Start the Year Right With These Unmissable Events in January 2024

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It’s written in the stars—you’re heading over to these events in KL. If your 2024 mood board includes a year lived to the fullest, then you’re going to want to check out these things to do in KL in January 2024.

Sure, January is always (almost reliably) a slow month, but we’re not about to let you down. While this month may not be bursting with landmark concerts, there are still worthy events that are sprinkled across the month of January.

Things to do in KL and PJ in January 2024

‘Niyat’ by Dhan Iliani

This one has already kickstarted at Christmas, but just in case you missed it, Dhan Illiani is featured at the National Art Gallery. The exhibition asks us to introspectively ponder at our intentions as a member of society. It’s an installation worthy of a visit, for sure.

Entrance is free.

Date: 25 December 2023 to 14 April 2024

Address: Lembaga Pembangunan Seni Visual Negara, Jalan Temerloh, Jalan Tun Razak, 53200 Kuala Lumpur

Tagging Temu

A bunch of local artists have banded together to bring to you Tagging Temu. Big names such as Red Hong Yi, Sheena Liam, and Ernest Zacharevic are set to showcase their artistic prowess at the local art space Temu House. If you’re one to appreciate the art of graffiti, then you won’t want to miss this.

Entrance is free.

Date: 16 December 2023 to 14 January 2024. Weekends only, from 10 am to 5 pm.

Address: Temu House, Jalan 16/9E, Seksyen 16, 46350, Petaling Jaya, Selangor


Want to go beyond just observing artwork behind a velvet rope? Then The Godown Arts Centre has just the thing to scratch that itch. Dreamweavers is an immersive showcase that invites you to explore the realm of Borneo textiles. From interactive installation to a fashion show, you’re definitely in for a treat with this one.

Entry is free.

Date: 6 to 7 January 2024

Address: The Godown Arts Centre, 7, Lorong Ampang 11, Jalan Bukit Nanas, 50250 Kuala Lumpur


Act fast on this one, as it will be limited to only 60 people. Marking the culmination of Immersio 2023, they welcome local singers Lunadira, Viona, Bunyi Sebelas Eleven, and Fu Juice to make sure that they end this with a bang.

Date: 6 January 2024

Address: Muzium Telekom

Price: RM15

888 Designers Market

We always encourage you to shop around locally, and this time, Sentul Depot is hosting a market where every vendor is a proud and talented Malaysian designer. While we do not yet know which household names are going to be participating, we bet this won’t disappoint.

Entry is free.

Date: 13 to 14 January 2024

Address: Sentul Depot, Sentul West, 51100, Kuala Lumpur