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National Institute of Fine Arts

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Address: Khoubulom Rd, Vientiane 0100, Laos

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Nice collection of paintings representing Lao daily life.

This exhibit hall for the National Institute is very conveniently located- a walkable distance from most places in town. And if you are driving, there is parking. It is a modest... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

This exhibit hall for the National Institute is very conveniently located- a walkable distance from most places in town. And if you are driving, there is parking. It is a modest structure and the collection is small, but the generally *large* works show a pleasant cross-section of Lao life. There are also additional works on display and stacked in an... More 

Thank LusakaSushidog
Xalapa, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Good place to get an idea of the painting and sculpture of Laos artists. The works are not superb but interesting

Thank bruno123452015
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Many large paintings representing Laotian people. Large dimly lit hall. Note that the current picture (pink building) is NOT this attraction. Location: Khoun Boulom Road immediately east of Chao Anou Road

Thank driverg
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 834 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This centre showcases Lao artists and their paintings and artwork. This is the place to go to discover the future of Laotian art and maybe buy a painting at a reasonable price.

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

Works by many local artists including etchings and lithographs at affordable prices. Easy location to reach and find; inside a little dusty. Requires some time to sift through the many works on sale.

Thank JMarcelline
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Reviewed 28 December 2014

The paintings are good! Worth to go! The address here is right, But the 1st photo show the place is incorrect! Took us 30mins to find the right place!

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

Not an easy place to find, but it was well worth the journey. Located close to the corner of Khoun Boulom Road and Chao Anou Road , this gallery exhibits the work of students and teachers at the Fine Arts Institute, a school for aspiring Laotian artisans. The school itself is outside town close to the Indian and Australian embassy,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 6 November 2012

In July I visited Vientiane and as I was walking along the road I came across the exhibition hall for the National Institute of Fine Arts. Housed in a lovely building are art pieces such as woodcuts, paintings, sculpture. I enjoyed being able to look at some of the artistic talent of Laos and was also able to afford to... More 

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