Phuket’s Arts And Culture Scene Ramps Up
The recent opening of The Living Art Gallery at Blue Tree Phuket is reflecting a new appreciation for art and culture on the island. Moreso, the opportunity to use Phuket as the hub for arts in Southern Thailand is now coming into focus.
Owner and curator of The Living Art Gallery Khun Sornchat Aom Krainara is a strong promoter of young Thai artists and active in creating cultural events and festivals. At a time when Phuket is looking at new directions for tourism, her presence is a strong positive given her network and reputation across Thailand.
Using Blue Tree as a special events platform for Phuket pairs well with the gallery and there is potential for even larger periodic and annual festivals that will attract Thais in the short term and longer, draw international visitors.
Part of the pandemic domesticated travel trend has seen a renaissance of historical Phuket Town. Another noteworthy island attraction drawing visitors is in Mai Khao is the gem known as Baan Ar Jor House and Museum. If you haven’t visited, make time to see check it out.
Watch an insightful interview with The Living Art Gallery owner Khun Aom Krainara as part of C9 Hotelworks and Delivering Asia Communications Thai road trip series: