21 April 2020

RRRAWRRRR!!! Maybank’s Emerging Women Artist Show 2020

The Maybank Group is steadfast in its commitment to the arts. Our strategy to achieve our corporate responsibility and community involvement goals is implemented by Maybank Foundation, with Arts and Culture being one of the key areas of focus.

09 April 2020

Merdeka Malaysia Millennial Exhibition

The government recently approved to lower the voting age of Malaysians from 21 to 18 years of age. With Generation Y or millennials (those born between the 1980s and 1990s) already forming a sizable part of the electorate, politicians from both sides of the divide must now also take into serious consideration the aspirations and the needs of those born between the mid 1990s and early 2000s, (collectively known as Gen Z) into their coming political ‘struggles’.

06 April 2020

MELUKIS – Drawing in Graphite and Ink

Artists have traditionally used charcoal, pencil, pastel, crayon, ink, etc to produce quick, preparatory sketches of their observations and ideas before transferring these onto a canvas or walls to be completed in paint.

21 April 2020

Batik Painting – An Exhibition and Tribute

Batik is an age old craft of wax resist dye technique on textile that was practiced by various cultures around the world though it is today most associated with this side of the region especially Indonesia, which had its batik designated by UNESCO as a masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2009.

09 April 2020

ENTWINE - Maybank Women Eco-Weavers meet Southeast Asian Artists 2019

The Maybank Women Eco-Weavers programme promotes and enhances traditional textiles globally in a sustainable manner, whilst creating economic independence and financial inclusion for women weavers across the ASEAN region.

03 April 2020

RRRAWRRR!!! Maybank’s Emerging Women Artists Show 2019

For centuries, women have been deeply involved in creating beautiful works of art, whether in the field of music, paintings, dance, drama or literature. But despite their talent and contributions, many of them have faced opposition and challenges in the early years due to gender bias – be it due to lack of training opportunities, difficulties in selling their works or gaining public recognition.

21 April 2020

Of Moments and Memories – A Malaysian Watercolour Experience

Watercolours is a popular and affordable medium of art available to people of all ages. However, it is also one of the most difficult media to master. Besides it’s affordability (oil paints were beyond the means of many ordinary people even today) watercolour paints could easily be found in stationary shops and familyrun convenience stores.

07 April 2020

MyTiger Values Art Competition and Exhibition 2019

The tiger is the largest of the world’s big cats and this magnificent creature, with its distinctive orange and black stripes and beautifully marked face, has a day that is dedicated to it.

03 April 2020

Pure Painting – An Exposition of Non-Figurative Art

Variously called non figurative art, non representational art and non objective art but more commonly identified as abstract art or abstract expressionism, there are few defining characteristics shared by all forms of abstract art namely the departure from presenting reality as it is and the absence of recognizable forms.