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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

Archaeology Library

Visual Arts Exhibition until 31 Dec 2020 @NUS Museum | Free admission The Archaeology Library is a project which brings together finds from past and newer excavations in Singapore and Asia. The objects are on loan from institutional and private collections. A significant proportion are artefacts excavated or gathered by archaeologist Dr John N. Miksic […]

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 […]