This museum is located in Teges and it constitutes to be a large museum owned by an art lover, Nyoman Rudana. It consists of three floors and has collections of beautiful traditional paintings, such as the works of I Gusti Nyoman Lempad and collections of modern art, as Affandi's works. An old calendar from the year of 1840 also becomes a collection of this museum. Next to the museum, there is a gallery selling many painting collections.
This museum is open from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. It lies at a street aiming to Denpasar which is easy to reach by public transportation.
Museum Seni Agung Rai (Arma)
This impressing museum becomes the only museum in Bali having a painting of famous artist Walter Spies and a painting entitled Potret seorang Bangsawan Jawa dan Istrinya, the work of Raden Saleh, a momentous Indonesian painter from the 19 century.
The museum consists of two big buildings with art work collections owned by Agung Rai. The painting works of Lempad, Affandi, Sadali, Hofker, Bonnet, and Le Mayeur also become a collection of this museum. This museum is located at Jl. Raya Pengosekan and can be reached by public transportation of Ubud-Gianyar Route. It is open from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. The visitor can have a dinner in cafes inside the museum after watching the museum collections.
This museum also show the traditional dance performance regularly and hold an art course, such as Bali style painting, music, and Bali dance. It is better for you to visit this museum when a group of children is performing Bali dance in this museum (Monday-Friday, 3-5 pm, or Saturday 10.30 am -12.00 pm) or when there is gamelan orchestra performance (Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday at 5 pm).
This museum lies near the Campuran Bridge (Jl. Raya Pengosekan) and has a complete name Blanco Renaissance Museum, dedicated to keep famous painter works from Spanyol, Antonio Blanco which came to Bali through Philipina. This painter was dead in Bali in December 1999. His house is located exactly beside the Campuran hanging bridge.
The works of Blanco generally are erotic paintings figuring women in a very intimate atmosphere. Indeed, Blanco is famous for his expert in erotic art and poem. His Poinciana style house is then set to be a museum.
Visiting this museum will be a pleasure activity, especially if you are a mature man enjoying the beauty of woman.