Gallery surge: 'Ilham Art Show' opening weekend draws a record 1,550 visitors


Part of the queue of visitors waiting to enter Ilham Gallery in Kuala Lumpur last weekend. The 'Ilham Art Show 2022' attracted 1,550 visitors, a record opening weekend attendance for the public art gallery. Photo: Ilham Gallery

Big crowds and long queues at Malaysian art galleries might be the new normal.

Ilham Gallery, a (free admission) public art institution in Kuala Lumpur, attracted a bumper crowd of 1,550 visitors for its Ilham Art Show 2022 last weekend.

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