Personally, I adore visiting art galleries in my spare time. I find it quite calming to be in a peaceful and serene environment while looking at art and absorbing every nuance of the artwork. Plus, with the abundance of paintings and statues strewn throughout the premises, you can truly become lost in the realm of artistry, which is ideal for those looking to escape reality.
There are several art galleries throughout the Klang Valley, believe it or not. These hidden gems are refreshing to visit, especially in the frenetic and crazy setting we live in. Whether you’re seeking a new dating place or just want to spend some alone time surrounded by art, here are 5 of the best art galleries you can visit in the Klang Valley.
National Art Gallery
One could never discuss art galleries in the Klang Valley without mentioning the National Art Gallery in KL. One of KL’s most popular art galleries, it provides a diverse range of artworks from various artists for visitors to explore. With the dim lighting in the gallery and artworks strewn all over the walls and sculptures scattered across the floor, this gallery is the ideal place to succumb to the world of art.
- Address: No. 2, Jalan Temerloh, Titiwangsa, 53200 Kuala Lumpur
- Operating Hours: 10AM–4PM
- Contact: 03-4026 7000
ILHAM Gallery is a public art gallery dedicated to promoting the growth, knowledge and appreciation of Malaysian modern and contemporary art. Its collection will enchant you, since the artworks are unlike anything you’ve ever seen. ILHAM Gallery seeks to appeal to a varied audience and serves as a resource for people who are involved in the arts, as well as those who are new to art, in order to spark possibilities and potential among artists.
- Address: Levels 3 and 5, Ilham Tower, 8, Lrg Binjai, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
- Operating Hours: 11AM–7PM
- Contact: 03-2181 3003
Wei-Ling Gallery is not your ordinary art gallery; it is a home for modern Malaysian art and cultural relics. The artwork in this gallery has been seen by international audiences, and represents a diverse group of well-known local and international artists. You’ll be completely immersed in the gallery’s aesthetic as well as historical aspects, since it is rich in history and cultural importance.
- Address: 8, Jalan Scott, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
- Operating Hours: 10AM–6PM
- Contact: 03-2260 1106
Hidden in a cranny of Kelana Jaya is an up-and-coming art gallery called G13 Gallery. The artworks on display here are a blend of creations by talented domestic and international artists. G13 Gallery attendees will enjoy the wonderful pleasure of wandering through a multitude of amazing artwork and developing a stronger respect for Asian art.
- Address: Kelana Square, GL13, Ground Floor Block B, Jalan SS 7/26, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
- Operating Hours: 11AM–5PM
- Contact: 03-7880 0991
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