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 […]

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

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

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

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 […]

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

Lunchtime Concerts at ACM

Asian Civilisations Museum 1 Empress Pl, Singapore, Singapore

Fridays, 5, 12, 19 and 26 March; 9 and 16 April 2021. This year, the Lunchtime Concerts series returns to ACM, LIVE in the River Room on selected Fridays in March and April. Don’t miss the chance to recharge by listening to music played by the talented students of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of […]

Free

Go Red for Women 2021 Virtual

Online

Organised by the Singapore Heart Foundation, the annual Go Red for Women campaign returns virtually this year! Go Red for Women 2021 aims to educate women on staying heart healthy through a 360-degree approach for a heart-healthier lifestyle. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death worldwide, regardless of gender. In 2019, CVD accounted […]

Paw-verbs on the Lawn

Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

A collaboration between the Malay Heritage Centre and Japanese artist Juno of @mofu_sand , Paw-verbs on the Lawn pays tribute to the cat, its place in Malay literary culture and in the hearts of Singaporeans. Image: Malay Heritage Centre

Free

Monkey Shoulder launches Smokey Monkey in Singapore!

Monkey Shoulder, the malt whisky that’s 100 per cent made for mixing, launches Smokey Monkey, a new peated malt whisky with a sweet, smokier taste! To celebrate Smokey Monkey’s arrival in Singapore, Monkey Shoulder has teamed up with 15 bars, who have created unique cocktails inspired by Smokey Monkey. Indulge in these at local watering holes Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall, Barbary Coast, […]

Kaki Says: Qingming Festival

Online

Did you know? One story about the origins of Qingming Festival tells of a man named Jie Zitui who was burnt to death, and his connection to the Cold Food Festival (Han Shi Festival or 寒食节) which takes place a day before Qingming. Learn more about this lesser-known story and other fun facts behind this […]

Sikhs in Singapore – A Story Untold

Indian Heritage Centre 5 Campbell Lane, Singapore

The Indian Heritage Centre’s (IHC) first-ever exhibition dedicated to Sikh heritage invites visitors to gain a deeper understanding of this small but prominent Singapore Indian community by telling its lesser-known stories in three parts: Roots, which explores the origins of Singapore’s Sikh community, Settlement, which presents the narratives of Sikh migrants in Singapore, and Contemporary […]

Keeping Traditions Alive: We Are Family

Online

How is Qingming Festival related to our roots? Follow Shin Liat and Jack from the Genealogy Society Singapore, as they shed light on what the festival means to them and how various dialect groups in Singapore honour their ancestors through different practices. Through conversations between these fathers and their children, discover the importance of passing […]

Through the Eyes of a Child: Art by Quek Hong Shin

Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore

Take a journey through time, and discover the cultural icons that defined Singapore before it became the bustling metropolis of today. Through the Eyes of a Child: Art by Quek Hong Shin captures the vanishing collective memories from a time when coconut trees towered over attap houses, and children played in the busy back-alleys of […]

Rentak Budaya

Malay Heritage Centre 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore

Presented by NTU Malay Language and Cultural Society, Rentak Budaya Is a cultural festival combining Malay entertainment, culture and heritage through performances and a mini exhibition. Venue: Malay Heritage Centre (Exhibition in Anjung) Date: 3 – 25 April 2021 Time: 10.00am – 6.00pm daily

Free
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