What’s On At The National Museum Of Singapore

A Monthly Roundup Of Art Exhibitions And Showcases For The Whole Family

2021 Jul 25

50 Family Adventures For Families In Singapore National Museum Of Singapore

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. 


Story Of The Forest

When: Ongoing

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.

Children’s Season at the National Museum 2021: Get Curious!
Stories of You & Me

When: November 20 to December 26, 2021

Get ready for fun-filled school holidays at the National Museum! Get Curious! invites families – children, parents, and grandparents – to explore our galleries and discover the exciting stories of the museum’s artifacts. Titled “Stories of You & Me”, this edition of the festival
also invites different generations within the family to exchange stories and experiences with each other!

Our Home and Our School

When: November 20 to December 26, 2021

What was it like growing up for children in the past versus the children of today? Visit the museum’s specially created installations to explore how home and school experiences have changed over the years. Play games, write to a special senior pen pal, design your
dream uniform and more in this interactive experience for the whole family!

Inter-generational Showcase: Our Home – Singapore

When: November 20 to December 26, 2021

What is “Singapore” to our seniors and children? Visit this showcase of artworks created as part of a virtual inter-generational program! Inspired by conversations on selected museum artifacts covering topics related to Singapore’s identity and housing in the 1970s and 1980s, seniors and children designed their own currency notes and co-created mini HDB flat
dioramas together with artist Joanne Lio.

Artefact Hunts with Dennis and Family!

When: November 20 to December 26, 2021

You’ve met them in our Otterly Famtastic video. Now join them on two fun Artefact Hunts! Explore the galleries, solve riddles to discover little-known facts behind the mysterious artifacts, and complete the hunt to redeem a prize sponsored by Plano at the end!

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