OPEN HOUSE & EXTENDED HOURS THIS FRI–SUN | 22–24 FEB

We will be having an Open House on the closing weekend of LIGHT TO NIGHT FESTIVAL: TRACES AND ECHOES. Enjoy FREE ADMISSION to all exhibitions including MINIMALISM: SPACE. LIGHT. OBJECT. There will also be extended hours to all exhibition galleries including concourse galleries on Fri & Sat from 10am–10pm. Come experience the festival before it closes! Click here to learn more

FILM AND PERFORMANCE

FILM AND PERFORMANCE

The Gallery offers ways of looking at art through a range of film screenings and performances for all ages. Don't miss Painting with Light: Festival of International Films on Art, the Gallery's annual film festival. This year's 2018 edition unveils a carefully curated selection of over 30 thought-provoking feature-length and short films, as well as single-channel video works, many of which are premiering here in Singapore for the first time.

For more information, please visit nationalgallery.sg/paintingwithlight

Programmes

Simone Forti's "Dance Constructions"

See three of Simone Forti's radical "Dance Constructions" performed in Singapore for the first time—"Platforms" (1960); "Slant Board" (1960); and "See Saw" (1961), as interpreted by Rizman Putra. Read more

Resonates With: Les Grisettes

This multimedia performance features excerpts from Verena Tay’s "Lotus Fugue," inspired by Georgette Chen’s letters and paintings of lotus flowers. It comprises spoken word, music and projections. Read more

Eye/Feel/Write IV: The Light Between Objects

Writers and spoken word artists read and discuss their works in response to "Minimalism: Space. Light. Object." This reading is organised in collaboration with "Words Go Round," an outreach programme by the Singapore Writers Festival. Read more

Eye/Feel/Write IV: The Light Between Objects

Writers and spoken word artists read and discuss their works in response to "Minimalism: Space. Light. Object." This reading is organised in collaboration with "Words Go Round," an outreach programme by the Singapore Writers Festival. Read more

Eye/Feel/Write IV: The Light Between Objects

Writers and spoken word artists read and discuss their works in response to "Minimalism: Space. Light. Object." This reading is organised in collaboration with "Words Go Round," an outreach programme by the Singapore Writers Festival. Read more

Simone Forti's "Dance Constructions"

See three of Simone Forti's radical "Dance Constructions" performed in Singapore for the first time—"Platforms" (1960); "Slant Board" (1960); and "See Saw" (1961), as interpreted by Rizman Putra. Read more

Film screening | EVA HESSE BY MARCIE BEGLEITER

This screening is part of a two-day film programme exploring the development and legacy of Minimalism. Day 1 delves into the practices of Post-Minimalist artist Eva Hesse. Day 2 explores the practices of Mono-ha artists Nobuo Sekine and Lee Ufan, as well as Osaka-based architect Tadao Ando, whose internationally acclaimed buildings reflect the influence of Japanese aesthetics and minimalist design. Read more

Double bill – JAPAN: THE NEW ART & TADAO ANDO: SAMURAI ARCHITECT

This double bill is part of a two-day film programme exploring the development and legacy of Minimalism. Day 1 delves into the practices of Post-Minimalist artist Eva Hesse. Day 2 explores the practices of Mono-ha artists Nobuo Sekine and Lee Ufan Lee, as well as contemporary artist Tadao Ando, whose architectural works reflect the influences of Minimalism today. Read more

Simone Forti's "Dance Constructions"

See three of Simone Forti's radical "Dance Constructions" performed in Singapore for the first time—"Platforms" (1960); "Slant Board" (1960); and "See Saw" (1961), as interpreted by Rizman Putra. Read more

Living Galleries by National Poetry Festival

Inspired by the representations of home in "Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore," local poets will recite works that provoke audiences to reflect on the deep bonds that they have with our homeland. Read more

Learning

French Dance company Le principe d'incertitude, led by Liz Santoro and Pierre Godard, and Singapore’s T.H.E. Second Company present a five-hour performance that unfolds across the Gallery’s public spaces. Read more

Learning

French Dance company Le principe d'incertitude, led by Liz Santoro and Pierre Godard, and Singapore’s T.H.E. Second Company present a five-hour performance that unfolds across the Gallery’s public spaces. Read more

Resonates With: Raghajazz

This Indian classic jazz quintet redefines sound through their wild blend of ragas, jazz harmony and groovy rhythms. Read more