Spotlight Turns To Thailand’s Museums And Cultural Centre

Two of the most recent developments in Thailand have goals of achieving international fame. One of the developments that will certainly change the landscape of Chao Phraya River is the Icon Siam Museum. Meanwhile the TCC Group’s One Bangkok will be building an epic cultural complex into the US$3.5 million commercial development which used to be the site of Suan Lum Night Bazaar.

According to David Teh an expert in Thai contemporary art from the National University of Singapore, many people are eagerly following the developments because a museum has various roles in the world of art. Important works of art can be preserved in museums at same time that they allow people to view the valuable paintings, sculpture and other artistic pieces. Knowledge is generated from museums; something that cannot be provided by public institutions.

The new wave of museums that are developed in Thailand are driven by individuals and their passions. If you will visit the headquarters of Siam Commercial Bank, Tisco Pcl or Asia Plus Securities, you will see the proof of the passionate dedication of executives who are at the same time art collectors.

The most complete and well- renowned collection of art pieces can be found at the Museum of Contemporary Art that is owned by telecom tycoon Boonchai Bencharongkul. The Bt800 million museium used to be the Kingdom’s first international standard museum when it was launched in 2012. The museum sits isolated in a 20,000 square meter area in Vibhavadi Road. It boasts of a display of more than 400 modern artworks from the personal collection of Boonchai including several masterpieces and works of national artists.

People have begun to talk about Bangkok’s contemporary scene ever since the economy improved. The capital city of Thailand is now home to 100 commercial galleries, alternative spaces, art studios and the city-owned Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.

If you are art enthusiast, the best option is a hotel near in Thailand cultural centre to enjoy the best of the art works that are displayed. Displayed are collectionsof the country’s biggest names in the world of art. To get the most from your vacation, choose a hotel is within walking distance to the centre.