Singapore Art Museum appoints June Yap as curatorial director ...

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:00:41 GMT

The independent curator, who previously worked at the Guggenheim Museum and curated the Singapore Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2011, will be ...

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Singapore Art Museum Names June Yap as New Curatorial Director

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:57:40 GMT

The Singapore Art Museum recently announced a $90 million revamp with a targeted completion in 2021. Exhibitions will continue in the museum's main space until 2018 and then, after the next Singapore Biennale, will move in the interim to other spaces.

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Where to learn about art conservation and restoration in Singapore

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:22:51 GMT

If you look hard enough, there's always space in Singapore for art appreciation, from accessible fairs such as the Affordable Art Fair to pop-up events organished by The Artling. The latter returns for its third edition this September, bringing ...

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Local photographer Chua Soo Bin showcases candid close

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:52:31 GMT

That year, Wu donated his largest collection of 113 ink and oil paintings, valued at $73.7 million, to the Singapore Art Museum. The room was packed with dignitaries, so Chua crawled under a table and, from that angle, captured his friend's face for ...

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Singapore Night Festival returns for 10th year with past popular acts and new performances

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:09:32 GMT

The festival grounds span all the way from Cathay Green and Chijmes to Armenian Street and Waterloo Street, with five zones in total - the National Museum, Armenian Street Main Stage, Cathay Green, Singapore Management University and Singapore Art ...

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Awards won by graphic novel rekindles conversation on Singapore art funding that comes with strings attached

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 02:31:37 GMT

The winning of the three awards by graphic novelist Sonny Liew for his book, "The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye" at the prestigious 29th annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards on 21 July, has not just brought pride and joy to Singaporeans but also ...

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A decade on, S'pore Night Festival sees 800 per cent growth in ...

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:15:12 GMT

SINGAPORE — Every year, a small team of eight takes turns planting onions and chillies into the ground around the Bras Basah- Bugis precinct to “ward off” rain ...and more »

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Sentosa celebrates 45th year in September with sand festival, free entry for locals

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 03:44:00 GMT

Children aged 5-12 years old will also be able to join a drawing competition expressing their vision for Singapore 2040. The winning entry will be transformed into a sand art piece by Joo Heng himself. The sand sculptures, which are made only of sand ...and more »

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Mr Kiasu's back in new adventures amid boost in comics scene here

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:49:56 GMT

The Eisner effect has boosted sales of local comics at some bookstores after Liew won three out of six nominations at the awards last month in San Diego for his graphic novel, The Art Of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. It has sold about 16,000 copies in ...

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Singapore Night Festival dazzles crowds with 13 stunning light ...

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:30:28 GMT

The Singapore Night Festival transforms the city into a carnival of arts and culture with 13 stunning interactive light installations.and more »

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