Current Exhibition

Fluidity of Scenes

Exhibition by Lanna Architecture Centre (Khum Chao Buriratana), Faculty of Architecture, Chiang Mai University, in association with MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum

130 years of Khum Chao Buriratana (permanent exhibition) and Fluidity of Scenes (temporary exhibition)
will be available for viewing from 2nd November, 2021 – 28 February, 2022
The Opening Ceremony will be held on Friday, November 5th, 2021, at 4:30 PM
at the Lanna Architecture Centre (Khum Chao Buriratana), Chiang Mai
No entry fees required

Current Exhibition

ERRATA: Collecting Entanglements and Embodied Histories

A dialogue between the collections of Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta (Indonesia), MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Chiang Mai (Thailand), Nationalgalerie–Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany), and Singapore Art Museum (Singapore) initiated by the Goethe-Institut

Current Exhibition

A beast,
a god,
and a line

The exhibition welds a narrative of the geographical expanse
of Asia-Pacific as a collective universum,
where the works on view bridge geographies and timeframes.

14 November 2020 - 26 March 2021

Permanent Exhibition


Past Exhibition

The Hunters

A ‘Pollination’ project

Featuring artists Maryanto (Yogyakarta) and Ruangsak Anuwatwimon (Bangkok)
Curated by ‘Pollination’ curators LIR (Yogyakarta) and Kittima Chareeprasit (Chiang Mai)
Organized by: The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
Co-sponsored by SAM Art & Ecology Fund and MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum
With thanks to this edition’s curatorial advisors: Agung Jennong and Vipash Puranichanayanont

News and Events

The Breathing of Maps

Presented by The Japan Foundation, Asia Center
and MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum in Thailand in January 2020

News and Events

Unfolding Kafka Festival 2019

26 October – 24 November / Chiang Mai
MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum

News and Events

DIASPORA: Exit, Exile, Exodus of Southeast Asia’s extended program and activities

To continue to explore, through contemporary art, issues of displacement and hybridity of the region, we proudly present a series of activities in the upcoming months:


History meets modernity to create something "brand new"

Museum Shop

A selection of books, souvenirs, gifts and special artist collaboration pieces carefully curated by the museum.

Kampangkaew Café

Thai and International Cuisine at MAIIAM