City Hall: If Walls Could Talk

National Gallery Singapore 1 St. Andrew's Road, Singapore

City Hall, formerly known as Municipal Building, has had a rich and colourful history since its completion in 1929. In conjunction with the Singapore Bicentennial commemoration in 2019, National Gallery Singapore presents City Hall: If Walls Could Talk. Through an immersive multimedia experience, the exhibition tells the lesser-known stories of pivotal moments that occurred within […]

#SmallBigDreamersAtHome by the National Gallery Singapore

Online

National Gallery Singapore’s biennial children’s festival, ​Small Big Dreamers​, returns for its second edition with a digital twist. #SmallBigDreamersAtHome is the first online art festival in Singapore that serves up a series of fun and engaging activities for children aged six to 12, featuring interactive games, and easy-to-follow, hands-on activities. Children’s adventures take place on […]

Every Body Plays a Part

Online

Want to find out more about Singapore's past experiences with infectious diseases, and how lessons learnt from them are being used to manage the COVID-19 pandemic? Learn more in Every Body Plays a Part: A Showcase of Public Health Crises and Responses in Singapore by the National Museum of Singapore. This online showcase provides insights into Singapore’s […]

Malam Sastera Perbayu  

Online Online Event, Singapore

Malam Sastera Perbayu   Video will be released on NTU-NIE Perbayu’s YouTube page and Facebook page Date: 10 October 2020 Time: 8.30pm Enjoy a special showcase by creative and talented youths who will perform unique renditions and performances based on selected pieces of a book published and launched by Kumpulan  Karyawan Melayu NTU-NIE in conjunction […]

Free

Rapatseni: Berseri Lakon dan Alun 2.0   

Online Online Event, Singapore

Rapatseni: Berseri Lakon dan Alun 2.0    Video will be released on Aras Productions’ YouTube page Date: 11 October 2020 Time: 8.30pm Rapatseni celebrates Malay poetry and the beauty of the Malay language, music, culture and  tradition. Titled Berseri Lakon & Alun, which promotes the idea that “art is the poetry of life,  music is […]

Free

Afterwords Exhibition

Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore

Afterwords Exhibition Venue: Level 9 and 10 Foyer, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906 Period: 5 Oct 2020 to 31 Mar 2021, 9 am to 10 pm daily Admission is free. What happens to a piece of paper after it has outlived its purpose? What else does it want to say when […]

Free

Georgette Chen: At Home in the World

National Gallery Singapore 1 St. Andrew's Road, Singapore

National Gallery Singapore's latest exhibition Georgette Chen: At Home in the World is a large-scale survey featuring 69 prominent works and 74 archival materials of one of Singapore’s most celebrated modern artists.  This is the first major retrospective of Georgette Chen’s work in two decades.  It will shed light on her less well-known yet critical contributions […]

Once Upon a Time on the Orient Express

West Lawn, Gardens by the Bay

Ever wanted to take a trip on the Orient Express? You can soon get a taste of the experience at Once Upon a Time on the Orient Express. This large-scale immersive pop-up exhibition brings the mythic story of the legendary train to life in Singapore, and everyone, young and old, is welcome to come on […]

$25 – $88

Perfect Stranger by Dawn Ng

Asian Civilisations Museum 1 Empress Pl, Singapore, Singapore

Perfect Stranger is a narrative time capsule spanning a vast sea of paper washed in a gradient of words and colour. Each sheet emits a phosphorescence arising from a synthesis of shades unique to, and reflective of its script. This verbose body of work stems from a distilled collection of texts drawn from a daily […]

Free

Faith Beauty Love Hope – Our Stories, Your ACM

Asian Civilisations Museum 1 Empress Pl, Singapore, Singapore

23 December 2020 - 28 February 2021 10am - 7pm Journey through more than 60 object highlights from ACM’s collection, personally selected by museum staff and other stakeholders. Learn more about the artworks through intimate insights shared by the contributors. The exhibition hopes to provide visitors and staff alike with an opportunity to reflect on […]

thINK: Chinese Calligraphy, Connoisseurship and Collecting

Asian Civilisations Museum 1 Empress Pl, Singapore, Singapore

The act of remembering involves both storing and retrieving. Adopting an archival approach, we display historical objects from the Ming and Qing periods within an intimate, contemporary setting. We invite you into the life of the man who collected the objects. thINK (read "think ink") seeks to not only present, but to evoke personal responses, […]

Free and ticketed programmes available

Yip Yew Chong’s Something, Somewhere, Somewhen

Art Porters Gallery 64 Spottiswoode Park Road

You may have see Yip Yew Chong’s iconic mural art — evocative, nostalgia-inducing artworks that capture slices of day-to-day life in a Singapore past — on street walls around the island. Now you can collect and bring them home as well. The artist's first solo exhibition comprises a total of nine triptych paintings, and 15 sets of […]

All Walks of Love Exhibition

Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore

When: 15 January – 28 February 2021 Time: 10am – 8pm, per hour entry, last entry at 7pm Where: SCCC Creative Box, Level 6 Tickets: $10 per ticket via SISTIC *Enjoy 1-for-1 tickets with our ongoing CNY promotion! Valid from 3 February to 28 February. What is love? Find, and ‘gram, your answers to this […]

$10

Urang Banjar: Heritage and Culture of the Banjar in Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Urang Banjar: Heritage and Culture of the Banjar in Singapore is the fifth instalment in the Malay Heritage Centre’s 'Se-Nusantara' series of community co-curated exhibition and programmes on the ethnic cultural and diversity of the Malay community in Singapore. This year, the exhibition focuses on the Banjarese community, or 'urang Banjar', who are arguably the smallest group that […]

All Walks of Love Exhibition 

Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore

All Walks of Love Exhibition  “走着走着就爱了”特展 15 January - 28 February 2021 10am - 8pm, per hour entry, last entry at 7pm SCCC Creative Box, Level 6 新加坡华族文化中心创意室,六楼 $10 per ticket via SISTIC Available as single activity ticket or RE•MIX Festival Pass What is love? Find, and 'gram, your answers to this timeless question at […]

$10

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2021

Chinatown 133 New Bridge Road, Singapore

Street Light-Up 23 Jan – 12 Mar 2021 : 7pm – 12mn (Daily) (Along New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street and South Bridge Road) This year's Street Light-Up will feature sculptured lanterns of oxen, pomelos, pineapples, blossom trees, gold coins and ingots, and more, combining traditions with modern design that will enthral visitors. Chinese […]

Free

STAR WARS™ Identities

ArtScience Museum 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore

It's already a Force-filled 2021 for Star Wars fans, who can look forward to STAR WARS™ Identities at the ArtScience Museum from 30 January. And if you've ever wondered what character you would play in that galaxy far, far, away, you'll get the opportunity to find out at this exhibition where fantasy meets reality.  Visitors […]

$25

Urang Banjar: Heritage and Culture of the Banjar in Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Urang Banjar: Heritage and Culture of the Banjar in Singapore Venue: Malay Heritage Centre, Special Exhibition Galleries 1 & 2 Date: 28 November 2020 onwards Time: 10.00am – 6.00pm (Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Mondays) Free admission This exhibition focuses on the Banjar community of Singapore, or ‘urang Banjar’, who trace their roots to the […]

A Voyage of Love and Longing at Goh Seng Choo Gallery

National Museum of Singapore 93 Stamford Road, Singapore

What if we let nature ‘speak’ our emotions to our loved ones when we are far away from them. Drawing inspiration from the practice of belayar (voyage) in the Malay Archipelago during the 19th century, A Voyage of Love and Longing at the refreshed Goh Seng Choo Gallery invites visitors to re-trace the complex emotions […]

Free

Battle for Singapore 2021

National Museum Singapore (Various Spaces) 93 Stamford Road, Singapore

Battle for Singapore 2021 Date: 20 February – 14 March 2021 (Weekends) More information on the programmes will be up on Battle for Singapore 2021’s website closer to date. In commemoration of the 79th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore in 2021, NHB will be organising Battle for Singapore with a series of programmes for […]

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