Art galleries across Bangkok open their doors until late, with a Valentine’s themed night and a gathering of 250 local and international artists.
Feb 14-15, 5pm-late. Silom, Sathorn and the riverside on Feb 14; Ari, Pathumwan and Sukhumvit on Feb 15
This site-specific installation explores youth culture and the individual and collective memories of young people from 1957 to the present through images, texts and printed materials.
Feb 15 – April 30, 6-11pm. William Warren Library, Jim Thompson Art Center, Kasemsarn 2 Rd. Free
Photographer Carolina Sandretto explores the passing of time through a series of images of objects from Cuba, Svalbard and Antarctica.
Through Mar 30, 10am-9pm. RCB Galleria 3, 2/F, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24. Free
Artists and filmmakers interpret dreams and imagination through VR innovation.
Feb 14, 5pm-11pm; Feb 15, 1pm-5pm. Alliance Française de Bangkok, Wireless Rd. Register free here
This installation links 12 artists with 10 local shops, food vendors and neighborhoods along the Chao Phraya River.
Feb 14, 5pm-late. Various locations along the riverside—see website for details
The debut of Rang Nam Walking street will see the 600-meter soi closed off to vehicles and filled with market stalls. In future, the event will take place on the last weekend of each month.
Feb 15-16, noon-10pm. Soi Rang Nam, Ratchatewi. Free
Artist A. Spaice shares their journey of how they made a weekly mini-mag/zine series with people they had never met before, while moving from Cambodia to Vietnam, Thailand and Japan, Malaysia, Finland, Latvia, and Slovakia.
Feb 17, 2-4pm. Monochrome, 8 Decho Rd. (BTS Chong Nonsi), 098-285-4465
The renowned Lithuanian producer and DJ brings his psychedelic sounds, leftfield disco, synth-pop and krautrock to Bangkok for the first time.
Feb 14, 9pm-3am. De Commune, Liberty Plaza, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor). B300
Calling all singles: this party encourages you to get down to beats by DJ Deejai, KurryPup and MC MNKIZZLE.
Feb 14, 7pm-12am. WOOBAR, Lobby/F, W Bangkok, 106 N Sathon Rd., 02-344-4000. B400
Two singers belt out heartfelt love songs at Langsuan's '20s cocktail den.
Feb 14, 7pm till late. Crimson Room, Langsuan Rd., Book at 0622592525
Enjoy food, drinks and circus-themed entertainment along with music from DJs Fred Canal, Alex Fischer and Benji.
Feb 15, 3-9pm. Fraser Suites, Sukhumvit Soi 11, 02-207-9300. B300
Enjoy a brunch of American soul food accompanied by live music from the Hollywood Soul Band.
Feb 16, 11am-4pm. The Last Drop Bangkok, Sukhumvit Soi 22, 087-922-0072. B650 in advance/B800 for walk-ins
FAIRS & MARKETS
Bookworms can’t miss this book festival gathering more than 100 book lovers and writers, along with live music and special book exchange activities.
Feb 14-16, 4pm-10pm. Museum Siam, 4 Sanam Chai. Register here. Free
Open Market at Central Embassy welcomes pop-up stalls selling chocolate beans, bars, cookies and more for Valentine's day.
Through Feb 16, 10am-9pm. 6/F, Central Embassy, Ploenchit Rd., 02-119-7777. Register here free
Shop for organic food and eco-friendly goods, along with sustainable workshops and activities.
Feb 14-16, 8am-5pm. Park@Siam, Siam Square. Free
Head to this eco fashion event to learn how to make your wardrobe more sustainable.
Feb 15, 10:30am-7pm. The Commons, Thonglor Soi 17
The collaboration between Bangkok's vinyl collecting community and coffee lovers returns.
Feb 16, 1-8pm. Strange Fruit, Thonglor Soi 20. 094-556-5041. Free
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of this classic Valentine's movie by Wong Ka-wai.
Learn to write beautiful calligraphy using paintbrushes and inks.
Feb 16, 10am-5pm. YELO House, 20/2 Rama I Rd. B3,500—book at Line @nari.luna