Wandering in Black and White

Step inside this fantastical city, explore unusual perspectives and encounter cities within cities.  What can you see and what sounds can you hear? Discover the relationship between light, object and space, search for miniature cities and be captivated by colours and shapes as you explore Wandering in Black and White.

For all ages.

Artist: Tang Ling Nah

Tang Ling Nah is an award-winning artist known for her large-scale charcoal drawings that are inspired by transitional spaces in Singapore. Doors, alleys, corridors, staircases, pillars and void decks feature prominently in her work. In 2008, she represented Singapore in the 2nd Singapore Biennale and has also exhibited at the 11th International Architecture Biennale in Venice (Singapore Pavilion). She has received numerous awards, including Singapore National Arts Council’s Young Artist Award (Art) 2004; Juror’s Choice, Philip Morris Singapore-ASEAN Art Awards 2003; and Della Butcher Award 2000.


Drop-in Activity: Past, Present, Future

In the lead up to National Day, explore Singapore’s past, present and future through artworks depicting various aspects of life in the country. Read more

Drop-in Activity: Time for Tea

Drop in and have fun doing an activity sheet about mazes and teahouses. Then, head to the Gallery's roof garden to explore artist Rirkrit Tiravanija’s installation. Read more

Book in a Nook

Gather round and listen to fascinating storybooks of people, places, animals and objects found in artworks from the Gallery’s collection. Read more

Art Explorers: Back in the Day

Discover Singapore in the past through works of art in the DBS Singapore Gallery. Compare and contrast them with Singapore today through discussion and sketching in this docent-led programme. Read more

Family Art Workshop: Colours in Motion

Be inspired by Lee Wen’s "Daydream Tunnel" and "Rainbow Passageway" and create your own animation wheel under the guidance of an experienced Gallery facilitator. Read more

Stories in Art: Badang––The Strongman of Singapura

Inspired by Chua Mia Tee''s painting "Epic Poem of Malaya," master storyteller Kamini Ramachandran shares a folktale that explores the idea of independence. Read more