TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Exploring museum and art exhibition places in Jakarta can be an option for ngabuburit or spending time while waiting for the fast-breaking time in the holy month Ramadan. Not only providing knowledge, but a museum also displays unique, interesting artworks that is surely an instagrammable spot you must visit.
Here are three 'gram-worthy places across the capital city:
1. Laut Kita
An art installation exhibition dubbed Laut Kita or literally means Our Ocean is opened in Plaza Indonesia, Central Jakarta. This place presents you information about the harmful of plastic waste and also various art installation or your Instagram posts. The exhibition initiated by fashion boutique Sejauh Mata Memandang is opened free for the public until June 16.
Located in Serpong, Tangerang, Motomoto museum has 23 rooms decorated with different themes, such as batik room, France room, up to candy room. This children-friendly museum is priced at Rp100,000 per person and free of charge for kids under two years old.
3. Museum Macan
Yayoi Kusama's artpiece at the Museum Macan. TEMPO/Dian Yuliastuti
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara or commonly known museum Macan is renowned for its unique art installation. During this year's Ramadan, the museum located in AKR Tower, Kebun Jeruk, West Jakarta, is presenting an art exhibition named “Dunia Dalam Berita” (translated as the World in News) made by 10 Indonesian distinguished contemporary artists.
The artworks include rows of toilet decorated with pink LED lights, 14 rows of stone carvings formed a television, up to fabric with lots of zippers attached to large walls. The art installation is opened until July 21. The entrance ticket fee is set at Rp100,000 for one adult, Rp90,000 for one student/ elderly, Rp80,000 for children aged 3-12 years, and free for kids under 3 years old.