Back for its second edition with new rides amongst returning all-time favourites, the Carnival will also see a curated line-up of programmes to keep you engaged and entertained! Not to mention the refreshed menu at our Food Village! You heard it here first. #MarinaBayCarnival
Prudential Marina Bay Carnival
Till 24 Mar 2019
12A Bayfront Avenue, 018970
The human brain has huge potential for renewal and growth. Singapore-based artist Nandita Mukand seeks to explore this phenomenon in her solo exhibition at Miaja Gallery, which is part of Singapore Art Week.
Titled Mind(less) Wilderness, the artist makes use of plants to demonstrate human psyche, pondering over how plants effortlessly adapt to a variety of environmental conditions, similar to humans adapting to their circumstances. However, she observes how familiar thought patterns can often form restrictive webs and restrict true potential. Admission for this exhibition is free.
Till 1 Mar 2019
9 Muthuraman Chetty Rd, APS Building, Level 2, 238931
Cheong Soo Pieng has been lauded as one of Southeast Asia’s most important artists emerging from the post-war Chinese diaspora. A pioneer of East-West modernism since the 1950s, he created a new visual language for artists in Asia, rising above the catastrophes of war and the schisms of nationalism. His emigration to Singapore in 1946 was followed by 40 years of constant experimentation with artistic composition and materials, placing him in an unequalled position among his peers and followers.
With attention to the artist’s innovative composing processes, this exhibition gleans from important private collections to provide a definitive selection of some of his most seminal creations.
Soo Pieng: Master of Composition
Till 9 Mar. 2019
41 Robertson Quay, 238236
An exhibition of good design, with parallel questioning of the nature of being human in a world where we achieved enhanced abilities through technology and algorithm, where humans co-exist with robots, machine learning and big data.
Human-Nature explores how humans excel beyond our natural ability, bringing together design works from various disciplines including innovative products, research concepts, communication works and art. This exhibition is a specially curated exhibition by Gustavo Maggio and Wendy Chua from Forest & Whale.
Till 30 Sep. 2019
11 Marina Blvd, 018940
Co-curated with the British Museum to mark Singapore’s bicentennial anniversary, this exhibition showcases and illustrates the multi-layered perspective of Singapore’s founding father, Sir Stamford Raffles, as well as his complex legacy and journey during the days where he was stationed in South-east Asia (between 1805 to 1824).
Furthermore, aspiring historians will be intrigued as the gallery will also present the artistic and cultural heritage of the Java and the Malay world. Tickets cost $12 for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents and $20 for tourists. Visit their website for more information.
Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and Statesman
Till 28 Apr. 2019
Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, 179555
The Embassy of Mexico in Singapore presents A Mexican Portrait, a solo exhibition by Mexican photographer Martha Gabriela Driessen.
Through black and white photographs, A Mexican Portrait captures moments of Mexican people’s everyday lives in Mexico as well as in the United States. From a small town in Oaxaca, Mexico, to the urban streets of Chicago, USA, the exhibition offers a glimpse into the Mexican spirit in which ancient traditions are weaved into new ways of life.
“A Mexican Portrait” by Martha Gabriela Driessen
Till 3 Mar 2019
155 Middle Road, 188977
In support of the Singapore Bicentennial, Yale-NUS College is launching The Future of Our Pasts Festival (TFOOPFest), a month-long arts and media festival exploring lesser-known narratives in Singapore’s history. Through a pop-up exhibition and panel discussion, the launch will provide a first look at the festival’s 11 projects, which are developed by local undergraduates, and young artists and cultural advocates.
These projects are presented in a range of art forms that reimagine Singapore’s history, including installations, interactive musical and theatrical performances, a zine and graphic novel, film screenings, walking tours, and more.
The Future of Our Pasts Festival
Till 17 Mar. 2019
Various locations, see website
Boasting one of the strongest fields in women’s golf outside of the five Major Championships, the HSBC Women’s World Championship will see 63 of the top women golfers battle it out for the title at Sentosa Golf Club’s New Tanjong Course. American star Michelle Wie has confirmed her attendance to defend her crown at the four-day event, commonly referred to as Asia’s Major.
In addition, the ever-popular festival concept will be back, offering plenty of activities and outstanding food and beverage options for all to enjoy, in what promises to be four days of unmissable entertainment both on-and-off the course.
HSBC Women’s World Championship 2019
28 Feb – 3 Mar.
27 Bukit Manis Road, 099892
Thoughtfully designed and open to all, Potato Head’s laid-back spaces inspire good times and creative collaboration. Inspired by their philosophy of “Local Spirit, Tropical Soul”, Potato Head Rooftop Sessions works with emerging talent from around the region as well as globally like-minded artists, offering an eclectic experience in the neighbourhood.
Potato Head Rooftop Sessions: Jon Sa Trinxa
1 Mar. 2019
5 to 11.30 p.m.
36 Keong Saik Rd,089143
The ‘Xpress Dance Challenge’ held by Luminous Dance Academy aims to create awareness of locally based talent throughout Singapore, bringing the dance community together in a positive, fun and family environment. The competition will run on 2, 3 and 9 March with registration closing on 15th February. Register here to take part!
Xpress Dance Challenge
163 Tanglin Rd,247933
Held alongside the HSBC Women’s World Championship, The Island Exchange is a one-day event of transformative sessions, bringing together local and international speakers to share their tips and experiences on building a successful, meaningful career.
Coupled with great music, wholesome food, refreshing drinks and even a morning yoga session with Under Armour ambassador Denise Keller, this is a new breed of festival not to be missed.
The Island Exchange
2 Mar. 2019
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
27 Bukit Manis Road,099892
It’s not goodbye but see you later! Join us for the last Straits Family Sunday session before the museum closes for its revamp. Go back in time to revisit the history of our building in a character tour around the museum. Create a time capsule inspired by the bakul siah, a traditional auspicious basket. Make memories with your family in the photo studio, and don’t miss your last chance to visit the Amek Gambar exhibition.
Straits Family Sunday: Hello, goodbye
3 Mar. 2019
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Peranakan Museum, 39 Armenian Street, 179941
By Sharlyn Tan + Mizah Salik, 25 February 2019
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