In recent years there has been a sharp increase in the openings of new art galleries with contemporary artists exhibiting a wide range of works. No doubt, the relaxing of censorship has done much to encourage the flow of new and bold works amongst local artists.

BEIK THANO
Beautiful and fascinating exhibits from a range of artists. U Tin Win and Daw Sandar will be happy to share their passion of Myanmar art with you. Both are very knowledgeable and have excellent English.
113/3B Kabar Aye Pagoda road, Bahan Township
+95 (0) 1 542 560
9am – 6pm
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.beikthanogallery.com/

BOGYOKE AUNG SAN MARKET ART GALLERIES
Located in Yangon’s most popular tourist spot, here is your place if you’re looking for some relatively cheap art work -that’s not to say there isn’t some very good art work here. It’s worth devoting some time to peruse through the vast collection.
Bogyoke Aung San Market, Bogyoke Aung San Road, Downtown.
8am – 4.30pm

GALLERY SAKURA
Welcome to the world of Myanmar Fine Art. Sakura Group is supporting Myanmar’s talented fine artists who are very little known by people from all around the world: Paintings, photographs and wooden carvings available.
Sakura Tower (Ground Floor) 339 Bogyoke Aung San Road, Kyaukutada Township
+95 (0) 1 255 255
8:30am – 5:30pm
E-mail : [email protected]

Website: www.sakura-tower-yangon.com/gallery. php

GALLERY SIXTY FIVE
Established in 2010, Gallery 65 is a vibrant and unique art gallery. Its mandate is to exhibit contemporary Myanmar art that is “always fresh, new and original.”
65 Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Township
+95 (0) 9 511 7650
10am – 6pm Open only during exhibitions.
http://www.gallerysixtyfive.com/

GOLDEN VALLEY ART CENTRE
Golden Valley Art Center (a.k.a. GV) displays over 300 fine art and fine contemporary art of 65 local painters having regular art shows.
54D, Golden Valley, Bahan Township
+95 (0) 1 513 621
9.30am – 5.30pm
Website: http://www.gvmyanmarartcentre.com/

INYA ART GALLERY
Aung Myint set up the Inya Gallery in his garage in 1989 to feature both his work and other artists of a similar abstract theme. Mostly bold and colourful, the works seem to reflect much of his positive attitude for the future of the nation.
No. 50 (B), Inya Road, Kamayut Township
+95 (0) 1524818, +95 (0) 1524327
9am – 5pm
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://inyaartgallery.tripod.com

LOKANAT GALLERY
Having opened as far back as 1971, Lokanat has long had a tradition of working hard to support local artists. The gallery hold exhibitions on a weekly basis inside a crumbling but evocative early 20th century building.
No.62, First Floor, Pansodan Street, Kyauktada Township
+95 (0) 1382269
9am – 5pm
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.lokanatgalleries.com

MYANMAR DEITTA
The primary purpose of this modern art space is to act as a focal point for the Documentary Arts community in Yangon and a platform for international and local artists. Run by English photographer Matt Grace, it’s a friendly place to hang out and learn a bit more about the arts community in the city. Interesting and thought-provoking exhibitions are regularly held here.
No. 49, 44th Street, 3rd floor,  Botahtaung Township
+95 (0) 931 736154
10am – 5pm Tuesday – Saturday
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.deitta.org

MYANMAR INK ART GALLERY
Myanmar Ink gallery offers a collection of original contemporary painting by a range of artists.
32/1 Alan Pya Pagoda St., Mingalar Taung Nyut Township,Yangon
+95 (0) 1 374 630
10am – 7pm
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://myanmarinkartgallery.com

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NAWADAY THARLAR
Another Yangon art gallery with a friendly and knowledgeable owner exhibiting a great
selection of local art: Ko Pyay is the owner and one of the friendliest folks in town.
Rm 304, Building 20B, 3rf Fl,Yaw Min Gyi road (north side, close to Park Royal Hotel), Dagon township.
+95 (0) 943097918
9am – 5pm
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nawadaytharlargallery.com/

NEW TREASURE ART GALLERY
Owned by artist Min Wae Aung whose most recognised work is that of Buddhist monks, the New Treasure Gallery was formed by a collective of about a dozen artists. It aims to help develop young artists and encourage people to become more interested in art work.
84(A) Than Lwin Road, Golden Hill Avenue, Golden Valley, Bahan Township.
+95 (0) 1 526 776
10am – 5pm
Email: [email protected]

NEW ZERO ART SPACE
Regularly hosts exhibitions and events of international and local artists in the medium of sculpture, performance, video art and photography. Non-profit organization.
202, 2nd Floor, United Condo, Alan Pya Pagoda road (near Park Royal Hotel), Dagon Township.
+95 (0) 9 7312 9520; +95 (0) 9 4500 43099
9am – 5pm

Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.newzeroartspace.com.mm/

PANSODAN GALLERY
One of Yangon’s better-known art galleries, the friendly owner of Pansodan, Ko Aung, is about as knowledgeable as it gets with regards to Myanmar’s art scene. The gallery hosts weekly drinks at the gallery every Tuesday from 8pm.
First Floor, 286 Pansodan Road, Upper Block (close to the junction with Bogyoke Aung San Road), Downtown.
+95 (0) 9 513 0846
9am – 6pm
Website: https://pansuriya.wordpress.com/

PANSURIYA 
This art gallery specialises in photography and showcases vintage, historical pictures as well as contemporary artworks. They also provide framing services.
No 100, Bo Galay Zay Street (Middle Block), Botahtaung Township
+95 (0) 9 5130846
10am – 6pm.
Website: https://pansuriya.wordpress.com/pansodan-art-gallery/

PATRICK ROBERT THE GALLERY
Patrick Robert is an internationally recognized French designer, living in Myanmar more than 20 years, working for the Jet-Set, Hollywood, sport and fashion celebrities, designing and furnishing private residences, boutique hotels, clubs, spas, yachts and plane. His works appear regularly in international design books and magazines, have received several distinctions and awards worldwide.
24 Inya Myaing – Golden valley, Mangosteen Mansion, Inya Myaing Township
+95 (0) 1 513709, +95 (0) 1 526476
10 am – 6 pm Daily (Sunday by appointment only)
Email: [email protected]

RIVER GALLERY
This classy gallery in the annex of the impressive Strand Hotel, portrays the work of about 30 local artists, who offer a varying range of styles. Exhibitions are regularly held both here and internationally, where local artists are selected to visit. A twin River Gallery has recently opened on 38th Street next to The Strand Hotel.
Strand Hotel Annex, 92 Strand Road, Kyauktada Township
+95 (0) 1 243 377
10am – 6pm
Email: r[email protected]
Website: http://www.rivergallerymyanmar.com/

TRISH GALLERY
This small but well-designed gallery offers an eclectic and unique collection of the works of a range of local artists. Get speaking to the friendly owner, Trish, and she may introduce you to her rather-impressive private collection of art works and sculptures.
46A G/F, Flat C, Excellent Condominium, Min Kyaung Street, Dagon Township,
+95 (0) 9 3137 1974
9am – 5pm Tuesday – Sunday
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.trishgallery.com

YANGON ART GALLERY
The Yangon Gallery is a contemporary art center, focused on featuring various genres of art and is dedicated to presenting art exhibitions, workshops and events, which reflect the dynamic culture of art.
People’s Park Compound, Near the Planetarium Museum, Ahlone road, Dagon Township
+95 (0) 973827777
10am – 6pm
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.theyangongallery.com

Photo Credit:
Pansuriya

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