Largest Private Art Gallery in North Malaysia
Daiichi Modern Art Gallery is the largest private art gallery and art museum in North Malaysia. The gallery was founded in 1998 by Dato’ Tai Keik Hock, D.S.D.K. On 20 February 1999, Yg Bhg Dato’ Chuah Thean Teng of Malaysia, Master artist Guan San Yue of China and Master artist Liu Bo Shu of China jointly officiated the gallery.
Daiichi Art Space is a branch of Daiichi Modern Art Gallery located in Georgetown, Penang. It was officially opened by Y.A.B. Chief Minister of Penang on 27 Feb 2016.
Our vision is to promote “works of art” that include paintings, drawings, calligraphy, original arts, sculptures, ceramics and other art forms that are of artistic merits and historical significance.
To encourage, develop and foster interests in art and inculcate an appreciation and understanding of art.
• Elevate the standard of art by organizing art activities (outdoor draw/paint from nature tours with transportation and accommodation arrangements), exhibitions, talks, forums and live painting/ drawing demonstrations by prominent local and international artists.
• Disseminate knowledge and to publish research materials pertaining to art.
• Promote art through cross-cultural fertilization.
• Provide a platform for local and international artists to communicate and share art work, ideas and knowledge.