An Ode to the Balinese Saka Calendar

The SAKA Museum is a cultural gem located in AYANA Bali,Indonesia. Open (by reservation) in 2024, SAKA takes visitors on a captivatingexploration of the Balinese Day of Silence, Nyepi, and a myriad of artistic andcultural expressions deeply intertwined with the profound Balinese principle of Tri Hita Karana.

The museum's very name beautifully encapsulates its noble mission of bridging the rich tapestry of Bali's past, its vibrant present, and the promising horizons of its future.

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Exhibition & Event

Walking Among the Giants

8 Years in Anticipation

Unveiling SAKA Knowledge Center

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SAKA Museum is an integral part of AYANA Estate, entrance is through AYANA main gate.

Location

Jalan Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran, Bali

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Operational Hours

SAKA Museum is open daily (10:00-18:00) by appointment. Please email rsvp@sakamuseum.org to arrange an educational visit and immerse yourself in Balinese culture with our special exhibits.

Collection Highlight

Bhauma Narakasura, the Child of Divine Challenge

In the heart of Singapadu, Gianyar, a captivating tale of tradition and innovation unfolds through the skilled hands of a father-son duo: I Made Sugiantara and I Wayan Ponco Maryuda. Their artistic heritage stretches back to Wayan Pugeg, Ponco's grandfather, a master sculptor and the pioneer of ogoh-ogoh creation in their region. The family's l...

1 October 2023 - onwards
10:00 - 18:00
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Ngewacak Rare - Guardians of the Ethereal

Ida Bagus Nyoman Surya Wigenam, affectionately known as Gusman Surya, hails from Banjar Kelodan Tampaksiring, Gianyar, and is synonymous with ogoh-ogoh artistry. Self-taught, his artistic journey began in his youth, influenced by fellow craftsmen from Tampaksiring, including his cousin Gus Kembar, brother Gus Kadek, and senior artists like Gus C...

1 October 2023 - onwards
10:00 - 18:00
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Museum Tour

AYANA guests enjoy exclusive access to the museum. For the general public, we kindly request that you make a reservation in advance to secure your spot for a guided tour. Please be aware that reservations are subject to hourly quotas, as we are going to fully open in 2024. Write to rsvp@sakamuseum.org to learn more.

1 October 2023 - onwards
10:00 - 18:00
Suitable for adults and kids
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