As the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta is a gathering place for various cultures. The diversity of art, culture and even history merges in a complex urban space. Influenced by the lifestyle of the metropolitan community, the space for art is developing quite rapidly in this city. Proven by many public space used as a forum for exploration by art community.
Indonesian National Museum
The National Museum of Indonesia, known as the Elephant Museum, is the first and largest museum in Indonesia. Being the one of the oldest museum, this museum has been established since the Dutch colonial era, since 1862. Previously, the National Museum of Indonesia was called Koningsplein West. However, this museum building was only opened to the public in 1868. This museum collect an archaeological, historical, ethnographic and geographical relics from all over Indonesian archipelago.
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (Museum MACAN) is an modern art museum in Jakarta. This museum provides access to the public to view and learn about significant and growing works of modern and contemporary art from Indonesia and around the world. Having a space area of 7,100 square meters, this museum has a variety of exhibition programs and active events that can be easily visited by the public.