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bacc music

MAB: Music & Art Fest at bacc #2
Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 February 2013
Open Space in front of bacc

It’s time to enjoy a nice breeze in mid-February evenings with music and art festival by artists and art community at an outdoor area of Bangkok Art and Culture Centre. Be inspired and entertained with spectacular bands such as tong & jenny, summer dress,  stylish nonsense, พู่กันเชื่อง, yakk lab feat. Tul Apartment-Khun-Pa, plastic plastic,  the lummurve, better weather, lula, and greasy café.
Meet shops by friends from art and music community in various styles. This includes selection of great books, music, t-shirts as well as handmade goods, craftsmanships. This festival is also a wonderful opportunity to explore and discuss creative ideas upon art and music.

For more information Tel. 02-214-6630 - 8 to 530,,

major exhibitions


bacc exhibition 

Hear Hear
By Bangkok Art and Culture Centre
9 December 2012 - 10 February 2013
Ramp, 7th - 9th floor

Hear Here exhibition is to portray experiences and stories of sounds that are installed in the given space in order to create the various ways of perception. Artists of this exhibition employ different types of sound to symbolically communicate. Sounds are varied such as the frightening sound, the sound of organs quietly work in our body, the murmur of towns, the roaring to roads or even the sound of place itself that we never attentively listen to like in Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.


Related activities

A Personal History of Sound Art (1970s – 2013) By Guest Artist : Christina Kubisch
Saturday 9 February 2013, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Multi-Fuction Room, 1st floor

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bacc exhibition 

Siam application, appreciate, apply
“A passage to access Thai Art”

By Bangkok Art and Culture Centre
29 November 2012 – 17 February 2013
Main Gallery, 8th floor

Exhibition presents aesthetic and understanding of Thai art from the past to present. It shows 50 works by contemporary artists in which trace back from Thai heritage, that inspired by Buddhism and localism. Along with contemporary artworks, there are photographic works that convey the beauty of Buddhist art which goes back since Sukhothai period. Moreover, during the exhibition, there will be activities support the understanding of technique in Thai art developed from the olden days.

Raj Loesuang and The Boy Somboon Hormtientong Exhibition
21 February – 12 May 2013
Main Gallery, 9th floor

Thai Cartoons and abstract illustration exhibition by Raj Loesuang and Somboon Hormtientong. More than 400 drawings, paintings, sculptures and installation art will be on display and you will have a chance to meet with the artists. Visiting this exhibition, perhaps you will recognize the familiar cartoons from your childhood that have been engraved in your memory.

A Study of Buddhist Philosophy and the Creativity in Contemporary Art
By 12 Artist
28 February – 5 May 2013
Main Gallery, 7th floor

Each researcher (artist) creates 2 or 3 dimensional contemporary artworks that develop the concept from study and interpretation of Buddhist principal, philosophy and belief. Communicating through images and symbolic, the work conveys audiences to appreciate the context and relationship between Buddhist Dharma, nature, and modern materials. The idea is to analyze and synthesize how art, culture, and philosophy are rapidly changing and giving out influences among each other by using various media and materials that are assembled to produce the creations of paintings, sculptures, mixed media arts, and installation arts. The aim of the project is to pass on Buddhist teaching to people that will lead to the creation of more love and faith in today's society.

people's gallery

My Body My Weapon
By Sai Wannaphon Chimbanchong
16 January - 28 February 2013
People's Gallery P 1, 2nd floor artHub@bacc

This series of works was inspired by my studies at Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India, which was founded by famous poet Rabinthranath Tagore to be a world center for the study of humanity. There, I learnt about how Mahatma Gandhi liberated India from the colonial British using non-violent civil disobedience, and I was also inspired by Irom Sharmila Chanu, a woman who has been fighting against racist laws and discrimination by a hunger strike which began in the year 2000 – 12 years ago – and which lasts until today. For this she has earned the epithet of the “Iron Lady of Manipur”.

For mor information: 0816668383

Positive Grace 2013 "My Lai Thai & My Heart"
By Kasumi Katagiri
18 January - 26 February 2013
People's Gallery P 2-3, 2nd floor artHub@bacc

art network exhibitions

No Absolute Truth In The Universe
25 January – 17 February 2013
Studio, 4th floor

In many forms including paintings, sculpture, photography, installation and Ideas about Dhamma of the four artists. This will be the new alternative for art enthusiasts to see Dhamma in various angles and it might be one factor that will help promote art society and inspire people.

The 16th National Ceramics Exhibition
By Art Centre Silpakorn University
9 January – 28 February 2013
1st floor

Art exhibition Graphic Art Burapha 14th.
By students and advisor of The faculty of Fine and Applied Arts Burapha University.
7 – 17 February 2013
The opening ceremony on Thursday 7 February 2013
L floor

The results presented in this work are about 70 pieces by Student of graphic art and graphic media works every year by the media. Graphic. Wood engravings. Graphic mold. Mold silkscreen prints. Rock engravings and lithographs. And print media etc.

Exhibition "Silence Storytelling"
By Multimedia Design Program, Silpakorn University International College
21 February – 3 March 2013
Opening on Thursday 21 February 2013, at 14.00hr. Onwards.
L floor

The result of the works created from this cooperation will be shown in "Silence Storytelling" exhibition. The exhibition will use technology to show thoughts and perspectives of the mute world. It will showcase artworks and digital media designs made by disabled students that hope to prove that digital design can indeed remove boundaries caused by physical disabilities.

BUKRUK – STREET ART FESTIVAL The Thai-Europe Connection
23 February - 17 March 2013
Opening on 23 February 2013 at 6 p.m.
Studio, 4th floor

"BUKRUK/ THAI-EUROPE CONNECTION" is the first large-scale collaboration between Thailand and Europe in the field of street art. This project will be the biggest yet proposed in Thailand, with 15 European artists working jointly with 11 Thai artists among the most talented and cutting edge in their fields.

For more information Tel. 080-990-6910, E-mail


Special Kid
By The Support Foundation of Education for Special and Disadvantages Children
22 February - 3 March 2013
Auditorium, 5th floor


A special art talk, "Life and Work of Erwin Wurm" by Erwin Wurm
By Plan D Creative Studio (PDCS) and 100 Tonson Gallery.
26 February 2013 at 5 p.m.
Multi-function Hall, 1st floor

A special art talk, “Life and Work of Erwin Wurm” by Erwin Wurm, the world well-known contemporary Austrian artist. Wurm is best recognized from the series of “One Minute Sculpture” which he has been working on since the late 1980s, in which he poses himself or his models in unexpected relationships with everyday objects, prompting the viewer to question the very definition of sculpture. As the sculptures are fleeting and meant to be spontaneous and temporary, the images are only captured in photos or on film which shown on two dimension surface.

Reservation and more information contact: Curator Jakraphun Thanateeranon 0817527320,

bacc library

Art library
Art Library, L floor.

Please come to learn the life story and art works of reputed artists; Fua Haripitak, Thawan Duchanee and Kamol Tassanachalee from the books in Art library at bacc, they are Young Fua, Thawan Duchanee (The Alien), Dr. Kamol Tassanachalee, the Artist of Two Worlds: East and West. Do not miss to read them here at Art Library at bacc, L floor.


Pedal Lane
1st floor

PEDAL LANE / Urban Cycling in Style
focus on the beautifully designed and functional city bikes and accessories


For more information, please contact bacc Information

Rama 1 Rd., Wangmai, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
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