Founded by a prominent Indonesian photographer Edwin Rahardjo in 1984 in his garage, Edwin’s Gallery has definitely outgrown its humble beginnings. The gallery, which is now housed in a 2,000 square metre space in the chic area of Kemang, has exhibited some of the country’s most notable contemporary artists including Nyoman Nuarta and Ivan Sagita, as well as Ahmad Sadali and Mochtar Apin. The gallery also exhibits at many prestigious international art events such as Art Basel Hong Kong 2014.
- The Jakarta Art Center Taman Ismail Marzuki
TIM, located at Jalan Cikini Raya is dedicated to the advancement of the arts and culture in its multiple forms. Here are performance theaters, cinemas, exhibition halls, galleries, archives, restaurants and cafes and there is also a planetarium as well as the Academy for the Arts. Dramas, musical, films, recitals are daily performed here.
- Setu Babakan Betawi Cultural Village
Setu Babakan or the Babakan Lake is located at Jagakarsa. The area is specially earmarked for the preservation and advancement of Betawi
- Jakarta Performing Art Theater
Gedung Kesenian Jakarta is a heritage building from Dutch colonial days, where artists regularly perform traditional and modern drama, concerts, and musicals. Built in 1821 its construction is in neo-renaissance style and was called the Theater Schouwburg Weltevreden or the Pasar Baru Theater since it is located just across the popular Pasar Baru shopping center.