Gain fresh insights and learn more about the artistic practices and processes behind some of the highlights of our exhibitions.


Tracing an Artistic Journey | A Conversation with Ho Ho Ying

Gain insights into Ho Ho Ying’s artistic journey as he discusses his works on display in "(Re)collect". Note: This talk will be in Mandarin. Read more

Curator Talk | Latiff Mohidin: Pago Pago (1960–1969)

Gain insights into the art historical and literary contexts surrounding poet-painter Latiff Mohidin’s seminal "Pago Pago" series, in this talk by Senior Curator Shabbir Hussain Mustafa. Read more

Liu Kang Annual Lecture 2018: 乡土 (The Scent of Soil)

Join artist and historian Dr Lim Poh Teck in exploring key geographical backdrops of Liu Kang’s life in the region, and how these rich periods of his life inform the multicultural lenses that influenced his art. Read more

Panel Discussion | Memories of my NAFA Days

Join a panel of key figures in the 80-year history of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, as they reflect on their experiences from the 1960s to 1980s as educators, students and artists. Read more

To Singapore River, With Love | An Artist Talk by Cheo Chai Hiang

Artist Cheo Chai Hiang shares his personal connections to the social and cultural narratives of the Singapore River, and how this deep bond with his homeland has influenced his art practice. Read more

Pictorialism is Dead. Long Live Pictorialism.

This talk by Gallery curator Charmaine Toh considers the transfer of pictorial photography to Singapore and how values associated with Pictorialism were re-coded within the local context. Read more

The Artist and the Poet

Learn how to use art in the Gallery as a starting point for writing original pieces in this workshop with our Poet-in-Residence, Madeleine Lee. Read more

Curator Talk | Act 1.5... My Time With the Artist Village

Join artist Khairul Anwar Salleh and Assistant Curator Jennifer K.Y. Lam in exploring the development of interdisciplinary approaches to art in Singapore. Read more

Curator Talk | Epitaph IV: Nationalism Through Spirituality in Art

Join artist A.D. Pirous and Assistant Curator Zulfadhli Hilmi as they discuss the themes of spiritualism and nationalism in his artwork "Epitaph IV". Read more