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Arma Museum
Arma Museum The AGUNG RAI MUSEUM OF ART (ARMA) was officially opened by the Indonesian Minister for Education and Culture, Prof. Dr. Ing. Wardiman Djojonegoro on 9 June 1996. ). The Museum is nestled on the side of a gently sloping narrow valley, overlooking Tukad Saka.

ARMA is more than a museum. It is a centre for visual and performing arts in the community, it provides an ample opportunities for visitors to enjoy the permanent collection of paintings, special temporary exhibitions, theatre performances, dance, music, and painting classes, bookshop, library and reading room, cultural workshops, seminars and training programs.
Constructed of a series of building with traditional Balinese style, the museum is used local materials. The two main buildings, Bale Daja and Bale Dauh settled admirably in the landscaped gardens, ponds and fountains and grand view of rice paddyfield as the backdrop.

The Collection
The Agung Rai Museum of Art is the home of masterpiece paintings by renowned Balinese, Indonesian and international painters includes the collection of the ARMA Foundation and work on loan from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Agung Rai.

The paintings range from traditional to contemporary including the following:
  • Masterpieces by Batuan artist of the 1930's and 1940's
  • The only work to be seen on the island of Bali by the 19th century Javanese artist Raden Saleh Syarif Bustaman and German painter Walter Spies
  • Works by Balinese masters such as I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, Ida Bagus Made, Anak Agung Gde Sobrat and I Gusti Made Deblong
  • Foreign artist who lived an worked in Bali are represented by Willem Gerald Hofker, Rudolf Bonnet, Adrien Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres and Willem Dooijwaard, Arie Smit and many other.
The Agung Rai Museum of Art also held various temporary exhibitions by both Indonesian and foreign artist include paintings, textiles, photography, installations and sculpture with greater emphasis on contemporary art.
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ARMA open stage
The ARMA Open Stage is the venue for exciting performances of both Balinese theatre and visiting groups from other parts of Indonesia and overseas, as well as outdoor banquets.

ARMA Resort
Set amidst 4 hectares of landscaped gardens and fountains, the handsome rooms and luxurious newly built villas are elegantly decorated with fine Balinese furnishings, offering both style and comfort.

Uniquely decorated rooms featuring fine Balinese furnishings offering both comfort and elegant style. All rooms equipped with Air Conditioned, Stocked mini-bar, IDD Telephone Service, Hair Dryer, Shower and Bathtub, Toiletries in bathroom, Comprehensive Information Package and private terrace.

The Workshops

The Cultural Workshop is designed to enhance and enrich your experience of Bali through a deeper understanding of its artist and culture.
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The class will give in-depth information about the history of painting in Bali, the paintings on exhibition and the differing styles, as well as an overview of contemporary Indonesian artists.

This workshop is exclusively designed to introduce the participant to Balinese painting. They will get individual instruction and able to dabble a painting of their own.

In this 3 hours workshop the group will learn about the history of gamelan, the use of gamelan in the village context, and a demonstration by master musicians and a demonstration by master musicians.

This lecture provides basic information concerning the traditional dance within the ritual context. Two of the most famous dancers in Bali will demonstrate the particular movements and the attending steps. Afterwards, the participants will be given the opportunity to learn and practice the dance by themselves.

This is a visit to an exemplary workshop where the guests are introduced the general idea of the model activities prevailing in a workshop of wood carving.
The group will learn some basic knowledge and several carving techniques and get acquainted with the tools used. Each participant will be given their own wood to carve. The needed tools and materials are provided accordingly.

Learn about many features of Balinese batik; forms, motifs, techniques and proper use of batik. Each participant will receive a set of utensils and try to make a piece of Balinese batik.
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