The festivities of the New Year celebrations are just over but in the first month of the young year 2019 there is still plenty of things to do and see in Bangkok in January. Relax and recover in your serviced apartment in Sukhumvit and then go out to see or participate in the following events:
Paint With My Heart
Art exhibition, Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, Ratchaprasong, until January 22, 2019.
The Thai artist Surindr Sonthirati is showing 99 paintings of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in this solo exhibition. The works took him a full year to complete. Part of the profits will be donated to the Foundation For the Better Life of Children.
Festival, King Power Complex, Phaya Thai, until January 27, 2019.
Duty-free company King Power has joined Disney to create a magical land for Mickey Mouse and his friends. It consists of a theme park and specially available Mickey Mouse merchandise products. For the small vistitors, there will be meet-and-greet sessions with your favorite Disney characters.
Art, PT Gallery, Charoenkrung, until February 2, 2019.
Apart from exhibiting a gigantic “Lost Dog” sculpture at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, French artist Aurèle Ricard will also exhibit a series of paintings, drawings and seven more Lost Dog sculptures at PT-Gallery.
Bangkok That Was: Photographs 1956-1961 by Fabrizio La Torre
Exhibition, Serindia Gallery, Charoenkrung, until January 13, 2019.
Italian photographer Fabrizio La Torre lived in Bangkok from 1956 to 1961 to document and photograph the launch of the renowned Italthai Industries company. Beside his actual work, he took thousands of contemporary photos of the city and its residents. Rarely seen photographs are showcased in a double-venue exhibition simultaneously showing at Serindia Gallery and the National Museum.