Talks & Seminars
National Achievers Congress 2017: The Winning Edge from Sat 27th May to Sun 28th May
Headed up by AirAsia's Tony Fernandes, this two-day seminar discusses how to beat fear of failure and turn a business around. The event also features Dr John Demartini, plus a host more speakers.Tickets via sistic
A five-week course, running on Tuesday evenings from 12 April to 10 May, reviewing the most important European visual arts movement of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Day [email protected]: Sounding Out the Arts from Tue 23rd May to Thu 25th May
At various locations around the Esplanade, three days of workshops and visual art sessions for students aged 9-12 years old. There's a self-guided visual arts trail, and teachers can book schoolkids in to events taking place.
MML: Finding Liu Kang in Shanghai Mon 29th May
The Asian Civilisation Museum's Monday Morning Lecture series continues with speaker Gretchen Liu talking about her search for family in deepest Shanghai. Refreshments from 10:30, lecture at 11:00.
Explore Singapore! Bukit Pasoh Heritage Walk Wed 3rd May
The 'Hill of Pots' - or Bukit Pasoh - is an area in Chinatown that is history rich and perfect for a morning wander. Discover shophouses, clan houses and clubs, plus places of worship and more.Optional lunch at Sapling Restaurant follows the tour. Register for the event here
Storytelling at NMS: Once Upon a Time in Singapore – Pioneers of Yeste... from Sat 29th Apr to Sat 24th Jun
Colourful half-hour storytelling sessions run at the National Museum building throughout May and June, with Prof Beth Fredericks and Prof Wong Seet Fun leading the tale-telling. There are crafts and activities to take part in after the sessions, so make sure you stay on and get stuck in!Session time...
National Gallery art talks continue with curator Phoebe Scott taking the panel to talk about this Southeast asian artistic method.
AAS event: An Evening with Frank Lavin Mon 15th May
The American Association Singapore hosts the US Ambassador to Singapore (and former White House aide) for this evening talk at The American Club, where he talks about his experiences and discusses his new book: Home Front to Battlefront: An Ohio Teenager in World War II. Frank Lavin w...
Singapore International Festival of Arts 2017 from Wed 28th Jun to Sat 9th Sep
This year's theme is Enchantment, and the line-up has the classic varied programme of theatre, dance, drama and music, including the Kronos Quartet, Dragonflies, Germinal, The Nature Museum and more.Tickets from sistic
AFCC 2017 Writers & Illustrators Conference (3-Day Pass) from Wed 17th May to Fri 19th May
A three-day meeting for writers and illustrators to get inspired and discuss work and techniques. Meet existing peers and contacts or make new ones at Singapore's National Library Building.
A chance to tour the current exhibition at The Indian Heritage Centre, Once Upon a Time in Little India, with curators on hand to give visitors an up-close look.Tickets from Peatix, $25 per person.
Healthy Mummy, Healthy Family Symposium 2017 Sat 6th May
Marina Mandarin Singapore hosts this Mother's Day workshop and symposium day aimed at helping women learn more about better health. Experts discuss heart-related health matters and teach the audience how to whip up the perfect healthy bento box.SCHEDULE:Symposium only: 10:30-12:30Symposium and Bento...
At the Asian Civilisations Museum, a Monday Morning Lecture to coincide with the exhibition currently running until July. Speaker Dr Vidya Schalk discusses Korea's Joseon Dynasty, and the legacy it left behind.Refreshments from 10:30, lecture at 11:00.Exhibition details for the event can be found he...
MML: Anjaneyam - The Ramayana of Hanuman Mon 5th Jun
The Monday Morning Lecture series at Singapore's Asian Civilisation Museum continues with this join talk by Aravinth Kumarasamy and Apsaras Arts, discussing their upcoming production at the Esplanade in November. The event features Javanese and Indian dance, telling the story of Hanuman the monkey g...
Speaker Jean-Francois Milou is at the Asian Civilisations Museum for this Monday Morning Lecture looking at the National Gallery one year after its opening, and the renovations that made it what it is today.Refreshments from 10:30, lecture at 11:00.
MML: Dr Goh Keng Swee: A Portrait Mon 22nd May
Speaker Tan Siok Sun heads up today's Asian Civilisations Museum Monday Morning Lecture, with a talk about Singapore's first Deputy Prime Minister - the speaker's godfather-in-law and subject of her biography. Refreshments from 10:30, lecture at 11:00.
The National Gallery opens its doors for a day celebrating museums. Enjoy Southeast Asian art in the galleries, take part in activities or just browse the public spaces.Opening hours: Sun-Thu 10:00-19:00, Fri & Sat 10:00-22:00
The latest art seminar at the National Gallery is with curators Russell Storer and Adele Tan, taking an up-close look at the works of Yayoi Kusama.
National Gallery Open House: Hari Raya Puasa from Sun 25th Jun to Mon 26th Jun
The National Gallery opens its doors to celebrate Hari Raya Puasa, the end of Ramadan. Enjoy the Children's Biennale or just browse the galleries.Opening hours: Sun-Thu 10:00-19:00, Fri & Sat 10:00-22:00
AAS event: The History of Singapore VIP Walking Tour Sat 20th May
A morning walk along the river with The American Association Singapore and Join Blair Hall, former Deputy Chief of Mission, US Embassy Singapore. You will pass by history rich areas full of story and legend, ending at Brewerx for an optional set lunch (cost not included). More details...