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02 Jul 2011

Marsi Gallery, Suan Pakkad Palace

One of Bangkok's leading contemporary spaces,the Marsi gallery hosts occasional exhibitions from overseas. The Marsi Gallery is in the second floor of the Chumbhot-Pantip Center of Arts.

It was named after H.R.H. Princess Marsi Paribatra, the daughter of Prince and Princess Chumbhot of Nagara Svarga. With the intentions of preserving and promoting the arts and culture in order to support and encourage worthwhile activities and arts exhibitions all the year round.

It is located at the Suan Pakkard Palace museum in Bangkok. It is located on Sri Ayutthaya Road south of the Victory Monument. The museum has Thai antiques on display, including Ban Chiang pottery over 4,000 years old. Originally the home of Prince Chumbhotpong Paripatra and his wife, they converted in into a museum which opened in 1952. The museum features a group of four traditional Thai houses with covered hallways between them.

The Suan Pakkad Palace is a combination of fine arts and ancient artifacts from the era of H.R.H. Prince Paribatra Sukhumbandhu, son of His Majesty King Chulalongkorn, Rama V and Her Majesty Queen Sukhumala Marasri. The Ban-Chiang Museum [Thai Heritage] and Marsi Gallery are in the Chumbhot-Pantip Centre of Arts.