Ever wanted to take your toddler to an art gallery but didn’t know where or how to start? Teaching young children how to appreciate art is not as daunting as you think. National Museum of Singapore is the nation’s oldest museum with a progressive mind. Beneath its 19th-century colonial exterior, it uses cutting-edge technology to present the nation’s legacy and development. Perfect for both adults and kids, its galleries highlight fresh perspectives of the Singapore story as they take you on an immersive voyage – one where creative storytelling redefines the conventional museum experience.
Keep up to date with this list of some of the best art exhibitions and showcases happening around town this month.
Picturing The Pandemic
When: Now till August 29
Enjoy a complimentary audio experience as you explore the Picturing The Pandemicexhibition, featuring excerpts of Checkpoint Theatre’s newest podcast, Vulnerable, as part of the National Museum of Singapore’s collaborative effort with the local theatre company.
Story Of The Forest
Immerse yourself in this beautiful installation by renowned Japanese digital art collective, teamLab, and interact with the animated wildlife of the Malay Peninsula in the 19th century.
National Day Celebrations with the National Museum
Enjoy music performances and storytelling sessions, or participate in a scavenger hunt that takes you on a journey through Singapore’s history. You can also attend interesting workshops to create unique Singapore-inspired crafts, and more! With so many activities to choose from, there is something for everyone. More info HERE!
Home, Truly Programmes
Join a series of Home, Truly programmes to relieve nostalgic moments and experiences in Singapore’s past and present that express our identity and collective memory as a people. The National Museum of Singapore presents Home, Truly: Growing Up With Singapore, 1950s to the Present in collaboration with The Straits Times, as part of the newspaper’s 175th anniversary. More info HERE!