Posts Tagged ‘Galeri Petronas’


Spending A Day at MASiF 2011

Spending A Day at MASiF 2011

The Music, Art, Style International Festival (MASiF) 2011 is an event that celebrates the three different categories of art – fine art, fashion and music. One of the activities organised as an effort to cultivate a better understanding of Fine Art was the Public Programmes held at Galeri Petronas. The three programmes that was held on the 16th and 17th September were ‘An Evening with Amri Ginang‘, where participants were given an opportunity to be up close and personal with one of Malaysia’s pioneer photographers, Amri Ginang and ‘Fusion of Passion : Walk With The Artist‘, where some of Malaysia’s best painters, photographers, sculptors and illustrators talk about their latest works that are currently on display at Galeri Petronas. The last programme which was held on 17th September at 2.00 pm, was ‘Close and Personal : Soraya & Ariff Awaluddin‘. Read more »

Fusion of Passion

Fusion of Passion

This year’s Malaysia Day was celebrated on a grand scale, unlike the years before. Various activities were held by many organisations, including state and the federal governments, as well as other entities, all united in the celebration of the country that we live in. Chief among the celebrations was MASiF 2011 – the Music, Arts, Style, International Festival – at Suria KLCC. Among the highlights of the festival was an art exhibition at Galeri Petronas which has recently come to a close entitled Fusion of Passion.

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MASiF 2011

MASiF 2011

For those who missed last year’s Music, Arts, Style and International Festival (MASiF) which was held at Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, fret not because this year’s MASiF will be held from the 15th till 17th September 2011. The venue for this three day festival will be Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) this time around. The event will start off with ‘Let’s MASiF’, where visitors will get to enjoy performances that reflect the current happenings in the world of contemporary music, art and style. Day two, entitled ‘One MASiF’ touches on the diversity of Malaysian culture whereas day three, entitled ‘Massive MASiF’ will feature successful international Malaysians and selected regional artists, singers, musicians and designers sharing their passion in their field.

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Contemporary Watercolour Exhibition at Galeri Petronas

Contemporary Watercolour Exhibition at Galeri Petronas

Most of us would remember Art as one of the mandatory subjects to take while we were in primary and secondary school. Though many may have performed well in that subject, there were others like myself, who was only too glad when the subject was no longer mandatory. One of the mediums taught during my school days was watercolour. Though many may feel that using watercolours to paint is easy, it only dawned upon me that there is so much more involved other than just getting the right colour and shade.

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Public Art Programme at Galeri Petronas – 3rd Series

Public Art Programme at Galeri Petronas – 3rd Series

Ever wonder how a hundred year old painting that is hanging in an art museum still manages to look so new? How is it that pages of a paperback novel can turn yellow after a decade or two, but these old paintings stay so beautiful, as if it was painted just recently instead of centuries ago? It all boils down to the methods that art collectors use to preserve these works of art.
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Art Escape Programme: Art Workshops at Galeri Petronas

Art Escape Programme: Art Workshops at Galeri Petronas

Once again, it is time for school children to take a break, kick back and enjoy two weeks of homework-free days! The school holidays, which starts from 28th May till 12th June 2011, is the time where most families take the opportunity to travel around or out of Malaysia together with their children. It is also the time for many of them to indulge in their favourite activities or even attend holiday camps of their choice.

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