The Significance of a Public Art Gallery as an Education Centre in Kuching, Sarawak

Wong, Neng Lee and Wan Jamarul Imran, Wan Abdullah Thani and Mohamad Faizuan, bin Mat (2018) The Significance of a Public Art Gallery as an Education Centre in Kuching, Sarawak. International Journal of Applied and Creative Arts, 1 (1). pp. 42-56. ISSN 2636-9427

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Abstract

Building a Public Art Gallery is a dream of many individuals in Kuching, Sarawak. Kuching possesses colourful multicultural identities and has been producing different types of art that reflect the uniqueness of these identities. However, until now no public art gallery serves as a platform for Sarawakian artists, particularly in Kuching, to display their artworks and crafts and at the same time educate the community. This paper compiles the literature review on the importance of a public art gallery as an education centre for the society. The data was collected using the qualitative method, focusing on in-depth interviews to identify and analyse why a public art gallery is vital in Kuching, Sarawak, like a lot of other states in Malaysia. The informants were selected by purposive sampling and then analysed using Data Analysis Lamnek. This paper analyses the informants’ perceptions. It concludes with a suggestion of a temporary public art gallery in Kuching, Sarawak and some future studies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: public art gallery, data analysis Lamnek, education centre, purposive sampling, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts
Depositing User: Wan Abdullah Thani
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2018 00:16
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2018 14:00
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/4420

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