Dear Art lovers, If you’re seeking places to see in Saigon, this post recommended by Backpackers Vietnam Team is for you.
If want to find inspiration and a little relaxation in this life, visit these art gallery spaces. You can see a lot of interesting artworks from local and international artists while listening to really good music in each place.
The factory contemporary arts center
“The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre is the first purpose-built space for contemporary art in Vietnam. As an independent organization, we are a ‘factory’ of critical ideas; a site of constant physical transformation; a network of people who strive to speak about tangible and intangible cultural memories that matter and are indelibly unique.”
- The first purpose-built space for contemporary art in Vietnam.
- Artistic environment.
- Curated exhibitions, workshops, live arts, talks and film screenings.
- Suitable for ones have an interest in contemporary art.
Address: 15 Nguyễn Ư Dĩ, Thảo Điền Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- For adults: 50,000VND ~ 2,5$
- For students (with ID): 40,000VND~2$
- For children under 12 y.o: free
Hotline: 84 (0)28 3744 2589
2. Salon Saigon
Salon Saigon is the relax place for the art lover.
Its main function is the presentation of contemporary creation and Vietnamese culture through art exhibitions, performances, conferences, screenings, educational programs, and a unique collection of resources on Vietnamese culture available at the library.”
- Contemporary creation and Vietnamese culture through art exhibitions, performances, conferences, screenings, educational programs, the library.
- Classic, artistic.
- Continous events.
Address: 6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem, Ward 7, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Entrance fee: 80,000vnd ~3.5$ (not applicable to events) – free entrance for students and Salon Saigon members
Hotline: 84 (0)28 3933 3242
3. Craig Thomas Gallery
Established in 2009, CTG is the natural evolution of its founder’s decade long involvement in the Vietnamese art scene and the relationships developed with artists, curators, and collectors during that time. The gallery is focused on supporting the development of young (emerging, early) and mid-career Vietnamese artists and providing them with a platform to present their work to a wider audience. CTG strives to play an active role in promoting the development of a vibrant domestic art scene in Vietnam through ongoing efforts to promote talented young Vietnamese artists and through the hosting of regular exhibitions at the gallery.
- Friendly, helpful staffs
- Peaceful, nice contemporary art
- Passionate and awesome owners
Address: 27i Tran Nhat Duat St, Tan Dinh Ward, D1, HCMC
Hotline: 84 90 388 84 31
4. Galerie Quynh
The gallery has participated in international art fairs like Asia Now Paris, Art Brussel, Art HongKong, and Art Stage Singapore.
– Selection of art pieces, local artists
– Friendly staffs
– Nice relationship with foreign artists and art lover.
Address: 118 Nguyễn Văn Thủ, Ward Đa Kao, District 1, Hồ Chí Minh city
Hotline: 84 8 3822 7218
5. Sàn Art
Sàn Art, founded in 2007 in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) as an artist-initiated, non-profit art platform, has since become a leading art organization dedicated to nurturing and challenging common modes of viewing and thinking about visual art through exhibition, critical discourse. This is the playground for art lovers.
– Exhibition, learning, debating space for local contemporary art
– Non-profit organization
– Educational program for aspiring local curators
Address: MILLENNIUM MASTER – PHÒNG B6.16 & B6.17 – 132 Bến Vân Đồn, Ward 6, District 4, HCMC
Hotline: 84 (0) 339 811 696
6. Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography
– Top-level staff, speak multi-language
– Best photographs
– Art products
– Prestigious spaces but quite small
Address: 151 Dong Khoi (Floor 1), District 1, Ho Chi Minh City – Corner Hai Ba Trung & Le Duan
Opening Hours: 8:30 am – 9:30 pm
Hotline: 84 (0)868 894 376 – 84 (0)865 211 202
7. Chaos downtown
– Mini hostel/homestay/ art space for art lovers.
– Unbound, cozy art of youth in Saigon
– Backpacker spaces
Address: 121/61, Le Thi Rieng Street, D1, HCMC
Hotline: 84 935880172
If you are living in Hanoi, these 5 best art galleries in Hanoi is recommended for you by Backpacker Team.
*Notes: List of “Top 7 Best Places In Saigon For Art Lovers” above is compiled by Backpackers Vietnam for the reference purpose as a third party of providing helpful information to members & readers. We research and pick the best local tours in Saigon based on our internal data with the aim to show you the best of Vietnam. No advertisement purpose. We don’t take responsibility for incorrect information and change of Tours or Businesses that may happen.
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