Indonesia Art Institute

This college, located at the northern boundary of The Bali Art Centre, was established in 1967. The college specializes itself in dancing, traditional music, traditional puppetry design, and fine arts. At this place younger generations are trained to become expert in arts. Its role significant which the organization of the annual Bali Arts Festival, and all activities are centred in this area.

How To Get To Indonesia Arts Institute (ISI)

  1. 15 minutes from Sanur
  2. 20 minutes from Kuta
  3. 30 minutes from Nusa Dua

What You Can See Around Indonesia Arts Institute (ISI)

  1. Art Center, This building was established on 14th February 1973 and has function to arrange the art and cultural attraction and supported with open stages and main buildings for: dancing, painting exhibition, seminar, music as specially big event of Bali art Festival is held on the middle of June to July every year. It’s located at Nusa Indah Street Denpasar.
  2. Jagatnatha Temple, The high structure of the Padmasana is the unique shrine of the temple. Like other big temples, Jaganatha is very busy on big religious day, such as Galungan, Kuningan, Saraswati. The regular religious ceremonies are conducted on the new and full moons, shadow puppet shows are normally performed. This place is accessible within 20 minutes from Sanur.
  3. Catur Muka Statue (Four Faces), It is called Catur Muka (Four Faces) because it has four heads facing out to the four quarters of the compass and builled in 1973. The statue was created by a craftsmen led by the locally renowned artist I Gusti Nyoman Lempad from Ubud village.
  4. Bali Museum, Originally established in 1910, by a Dutch official who was concern at the export of culturally significant artifacts from the island, the museum was destroyed in a 1917 earthquake. It was rebuilt in the 1920s, but used mainly as a storage facility until 1932, when the German artist Walter Spies and some Dutch official revived the idea of collecting and preserving Balinese antiquities and cultural objects, and creating an ethnographic museum.
  5. Sanur Beach, Sanur has made traditional villages under Desa Sanur a bustling business and resort area. In current Sanur area, there have been standing various hotels and villas, from simple hotels, medium hotels, and luxurious hotels.