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Penang's best art galleries

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Armenian Art Cafe

Having trouble locating this one? Look out for Ernest Zacharevic’s huge portrait on the side of the building. Dubbing itself ‘A Haven for Eclectics’, the gallery is located in the centre of the heritage zone, so you’ll enjoy both art and a lovely sightsee around the area.

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George Town

ChinaHouse

Your taxi driver may have a tough time locating this place, but this woe will soon be a thing of the past as ChinaHouse is set to become a household name in George Town. The café/bistro is the main attraction here, but upstairs there are works of art that threaten to steal the show from ChinaHouse’s culinary offerings. China House hosts joint exhibitions with other galleries, and they also work directly with artists.

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George Town

Galerie Huit

Tropical outpost for the Arles-based gallery, Galerie Huit is situated in a traditional shophouse and showcases local and international artists in an informal setting. Visits by appointment only, and they recently organized the touring segment of the Arles Photography Open Salon.

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George Town

Galeri Seni Mutiara

Founded by Malaysian batik artist, Koay Soo Kau, the gallery showcases art from its stunning colonial shophouse, and now also from its second spot at The Whiteways Arcade on Beach Street.

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George Town

Yahong Art Gallery

Run by the late Datuk Chuah Thean Teng’s three artist sons, Siew Teng, Seow Keng, and Siew Kek. There’s works of art here (including their late father’s batik masterpieces), and souvenirs too, to fit into its tourist belt location.

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Batu Ferringhi

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Fred P
Fred P

Ernest Zacharevic now has a gallery at the Eastern & Oriental hotel (ground floor) next to Sharkies