Online Exhibition by National Library
From the Stacks: Highlights of the National Library
Discover early Singapore from a fresh perspective through over 100 highlights from the National Library’s collection of rare publications, manuscripts, documents, maps, photographs and more at this virtual exhibition.
Former Ford Factory
Surviving the Japanese Occupation: War and its Legacies is a World War II exhibition presented by the National Archives of Singapore at the historic Former Ford Factory.
Law of the Land: Highlights of Singapore’s Constitutional Documents
This exhibition explores the history and development of Singapore’s constitution from Singapore’s founding as a British settlement in 1819 to its emergence as a sovereign republic in 1965.
Memories of Two Cities
‘Memories of Two Cities’ is a pictorial exhibition jointly presented by the Capital Library of China and the National Library of Singapore, signifying the goodwill and partnership between the two institutions. Through historical photographs drawn from the collections of both institutions, this exhibition presents Beijing and Singapore in earlier time periods, showcasing the many places, scenes and customs that have long vanished.
Script & Stage: Theatre in Singapore from the 50s to 80s
This exhibition explores the fascinating roots of local playwriting and theatre production, highlighting significant performances, playwrights and prominent theatre companies that have shaped the foundation of contemporary theatre in Singapore.
Selling Dreams: Early Advertising in Singapore
Modelled after a department store, this exhibition highlights advertisements promoting a myriad of products, services and brands that once saturated Singapore’s busy consumer market.
Online Exhibition by Singapore Art Museum
After Utopia: Revisiting the Ideal in Asian Contemporary Art
“After Utopia” seeks to ask where have we located our Utopias, and how we have tried to bring into being the utopias we have aspired to. By turns, these manifestations serve as mirrors to both our innermost yearnings as well as to our contemporary realities – that gnawing sense that this world is not enough.
Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Signature Art Prize 2018
Discover the 15 finalist works that have made it to the fourth edition of the APB Foundation Signature Art Prize: a triennial celebration of the most outstanding contemporary art from across the regions of Asia Pacific and Central Asia. Which work would you vote for?
Cinerama: Art and the Moving Image in Southeast Asia
Delve into notions of memory, identity and politics through moving image works by ten artists and collectives from across Southeast Asia. Spanning hand-drawn animation to immersive video installations, the works explore the history of the genre, its current-day expressions, and potential for the future.
Imaginarium: A Voyage of Big Ideas
What are your dreams and aspirations? What worlds could we imagine for ourselves and create for others?
Imaginarium: Into the Space of Time
Dauntless time travellers! Join us as we examine the concept of time through the tales and theories that have shaped our memories and futures, and discover what time means to different people in different cultures! Here we go!
Imaginarium: To the Ends of the Earth
What marvels do the earth hold? How have humans, animals and plants adapted to their habitats? Discover new ways of seeing and experiencing the wonderful world around us, as we journey to the ends of the earth through the eyes of nine artists.
Once Upon This Island
“Once Upon This Island” navigates ideas of home, community, identity and memory, and raises pertinent and timely questions on what it means to live in contemporary Singapore – an urbanised, ever-changing city-state and island, set between peninsula and archipelago.
People And Places
Presenting twenty Southeast Asian contemporary art works from the Singapore Art Museum’s permanent collection that looks at the people, places and spaces around us. Revolving around ideas of identity, urbanisation, globalisation and the environment, these works raise pertinent issues on urban living in the modern cityscape and prompt us to consider how the artists have translated their visions about these issues into works of art.
President’s Young Talents 2018
The ‘President’s Young Talents’ exhibition (PYT), organised by the Singapore Art Museum (SAM), is the nation’s premier mentoring, commissioning and awards exposition. Into its seventh edition, PYT 2018 maintains its core focus as a platform that nurtures emerging artists aged 35 and below.
Singapore Biennale 2019: Every Step in the Right Direction
The Biennale’s title ‘Every Step in the Right Direction’ underscores the notion that each step or action that we take as individuals, as communities and as a society as a whole can be conceived as moving us forward in the continuous journey of discovery and progress. Here is a small selection of artworks responding to the Biennale’s title from various perspectives.