HIGHLIGHTS

Bustling Through The Years

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Don’t miss the stop at the Land Transport Gallery (LTG) to come to the “Bustling Through The Times” exhibition to learn about the efforts undertaken by LTA to achieve a greener future and an inclusive society by cultivating a culture of walk, cycle and ride.

The exhibition features a timeline showcasing the evolution of buses from Singapore’s post-independent era up till today with the introduction of schemes such as the Bus Service Enhance Programme (BSEP) and Bus Service Reliability Framework (BSRF) to further improve the bus quality and service.

For enquiries, please email to LTGallery@lta.gov.sg

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Anatomy of a Free Mind: Tan Swie Hian’s Notebooks and Creations

22 November 2016 – 19 March 2017
Level 10, Gallery, National Library Building
10AM – 9PM
Free Admission

Anatomy of a Free Mind: Tan Swie Hian’s Notebooks and Creations

1973 was a milestone year in Tan Swie Hian’s life during which he experienced a breakthrough in his spirituality and creative capacity. Henceforth, his artistic creations have been characterised by freedom – in medium, subject matter, genre and expression. The artist likens his newfound free mind to a hummingbird that can fly in all directions and experience different realms of reality.

Now, more than 40 years later, Tan’s works are presented again at the National Library in this exhibition featuring over 100 creations in a wide range of media. This is the first time the multidisciplinary artist’s creative process, as documented in his notebooks through writings and sketches, has been featured with his artworks.

Discover the extraordinary world of a free mind through Tan Swie Hian’s creations and notebooks!

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Avengers

Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network) is an interactive experience that brings visitors into the cinematic world of Marvel The Avengers.

This exhibition brings to life the science behind Super Heroes and allows fans of all ages to participate in a simulated recruitment, as if they were being trained to become Official Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N agent of the beloved Marvel Universe.

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Battlebox Tour

BUY 1 GET 1 AT 50% OFF

Buy 1 ticket and get 1 ticket for a person aged 13-18 years at 50% off, if you sign up for THE BATTLEBOX TOUR - A Story of Strategy & Surrender™, a 75-minute guided tour of the Battlebox, a former WWII underground command centre in Fort Canning Park. 
This offer is open Tuesdays to Thursdays, 22 November-29 December 2016. Register now at enquiry@battlebox.com.sg 

For more information, visit www.battlebox.com.sg

 

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Butterflies Up-Close

Butterflies Up-Close present a unique insight into the life of a butterfly as you follow its remarkable transformation from an egg to an adult. Featuring a host of interactive exhibits, the exhibition allows you to observe at close range the many fascinating aspects of this distinctive order of insets and delight in the spectacular beauty of more than hundreds of live butterflies.

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Dinosaurs at Dusk

Follow Lucy and her father as they fly through the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous geological periods using a variety of off-road vehicles in search of the ancestors of modern-day birds, the feathered Dinosaurs, in this most kinetic planetarium show ever produced!

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Graceful Grit

Graceful Grit: Tennis and the WTA Finals in Singapore
23 October 2016 to 8 January 2017
Changing Gallery, Singapore Sports Museum

The game of tennis has evolved over the centuries in terms of its equipment, attire, style of play and culture. From a humble beginning of using the palm of one’s hand to rackets made of the latest innovation in technology and material, tennis players throughout the ages had always held one thing in common – their love of the sport.

Today, tennis is played by millions of recreational players and has become a popular worldwide spectator sport. The evolution of the game is inextricably linked to changes in society – in particular, the realm of womankind. This exhibition aims to trace the history and evolution of tennis and highlight the women game-changers of the sport.

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Law of the Land: Highlights of Singapore's Constitutional Documents

Ongoing
Chief Justice’s Chamber and Office
National Gallery Singapore

Law of the Land: Highlights of Singapore’s Constitutional Documents explores the history and development of Singapore’s constitution from Singapore’s founding as a British settlement in 1819 to a sovereign republic in 1965. Organised by the National Archives and National Library Board, the exhibition features rare constitutional documents from their collections. The documents capture key moments in Singapore’s constitutional history and also throw light on milestones in our island-nation’s history.

Join our weekly curator-led Insights Tours on Friday evenings and docent-led Highlights Tours on weekend afternoons. All tours are free and conducted in English. 

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MAKE+PLAY

MINT Museum of Toys’ latest edition of MAKE+PLAY features highlights from the museum’s Outerspace collection of vintage toys, including the first robot toy produced, Robot Lilliput (1930’s) and the rare alien toy, Mechanic Martin (1950’s). Choose from an array of creative and interactive workshop and tour sessions and experience the fun and magic of nostalgia as a family!

MAKE+PLAY runs from 19 November - 18 December. 

For full line-up of workshop and tour sessions, please visit http://www.emint.com/

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Script and Stage

28 October 2016 – 26 March 2017
Levels 7 & 8, Promenade, National Library Building
10AM – 9PM
Free Admission

Script & Stage 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.

As we trace the development of Singapore’s vernacular theatre communities from the 1950s to the 1980s, treat yourself to publications such as Keris Sempena Riau, the first sandiwara (Malay historical theatre) published and staged locally, as well as the manuscripts and drafts of acclaimed local playwrights like Kuo Pao Kun and Robert Yeo.

Not to be missed are showcases of notable local musicals, such as Beauty World (TheatreWorks) and Chang and Eng (Action! Theatre), at the lobby of the National Library Building.

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Singapore Museum Guide 2016

Enhance your museum experience by checking out the latest edition of our Singapore Museum Guide.

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