New Jogja Gallery
Jogja Gallery was launch on September 19th, 2006 and declared by Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X. Located at 0 (zero) kilometer in heritage area, the center of Yogyakarta city. Jogja Gallery built upon the former Soboharsono Theater – a theater building that was constructed in the year 1929 and since the 1980s it was no longer used. This place is strategic because it is part of the Yogyakarta Sultanate Palace and near a number of landmarks and cultural activities which have been the traditional icons of Yogyakarta, i.e. Malioboro street, the Central Post Office, Alun-alun Utara with it’s Ringin Kurung (the city town square with a pair of banyan trees in its center), the center of “Gudeg” (a traditional food of Yogyakarta) in along Wijilan street, and the Sonobudoyo Museum. Jogja Gallery situates itself as an institution which will accommodate and manage the contemporary art potential in Yogyakarta which in fact is very active, dynamic and is carried out by many artists from different kinds of backgrounds. Jogja Gallery first exhibition is “ICON: Retrospective” and “Pallingjang (Saltwater)”. Next exhibition will be held on December 2nd, 2006 which are “Young Arrows: 40 outstanding young Indonesian artists” and “Rhythm and Passion” by 8 artists.
Gallery opens > Tuesday - Sunday, 09.00 am – 09.00 pm
Administration opens > Monday - Saturday, 08.00 am – 04.00 pm
Banaran café and restaurant opens > Every day, 10.00 am – 11.00 pm