Seminyak is an upmarket with mostly luxury accommodation and fashionable high-end restaurants and bars. The atmosphere is much more sophisticated and laid-back than Kuta, and the beach in particular is quieter during the day. Seminyak is also the high end spa and boutique shopping capital of Bali. There are many things to do in Bali, and the Kendra Gallery in Bali is a must see place for those who visit Seminyak. Kendra Gallery of Contemporary Art hope to have a positive and dynamic effect on the contemporary arts in Indonesia. They will foster international dialogue by showing the art of many cultures side by side: Balinese, Indonesian, European, Asian and American. This artistic dialogue will be supplemented by in-house publications, lectures, films, workshops and performances which will make Kendra Gallery a center for art happenings.This program will sponsor foreign artists in their work and research while providing opportunities for locally-based artists to profit from a different worldwide and diverse technical or educational experiences. One of the most unique hotels to stay over is the W Retreat & Spa, Bali which is situated on the legendary beaches of Seminyak. There are over 237 suites and villa which gives fabulous and stunning views of the ocean and the beautiful and lush gardens. The hotel is designed with W’s signature elegance, style and sophistication. Restaurants, bars, cafes and electric nightclubs, shopping balls and high-end shopping boutiques are all within few minutes away from this luxury hotel.
This artistic dialogue will be supplemented by in-house publications, lectures, films, workshops and performances which will make Kendra Gallery a center for art happenings.As Kendra Gallery goes forward, their exhibitions will highlight both established artists and young artists just entering the professional world. Guiding them in their career decisions will be a fundamental element of their development program.It is also a homage to two of the primary sources of art and artists in Indonesia: Bali and Jogyakarta. They plan to make charity and the promotion of awareness of social issues a regular element of our activities at Kendra Gallery.
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