Tumurun Private Museum is located at Jalan Kebangkitan Nasional RT 02 RW 04, near Taman Sriwedari Solo. As the name suggests, this museum is not open to the public. But occasionally the museum opened a special schedule. Or the public can use the appointment system that is posted via the email address on the Tumurun Private Museum page. The uneasy access would be paid if the visitor has earned a granted visit permit.
There are 100 collections of artwork in the museum owned by the founder of the largest textile business giant Sri Rejeki Isman (Sritex) Group. Inside there are two parts that are on display in the former pool area. The upper floor is a masterwork that is closed to the public. At the bottom, there is some contemporary work and Instagramable.
The whole collection is a treasure trove of HM Lukminto’s personal collection. Some of the existing collections are born from the golden hands of Mochtar Apin, Henk Ngantung, Arie Smit, Antonio Blanco, Ahmad Sadali, Affandi and Lee Man Fong. In addition, there is also Emil Rizek’s work, But Muchtar, Srihadi Soedarsono, Hendra Gunawan, and S. Susjojono. Other artists are H. Widayat, Johan Rudolf Bonnet, Walter Spies, Willem Gerard Hofker, Sudjana Kerton, Basoeki Abdullah and Raden Saleh.
While at the bottom, art lovers can find Kei Imazu’s work, Sinta Tantra, Eko Nugroho, Entang Wiharso, and Heri Dono. Do not miss not to see the works of Rudi Mantofani, Mochtar Sarman, Eddie Hara, Eddy Susanto, Handiwirman Saputra and Syaiful Garibaldi. Wedhar Riyadi’s gigantic sculpture once displayed at Art Jog 2017 is also here.
“The nature of our museum is still private because the infrastructure is not possible to open in general. But if there are people who want to visit, can directly contact us, “said owner Tumurun Private Museum as well as Vice President Director of PT Sri Rejeki Isman Tbk (Sritex) Iwan Kurniawan Lukminto Tumurun Private Museum presence is expected to give space appreciation of fine art in the City of Bengawan.
Iwan says one rare collection in Tumurun is Affandi’s paintings obtained in the United States. Affandi’s painting was once collected by a foreign citizen who lived in Indonesia long enough. Because the owner was gone, his son who did not understand about Affandi’s work finally decided to release.