13 Things To Do At GGMB This Weekend

By Wild Ginger

13 Things To Do At GGMB This Weekend

November 24th, 2021 at 5:47 am

Gallery Gerimis

27 – 28 Nov | 11.30 am – 6.00 pm | 3rd Floor, GMBB | Free Admission

Learn more about our indigenous culture and identity through various activities from dance performances, puppetry performance, arts and crafts to food tasting! Hear first-hand from the Orang Asli as they share their mythical and folklore stories through a storytelling performance known as Cermor x Sewang. Get a taste of their staple foods such as cassava, rice and chicken cooked in bamboo. Check out the full schedule of all the FREE activities HERE.

 

Game On Lah!
27 – 28 Nov | 11.00 am – 6.00 pm | 1st Floor, GMBB | Free

Take time off the screen and enjoy more mindful ‘logged off’ activities with board games. Bring along your friends and families to compete and try out 10 different and unique locally made board games developed from various elements of Malaysia. Participants also get a chance to win up to 5 board games!

 

Art Exhibitions

11.00 am – 6.00 pm | Free Admission

1. TELUR PECAH 2021 CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION

15 Oct – 28 Nov | Kesana Kesini, 3rd Floor, GMBB | Free Admission

A line-up of diverse talents – from special-need artists to senior artists, from large scale artworks to delicate sculptures, Telur Pecah is a contemporary art exhibition featuring 50 talented Malaysians sharing their interpretations of art and Malaysia through a range of unique individual styles. This is your last chance to come witness how Malaysians from all walks of life #MakeMore with their art!

 

2. THE “SELF” IN ART EXHIBITION BY SEKUTOO

19 Nov – 5 Dec | 2nd Floor, GMBB |Free Admission

SEKUTOO is a monumental gathering of 10 art collectives featuring 58 artists.  Inspired by the #Kitajagakita campaign, each art collective has created a collaborative artwork specially for this art exhibition. Find your-SELF in this brilliant art representation by our local artists!

 

3. BAKAT MUDA SEZAMAN 2021

This year the Bakat Muda Sezaman Competition by Balai Seni Negara has launched a concept of ‘Seni di Lokasi’ or ‘Art on Site’ which allows artists all over Malaysia to exhibit their work anywhere they choose. GMBB is honoured to house four (4) Bakat Muda Sezaman participants and they are:

  • Chloe Yap featuring a mixed media installation artwork called “I don’t want really want you to see me, but I still want to show you” on the 9th Floor at GMBB
  • Lim Bo Qiang & Chow Chin Sien showcasing “The New Visible Horizon” which is on 3rd Floor at GMBB
  • Rais Azmi presenting a mobile mural called “Solitary Wall” available on the Ground Floor at GMBB
  • Nur Fera Ereen featuring a mixed media installation called “Alam Maya” on the 2nd Floor at GMBB

 

4. LoveMYBatik Exhibition by KLWKND

25 Nov – 5 Dec | The Grey Box, Ground Floor, GMBB | Free Admission

What is so special about our Malaysian batik? Get the low-down at LoveMYBatik Exhibition as it showcases the heritage, versatility and the perennial nature of our Malaysian Batik. Curated in different segments ranging from traditional Batik artwork prints by masters of the past brought out from Universiti Sains Malaysia’s art collection, to contemporary reinterpretations and even a projection mapping of the batik making process – all within the awe-inspiring The Grey Box in GMBB.

 

Workshop & Activities

27 – 28 Nov | 11.00 am – 6.00 pm | GMBB

1. REFOCUS YOUR ENERGY WITH CARAVAN TEA BY THE OTHER SCHOOL

27 Nov @ 11.00 am – 1.00 pm | Reka2, 3rd Floor | RM20

Slow down and get off the hamster’s wheel for a calming experience by trying out the ritual of tea making. Book a spot now at https://tripetto.app/run/ADV6213MMW

 

2. LEPAK SKETCH SESSION WITH CHAMOLOGY AND PIJ STUDIO

27 & 28 Nov @ 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm| 1st Floor | FREE

Spend your weekend lepaking over a fun laidback drawing session with a graffiti artist and illustrator.

 

3. PORTRAIT PAINTING USING ARTIST’S BRUSHSTROKES

27 Nov @ 1.00pm – 6.00pm & 28 Nov @ 2.00pm – 6.00pm | Reka2, 3rd Floor | RM40 – RM70

Get a unique portrait of yourself drawn by talented local artists using their individual styles and creativity.

 

4. GLOW IN THE DARK SPACE MURAL PAINTING BY NUR FERA EREEN

27 & 28 Nov @ 3.00pm – 5.30pm | 2nd Floor | RM 50

Test your artistic skills in creating a glow in the dark mural painting on a black mounting board. Book a slot now at bit.ly/GITDRegistration

 

5. STORYTELLING & BOOKMARK MAKING WITH AYANO & SANAE (Organised by Museum of Picture Book Art)

28 Nov @ 11.00am – 12.00pm & 1.00pm – 2.00pm | Reka2, 3rd Floor | FREE

A great activity to do with your kids as they learn to make their own bookmark while listening to a storytelling session. All materials provided. Prebook on https://forms.gle/tyegYMMiU2cfirCx9

 

6. KIRIGAMI WITH MIMI

27 Nov @ 12.00pm – 1.00pm | 28 Nov @ 12.00pm – 1.00pm & 3.00pm – 4.00pm |1st Floor | RM15

Learn to create a simple pop-up accordion book from kirigami, the Japanese art or technique of cutting and folding paper into objects or designs. You can book your slot at https://bit.ly/mimigmbb

 

7. MAKING 16-PAGE ZINES FROM A4 PAPER WITH AUNTY EM

27 & 28 Nov @ 12.00pm – 1.00pm & 3.00pm – 4.00pm |1st Floor | RM30

Make your very own tiny zine from a single A4 sheet, guided by the award-winning visual artist Emila Yusof! Grab a seat and book your slot via WhatsApp +6013- 2482278

*For kids aged 7-12 years’ old          

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