List of Art Galleries in Chiang Mai Thailand
PONGNOI community art space is an art gallery in Chiang Mai, Thailand located in the foothills of Doi Suthep. To reach this art space you will have to go behind Chiang Mai University and take the Wat Umong road which is dotted with art galleries and gift shops. It is named after a next door Buddhist temple - Wat Pongnoi, and is run by Wanek Jantartip. The place itself is architecturally very modern and is purposely built to accommodate art exhibitions and events. It is not a big gallery but it stands out as a place that gives chance to new artists to exhibit their work. It is very welcoming and its doors are always open, even though that sometimes there is nobody at the gallery.
Matoom Art Space
MATOOM Art Space is an art gallery located in the center of the Old City of Chiang Mai. It is only a hundred meters away from the famous Walking Street (Sunday Market) and Wat Chedi Luang. It is one of the longest established galleries in Chiang Mai. Many young artists have had their first exhibitions at Matoom Art Space. It is one of the few galleries in Chiang Mai that displays art from international artists.Every now and then there are art exhibitions with unforgettable opening parties featuring live music, live performances and sometimes a barbeque. Very friendly place!
Seescape is a well established art gallery in the Chiang Mai’s trendiest area - Nimmanhaemin Rd. It is known for organizing contemporary art exhibitions and for being a popular hangout place for young local artists. The gallery features a very hip coffee shop ,a gift shop and a shaded garden. So, if you decide to go for a walk around Nimman area, Seascape Gallery can be a perfect place to have a break. The gallery's staff is very friendly and speaks good English. On a wall in the garden is an art community bulletin board, so you can check what is happening in Chiang Mai art scene. It is open from 11:00 to 21:00