Esjehi art gallery is housed on the east of the Sultan Park in Male, the capital of Maldives. The purpose of opening the gallery was to preserve and promote traditional and modern arts of Maldives. This is one of the most looked forward Maldives Tourist Attractions due to the number of creative artworks displayed.
What to expect
The gallery is housed in one of the oldest building in the city.Displayed are artworks, carving, arts and crafts as well as beautifully decorated wooden panels. Since the gallery is about promoting local talent and giving them the opportunity to reach out to the world with their artistic talents, the gallery hosts a variety of workshops and exhibitions that give you a chance to get a deeper insight into local artworks and artists.
Small in size, big in quality
Maldives Esjehi art gallery is not very large but it has a number of rooms that contain beautiful carvings and preserved wood panels. The works of the local artists and artisans are beautifully spread throughout the available space. The Esjehi Art Gallery is also known to host a variety of workshops and exhibitions that give you a chance to get a deeper insight into local artworks and artists.
Regular workshops are held at the museum, which allows local talent to be improved as well as offer them a podium to highlight and display their artwork. If you are interested in Maldivian culture then the Esjehi art gallery is a great way to appreciate it. If you plan to travel around Male then its best to take base at Adaaran Prestige Vadoo, which is not only a breathtaking resort but also a central location that can be reached anywhere.
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