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Butterworth Street Art: Art Walk Alley Part 3

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.

Butterworth Street Art Alley (Art Walk at Night)

Butterworth Bagan Art Alley Walk.

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

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.

Hai Dong Ma Temple @ Bukit Mertajam

Located on the outskirt area of Bukit Mertajam, which is called Machang Bubok, Hai Dong Ma Temple is a Taoist temple dedicated for the worship of Chinese deity Thean Hou (also popularly known as Mazu). The temple compound also houses various Chinese mythical beings statues including a set of Chinese animal zodiacs.

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.

Butterworth Street Art: Fishing

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.

Butterworth Street Art: The Old Malaya Penang Stamp

Yet another wall art mural depicting an old vintage Malaya-Penang stamp, which can be located at the Butterworth Street Art Alley.

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