Butterworth Temasya Bagan

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.

Penang Street Art (Beach Street’s Art Lane)

Art Lane is a newly established art gallery that features both international and local works within an old heritage pre-war shophouse at Beach Street, George Town. The art space is founded by one of the co-owners of China House, which is also located nearby. The walls within the large shophouse serve as the canvas for artists to exhibit their creativity and express their thoughts in a public space.

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Penang Street Art (The Dripping Dragon)

This large art mural is created by UK artist Thomas Powell, as part of his Chinese Zodiac art series in Penang. Named “Dripping Dragon” by the artist, the art work depicts a dragon on horseback, who is wearing an ancient Chinese warrior costume. This art work can be found at Hutton Lane, George Town.

Butterworth Street Art: Bounties of the Sea


Various murals created by street artist Thomas Powell at a ruined and abandoned building in the old town of Butterworth, Penang. This art works depict the local history and culture of Butterworth, which was once a fisherman’s village.