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Civic District Art Trail

The Civic District Art Trail dives into the heart of the city’s past, with monuments commemorating prominent historical figures such as Sir Stamford Raffles, historical monuments, and architectural icons of the 21st century. You’ll also get to admire the works of some of Singapore’s pioneering sculptors, as well as modern pieces by artists from around the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Feed Your Imagination (F.Y.I)

Feed Your Imagination (F.Y.I) offers primary and secondary school students a series of music, dance, and drama performances by established local arts groups. It aims to educate by imparting knowledge about the arts, provoking thought, and encouraging audience participation. Each F.Y.I performance includes a tour around Esplanade, a resource kit for teachers to use before […]

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 […]

List of all Museums in Singapore

Singapore offers a variety of (national) museums, heritage institutions & galleries. All About City brought together a comprehensive list of art spaces, which are considered a must visit for locals, expats & visitors in town! Aliwal Arts Centre Aliwal Arts Centre is a multidisciplinary arts centre with a strong focus on performing arts. 28 Aliwal […]


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 […]

Family Fun at the National Museum

Here at the National Museum of Singapore, there are many exciting ways for the whole family from children to grandparents alike to discover Singapore’s rich history together. Join us for a full day of family programmes on the dates listed below! Explore our galleries at your own pace with our interactive Get Curious! Family Guide, try to spot […]

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 […]

STAR WARS™ Identities: The Exhibition

Create your unique Star Wars™ character in this interactive exhibition displaying close to 200 artefacts from the original Star Wars™ films. Catch the final stop of STAR WARS™ Identities in Singapore. Get up close and personal with original movie props, artworks, costumes, and models of the famed starships, the Millennium Falcon, and the Star Destroyer from Star Wars™. Daily, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Urban Mutations

Explore the changing face of cities. What is your city like? What kind of cities do we want? Cities are growing at a meteoric rate in our increasingly globalized world. Examine urban changes from a functional, technological, and sociological angle. What is the state of knowledge and representation of cities today? What are some examples […]

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 Sports Museum Exhibitions

The Singapore Sports Museum is the first of its kind in Singapore, with an array of exhibitions tracing Singapore’s sporting heritage and creating an inspiring atmosphere for anyone who’s interested to take a dip into the world of sports. Housing a truly unique collection of rare and valuable artifacts, the memorabilia displayed are donated by […]

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 […]

Voices of Singapore

The Singaporean identity is inherently plural. In the 1970s, race, culture, and language were formalized and enshrined into categories that were at once distinct and discrete. By the mid-1980s, these characterizations were debated and articulated in many different ways by Singapore’s artistic practitioners, who created original works that emphasized expressions of national identity and belonging. […]

Modern Colony

Set in a 1920s black-and-white bungalow, this gallery showcases the cosmopolitan nature of Singapore as a British Crown colony in the 1920s and 1930s. With more educational opportunities for girls and the arrival of female immigrants from China in the 1920s, women began to occupy more visible public roles in a previously patriarchal society. Some […]

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 […]

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 […]

Family Fridays

ArtScience Museum has resumed selected on-site programmes, including hands-on workshops, public guided tours and ArtScience on Screen. In light of the safe management measures, the capacity for each programme is limited. Please refer to the respective programme page for more information. Educational programmes will continue to be available online at our ArtScience at Home webpages. Every Friday, […]

Virtual Tours – 6 Museums to visit from home!

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple (Click Image for a virtual tour) INLAND REVENUE AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE GALLERY (IRAS GALLERY) (Click Image for a virtual tour) POLICE HERITAGE CENTRE (Click Image for a virtual tour) ISTANA HERITAGE GALLERY ((Click Image for a virtual tour) Gan Heritage Centre (Click Image for a virtual tour) National Gallery Singapore (Click […]

Artisan’s Garden

The Artisan’s Garden was once the site of the craftsmen’s workshop and living quarters in the 14th century. Craftsmen who enjoyed royal patronage lived and worked here, making fine goods for the residents on this hill. This ancient artisans’ workshop was also one of the few palatial areas open to non-royals. It was located here […]

Future World: Where Art Meets Science

Permanent Exhibition | Art Science Museum | $19 – $14 Immerse yourself in a world of art, science, magic and metaphor through a collection of digital interactive installation. This permanent exhibition is created in collaboration with teamLab, a renowned interdisciplinary art collective. Future World  takes visitors on an exciting journey of discovery through these key […]

Indians in Singapore – Past & Present

Indian Heritage Centre’s permanent galleries (located at levels 4 and 3) feature five themes which are arranged chronologically to span 1st century CE to the 21st century. The galleries present, through artefact and interactive displays, the history of interactions between South and Southeast Asia, depict the experiences of the Indian community in both Singapore and […]