Events: What do in Kuala Lumpur this month?


Art Discovery Tours for Kids at the ILHAM Gallery in February

Within the context of the current exhibition, number of concepts will be introduced to the children on tour:
– Shapes in Sculptures
– What is Modern Art? Symbolism & Colour Theory
– Recurring Shapes in Artwork
– Abstract Art
– Animals in Modern Art
– Modern Architecture and the City

Due to the fragility of the artworks on display, the tours will only be open to CHILDREN 6 YEARS AND ABOVE (with some allowance for mature 5 year olds who have been on previous tours at the gallery).

FOR KIDS AGED 6–12 YEARS (Accompanied by a Parent)
03 Feb (Sat) 10:00 am–12:00 pm
08 Feb (Thurs) 10:00 am–12:00 pm
24 Feb (Sat) 10:00 am–12:00 pm
24 Feb (Sat) 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

FOR KIDS AGED 12–18 YEARS (Accompanied by a Parent)
03 Feb (Sat) 2:00 am–4:00 pm
21 Feb (Wed) 4:30 am–6:30 pm

More info here. The tours require registration and typically fill up quickly. Read also about our experience of the tour.

Pameran Kartun & Kita at the National Museum KL

Pameran Kartun & Kita – Cartoon & Us Exhibition is on until 15th April. The exhibition includes the works and stories of Malaysia’s local icon Dato Lat, as well as the creators of other local cartoons, including the creators of Upin and Ipin. Check Facebook or the museum’s website for more information.

At the Ark at Eight at Klpac in February

God is tired of the constant strife between people and animals and has decided to flood the Earth. Three penguins are faced with a problem: how can they all get on Noah’s ark when they have only two tickets? Ulrich Hub’s comedy about friendship, love for one’s fellow man, faith and faithlessness won an award for the best German play for children. Russian with English subtitles.

Venue: pentas 1, klpac
23 – 24 FEB @ 8.30pm, 25 FEB @ 3pm
Ricekts RM60/RM40


IAMM’s Saturday and Sunday Children’s Workshop

Storytelling and theme based art and handicrafts for children 12 years and below. This is an informal session which helps the children to explore their creativity.  Please ensure that children 6 years and younger have an accompanying adult.

Date & Time | Saturday and Sunday from 3pm – 4pm

Venue | Children’s Library, Level G, Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia,
Jalan Lembah Perdana,
50480 Kuala Lumpur

Admission | Free


As You Like It at PJLive Arts

The Handlebards, the world’s first cycling theatre company, return to Asia with their brilliantly absurd all-female version of Shakespeare’s most comical romance! These beautifully British and brazenly bonkers actresses will perform their side-splitting production of the Bard’s hilarious tale of two lovers becoming entangled in a beguiling game of love, lust and mistaken identity! For ages 12 and up.

1-10 February
PJ Live Arts
Tickets: Economy RM60, Premium RM75, Premium Family Package RM250 (4-pax)

A Tale That Must Be Told: Macbeth in March

A Tale that Must be Told: Macbeth is delivered in contemporary English with some key phrases found in the Shakespeare play. This approach allows the young audience not only to follow the the story’s main plot and themes but also to be familiar with famous utterances like, “Fair is foul, and foul is fair…” or “Double, double, toil and trouble…” It is not a sit-down-and-quietly-watch kind of performance! More info here.

Ages: 7 – 12
Black Box, DPAC
6-9 Mar 2018@9.30am; 10 -11 Mar@ 3pm
Tickets RM40, students RM35, buy here.
Box Office: 03-4065 0001 / 0002 (DPAC)

Ballet Illuminations Malaysia Tour in March

Singapore Dance Theatre returns with an exquisite medley of classical and contemporary ballet by award-winning choreographers. Get tickets here. Not for under 6.

For children: Peter and Blue Forest Adventure
21st March 2018 @ 3:00 PM
21st March 2018 @ 8:30 PM

16 – 18 March (Neo-classical & Contemporary Weekend)
Rubies by George Balanchine, Sticks & Stones by Kinsun Chan, Symphony in Three Movements by Nils Christe

23 – 25 March (Classical Weekend)
Coppélia Act III, The Nutcracker Act II, Kitri’s Wedding from Don Quixote

Tickets: Friday: RM25/Saturday & Sunday Matinee: RM 38/Saturday Evening: RM 48



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