On March 24th and 25th of 2015, Vallette Gallery, the Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia (ITBM), The National Visual Arts Gallery and Razak School of Government were proud to announce the first-ever Art Economy Conference in Malaysia.
The Art Economy Conference is a significant partnership framework bringing a dynamic fusion of the Arts, from the East and the West. Its main objectives were to highlight the richness of different cultures; exchange knowledge, ideas and systems; and promote Arts in nowadays cultural environment and society. The conference also was aimed to produce ideas for implementation towards the generation of higher national income in the future, particularly through tourism.
The AEC was graced by the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of Malaysia, YAB (The Right Honourable) Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin Haji Mohd Yassin.
The event took place at the Marriott Hotel Ballroom, one of our main partners for the event. Participants who attended the conference consisted of professional artists, art aficionados, curators, academics, intellectuals, scholars, representatives from government agencies and the private and commercial sectors, architects, university students and the general public.
Visioncy equally decided to display Malaysian artists in the conference room, and realized a grand opening for the event.
Numerous press and media were produced for the event.