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Pridi Banomyang Institute

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The primary focus of the place is to view sporadically rotating art by local and international artists and to provoke cultural interest and discussion among young Thais.

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Named after Pridi Banomyang, one of the leaders in the 1932 coup, the institute holds semi-regular screenings of eclectic films based around a changing theme (war or technology, for example) in the main theatre. It’s a sincere attempt to educate the public about art in a city that historically doesn’t care much about it. The website is in Thai, but if you call or e-mail they will be happy to provide English information on what’s currently on display.

How to get there
The institute is located on Thong Lo, a ten-minute walk from the BTS stop Thong Lo.

Pridi Banomyang Institute

Between Thong Lo 1 and 3
Tue-Sun 09:30-17:30
T: (02) 381 3860-1

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