Public Art in Singapore

Public art can take various forms, from 2D wall murals and 3D sculptures to performative and ephemeral manifestations of an artist’s creative process. More importantly, the conception and premise of the artwork are rooted deeply in the public sphere where it is widely visible and freely accessible to all. Central 2 X 2 II By […]

Museum From Home

SAM has joined the global #MuseumFromHome movement. See, read, listen, and explore art and programs from home. Ongoing | Singapore Art Museum Experience Experience SAM’s virtual galleries on Google Arts and Culture. We invite you to see our artworks, visit our exhibitions and our spaces, no matter where you are in the world. Find Out […]

Free Things to do on a Sunday

Free Activities & Free Attractions: Buddhist Temples in Singapore Charity-, Non Profit Organisations & NGOs in Singapore Churches in Singapore Hindu Temples in Singapore  Heritage Roads in Singapore Mosques in Singapore National Monuments in Singapore Synagoges in Singapore Arts & Cultures: An Old New World: Digital Edition The exhibition offers two modes of navigation – […]

Heritage Trails in Singapore

Amara Heritage Trail @Sentosa You can visit the former site of the British Army in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. You’ll also can to visit two of the last air raid shelters from World War II at Sentosa. Ang Mo Kio Heritage Trail Mention “heartland” and Ang Mo Kio comes to mind for […]

Where To Donate Clothes, Books, Household Goods in Singapore

ActiveSG shoe collection drive From now until 31 May 2019, ActiveSG is collecting used sport shoes. The usable parts that can be recycled will be used to make jogging lanes at upcoming sports facilities. You can drop off shoes at the below drop off points: *ActiveSG Sport Centres (Heartbeat @ Bedok, Jurong West Sport Centre, […]

Tourism Calender in Singapore

A complete guide to Festivals & Events in Singapore, including all links for more information and sorted by month they usually take place. Due to covid-19, 2021 is gonna be a bit different, so please make sure to always check the updates on the relevant links! An Exercise of Meaning in a Glitch Season August […]

Visual Arts at Esplanade

Across four exhibitions situated around Esplanade, discover the works of Singaporean artists Ho Ho Ying, Yeo Shih Yun and Fiona Seow alongside Indonesian artist Mulyana. These exhibitions are undergirded by the artists’ explorations of mediums and materiality, intersecting transmedia exchanges and adopting distinctive approaches to artmaking. Ongoing until 2 May 2021 | Various Timing | […]

SINGAPO人: Discovering Chinese Singapore Culture

Chinese culture in Singapore has evolved in a way unlike other communities around the world. Singapore is a tiny Southeast Asian nation-state located in a region with many ethnic groups, of which the Chinese comprise only a small percentage of the overall population. However, the Chinese form the majority in Singapore, living alongside a significant […]

Mythology: The Remix

You’ve heard the stories, and you know the characters. Now imagine. Ongoing until 31 July 2021 | 9 am – 6 pm | Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre | Free Admission Does Yue Lao the God of Marriage and Love, govern your Tinder swipes? Could you see Nezha fighting social injustices online? See how twenty local […]

Tuesday at Esplanade

Eve and the Lost Ghost Family Tan Yuting, Felix Cheong, Christina Thé , and Charity Kiew  (Singapore) Monday & Tuesday | 22 & 23 March 2021 | 6.45 pm & 8 pm | 30mins | Esplanade Concourse | Free Admission A ghost family that finds no rest. A 14-year-old Goth girl who finds the afterlife is nothing to write home […]

Free Virtual Vinyasa Yoga

Join our free live 60-minute virtual online yoga class with instructor Mia Velez! Free Yoga Class and Yoga for Beginners online Vinyasa All Level. Every Sunday | 12 am – 1 am | Online Event | Free Admission Join our Live Stream Free Online Yoga Class Community! MixPose Live Stream Online Yoga is a Livestream […]

Complimentary Guided Tours

Our museum team and trained volunteers will lead interactive tours that support the engagement and understanding of the show throughout the months of September till January. Every Wednesday and Saturday, Ongoing until 29 December 2021 | 3 pm | The Parkview Museum | Free Admission, registration is not required Gain insights into the exhibition and experience […]

Fort Siloso Day Tour

Every Saturday | 3 pm – 4.30 pm | Fort Siloso Skywalk Lobby | Free Admission Built-in the late 19th century as an important installation for protecting our coastline, Fort Siloso is now home to a wealth of WWII memorabilia, including the largest collection of coastal guns in Singapore. Come and explore the fortified military […]

Sunday Mornings – Tai Chi Journey

Begin your Tai Chi journey: An introduction to essential Tai Chi skills Learning even basic Tai Chi skills can promote balance, calmness, and mental focus. Every Sunday | 10 am – 7 pm | Online Event | Free Admission Movement is the key to maintaining mental and physical health. This series teaches basis Tai Chi skills […]

Children Reading Session Online

During the session, kids get to learn the fun of reading the books. Each week will have a different Guest to read for the kids. Every Saturday | Various Timing | Online Event | Free Admission Reading books early for children is important. As it stimulates their imagination and expands their understanding of the world. […]

The AWA’s Listen Ladies

Virus Stress? Listen Ladies are Listening Is the situation with Covid-19 getting you down? Are you stressed out from being cooped up at home with all the usual fun events and travel being cancelled? Every Thursday | Free Admission You’re not alone! The AWA’s Listen Ladies are here to support you during these stressful times […]

The AWA International Choir

International Choir at Home Currently, we are not able to practice in person together, as per the Ministry of Health Rules. Every Wednesday | 10 am – 12 pm |  Home practice – Online | Free Admission  We continue to be a core of about 15 singers, Soprano 1, Soprano 2, and Alto, who learn […]


OUTBOUND is a new initiative that reimagines transitional spaces and key entrances at the Gallery Through a series of unique artwork commissions, developed in collaboration with leading artists from around the world. Ongoing (All Day) | National Gallery Singapore @Various locations | Exhibition | Free Beginning in 2018, the inaugural season will feature commissions from […]

Guided Highlight Tours at Malay Heritage Centre

The Malay Heritage Centre showcases the history, culture and contributions of the Malay community within the context of Singapore’s history and multi-cultural society. The six permanent galleries are home to a collection of interesting artefacts that support its focus on Kampong Gelam’s history as a bustling port town integral to the development of the Malay […]

French Guided Tour at ACM

Asian Civilisations Museum focuses on the historical connections between Asian cultures and explores art that blends these different ideas, different religions, languages, and creative forms. French guided tour, 3rd Thursday every month | 11 am |  30 – 45 min | Free Admission | Asian Civilisations Museum Please note only 5 people are allowed to follow […]

Art & History Tour at Gillman Barracks

Uncover exciting contemporary art whilst getting an introduction to the history of Gillman Barracks. An opportunity to appreciate artworks by established and emerging local and international artists, learn about their practices, techniques, and what inspires them. This tour will visit a selection of the Gillman Barracks world-class art galleries and the Centre for Contemporary Art […]

Tour at Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

The Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, also known as Wan Qing Yuan, reopened to the general public on October 10, 2011, after undergoing a year’s renovation under the National Heritage Board. This reopening coincides with the centennial anniversary of the 1911 Revolution. Every Thursday and Friday | 2 pm | Free Admission | Sun […]

Friday with Friends!

Join us for a series of free Friday evening talks offering fascinating insights into diverse topics. Due to the current restrictions these events are held online via Zoom. Please register for each event individually by using the link provided below. Every Friday | 7 pm | Friends of the Museums | Online Event Friday with Friends, […]

Urang Banjar: Heritage and Culture of the Banjar in Singapore

Urang Banjar: Heritage and Culture of the Banjar in Singapore is the fifth installment in MHC’s ‘Se-Nusantara’ series of community co-curated exhibitions and programs 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 make […]

Red Dot Marina Bay Art And Design Guide

Marina Bay Art & Design Guide Singapore’s Marina Bay waterfront is surrounded by attractions and best explored on foot or by bicycle. Red Dot Marina Bay Art & Design Guide lists the best attractions noteworthy for their art and design elements and recommends places of art, design interests, and the architectures that form the urban […]

Public Art at Esplanade

By presenting both permanent and site-specific contemporary visual arts in the public spaces around Esplanade, we consciously engineer opportunities for visitors to experience such works as they are walking to and through the center. These artworks complement the main festivals within Esplanade while provoking and enriching every individual’s experience, as they view and explore artworks […]

International Days at Science Centre Singapore

Raise Awareness, Inspire Solutions Science Centre Singapore is committed to promoting interest, learning, and creativity in science and technology through an imaginative and enjoyable experience. Various Dates | Online The International Days at Science Centre Singapore is a new initiative to create social awareness and promote the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our science activities […]

Visual Notes: Actions and Imaginings

For the second phase of Visual Notes: Actions and Imaginings, the prep-room project sees a continued examination of modern/contemporary artist Jimmy Ong’s practice, delving into the liquid identities the artist and his constructed personas inhabit. Daily until 26 June 2021 | Free admission | NUS Museum Drawing upon the artist’s experiments in the video from the 2010s, alongside a selection […]

Wishful Images: When Microhistories Take Form

Wishful Images: When Microhistories Take Form explores the impact of contemporary geopolitical realities recapitulated under the Asian Cold War through a re-historicization of the past into the present. Daily until 25 December 2021 | Free Entry | NUS Museum Together with five artists whose artistic practices question the governmentality between the lived and the non-living […]

tropics, a many (con)sequence

tropics, a many (con)sequence locates Kent Chan’s film Seni as the exhibition’s locus, inquiring on the tropical imaginary that continues to frame aesthetics and artistic identities.  Ongoing until, 26 June 2021 | Free with registration | NUS Museum Converging on cinematic languages and artistic histories that purposefully use these visual tropes of jungle and frontier, the tropics are […]

Home Truly

Home, Truly: Growing Up with Singapore, 1950s to the Present The National Museum of Singapore presents Home, Truly: Growing Up With Singapore, the 1950s to the Present in collaboration with The Straits Times, as part of the newspaper’s 175th anniversary. Featuring photographs and artifacts, including those contributed by members of the public, as well as […]

The Learning Forest

The Learning Forest is located in the new Tyersall-Gallop Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. It is designed to integrate with the existing 6-hectare Rain Forest to form an enlarged forest habitat. The Learning Forest features a network of boardwalks and elevated walkways that allow visitors to explore habitats ranging from a freshwater forest wetland […]

Singapore Botanic Gardens Seed Bank

Opened on 13 July 2019, the Singapore Botanic Gardens Seed Bank is a conservation, research and education facility in the Singapore Botanic Gardens, that focuses on conserving plant species by preserving the seeds and germplasm of plants in Southeast Asia. The Seed Bank has an interpretive gallery that introduces the Seed Bank and explains its […]

SBG Heritage Museum

The 240sqm SBG Heritage Museum is located in Holttum Hall, which is next to Botany Centre in the Tanglin Core of the Gardens. Built in 1921 to serve as the Director of the Gardens’ office and laboratory, the two-storey building has been designated as an Urban Redevelopment Authority conservation building. Opening Hours Monday – Sunday: […]

CDL Green Gallery

Developed and donated by CDL, the 314sqm CDL Green Gallery is a new eco-friendly building sited on Holttum Lawn. It is conceptualized as an extension of the Heritage Museum and will feature botanical- or greening-related exhibits that will be changed every six to nine months. The first exhibition held there showcases Singapore’s greening journey, to […]

Singapore, Very Old Tree

Ageing gracefully through decades, trees create a sense of collective identity across generations. Against our changing landscape of modern skyscrapers and high-rise buildings, they stand steadfast as living memoirs of Singapore’s shared heritage. Ongoing Daily | 10 am – 7 pm | Level 2, Glass Rotunda Free admission for Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, and visitors aged […]

Singapore History Gallery

The Singapore History Gallery’s updated narrative charts the development of the island as it was known through the years as Singapura, a Crown Colony, Syonan-To, and finally, Singapore. Ongoing | Daily from 10 am – 7 pm | Free admission for Singaporeans, Permanent Residents and visitors aged 6 years and below  | Level 1, Singapore […]

Online Exhibition in Singapore

Online Exhibition by National Library From the Stacks: Highlights of the National Library Discover early Singapore from a fresh perspective through over 100 highlights from the National Library’s collection of rare publications, manuscripts, documents, maps, photographs and more at this virtual exhibition. Visit The Online Exhibition Former Ford Factory Surviving the Japanese Occupation: War and […]

Memories of Two Cities

Singapore has a long history that dates back more than 700 years ago. After the founding of a British trading post on the island in 1819, Singapore developed into a thriving entrepot characterised by cultural diversity. The Singapore component of the exhibition showcases 173 photographs from the 1880s to the 1960s, mainly drawn from the […]

The News Gallery: Beyond Headlines

Explore the fascinating yet bewildering world of news media at our permanent exhibition The News Gallery: Beyond Headlines. Discover stories of Singapore newspapers in the National Library’s collection dating from the 1820s and learn about significant episodes from Singapore’s history through the perspectives of different media. Gain insights into fake news, and learn how you […]


In his practice, the works of Mulyana are driven by global and environmental crises, articulating his concerns with daily life and current issues. Friday – Sunday | 11 December 2020 – 2 May 2021 | All-day | Esplanade Concourse | Free Admission Diver(sea)ty is Mulyana’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has […]

An Old New World: Digital Edition

The exhibition offers two modes of navigation – guided and self-exploratory. In the former, you will be taken on a specially curated exploration of featured artefacts and the surrounding showcases while listening to narrations by Curators Daniel Tham and Iskander Mydin, along with the themes of Knowledge and Power and Seeing the Indigenous. Ongoing | […]

Moving Memories

Moving Memories, 2017 Presented by the National Museum of Singapore Moving Memories presents seven of Yip Yew Chong’s life-sized murals which seek to express the romance of “places and moments… that blend sights, sounds, smell and tastes”. Ongoing | 10 am – 7 pm | Free Admission | LED Wall, opposite The Salon An accountant by […]

‘Sub/merged’ by Finbarr Fallon

SAM Hoarding Commission: ‘Sub/merged’ by Finbarr Fallon In Sub/merged, artist Finbarr Fallon responds to the site of Singapore Art Museum, located in Singapore’s Bras Basah.Bugis Precinct. He draws inspiration from the history of the area to imagine a subterranean city of the future. 18 December 2020 – 6 June 2021 | Hoarding around SAM’s building on […]

An Unnatural History at Singapore Art Museum

The Singapore Art Museum at 8Q resides in the former Catholic High School. This site-specific mural draws on imagination and heritage to question the histories surrounding the area, and reflect on the museum’s role as a re-teller of official narratives. An Unnatural History explores the struggle between man and nature within the heart of Singapore, the […]

Guided Tours Every Saturday at Botanic Garden

Our volunteers conduct different tours each weekend (held on Saturdays, except on the 5th Saturday of the month). These walking tours are free so pick one and bring your family and friends for a fun and educational day out! Please note that we manage the group size in order to ensure that the sessions are […]

Get Fit with U Sports – Free bi-monthly online events

Introducing Get Fit with U Sports where members get access to bi-monthly fitness sessions and on-the-spot advice by our Fitness Professionals. Workout at the comfort of your home and safely during Covid-19. What great about it? It is absolutely FREE! Who can join? EVERYONE. Whether you’re a fitness junkie or starter, we have topics ranging […]

Churches in Singapore

Armenian Church Singapore The Armenian Apostolic Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator is the first Christian church built in Singapore in 1835.  Designed by Irish architect, George D. Coleman, it is considered as one of his masterpieces. 60 Hill St, Singapore 179366 | Open daily from 10 am to 6 pm Website | Facebook | […]

Mosques in Singapore

Masjid Jamae (Chulia Masque) As early as 1826, Jamae Mosque has already existed, a testimony to the large number of Tamil Muslims in Chinatown. 218, South Bridge Road, Singapore 058767 Website | Email Masjid Sultan Masjid sultan was built in 1824 by Sultan Hussain Shah of Johore with funds solicited from the East India Company […]

Synagoges in Singapore

Chesed El Synagogue The Chesed El, means Grace of God, synagogue is one of two synagogues win Singapore. It is located at Oxley Rise in the River Valley Planning Area, within the Central Area of Singapore. 2 Oxley Rise, Singapore 238693 Facebook | Email | Website Maghain Aboth Synagogue The Maghain Aboth Synagogue is a […]