Passing by Chung Ling High School

Chung Ling High School in Ayer Itam is a Chinese boys’ school and also one of the oldest and most well known Chinese schools in Penang. Founded by the local supporters of Dr Sun Yat Sen in the early 1900s, the school was originally established in George Town, before moving to several locations until it was finally relocated to its current location in 1923.

Penang Street Art (Ip Man, Wing Chun Master)

Ip Man’s Mural

This mural depicts Chinese martial artist Ip Man practicing his Wing Chun techniques on a wooden dummy. It can be found at the wall of Ip Man Wing Chun Penang, a Chinese martial arts school in Solok Thaton, Pulau Tikus, Penang.

Ip Man was born in Foshan, Guangdong, China and later resided in Hong Kong. As a master teacher of Wing Chun, some of his students would become well known martial arts masters themselves, such as Wong Shun Leung and Bruce Lee.

Madras Lane: Hu Yew Seah

Hu Yew Seah

Hu Yew Seah

This Hu Yew Seah old heritage building is located at Madras Lane, George Town. Hu Yew Seah is an institution founded in 1914 that promotes Chinese language education to the English speaking Chinese in Penang.

Penang Street Art (Brick Kiln Road School Mural)

Brick Kiln Road School Mural

Brick Kiln Road School Mural

A collaborative art mural painted on the wall of Sekolah Kebangsaan Tan Sri P. Ramlee, a primary school located at Brick Kiln Road, George Town. This art work is painted by several artists during the Different Strokes Street Art festival in 2015. The school is also located next to the Hin Bus Depot.

Penang Isle: Penang Free School


Founded by Reverend Robert Sparke Hutchings, Penang Free School is the oldest English school in Southeast Asia which was also the first colonial era school to open to all children of any race or religion. On the 6th February 1816, a committee headed by Hutchings, submitted a proposal of the establishment of a school to the Governor of the Prince of Wales Island and on the 21st of October 1816, Penang Free School was established. The school is located at Jalan Masjid Negeri, or Green Lane.

Penang Chinese Girls’ High School


One of the biggest and top Chinese schools in Malaysia, Penang Chinese Girls’ High School is located at Gottlieb Road and was founded by members of the Penang Hokkien Chinese community in 1920. The prominent school is usually referred locally here as “Bin Hua”.


Penang Isle: Prince of Wales Island International School

Prince of Wales Island International School
Prince of Wales Island International School located at Balik Pulau, Penang, is an international British boarding style school which opened in September 2011.
For more info, one may visit its official website here:

Penang Street Art (‘Earth and Environment’ Murals)










A series of art mural or paintings on the back of the walls of Hutchings School, George Town which seem to touch on nature and environmental topics. These murals can be found at the back alleys of Stewart Lane or if one walks towards the end of Argus Lane from Love Lane.

Go here for the location of the street art mural;