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ART PROGRAMMES AND TOURS

Get involved with these engaging programmes that bring to life the art and history of the Civic District!

CIVIC DISTRICT

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SIFTING THROUGH THE SANDS OF TIME | GUIDED TOUR | 60 min

National Gallery Singapore, Victoria Theatre, Victoria Concert Hall, The Arts House and Asian Civilisations Museum invite you on a tour through time with our docents as they share interesting facts and anecdotes about the changing architecture and usage of these iconic historical monuments over the last 190 years.

 

  • Fri–Sat | 4–5 Aug 2017 | 5.30pm, 6.30pm
  • Fri–Sat | 11–12 Aug 2017 | 5.30pm, 6.30pm

Meeting Point: Next to Jubilee Walk Marker, Padang Atrium Entrance (facing St. Andrews Road)

ZONE A: NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE

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THE INCREDIBLE 5 SERIES | GUIDED TOUR

General Admission Rules Apply

 

Make five new discoveries from "Must-Touch Artworks" to "Sensorial Experiences" in each of these themed docent-led tours. Suitable for families, the young and the young at heart.

 

  • Fri–Sat | 4–5 Aug 2017 | 6.30pm, 7.30pm
  • Fri–Sat | 11–12 Aug 2017 | 6.30pm, 7.30pm

Registration opens 20 minutes before each tour at the Tours Desk located at National Gallery Singapore Level B1 Ticketing Concourse. 20 slots are available per tour on a first come first served basis.

 
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ADOPT A FLOWER | ACTIVITY
General Admission Rules Apply
National Gallry Singapore, Level 3, Supreme Court Foyer

 

Drop by The Sonnet in Blue to pen your dreams on the petals of a plastic flower that will be added to the installation.

 

  • Wed | 9 Aug 2017
  • Sat–Sun | 5–6 Aug 2017
  • Sat–Sun | 12–13 Aug 2017
  • Sat–Sun | 2–3 Sep 2017
  • Sat–Sun | 7–8 Oct 2017
 
Civic District Outdoor Festival Programme Artsolute  
PUPPETS & IMAGINE-NATIONS BY ARTSOLUTE | ACTIVITY
National Gallery Singapore, Supreme Court Wing, Level 4, Theatrette
$20 per adult-child pair or $30 per adult-child trio
Ages 4 and above
 

Join a puppet-making workshop and participatory performance that brings to life dreams and stories from the UOB Southeast Asia Gallery

 

  • Sat–Sun | 5–6 Aug | 11am–1pm, 3pm–5pm
  • Sat–Sun | 12–13 Aug | 11am–1pm, 3pm–5pm

Image Credit: Artsolute

 
Civic District Outdoor Festival Programme Aquarama  
AQUARAMA BY POST THEATRE | PROGRAMME (50 mins)
City Hall Wing, Level 1, Opposite the Children's Museum
Free (Registration Required)
Ages 6 and above

 

Follow Mr Chips the firsh on an interactive water-themed adventure inspired by legends and myths from different cultures.

 

  • Wed | 9 Aug 2017 | 11am–5pm | 3 performances every hour
  • Sat–Sun | 5–6 Aug | 11am–5pm | 3 performances every hour
  • Sat–Sun | 12–13 Aug | 11am–5pm | 3 performances every hour

Registration opens 30 mins before each performance. 10 slots available per performance on a first come first served basis.

ZONE E: ASIAN CIVILISATIONS MUSEUM

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TIME'S UP
Fri–Sat, 4–5, 11–12 Aug 2017
7pm–11pm

 

Peer over the edge of time into eternity and experience a slice of timelessness. Catch exclusive performances and leave your mark on our walls. Choose the way you want to enjoy the museum - put on your time-traveller's hat and explore our nooks and crannies your way. Then take home a piece of your time spent amongst the Asian Civilisations Museum. Time's up - you only have two weekends

 
Civic District Outdoor Festival Programme Saturdays @ ACM  
SATURDAYS @ ACM: HAPPY BIRTHDAY SINGAPORE!
Sat, 5 Aug 2017
1pm–7pm

 

In celebration of Singapore's birthday, Asian Civilisations Museum brings visitors an upsized edition of their programming with more performances and crafts. Be sure to catch the Ghost Nets of the Ocean exhibition before it closes!

ZONE C: THE ARTS HOUSE

Civic District Outdoor Festival Programme Lee Fook Chee  
LEE FOOK CHEE: SON OF SINGAPORE, PHOTOGRAPHER OF HONG KONG | CURATOR'S TALK
Sun, 6 Aug 2017
2pm, 4pm
 

Presented in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, this exhibition showcases over 50 stunning images captured by Singaporean-born Lee Fook Chee during the 1950s – spanning his early years in Hong Kong as a young immigrant, as well as daily life and places throughout the city state. 

 

  • Sun, 6 Aug 2017 | 2pm | Blue Room | Free by Registration
  • Sun, 6 Aug 2017 | 4pm | Gallery I | Free by Registration