Taman Werdhi Budaya or Bali Art Center was built as a place for art performances and to develop local talents of Balinese. This place is also the venue for Bali Art Festival that takes place every year since 1979 from mid-June to mid-July during school holidays with dances, music and craft displays from all over Bali.. Its beautiful architecture houses an art gallery with an interesting collection. This place is worth dropping by if there is an event on.
The 6th Governor of Bali, Mr. Ida Bagus Mantra played the most important role in the establishment of this Denpasar Bali Art Center. The late Mr. Ida Bagus Mantra cared deeply about the sustainability of Balinese art and culture, to Balinese artists as well as the development of Balinese culture.
Location of the Taman Werdhi Budaya Art Centre is right in the middle of the city of Denpasar, at Jalan Nusa Indah Denpasar, Bali. The distance from Ngurah Rai Airport is about 18 kilometers, about 30-minute drive if there is no traffic jam. It is open everyday from 07.30 – 15.30.