Museum Pasifika was established as a permanent institution to showcase these style and forms for all humanity to study and enjoy . The first of its kind in this part of the world, is to present artist from the Pacific area to South East Asia, the Indonesian archipelago with the island of Bali being the meeting point of those two worlds.
Museum Pasifika features a lobby and several large gallery structures built with hints of Balinese architectural features in mind. There are 11 main display rooms each housing different art forms. Rooms one to five, feature the works of artists in Indonesia, be they Indonesian, Italian, Dutch, French, and Indo-European.
Temporary exhibitions are held in room six. Room seven is dedicated to art from Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia, while Room eight represents the Polynesians and Tahitians. Paintings of Aloi Pilioko and Nicolai Michoutouchkine are displayed in room nine, with some premier works of art from Vanuatu and the Pacific Islands.
‘Tapa’ (bark artwork) of Oceania and Pacific is shown in room 10, while room 11 exhibits several paintings from Japan, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, and the Philippines. The central outdoor yard is used for special events such as book launchings. Museum Pasifika is not only a great international tourist attraction; but also a social and educational centre for both schoolchildren and artists.
Admissions are IDR 100,000 for adults and children under 10 years of age enter free. Museum Pasifika also provides guided tours for visitors wishing to go deeper into the realm of arts and the rich history and background behind each valuable art throughout its collection. These tours are available on request for groups of visitors at a special rate and are presented in a choice of various languages.
Large bags /backpack /sticks /umbrella are not allowed inside, but can be stored, free of charge at the check room. luggage and laptops/ipad are not accepted. The Museum reserves the right to refuse other items and is not responsible for items held by the checkroom.
Still photography for personal use is permitted in collection galleries only. No flash or tripods allowed. Videotaping is permitted in the lobby only. No photographs or videotapes may be reproduced, distributed, or sold without permission from the Museum.
Museum Pasifika organizes regular educational events, such as inviting groups of schoolchildren to explore the collections as well as fun art activities. The museum also regularly plays host to special exhibitions, new art item acquisitions and book launches.
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 18:00
- Location: a few minutes’ walk from the Bali Collection in Nusa Dua
- Address: Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) Area, Block P, Nusa Dua
- Tel: +62 (0)361 774 935
- Website: https://www.museum-pasifika.com
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