Bentara Budaya Jakarta: A National Cultural and Art Institution


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.

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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

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BentaraBudaya 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 Station. Go to platform 5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Jatinegara and stop at Tanah Abang Station. Go to Platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/Maja and stop at Palmerah Station.Take 4 minutes walk to southwest

From Tanah Abang go to platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/ Maja and stop at Palmerah Station.Take 4 minutes walk to southwest

From Sudirman go to platform 1 and take the Yellow Line heading to Jatinegara and stop at Tanah Abang Station. Go to Platform 5/6 and take the Green Line heading to Serpong/Parung Panjang/Maja and stop at Palmerah Station.Take 4 minutes walk to southwest

See the link map or the map below

Bentara Budaya Jakarta Map

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