As the capital of Penang, Georgetown is one very huge art gallery. Its rustic and pre-war architecture are wonders and attractions by themselves. Besides that, Georgetown is home to many murals painted by renowned international street artist Ernest Zacaharevic whose works have been seen across the world, used also by Georgetown as a tourist attraction.
In June 2022, the National Art Gallery reopened its doors after being closed for 2 years. Since the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the National Art