The face of the world is changing, and so is the face of modern art. Check out our exclusive interview with Salihara top leaders to see how this particular arts centre and community are keeping up with the times.
Cartographers wrote “here there be monsters” when drawing maps with unexplored parts, imploring would-be voyagers to tread lightly within those parts unknown.
Here are our top 20 love song picks to admire musically and lyrically. There are the sunshines and rainbows type, or the gut-wrenching, heartstring-pulling kind; all delicate and gripping to the heart.
Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (MACAN) presents two exhibitions from Melati Suryodarmo and Julian Rosefeldt in the same schedule, providing a lineal experience to open further dialogue about contemporary arts.
Founded by supermodel Petra Nemcova in 2004, Happy Hearts Fund (HHF) focuses on helping children. Read through Alistair Speirs conversation about the foundation's efforts to build schools for the poor.
It’s about time to enjoy food and art, all at the same time! Enjoy painting while eating your foods or taking a sip of your favourite drinks at PASOLA Restaurant & Lounge, The Ritz Carlton, Pacific Place, Jakarta.
The revitalisation project of Taman Ismail Marzuki invited some controversies. However, Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan believes that this project aims only to create much better art and culture centre in the heart of the city.
A painting exhibition named 30x30 which will be held in Taman Budaya Jawa Barat in Bandung on 7 to 17 March sends the message about the importance of taking care of the earth immediately through artworks.
Going to Bali for your honeymoon will never be a mistake. But we suggest you to take a look at other parts of Indonesian archipelago such as Raja Ampat, Labuan Bajo and Bintan, all equally good choices as honeymoon destinations.
Taking place at Aksara Bookstore, South Jakarta, Kamahele (Kama) unveiled his first comic strip book debut last month attracting a potential audience of students and enthusiasts of literature and arts and culture.
The January 2020 SKAL gathering was held at Raffles Jakarta’s Arts Café. Members and guests were treated by the restaurant’s signature buffet that has a variety of foods.
NOW! Jakarta sat down with Indonesian artist, educator, and curator Hafiz Rancajale who believes that arts soften our mentality and reduce chaos.
Committed to upholding inclusivity within its community, members of Jakarta Performing Arts Community (JPAC) consists of wonderfully diverse and multicultural volunteers with various economic backgrounds and experience.
The graphic design festival Seek a Seek is running from 29 November to 31 January 2020 at Dia.Lo.Gue Artspace, Kemang, South Jakarta.
Jakarta Performing Arts Community is set to perform Stephen Sondheim’s Broadway hit that tells about romantic relationship, vulnerability and the meaning of happiness.
The second edition of the new media art exhibition depicts the intersection between artistic works and science-fiction.
Enjoy the new Saturday Chinese Brunch, a new programme started since 31 August, presenting a dining experience that is quintessentially Chinese under the curation of Arts Café’s Chef de Cuisine, Chef Maria Wang.
A life-based project undertaken by French photographer and storyteller Marius Moragues portraying the history, arts, soul and society of native Indonesians.
Multi-talented keroncong singer, Endah Laras, penetrated local and international stages armed with Javanese traditional arts and culture.
Plenty of Indonesian representatives overseas, such as embassies and cultural agencies, display masterpieces from Indonesian maestros at their establishments as the gate to national identity, people and its culture.
The Embassy of Mexico and Colombia in Jakarta welcomed Mexican pianist Irma Enriquez and Colombian soprano Paola Monroy at a recital performance of Latin music, namely ArtSong Duo.
Most Recent Xu Bing’s Solo exhibit at Museum MACAN is retrospective work which encapsulates his four decades in contemporary arts.
During Jakarta Art Week, art lovers could see a variety of contemporary works from 10 female artists along Sudirman protocol road span across 21 bus stops and MRT stations from 26 August to 15 September.
Genesis Creative Centre, found in the up-and-coming area of Canggu, elevates the co-working concept and applies this to the creative industries, offering a multi-disciplinary space for those working in the arts.
Presented by Ciputra Artpreneur, I La Galigo is a world-class colossal performance promoting cultural arts from the archipelago to the community, especially the young generation
Besides the annual Bali Arts Festival, check out also Above Eleven, W Bali, and Finns Beach Club if you're visiting Bali in the foreseeable future.
The pre-show event AKSARA held at Galeri Indonesia Kaya was a piece of the complete performance arts, Arjuna, which will be showcased at Ciputra Artpreneur next month.
Tucked into the foyer area of Raffles famed Arts Cafe is Pattisserie, a veritable repository of baked goods that are a delectable treat.
For Sheila Rooswitha Putri, her hometown Jakarta has become her main source of inspiration. Her most recent comic project talks about the new MRT in Jakarta.
The 10th edition of the Nusantara Exhibition not only focuses on regional representation but also highlights artists’ creative skill to produce contemporary pieces that go beyond traditional art.
Curatorial team of a future exhibition about the Indonesian Revolutionary War have been digging into relevant historical and cultural objects of various museums and institutions in Holland.
Explore endless cultural and tourism destinations in the heart of Java. These two cities offer haven of arts, culinary, shopping, nature, and not to forget - Javanese royalty.
Publik Markette has added a little something for the weekends, the bi-weekly Weekend Markette on Saturdays, offering a unique crafty and artsy weekend experience
The youth convention aims to build a platform for the top student leaders to network with their counterparts towards greater social and political awareness.
The exhibition “Into the Future” at National Gallery was a collective statement on women in the 21st century.
NOW! Jakarta spoke to her about the emerging issues in arts, humanities and documentary photography.
Modernist painter, S. Sudjojono was a man of many talents. Both artist and poet, his paintings form a narrative of sorts.
Our Publisher Alistair Speirs urges you to wish peace and good will to all mankind , to celebrate unity and friendship and live everyday with joy in your hearts
This recently opened restaurant did not take long to win the hearts of Jakarta’s burger fans with its classy-yet-casual approach to the well-loved classic.
This November, a range of wooden items from Nara Okuyamato Japan will be featured in the ‘Into the Woods’ exhibition at Dia.Lo.Gue, Artspace, Jakarta.
With impressive skills under his belt, Revo is now all set to embark on a culinary arts course at Le Cordon Bleu in New Zealand.
A visual arts exhibition, “Art Moments Jakarta”, is set to hold its inaugural fair in Jakarta from 3 – 5 May 2019 at Sheraton Gandaria City Hotel and the mall.
PHM Hospitality is set to launch OCTOBART, a programme with a range of diverse concepts that bring together the arts, culture, creativity and lifestyle.
Ecuadorian painter Sigifredo Camacho presents 20 of his paintings at his solo exhibit “Formas y Colores de la Luz” at Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics, Kota Tua
Sun Kim, head chef of Meta Restaurant in Singapore will be taking over Arts Café from 19-20 October at Raffles Jakarta.
Indonesian dancers Didik Nini Thowok and Otniel Tasman, from two different generations, are credited with popularising “cross-dressing” traditional arts.
The Exhibit "Prisoner of Hope" revealed Hendra Gunawan's ability to portray ordinary life, his relationship with curator Ciputra and the dark age of fine arts.
Online platforms Artsy and Etsy offer a digital experience that might just make up for not being able to visit in person.
Initiated in 2009, Jakarta Art Movement (JAM) develops the potential of the people through arts activities by coloring city's neighborhood with mural.
We have compiled some of the best spaces to enjoy arts and culture in the city which host a variety of musical shows, theatre, dance, opera, and more.
Hadiprana Art Center has curated a series of art projects, highlights the variety of the nation’s folk dancing presented in various pieces of art.
Together with British in South-east Asia (BiSEA) colleagues, BritCham Indonesia joined the first UK roadshow of 2018.
Avisit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is now within easy reach to anyone with an Internet connection. Google’s latest innovation is one of them
We offer a snapshot of the key parts of US-INA relationship that has been built over the years in many sectors including commercial and maritime security.
At the end of March every year, the whole city of Hong Kong is transformed into a city of arts. Join Erza explore the Art Basel.
Tucked away outside Lippo Mall, FJ Grill is home style restaurants where generous portions of delicious dishes are served up in artsy environs.
A retrospective of Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher's artworks can now be seen at the exhibition “Journey to Infinity: Escher’s World of Wonder”, currently showing at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore.
There certainly is a lot to discover about Italy, and Istituto Italiano di Cultura welcomes everyone who wants to learn more about the country’s unique culture right here in Jakarta.