13 Must-Visit Art Galleries and Art Spaces in Jakarta
Recently, art galleries and art spaces are back with high demand from the citizens. Some galleries display classic art pieces, some implement futuristic concepts, meanwhile art spaces display more about contemporary arts. People don’t only visit them to enjoy the art itself- but to fulfill their weekend excursions as well. Living up to the trend, some art galleries even have coffee shops for the visitors to hang around. If you are planning to visit art galleries in Jakarta for your next hang out destination, make sure to check every place on this list!
1. Museum MACAN (Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara)
Just like the name, Museum MACAN displays contemporary artworks made by artists from Indonesia, Europe, America, and Asia. They usually have thematic exhibitions where the most entertaining part is the interactive art installations.
Phone Number: (021) 22121888
Social Media: @museummacan on Instagram
Address: AKR, Jl. Perjuangan No.5, RT.11/RW.10, Kb. Jeruk, Kec. Kb. Jeruk, Kota Jakarta Barat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 11530
- Rp100.000,00 for adults
- Rp90.000,00 for students
- Rp80.000,00 for children
Opening Hours: 10.00 – 14.00, 14.00 – 19.00 (Monday – Sunday)
Dia.lo.gue is a common art space open to the public. The name is adapted from Betawi language which means ‘He/She – You – Me’. This gallery embraces all various styles, media, and forms of artwork. These reflects the blurring lines between art, design, and life- a dialogue that takes place every day in our lives, whether we are conscious of it or not. Dia.lo.gue is also known for its famous coffee shop that has a unique set of stairs.
Phone Number: (021) 7199671
Social Media: @dialogue_arts on Instagram
Address: Jl. Kemang Sel. No.99A, RT.1/RW.2, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
Price Range: Free
09.30 – 18.00 (Monday – Thursday)
09.30 – 21.00 (Friday – Sunday)
Due to COVID-19, operational hours are 11.00 – 20.00 (Monday – Sunday).
3. Art:1 New Museum
Located in Kemayoran, Art One Museum has an artsy all-white building. This museum displays over 2000 artwork collections from artists from different decades. Art One Museum is a “one-stop art destination” which accommodates gallery for senior artists while providing art consultation, restoration, and education for younger artists.
Phone Number: (021) 64700168
Social Media: @art1newmuseum on Instagram
Address: Jl. Rajawali Selatan Raya No.3, RT.4/RW.6, Gn. Sahari Utara, Kecamatan Sawah Besar, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10720
Price Range: Rp75.000,00 – Rp125.000,00
Opening Hours: 10.00 – 18.00 (Tuesday – Sunday)
4. RUCI Art Space
RUCI is an art space that aims to cultivate the rising awareness of art in Indonesia’s evolving culture. This gallery exhibits a variety of mediums of expressions including new media, painting, photography sculpture, video, and many more. They also have a café downstairs that opens until late at night.
Phone Number: (+62) 812 8319 1188
Social Media: @ruci.art on Instagram
Address: Jl. Suryo Blk. S No.49, RT.6/RW.6, Rw. Bar., Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12180
Price Range: Free
Opening Hours: 11.00 – 19.00 (Monday – Sunday)
5. Galeri Indonesia Kaya
If you’ve visited the cinema in Grand Indonesia Shopping Center, you might notice this gallery near the escalators. Galeri Indonesia Kaya is an edutainment area that provides information on the nation’s rich culture, from culinary, tourism, tradition, and the art exhibited interactively. They also have an auditorium that occasionally has cultural shows and workshops. Artists can use this auditorium without having to pay rent.
Phone Number: (021) 23580679
Social Media: @indonesia_kaya on Instagram
Address: Grand Indonesia, Jl. M.H. Thamrin No.1, RT.1/RW.5, Kb. Melati, Tanahabang, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10230
Price Range: Free
Opening Hours: 10.00 – 21.30 (Monday – Sunday)
6. Galeri Salihara
Located in Komunitas Salihara Arts Center, Galeri Salihara doesn’t only exhibit artworks. They also have theater and dance shows, accessory shop, and a café to hang out. Komunitas Salihara was found in 2008 by a number of artists, writers, journalists, and art lovers. The vision of this community is to create a place where there is respect for diversity and maintaining freedom of thought.
Phone Number: (021) 7891202
Social Media: @komunitas_salihara on Instagram
Address: Jl. Salihara No.16, RT.11/RW.3, Ps. Minggu, Kec. Ps. Minggu, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12520
Price Range: Depends on the event being held
Opening Hours: 09.00 – 21.00 (Monday – Sunday)
7. Bartele Gallery
Nested in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Bartele Gallery is unlike any other gallery. It is the only gallery shop in Indonesia for rare antique maps, prints, photographs, books, and antiquities. Some of these kinds of stuff are over 500 years old. When you’re not looking to buy antiques, a visit is still worth it since their collections are really fascinating to admire. You can also find their antique maps, prints, and books on www.bartelegallery.com.
Phone Number: (+62) 818 899 345
Social Media: @bartelegalleryjakarta on Instagram
Address: Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Jl. Jend. Sudirman, RT.1/RW.5, Menteng, Central Jakarta City, Jakarta 10310
Price Range: Free
Opening Hours: 11.00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)
8. Edwin’s Gallery
Edwin Raharjo has educational backgrounds as an architect and interior designer. However, he really values art- for him, a life without art feels empty. In 1984, he built this gallery after his own name. The vision of this gallery is to develop fine arts in Indonesia. Edwin’s Gallery also held exhibitions abroad at NUS Museum in Singapore, Asia Art Center and New Age Gallery in Beijing, Godo Gallery in Seoul, 1918 Artspace in Shanghai, Sichuan Museum in China, and many more.
Phone Number: (021) 7194721
Social Media: @edwinsgalleryjkt on Instagram
Address: No., Jl. Kemang Raya No.21, RT.6/RW.1, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
Price Range: Free
Opening Hours: 09.00 – 17.00 (Monday – Saturday)
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9. Galeri Nasional Indonesia
Situated across Gambir Station, Galeri Nasional Indonesia displayed artworks since 1987. They have various visual artworks such as sculptures, paintings, sketches, ceramics, textiles, photographs, and art installations. This gallery also displays artworks from famous Indonesian artists from Raden Saleh, Basuki Abdullah, to Pierre Soulages.
Phone Number: (021) 34833954
Social Media: @galerinasional on Instagram
Address: Jl. Medan Merdeka Tim. No.14, RT.6/RW.1, Gambir, Kecamatan Gambir, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10110
Price Range: Free
Opening Hours: 09.00 – 16.00 (Tuesday – Sunday)
10. MOJA Museum
Known as an artspace for Gen Z-ers and Millennials, MOJAMuseum offers many Instagramable spots throughout this art space in Jakarta. Unlike most museums, the MOJA Museum is lively and colorful. “Cinema Art” is their previous theme and their latest theme is “Roller Skate”. With this, the art space not only provides many areas to take Instagram photos, but also an interactive experience for its customers.
What they said:
“The many different thematic rooms in the MOJA Museum will definitely not bore you. In addition, the design of the spots inside makes the room look photogenic. The location of the venue is also strategic and easily accessible. “– Syifa Shafira Afiani @ Woop.id
“Overall, it’s worth the money I spend, because this place has so many variations of space in it”– Oppakuliner.com
Phone Number: +6282273000730
Social Media: @mojamuseum on Instagram
Monday-Friday: 2 hours pass: Rp90.000,00, full day ticket: Rp150.000,00
Saturday-Sunday: 2 hours pass: Rp110.000,00, full day ticket: Rp200.000,00
Address: Jl. Metro Pondok Indah Blok Tb No.27 9 16, Pondok Pinang, Kebayoran Lama, South Jakarta City, Jakarta 12310
Opening Hours: 11.00-20.00 (Monday-Friday) dan 10.00-22.00 (Saturday-Sunday)
11. Nadi Gallery, Kembangan
Located on the west side of Jakarta, Nadi Gallery is an art space in Jakarta founded by a young Indonesian Fine Arts collector: Biantoro Santoso in 2000. The Indonesian word “Nadi” means pulse, and as the name suggests, artspace aims to revive the development of art. contemporary form in Indonesia. The Nadi Gallery displays works by artists such as Agus Suwage, Handiwirman Saputra, and Jumaldi Alfi.
Phone Number: +62215805677
Social Media: @nadi.gallery on Instagram
Price Range: contact the number for more information
Address: Jl. Kembang Indah III No.4-5, RT.6/RW.6, Kembangan Sel., Kec. Kembangan, Kota Jakarta Barat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 11610
Opening Hours: contact the number for more information
12. Motomoto Museum dan Resto
Motomoto Museum and Resto is located in QBIG, BSD City, South Tangerang with an area of 3000 m2. The museum, which was officially opened on April 25, 2019, is a collaboration of the Eastern Group, Boy William, Rudi Lazuardi, Teddy Lazuardi and MATA Studio, a graphic design studio in Jakarta. Its founders had a vision to introduce contemporary art to young people. There are 23 art rooms in it that have very different themes and impressions. Apart from the museum, there is also a restaurant that serves Asian and Western food for Motomoto visitors.
Phone Number: (021) 80826778
Social Media: @motomotoid_ on Instagram
Price Range: Rp100.000,00
Address: QBig, Jl. BSD Raya Utama No.50-51, Lengkong Kulon, Kec. Pagedangan, Tangerang, Banten 15339
Opening Hours: 12.00-20.00 (Monday-Sunday)
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13. BIASA Artspace
BIASA Artspace is a gallery that was founded by Susanna Perini in 2005 and aims to bridge her meeting with young artists in Java and Bali. Exhibitions which are held in galleries in Bali and Jakarta or in collaboration with domestic and foreign artists and government institutions regularly become important points in the development of contemporary art in Indonesia.
Phone Number: (021) 7182322
Social Media: website biasagroup.com & @biasaofficial on Instagram
Price Range Free
Address: Jl. Kemang Raya No.20, RT.11/RW.5, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
Opening Hours: 11.00-19.00 (Senin-Minggu)
So, there you have it! Some of the finest art galleries and art spaces that you can visit in Jakarta. If you happen to be an art freak or just want to have a chill watching some exhibition, this list might help you. After all of this pandemic-thing has over, try to give these a visit! Whether you want to visit alone or with some companions, it’s up to your preferences!