If you love painting artwork and want it as your things to see in Ubud during a holiday in Bali. Then you should visit Blanco Museum Ubud! So on this page, you will find about opening hours, ticket price & facilities at Blanco Renaissance Museum In Ubud Bali.
The most traveler said, when traveling to Bali without visiting Ubud, can’t be said as a whole island of God tours because Ubud Bali is central to Balinese art and culture. Therefore, Ubud Bali has become very well know tourist attractions, mostly by European tourist. Ubud Bali as a place to visit offer variety of tourism attraction and entirely different from other well know tourist destination in Bali such as Kuta Bali.
Best tourism activities that you can get in Ubud such as:
- Ubud white water rafting.
- Visiting Tegallalang rice field.
- Watching Balinese dance performance.
- Bird watching activities in Ubud.
Ubud Bali is more appropriate for those who look for a calm and quiet place with a beautiful natural environment, for those who are traveling to Bali with kids, you need to choose Kuta Bali as your primary destination instead of Ubud. Because in Kuta Bali, there are many things to do for families. If you and your kids love water sports activities in Bali than Tanjung Benoa beach is the place you have to visit.
Most people who love art especially art painting, during their holiday in Bali always visit Ubud. Due to as most people aware, Ubud is central of art painting museum in Bali and the picture collection from local painters and foreign artists. One of the most famous museums in Ubud is Blanco Museum.
History Of Blanco Museum Ubud
The founder and owner of Blanco Museum in Ubud are Mr. Mario Antonio Blanco, a Hispanic and American painter who love to create artwork depicting women. Furthermore, Mr. Mario Antonio Blanco, a man, born in Manila, the Philippines on 15 September 1912.
Mr. Mario Antonio Blanco died in Bali on 10 December 1999 at the age of 87 years. The cause of dead is kidney and heart disease. Antonio Blanco follows his wife religion as Balinese Hindu, so cremation ceremony was held on 28 December 1999.
In 1953, Mr. Mario Antonio Blanco married with Balinese dancer and her name Ni Ronji. Most of the time Mr. Mario Antonio Blanco, use his wife as a model for his painting. Ni Ronji (his wife), really inspire Antonio Blanco to develop his genius desires on art. Since than Antonio Blanco began to realize his work and his dream. He began to build his house and the land of Antonio house granted by King of Puri Saren Ubud Ubud, Tjokorda Gde Agung Sukawati.
Antonio Blanco dream to have art museum for his painting and he manages to build his dream museum on 28 December 1998, the name of the museum is The Blanco Renaissance Museum and located at his beautiful residence. The Blanco Renaissance Museum now a place for more than 300 Mr. Mario Antonio Blanco painting collections.
The Blanco Renaissance Museum Locations
The Blanco Renaissance Museum located on Hill area of Campuhan river Ubud. The address is, Jalan Raya Penestanan, Ubud, Bali. The best way to find the location of The Blanco Renaissance Museum is by using Google map below.
Antonio Blanco focuses on the beauty of women on most of his artwork painting. It said Antonio Blanco is a painter with eternal feminine and maestro on romantic – expressive arts.
While daily visitor on average around 100 visitors up to 150 local and foreign tourists. Most of the Blanco Museum visitor are interested in seeing the work of the maestro on romantic – expressive paintings which have high artistic value to the life of Balinese people.
Antonio Blanco Award
The work of art of Antonio Blanco received many awards, the awards such as:
- Tiffany Fellowship Award (a special prize from the Association Artist in Honolulu Hawaii).
- Award Chevalier du Sahametrai in Cambodia.
- Awards and gifts Art Criticism in Spain from the Indonesian first president Soekarno.
- A grant from the King of Spain who at the time was King Juan Carlos I. With the title of “Don” in front of Antonio Blanco name.
Museum Opening Hours, Entrance Fee & Facilities
The Blanco Renaissance Museum facilities for visitor such as restaurants, art shop, toilet, and lounge. Also, to enter the Blanco Renaissance Museum visitor need to pay entrance fee ticket IDR 50,000 / person. Blanco Museum Ubud opening hours are on a daily basis. Including holidays and Sundays, open from 09:00 am to 05:00 p.m.
Other Well-Known Museum In Ubud
Due to as the central of an art museum in Bali, Ubud village has many famous art galleries beside Blanco Museum Ubud. Therefore, the other art galleries that worth to visit is:
Indonesian Language Translation, click this link! Museum Blanco Ubud.