Art Space Ji-Qoo
4/2 Soi 5, Nimmanhaemin Road
Tel: 053 894 250
Monthly exhibitions, makes for an exciting art venue in this gallery on three floors.
116 Art Gallery
94-120 Charoen Muang Road
Tel: 053 302 111
The 116 Art Gallery is set in the 75-year-old Anusarn building and contains works in a huge variety of art mediums ranging from acrylic and oil paint, to graphite, pen and watercolour. Thai and international artists exhibit here and art workshops are also offered. An exhibition on the subject ‘Nature and Land’ is planned for 7th to 9th March.
Chiang Mai Arts and Cultural Center
Tel: 053 217 793
See information on page 74.
Chiang Mai University Art Museum
239 Nimmanhaemin Road
Tel. 053 218 280
See information on page 74.
Sam Lan Road
Tel: 089 850 6683
DorDek Gallery is sponsored by Give2Asia and exhibits arts and crafts made by street children in a skills training project organised by The Volunteers for Children Development Foundation. Of the proceeds, 30% goes towards a street children’s education fund, 30% goes to the child artists and 40% towards purchasing materials.
Galerie Panisa, 189 Mahidol Road
Tel: 053 202 779
This gallery has changing exhibitions of paintings ranging from traditional to modern Thai art. Galerie Panisa also offers art classes for kids (5 to12 years) and interested adults who want to learn more about watercolour and acrylic paintings.
An exhibition of works by Nattaya Holsakool called ‘There’ will run until the 8th March, in which the artist expresses her “feelings and emotions of the imaginative terrain”.
HQ Gallery Chiang Mai
HQ Group Co. Ltd.
3/31 Samlan Road
Tel: 053 814 717-8
The HQ Gallery Chiang Mai is known for its handmade paper consisting of mulberry and bamboo which is also used as a basis for the artworks exhibited here. They range from woodcuts, oil, acrylic and watercolour painting to mixed media applications created by up-coming local artists.
Huen See Nam Art Gallery and Artino School of Creative Arts
The Ring Center
Room No.B11, 2nd floor
Nimmanhaemin Road, Soi 17
Tel: 053 895 262
Mobile: 089 431 0888
The Huen See Nam Art Gallery combines an art gallery and art school for children. Exhibitions showcase watercolour paintings of everyday life in Thailand by local artists.
La Luna Gallery
190 Charoenraj Road
Tel/Fax: 053 306 678
A contemporary art gallery that exhibits paintings, photos, and sculptures from well known and emerging artists from Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia. A special exhibition to celebrate the 6th anniversary of the gallery, entitled ‘Natural Six’, starts on the 14th March.
See information on page 28.
Lan La Moon Gallery
160-162 Charoenraj Road
Tel: 053 266 263
Mobile: 081 821 9250
Lan La Moon is a little gallery located close to Wat Kate. The owner displays contemporary art such as paintings and photographs from Thai, Japanese and US artists.
Minimal. Art Gallery
24/2 Nimmanhaemin Road
Tel: 084 169 3283
This just-opened arts venture deals in a variety of in-vogue visual art forms, including photography, graphic design and new media. Currently showing is an exhibition called ‘Portrait’, displaying work from a range of Chiang Mai photographers.
Sangdee Gallery & Café
5 Sirimankalajarn Road Soi 5
Tel: 082 388 6515
Sangdee is a non-profit, contemporary visual arts space promoting the photography of well known and emerging artists. From March 1st-31st they will be holding an exhibition entitled ‘Crossing Borders’, featuring the photography of Marisa Marchitelli and Piyavit Thongsa-ard, two of Sangdee’s resident members. They will be showcasing a varied body of work depicting border issues from Thailand to Mexico. The opening reception will be held on March 1st, from 6-9 p.m.
Suvannabhumi Art Gallery
116-118 Chareonraj Road
Tel: 053 260 173
Suvannabhumi art gallery specialises in Burmese art. Featuring themes such as landscapes, people and lifestyle of the past and present, this is a fascinating window into Burma.
Address: 25-27-29 Chareonraj Road
Tel: 053 248 6012
Housed in a restored historical building, The Gallery offers fine Thai cuisine in an elegant riverside restaurant, with an adjoining gallery encompassing an array of traditional artefacts and paintings.
Things Called Art
111 Prapokklao Road
Tel: 053 327 205
Mobile: 089 950 1329
A cutting edge gallery with constantly changing exhibitions and a unique selection of cards, t-shirts and other accessories on sale.
68 Moo 6, Mae Rim-Samoeng Kao Road
Tel: 053 298 373
A range of artists and styles are displayed here. Tita showcases paintings, glass items, textiles, ceramics, celadon and more.
17/3 Baan Pasakkwang Pahew-Papai Road
Sankampaeng (opp. Sankampaeng Sub District Admin Organisation)
Established by Vichit Chaiwong, the ex-owner of Gongdee Gallery, Vichit Studio is set near the village of Bor Sang in a lush garden filled with trees, sculptures and a lotus pond. The gallery showcases work by Vichit himself as well as fellow artists and is a joy to visit as much for the picturesque surroundings as the art.
Art Classes in Chiang Mai
19/6 Sirimangkalajarn Road, Soi 7, behind Kad Suan Kaew Mall
Tel: 084 0417982
ArtSpace holds weekly art classes (beginning and intermediate) in drawing and oil painting, and five-day portrait and still life painting workshops. It also acts as a venue for art exhibitions and musical performances.
Chiang Mai Batik Painting School
9/138 Moo 4, Chiang Mai Floraville Village, Doi Saket
Tel: 089 262 3726
Offers two-day batik courses (950B).
Tha Pae Road 16, 1 Tha Pae Soi 4
Tel: 053 207 212
Nova’s Artlab Creative Workshops range from five-day courses in jewellery-making to painting, photography, sculpture and leather making classes.
Kad Suan Kaew branch: 053 895 156-7
Central Plaza Chiang Mai Airport branch: 053 272 860
Chang Klan branch: 053 818 562
DK Book Centre
79/1 Kotchasan Road
Tel: 053 206 996-7
1st Branch: 41/5 Sriphum Road
2nd Branch: 5 Rattanakosin Road
Tel: 053 249 249
1st Branch: 209/6 Chang Puek Road
2nd Branch: 30 Soi 7, Chang Puek Road
3nd Branch: 255/1 Suthep Road
Tel: 053 410 444
Suriwong Book Centre
54-54/1 Sridonchai Road
Tel: 053 281 052
581/7 Moo 3, Suthep Road
Tel: 053 223 904
Udomphol Book Store
20 Ratwitthi Road
Tel: 053 223 600
152/1 Pantip Plaza, floor 1st, Chang Klan Road
Tel: 053 283 300