About Ciputra Artpreneur Museum
“A place to rediscover Indonesian modern art history. A birthplace of inspiration that stimulates creativity and encourages innovation.”
The Ciputra Artpreneur Museum exhibits the largest collection of maestro Hendra Gunawan’s artworks in Indonesia, displaying 32 paintings & 18 sketches of Hendra Gunawan. These form part of the private collection of Founder, Dr. (HC) Ir. Ciputra. Through exhibitions, programs, research and publications, the Museum documents and interprets its own collection. It provides information and perspectives on the development of Indonesian Art from the modernism period until present day, especially relating to Hendra Gunawan.
The Ciputra Artpreneur Museum aims to be a place in which one could see and learn about Indonesian art, contributing towards the endogenous development of social communities whose testimonies it conserves while lending a voice to their cultural aspirations. The Museum aspires to help the public present their identity and diversity in an ever-changing world. It creates educational opportunities for its visitors and accommodates an experience, which leads to greater Indonesian art appreciation.
Opening Times :
Tuesday – Sunday, 12 PM – 6 PM
Closed on Mondays and Public Holidays
About Hendra Gunawan
Hendra Gunawan is an artistic creator respected for his role in actively stimulating the development of modern art at the beginning of Indonesia’s independence years. He founded an art organization “Pelukis Rakyat” (The People’s Painter), encouraging artists to express nationalism freely. In 1950s, He founded one of the first Indonesian Art academies, ASRI, still operating today. He has strong interest in man and daily life, depicted in his paintings through people from the grassroots to higher society. Through the exhibition in the museum, Ciputra Artpreneur wants to articulate how the identity of a nation is portrayed through the paintings.