Bali, despite its fame as the most popular tourist destination in the world, has not got the same reputation for its art classes. So aside from visiting the stunning beaches and heaving nightclubs, why not immerse yourself in the mysterious and uplifting Balinese art scene? Tap into your inner artistic mind and you’ll be surprised to find what’s in there. Here’s a guide for you artistic.
Chez Monique Silversmith Class
If you’re interested in beautiful accessories, why not make your own? Chez Monique Silversmith Class lets you design your own unique silver jewellery in the form of rings, pendants, and earrings that you can shape however you like. With experienced silversmiths to guide you, you can create your own special handcrafted keepsakes for yourself or your loved ones.
Address: Jl. Hanoman No 36, Ubud 80571
+62 81 338 454 677
I Nyoman Warta Batik Class
Led by a leading batik artist based in Padang Tegal Kaja in Ubud, you can’t go wrong with your batik creations here. Master the basic techniques and become confident with your batik-making skills and you’ll have one unique skill to brag about on your resume.
Address: 12 Jl. Gautama, Ubud
+62 813 3746 5854
Five Art Studio
The mystery and romance of Balinese art will let you escape the stress of your daily life and become immersed in a unique cultural experience that you will cherish always. Located in Keliki Village, all you need to do is to come with an open mind and leave with a unique work of art to take home.
Address: Jl. Raya Keliki
+62 878 6198 4083
WS Art Studio
Once you step into the studio, you will be greeted by Ayu, the creative and innovative Balinese jewellery designer. With her knowledge, practical experience, and artistic insights, you can learn how to make canangs (small hand-woven offerings to the gods) and carve your very own masks to use during occasions like Mardi Gras, Halloween, and costume parties.
Address: Lodtunduh, Ubud, Gianyar
+62 813 3955 6696
Mekar Bhuana Gamelan Music and Dance
Founded with a vision to document and reconstruct the rare and nearly extinct gamelan music and dance, you can learn various art forms preserved through traditional ceremonies in Bali. The workshops aren’t only about the artistic side of the gamelan tradition, but will also teach participants to be more aware about the environment in Bali. They have an anti-single-use plastic-bag policy on top of unique compost-making activities, so for those who care about a sustainable environment, book your class now.
Address: Jl. Gandapura III, No. 501X, Banjar Kesiman Kertalangu, Denpasar
+62 361 470 1258