Petronas Gallery (Malay: Galeri Petronas) is a contemporary art gallery established in 1993 by the Malaysian multinational company Petronas to promote arts and culture. Nestled between the Petronas Twin Towers
, in Kuala Lumpur
's premier shopping destination Suria KLCC
, the gallery makes art engaging and accessible to the public.
It provides an avenue for artists, both Malaysian and foreign, to display their works towards meeting and nurturing the growing interest of the Malaysian public in visual arts.
Galeri Petronas manages and administers the Petronas sponsorship programme for the visual arts. As part of this programme, the corporation provides and maintains the gallery as a World
-class venue for Malaysian artists to display their artwork and to undertake activities for their further development. The gallery also hosts foreign exhibitions to encourage exchanges between local and foreign artists for their mutual benefit.
To further promote and contribute to the development of art, the gallery offers a wide range of art appreciation and educational programmes, in addition to an active programme of exhibitions. Forums and seminars discussing various art issues are organised on a regular basis.
A continuing art acquisition programme by the gallery on behalf of Petronas enables the corporation to offer patronage and support to the artistic and creative works of the communities where it operates.