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Sabah Art Gallery

Jalan Penampang | Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-268 748
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Very good

I have to write a review here as some of the previous ones seem a bit confused. First off: the... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2017
Vinterland
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Norway
Appreciate more local art & local culture.

I am appreciate there's a local art gallery, hopefully it will maintain for art & culture only but... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
JCH794
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good55%
  • Average15%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible0%
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“local art” (3 reviews)
“paintings” (4 reviews)
“installation” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Jalan Penampang | Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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+60 88-268 748
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

I have to write a review here as some of the previous ones seem a bit confused. First off: the museum is not hard to find. The map here on TripAdvisor is a bit off (it indicates the start of the street it's on rather...More

3  Thank Vinterland
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I am appreciate there's a local art gallery, hopefully it will maintain for art & culture only but not others. Display setup for art piece need more improvement, appreciate installation for movement sensor light at the art piece for eco-friendly purpose. The gallery have elevator...More

Thank JCH794
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Based on several differing sets of instructions we spent a half day.....sorry, wasted a half day.....trying to find this place. No one seemed to know, including hotel people, nothing online, no one is KK seemed to know what art was, much less where to find...More

Thank RickMIusa
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

I have always deplored the lack of access to information on local art in Sabah. There are a few kiosks near the Wisma Budaya (Kampung Air) where a couple of local artists sell small items they produce and exhibit the one or other larger work....More

Thank Anne-and-Klaus
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I walked for 40 minutes to get here so it's safe to say I was really interested in visiting the gallery. Unfortunatley, the art on display is unremarkable and incredibly underwhelming.

Thank K L
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

A huge disapointment as half the gallery is dedicated to abstract paintings by their 'resident' European artist. All looking pretty similar to each other. And, sorry to say, boring. As tourists we had looked forward to seeing the art of Sabah artists. We had been...More

Thank MGO_12
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

a great place for a quiet afternoon out of the heat... chill and check out the art... a bit out of town but worth a trip...

Thank Sandi272
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

The gallery has so far acquired over 3,000 pieces of art works in its permanent collection in the form of paintings, carvings, sculptures, installations and so on, mostly by local artists.

Thank Sobri a
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

This place is very rarely advertised as to what exhibitions are on which really sums up the gallery. The design of it is very impressive with an internal structure similar to the Guggenheim in New York. However where full marks can be given for this...More

1  Thank borneogeoff
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

There are a lot of paintings display in the building. It is very quite and peace. You can take photo with the paintings and crafts there. The price for Malaysian is only RM 3 and RM 2 for student. It is definitely worth to visit...More

Thank Edmond0218
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