Bentara Budaya Jakarta located at Jl. Palmerah Selatan No 17, is a cultural and art institution founded by Kompas Gramedia as the cultural philanthropic branch as well as the corporate social responsibility. Bentara Budaya Jakarta, which opened on 26 June 1986 by Jacob Oetama is an example of a partnership between the media and the community.
Bentara Budaya Jakarta building displaying a Kudus traditional house as its centerpiece and at the same time displaying Indonesian traditional art mastery. Bentara Budaya Jakarta consists of museum and art gallery. It is open from Monday and Friday and from 08.00 to 17.00, It is free of charge and open for visitors
Bentara Budaya Jakarta has various monthly agenda such as Exhibition, Film Screening, monthly discussions, music performances, theater, and other variousperforming arts. CurrentlyBentaraBudaya Jakartabecomea referencecenterof culturalactivitiesand cultural events.
More info for events: see here
How to get here (see the route map):
From Juanda / Gondangdia / Cikini go to platform 2 and take the Red Line/Blue Line heading to Bekasi/Depok/Bogor and stop at Manggarai. Go to platform 5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Angke/Jatinegara and stop at Tanah Abang. Go to Platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/Maja/Rangkasbitung and stop at Palmerah. Take 4 minutes walk to southwest
From Sudirman go to platform 1 and take the Yellow Line heading to Angke/Jatinegara and stop at Tanah Abang. Go to Platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/Maja/Rangkasbitung and stop at Palmerah. Take 4 minutes walk to southwest
See the link map or the map below