The Jakarta Biennale is an art exhibition held every two years in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was titled before as the Indonesian Painting Grand Exhibition, held since 1968. In 1982, the title of Fine Art Biennale was introduced.
The Biennale is held as a responsibility sign of the artists to the society and is aim for the enhancement of appreciation toward art.
Jakarta Biennale is organized by The Jakarta Art Council and The Governor of Jakarta as the patron. Jakarta Biennale 09 is the first of its international character that invites outstanding artists from abroad.