Virtual events to support Bangkok's bar scene, permaculture workshops in Bangkachao and a Pride Month art exhibition.
Diplomático joins Havana Social for this virtual cocktail class, with profits going to support bar staff during the pandemic. Learn about making cocktails at home
Kolour is back with another virtual festival this weekend, featuring nine hours of disco, house and techno DJ sets from Dan Buri, Brent Burns, Nakadia and more; lifestyle workshops like stress relief, festival makeup and cocktail mixology; and the spirit-lifting dance cam. It’s free to attend but register here for a chance to win prizes including headphones, backpacks, cold pressed juice and food vouchers—make a contribution to receive gifts and increase your odds!
Jun 13, 1-10pm. Twitch
Take a day trip to Bangkok’s “Green Lung” with this bike ride and class, which features hands-on sessions covering topics like dealing with plastic waste, transplanting plants, basic woodworking, building a pond, making natural soap, sprouting seeds and microgreens, building a kitchen worm bin, fermenting organic fertilizer, making herbal tincture and more. Proceeds go towards developing further permaculture activities.
Jun 13 and 14, 9am. Bangkok Permaculture, Bangkachao. B999/day, include bike rental, workshops, equipment, coffee and lunch. Full booked! Contact via Facebook to find out about next month's class
Celebrate Pride Month with this exhibition by LGBTQ artists, whose works explore issues of humanity and equality. Visit on Saturdays to meet the artists.
Through Jul 12, 11am-8pm. Joyman Gallery, 357-359 Maha Chai Rd.
This multimedia digital exhibition delves into the life and work of the Dutch post-impressionist, from his early novice charcoal sketches to his famous oil masterpieces, displayed on huge screens with music, alongside quotes, letter correspondences and physical recreations of his paintings.
Through Dec 31. MODA (Museum of Modern Art), 2/F, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24, 02-237-0077. B350 on Zipevent
This Thai watercolorist explores the old merchant town of Sawara in Japan.
Through Jun 30. Palette Artspace, 1055-57 Suhumvit Soi 55, 064-587-6788
Through Jul 4, 11am-8pm. RCB Galleria 2, 2/F, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24. Free entry
Head to Lad Phrao’s new container gallery to catch this fast-rising contemporary Thai artist, who was scheduled to exhibit in Europe but has moved his show to Bangkok due to the current travel restrictions. Expect to see his Pop Art-inspired portraits boasting brightly colored lips.
Through Jun 28. Offbeat Box, 24/180 Ladprao Soi 21, 082-612-0672
Continue exploring into the week with free Bangkok walking tours from local travel company Expique, starting on Tuesday with “Rattanakosin Story.” Check out the full schedule and register to join here. Tours are limited to 10 people each.
Every Tue and Sat from Jun 16. Various locations