Chiang Mai University Art Center

239 Nimmanhaemin Road
50200 Suthep Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Chiang Mai University Art Center is classified in the following categorie(s): Museum 

Chiang Mai University Art Museum has temporary exhibitions set in a slick modern building, showcasing contemporary Thai and international art.

The Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University was established in 1983 as an institute in the northern region for the teaching and reaming of art and related fields. The 4 objectives of the Faculty include providing education, visual an and culture research. promotion and preservation of art and culture and academic services of the society in general.

In order to achieve the objectives in the promotion and spreading of knowledge about contemporary art and culture to the community. There was a need to set up a concrete organization to carry out the task Therefore. in 1996 the Thai Government. with the realization of the significance of developing contemporary art and culture in conjunction with the development of the economy and industry, agreed to allocate 46 million baht for the construction of the Art Museum which was completed in January. 1998. However, with a limited budget, only the major facilities have been installed. more funds are still being sought for both the interior and the exterior parts of the building as well as the surrounding land.

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