’s best artists.
Finally, savor the fusion of traditional and modern cuisine with delicious local tea and snacks at the Rangoon Tea House, situated in a beautiful colonial heritage venue.