Evolution of a museum

By Ooi Kok Chuen

January 2010 PENANG PALETTE
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The general attitude towards museums in Penang has, it has been said, been one of apathy. One museum is quietly attempting to change that - by talking science and culture directly to the people.Hasnul Saidon: “I find it fascinating working with special groups such as classic car enthusiasts or bicycle clubs.”THERE IS A QUIET revolution taking place in Penang. A museum is moving into the streets, into the heart of the community, bringing with it an integrated approach to Art...

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Ooi Kok Chuen

is an art-writer and journalist, and the author of MAHSURI: A Legend Reborn (Ooi Peeps Publishing), an adult contemporary fantasy “movel” (a novel conceived as a mock movie) spun from a local legend.


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