Masks & Puppets

The Houses of Masks and Puppets is a place where various kinds of masks and puppets from different regions in Indonesia and around the world have been collected, stored, and displayed for public since 2006. The collection includes more than 1300 masks and 5700 puppets. These masks and puppets were collected as a reference which can be used for various purposes.

Located just a few miles from the heart of Ubud, the House of Masks and Puppets covers more than 1 hectare of land surrounded by traditional Balinese village and rice fields. The intent and purpose House of Mask & Puppets Setiadarma for preservation – education and entertainment.











The House of Masks and Puppets was initiated by Mr. Hadi Sunyoto, a businessman and cultural enthusiast, who has been collecting masks and puppets from different regions in Indonesia for the past seven years. Concerned with the lack of appreciation and awareness towards the disappearing traditional art form of masks and puppets in Indonesia, he decided to create a space to collect, preserve and spread the knowledge of the art form of masks and puppets. As a result, the House of Masks and Puppets was built in 2006.
Vision: To inspire people to learn about the culture of the past for the benefits of the present and future life. 

Mission:
- Conserve the art form of masks and puppets from different regions of Indonesia, as well as from other countries.
- Disseminate knowledge and information related to the art form of masks and puppets to the public
- Promote, nurture, and develop the art form of masks and puppets.

Text source: http://www.topengwayang.com/







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18 comments:

  1. Great post dear and lovely place :)

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  2. I'm one of those who love to spend a day in a museum or any exhibits and just appreciate the art. :)

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  3. Amazing photos dear!

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  4. It must be really fun there!
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  5. Love the photos!
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  7. Wow, this is awesome. Great masks. Beautiful.
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  9. great pics

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  10. Such a great post! Looks like an amazing time
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  11. Beautiful pictures!

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  12. Fun photos!

    God bless,
    Xo, Claire
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  13. Fascinating masks and puppets, Grace! Have a lovely weekend, dear.

    xoxo Ira
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  14. Hello from Spain: I like the new cover photo of your blog. Fabulous pics. Keep in touch

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  15. Lovely

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  16. thank you all for the lovely comments...
    xxx

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