7 cultural events not to miss in Bangkok this July

Updated on July 8 2017

Full of amazing artists and creative organisers, Bangkok has an increasingly lively arts and culture scene. From a Bangkok-based painter’s first solo painting exhibition to the hot documentary on how Sriracha gained its cult following, here is a list of places to check out this month. Get out there and support the arts.

P/A/U/S/E Havana

P/A/U/S/E Havana cultural events

When: 6 July – 3 August 2017

Bangkok-based photojournalist Supanit Riansrivilai presents a photo collection that is devoted to unveil the city of Havana’s captivating contrasts. From Havana’s stunning colonial architecture and vibrant local culture, each of Supanit’s snapshots encapsulate a fresh perspective the colourful city. Through unique compositions and visual storytelling, you’ll see that Supanit has pictured the city in its full colour.

Woof Pack, 1/3-9 Sala Daeng 1 Alley, Khwaeng Silom, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, +66 89 826 2299

Kingdom’s Edge Exhibition

Kingdom’s Edge Exhibition cultural events

When: 7 July 2017

A collection of 15 colour photographs, Kingdom’s Edge is an exhibition that explores the intricate and subtle incongruities of our daily lives in Southeast Asia. Captured by British photojournalist Richard Humphries, the selection of photos is a visual narrative uncovering the bustling livelihood and complex societies in varying Asian cities such as Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur.

Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand, 518/5 Ploen Chit Road, Maneeya Centre, Penthouse Bangkok, +66 2 652 0580

Check-In

Check-In cultural events

When: 8 July – 19 August 2017

Through a photography exhibition, award-winning photographer Peera Vorapreepanich reflects his perspective on technology’s impact on society and culture. Using art as a mirror, Peera’s works captures our growing obsession with the need to document the world in photographs, as well as on social media. Check into the exhibition and see if you’re just as plugged-in as those that are portrayed in the images.

Soy Sauce Factory, Soy Sauce Bar, 11/1 Charoenkrung 24, Bangkok, +66 98 956 6549

Sublimation

Sublimation cultural events

When: 21 July – 20 August 2017

Myrtille Tibayrenc – painter, director of Toot Yung Art Center and co-director of the Bukruk Urban Arts Festival – is a long-time Bangkok resident, and Sublimation will be her first exhibition since she graduated from Ecole des Beaux Arts de Marseille et Dunkerque in 2015. Provocative and thought-provoking, the exhibition will showcase a collection of her oil paintings. Through her works, you’ll find that she treats her paintings as a platform to portray how violent the world can be and reveals hidden meanings with her artistic sensibilities.

Serindia Gallery, 36 Charoen Krung Road, Maha Phruttharam, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, +66 2 238 6410

Baan Lae Suan 

Baan Lae Suan cultural events

When: 22 – 30 July 2017

An annual home and garden fair, Baan Lae Suan will be featuring more than 1,700 home décor and landscape vendors at BITEC in Bangna. If you’re looking into revamping your interior look and feel, or redoing your garden, drop by this event. There will also be a selection of handcrafted furnishing pieces for you check out as well.

Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre, 88 Bangna Trad Road, Bangna, Bangkok, +66 2 726 1999

Documentary Film Night: Sriracha

Documentary Film Night: Sriracha cultural events

When: 24 July 2017

Dedicated to unveil all the facts you may or may not know about Sriracha, the documentary film takes you back to the origins of this beloved hot sauce – the seaside town of Si Racha in Thailand. The film will inform you of all the little-known history of this spicy sauce, as well as introducing what worldwide Sriracha fanatics are up to.

Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand, 518/5 Ploen Chit Road, Maneeya Centre, Penthouse Bangkok, +66 2 652 0580

Krungthep Thara at CentralWorld

Krungthep Thara at CentralWorld

When: 29 June – 30 July 2017

In celebration of our riverside culture, CentralWorld is holding the food and cultural event named Krungthep Thara. Featuring over 300 vendors and riverside restaurants, the event lets you enjoy a true taste of Thailand and various cultural shows inspired by riverside communities. Besides food and fun, there will also be numerous handicrafts and craft workshops available, from khon mask making to bencharong pottery painting activities.

CentralWorld, 4,4/1-4/2,4/4 Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, +66 2 640 7000