Contemporary artworks inspired and influenced by local and folk handicraft are on show at the ''Innovation of Thai Art'' exhibition at the Thai Bank Museum in Bangkok.
On show until July 19, the exhibition demonstrates the value of Thai arts that have been nurtured through local culture and intellectuals.
It features more than 30 pieces in various media including relief metal, mixed media, Thai lacquer, leather stencils, stucco and wood. They were created by 10 post-graduate students at Silpakorn University's Faculty of Paintings, Sculpture and Graphic Arts.
There will also be two art workshops designed for children aged between nine and 12 years. On June 22 from 10am to noon they will learn about different kinds of kites, how to make their own and how to decorate them. The workshop will be conducted by Sittichoke Wichian from Silpakorn University.
On July 6 at the same time, another student from the university, Watanya Siriwan, will demonstrate how to decorate a hill-tribe shirt for children.
Thai Bank Museum is located at the SCB head office on Ratchadaphisek Road. It opens on weekdays from 9.30am to 5pm. For more information, call 02-544-3858.
June 22, 2013 to July 19, 2013
- Open days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
09:30 to 17:00
Thai Bank Museum, Siam Commercial Bank, 9, Ratchadaphisek Rd Rd., Chatuchak, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900 Thailand
- Phone number
+66 (0) 2-544-3858
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