Bali, a picturesque island of Indonesia has inspired thousands of artists from ancient times with its breathtaking natural beauty. From flora and fauna to little insects in the leaves to the glorious sunsets and silver full moons, artists have been drawn to Bali to put their talent to the test to capture these natural wonders on canvas, wood, metal, the works. The masterpieces of decades of such artists, inspired by the natural beauty of Bali are displayed on the walls of the Neka Art Museum, Bali.
Situated in the village of Ubud in the district of Gianyar, the Neka Art Museum established in 1976 and officially opened in 1982 is home to hundreds of beautiful paintings and carvings by local and foreign artists who have been inspired by the natural beauty and rich culture of Bali. This not only successfull in acting as a platinum stage to display local talent to a larger audience but also helps people understand and appreciate the culture of Bali and Indonesia.
The Neka Museum holds paintings in the puppet, Batuan, Ubud, Indonesian and International contemporary art styles as well as those by young artists from in and around Indonesia as well as other foreign youngsters. The museum not only functions as a tourist destination but also as a source of information, education, research, inspiration, preservation, public service as well as continuity. The museum stands for the preservation of the past, to empower the present generation and to create a brighter future for young artists to put Bali on the map of the visual Art world.
For an art enthusiast whether it be the traditional styles or the more modern and contemporary art styles that draw you towards a canvas, the collection displayed at the Neka Art Museum will undoubtedly mesmerize you and keep you spell bind for hours on end. Stay at one of the Bali hotels and experience the natural beauty of Bali first hand. Anantara Seminyak Bali successfully blends in nature with modern comfort to give you the best that any Bali hotel can offer. Relax and unwind as you enjoy the luxury of their services while enjoying the panoramic beauty before you.