Arts & Crafts in Kuching

Sarawak Craft Council

Run by a non-profit government agency, this shop has a pretty good selection of Malay, Bidayuh, Iban and Orang Ulu handicrafts – check out the cowboy hats made entirely of bark and the conical terendak (Melanau hats…
Arts & Crafts in Kuching

Main Bazaar

The row of old shophouses facing the Waterfront Promenade is chock-full of handicrafts shops, some outfitted like art galleries, others with more of a ‘garage sale’ appeal, and yet others (especially along the Main …
Art in Kuching

Nelson’s Gallery

Upstairs, artist Narong Daun patiently creates vibrant jungle-themed batik paintings on silk.
Arts & Crafts in Kuching


The group of women at Tanoti are the only people to practise a distinct Sarawakian form of songket weaving, a way of creating embroidered fabrics. Visitors are welcome to visit the workshop and see the weaving, but …
Arts & Crafts in Kuching

Juliana Native Handwork

As well as her own Bidayuh beadwork pieces – most of which have been displayed in an exhibition in Singapore – Juliana sells quality rattan mats made made by Penan artists (RM490) and pua kumba Iban woven cloths. Th…
Arts & Crafts in Kuching