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7 events you don’t want to miss in Bangkok this weekend (Jan 14-16)
Painting workshop, study fair, art exhibitions, and more.
Image: Aurum Gallery
How Bangkok’s art galleries are staying afloat in an uncertain world
After two years of canceled events and closed doors, the Thai art industry is still fighting to survive the pandemic crisis. We spoke to a few gallery owners to get their views on the success of...
Image: Lomo’Instant Camera and Lenses Gongkan Edition
Pop artist Gongkan puts his stamp on the Lomo’Instant 
Dive into a new dimension.
Image: River City Bangkok
6 exhibitions to catch as Bangkok reopens
Mask on, art out. 
Bangkok to light up this October with art installations
Out of the darkness and into the light.
Where to find Bangkok’s best record stores and vinyl bars
Get in the groove with this primer to vinyl culture in Bangkok.
Image courtesy of Jennifer Katanyoutanant / Walk Like a Bee
This exhibition aims to destigmatize indigenous Karen traditions
Thailand's Karen community is seeking recognition.
Chula’s beloved Scala is about to become another Central mall
How many malls is too many malls?
Commemorate Thailand’s “uninspiring” current state with new drop from top illustrator
A keepsake from our most recent darkest hour.
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Working Magic: How this Thai designer is giving Buddhist amulets modern flair
Bridging classical Thai conventions with modern aesthetics, Pichanan “Pop” Sinsap is helping to bring Buddhist relics into the 21st century at his Lad Phrao gold shop Mongkon...
Bangkok legend Bill Bensley is auctioning artwork to help the environment
The architect behind some of Thailand’s most iconic hotels has long been a strong advocate of wildlife conservation and the ecosystem
Fancy yourself a good portrait painter? You could win B500,000 at this art competition
River City Bangkok is hosting its first annual “RBC Portrait Prize” and there’s a lot of money up for grabs
Image: Reno Hotel
The owner of the old-school Reno Hotel talks art, history, and adaptation
“We were born in the ’60s and have seen Bangkok develop into a vibrant city. Our hotel is a reflection of that change.”
Image credit: Converse City Forests
Converse’s smog-eating street art project enters Ari with a fresh new mural
Cleaning up Bangkok’s air with street art. 
An exhibition eight years in the making opens at a riverside gallery next month
Another big exhibition comes to Bangkok.
Credit: Gongkan
Thai artist Gongkan gets a solo exhibition in America this May
From one city of angels to another.
Image: Tipakson Manpati, courtesy of SEA Junction
This photo exhibition wants you to know why the Mekong turning blue is a very bad sign
It’s more serious than you think.
These young creatives want you to pay attention to flower waste in Thailand
What happens after your flowers wilt?
Credit: MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art
Bangkok’s newest ice skating rink is also part of an art museum
And it’s very, very pink.
"Woman with a Parasol" By Claude Monet
See Monet’s work and life in high definition at River City Bangkok
Another legendary painter gets the star treatment on the silver screen.