Various murals and artworks painted by local artists at Bagan area in Butterworth. This area has been promoted as Butterworth’s own street art space.
As part of the effort to rejuvenate the old Bagan town in Butterworth, this area is being developed as Butterworth’s very own art space. This ‘outdoor art gallery’ hosts various art works or murals from local artists and is organized by Zart Inventive.
Google Map Location to the street art area: https://goo.gl/maps/r89hFHGByfJ2
Temasya is a word in Malay which can be translated as festival or fair. The Temasya Bagan at Butterworth is a monthly festival held by the local community with support from the state government to promote the arts and culture scene in Butterworth. One such initiative is the birth of the Butterworth Art walk Alley.
A large mural painted on the back wall of an old shop at Butterworth’s old town, featuring a man sitting above the sea with a fishing rod. This art work showcases the origin of the area whereby it was a fishing village and jetty that later thrived into a busy trading port. This mural is part of the series of works of the Butterworth Street Art Alley.
Yet another wall art mural depicting an old vintage Malaya-Penang stamp, which can be located at the Butterworth Street Art Alley.
An art mural of an old Malaya stamp of 20 cents painted at the wall of a shop in Butterworth’s old town. This art work is part of a series of murals painted to depict the history and origin of the Butterworth town.
A mural painted at one of the shophouses at the old town of Butterworth, requesting people not to pollute the oceans. This art work is part of the series of murals painted along the Butterworth Street Art Alley.
An old man cycling past a large mural of a ship at an alley in the old town of Butterworth. The Butterworth’s old town area on the mainland side of Penang used to be a bustling trading port that had its origin from a small fishing village.
Various murals and artworks painted by local artists which depict the old days of Butterworth, where local sea trade and fishery economy are the history of the area. This art alley can be found just across the street from the first Butterworth Art Alley.