Check out Bangkok’s Ban­gin’ Art

HK Magazine - - TRAVEL -

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.

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