Check out Bangkok’s Bangin’ Art
Looking for an escape from the standard “shop-eat-shop again” routine? Pop into the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre for a refreshing dose of modern art. The top three floors of this eight-story center are occupied by a spacious gallery displaying works by mostly contemporary Thai artists. Until August 21, the 5th White Elephant Art Award Art Exhibition is showcasing sculptures and paintings that depict different facets of life in Thailand.
Takeaway Art: Bring home a piece of made-in-Thailand art: Shop for jewelry made by local craftsmen or join one of the workshops on the lower floors. 939 Rama 1 Rd., Wangmai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, (+66) 2-214-6630.