Best art museums and galleries in Charoenkrung

Explore the art scene in Bangkok's old riverside community
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By Time Out Bangkok staff |
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The hood once only known for street food and luxury hotels is now home to come of the city's edgiest galleries and noteworthy museums. Can't beat the heat during the day? The occasional Gallery Hopping Night might be your answer.

 

Art, Street art

Scratching the Surface

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An amazing wall carving by renowned Portuguese artist AlexandreFarto, aka Vhils, is a permanent feature at the Embassy of Portugal.

Art, Galleries

Soy Sauce Factory

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One of the pioneers in reviving the artsy vibe in Charoenkrung, this former—you got it—soy sauce factory encompasses a cool restobar on the first floor and a gallery with rotating exhibitions on the upper floors.

 

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Art, Galleries

Bridge Cafe & Art Space

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Bridge Cafe utilizes the space of an old building to maximum capacity, exhibiting art in all corners from the ground floor up. Gaze atthe fascinating view of Taksin Bridge fromthe rooftop.

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Speedy Grandma

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This groovy gallery,named after a local mythabout an elderly phantom, promises to take you down memory lane.

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TCDC
TCDC
Attractions, Libraries, archives and foundations

Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC)

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This is perhaps the biggest, most anticipated opening in 2017. TCDC takes up over 9,000 square metersat The Bangkok General Post Office, making wayfor an exhibition space, design shop, auditoriums, meeting rooms, multi-function room, coworking space, business center, workshop room, material and design renovation center, and a silent study room.

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Serindia Gallery
Serindia Gallery
Things to do, Exhibitions

Serindia Gallery

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Serindia Gallery focuses on edgy, fine art pieces, including oil and watercolor paintings, woodblock prints, and photography from local and international artists.

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ATTA Gallery

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Founded by Thai jewelry collector AtinujTantivit, ATTA Gallery is anchored next to Serindia Galleryand puts a spotlight on contemporary ornaments.

Museums

Bangkokian Museum

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Discover how a middle class Thai family livedback in 1937 to 1957 through exhibitions of well-preserved daily-life amenities, furniture and artifacts.

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MOST Gallery

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A side project of creative marketing consultancy MOST 2414, this shophouse gallery usually hosts exhibitions by Thai and foreign artists as well as art-related workshops, events and activities.

Art, Galleries

P.Tendercool

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This bespoke handmade furniture company, founded by Belgian designers Pieter Compernol and Stephanie Grusenmeyer, dobest at finding rare and exotic wood from around the region to craft into one-of-a-kind furniture.

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Warehouse 30

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Scheduled to open later in May, Warehouse 30 is the newest brainchild of The Jam Factory’s Duangrit Bunnag, who’s been gearing up full speed in revitalizing Charoenkrung. Duangrit is turning seven old warehouses built during the mid-40s into a 600-square-meter mix-use creative complex.  

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