myBatik Visitor Centre, an all-new city cultural centre, opens Dec 3rd, 2012 in Kuala Lumpur — Kuala Lumpur's newest cultural centre,myBatik Visitor Centre, an all-new concept in regional cultural center, will officially welcome its first guests on Monday, December 3rd, 2012, at Persiaran Ritchie, Jalan Ampang. myBatik Visitor Center, a center for arts, knowledge, entertainment, and culture, will engage people of all ages via the showcase of prestigious and world-class batik exhibitions in addition to exhibits, workshops and programs highlighting the unique heritage of the region.Put myBatik into our Kuala Lumpur travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kuala Lumpur.
“One major goal of the centre is to provide a True Malaysian Batik Experience for Malaysians and expatriates. It took me 8 years to develop the idea before bringing it to fruition. Located at a strategic location, the centre is only 5 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur City Centre and our target is to bring in 100 thousand visitors annually," said Emilia Tan, executive director of myBatik Visitor Centre. “This exciting new addition to Kuala Lumpur’s cultural scene will be buzzing with both the featured exhibit and an electic mix of companion activities and events.”
A new model for urban cultural centers the centre will feature a unique variety of changing exhibitions, special events, lectures, classes and weekend festivals."As part of the exciting, ongoing revitalization of downtown Kuala Lumpur, myBatik Visitor Centre hopes to become a vibrant community and cultural landmark for the city, the country and beyond," added Emilia. "Our goal to create a contemporary regional facility is about to become a reality and benefit batik artists and all of Malaysia."
myBatik Visitor Center visitors will marvel at beautiful batik paintings and exciting workshops hosted by various Malaysian and regional batik artists. “We plan to broaden people’s awareness of the matters and issues outside their immediate environment by introducing craft makers and homebased artists and their works to art lovers,” said Emilia Tan. Presented concurrently with the media open house will be special themed weekends showcasing aspects of batik production such as a demonstration of Batik Canting, an artisan who specializes in recreating batik using authentic techniques and historical re-enactments of Malaysian history.
For more information on myBatik Visitor Centre, please visit www.myBatik.org.my
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This is my first time to learn about Batik making and I am glad that I choose to come to myBatik workshop. My first lesson is about using the batik block stamping and I learn how to apply the wax on t... more »
Great experience, loved it! Now I have a unique gift to take home. Lovely staff too. Highly recommended. more »
I bring my son to learn the batik painting workshop. We pick up the t shirt and paint. We spend only Rm127.20 and paint together with my son. Very reasonable price. We have a fruitful day and bring home the batik knowledge.
I came here with my mother and partner. It was a lovely experience. The staff were friendly and helped us through the whole process. Food at the cafe was nice too! Very affordable - we did the scarf painting at just 127 myr. Would visit again!
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