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Gallery Debuts Work of Myanmar Soldier-Turned-Artist

Artist Lwin Oo Maung’s pursuit of happiness has taken him down many paths—a Myanmar Army soldier, NGO worker, magazine illustrator. But now, at the age of 34, he has settled into his true calling—that of...

MYANMAR’S HISTORIC SECRETARIAT BUILDING TO BE RESTORED

The restoration of one of the most important buildings in Myanmar, The Secretariat, will see one of the largest Colonial buildings in Southeast Asia restored to its former glory and adaptively re-used as a...

Yangon Art Expo 2017 to kick off this weekend

The Yangon Art Expo 2017 will be held from November 4th to 12th with an objective of exhibiting artwork that represents ‘the status, the influences and the changes in Myanmar artistic, cultural and social...

Women’s Photography Collective launches with a bang

Seven local photographers – all women – have come together to share their passion and creativity in the form of a photography collective. Thuma (Burmese for ‘she’) Collective looks set to produce some groundbreaking...

SHWE WAA:Spreading The Spark of Creativity

In a city full of non-descript buildings, Shwe Waa is hard to miss. Its forest green exterior, gilded bamboo (its moniker means ‘Gold Bamboo’) and palm-fringed roof terrace make a bold statement amongst a...

Melting Boundary: Art Exhibition Examining the Idea of Identity across Southeast Asia

From 23rd September to 2nd October, an exhibition of the work of three contemporary artists from Thailand and Myanmar will be open to the public at Myanm/art art gallery on Bogalayzay Street. Curated by...

Paint &Sip:Release your artistic genius whilst sipping on great wine

Are you an art fan? Keen on learning new skills? Wine or cheese enthusiast? - Then Paint & Sip is the place to be! Once you arrive to Paint & Sip, you will be welcomed...

Arker Kyaw’s First Solo Exhibition: “Luckie and Me”

When visual artist Arker Kyaw comes home from work, he usually sits for a few minutes in front of his aquarium, gazing at the movement of his pet, Asian Arowana fish, which he named...

Inside perspective on women farmers’ lives

Until May 28th , Myanmar Deitta Gallery is hosting an exhibition of photography by women farmers from rural parts of Myanmar. Local NGO Land Core Group organized participatory photography workshops in Sagaing Division, Karen State and Tanintharyi Division and invited 19 women to attend the...

A Woman’s Place: life through the lens of Myanmar’s women farmer

See rural Myanmar through the eyes of women farmers at Deitta Gallery from 20th - 28th May. From the 23rd - 28th the exhibition is open daily from 10am - 5pm. Most images of rural Myanmar...