The city of Bangkok is home to several contemporary art galleries, both public and private, that are spread out across the city. The local art scene in Bangkok is quite small yet extremely innovative in an attempt to draw a greater crowd of tourists and locals. Many of the art galleries in the city feature both local and regional artists, and are well worth a visit.

The National Gallery consists of historical art by artists from the 17th century onwards. This gallery is housed in an old Royal Mount building from the era of King Rama V. Featuring an extensive art collection including historical work from King Rama VI, traditional art from the country’s past, and modern Thai art, this gallery is sure to be a delight to art lovers.

For those interested in contemporary art, there are many galleries such as the H Gallery, the Thavibu Gallery, the Ta Du Contemporary Gallery and the Tang Gallery to visit. Each gallery however presents a different form of contemporary art. The H Gallery specializes in work from emerging Thai and Asian artists. The Thavibu Gallery presents art from Asian countries but with a greater focus on Thailand, Burma and Vietnam. The Ta Du Contemporary Gallery focuses on Thai contemporary art, whilst the Tang Gallery mainly features Chinese artists.

Tourists interested in the finer arts should visit the La Linta Fine Art gallery that features Thai and Asian artists. The 100 Tonson Gallery is another extremely elegant and classy art gallery exceptional in its design. Set in a private residence, this gallery promotes both Thai and international artists. The Gallery F Stop is also a unique art gallery that is a feast for your eyes, as well as an opportunity to taste signature vegetarian dishes in one go.

Art lovers are sure to appreciate the artistic work on display in Bangkok’s many art galleries. Tourists looking for luxurious Bangkok serviced apartments or a Bangkok Sukhumvit hotel from which to explore the city can stay at the Bangkok Royal President. This apartment complex offers a modern and elegant base for an enjoyable vacation in the heart of this vibrant city.