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Looking for activities you can do with your family?
Start your 2020 right! Have a happy new year and join these fun-filled events perfect for you and the entire family – you’ll definitely get to explore and have a deeper appreciation for the arts.
Here’s a list of family activities you can do
ARTWALK Little India | Jan 10-11 and 17-18, 2020
Contrary to popular belief, Little India is a district where one can find representations of other cultures such as places of worship, Chinese clan associations, and various businesses. Because of such diversity, Little India is known for its colourful and vibrant streets which are lined with various art pieces painted on walls or even installed along the way.
One of the programmes you can avail in this district is the Artwalk Little India. While exploring and enjoying the various amenities, you can learn about the history and culture of Little India through the guided tours.
Register here for FREE Admission.
Light to Night 2020: Invisible Cities | Jan 10-19, 2020
This two-week event will give you and your family the opportunity to interact and engage with various art forms that extend from the cultural institutions of the Civic Districts to the public.
Collaborations of various artists make up the Light to Night festival with displays of music, sound, and movement. The public spaces of the five civic districts transform through the artists’ intervention and explore the perception of the audience on the familiarized public space.
National Gallery Singapore
Asian Civilisations Museum
The Arts House
Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall
Esplanade — Theatres on the Bay
Admission is FREE. Programme hours and admission charges may vary.
Art Encounters | Jan 12-26, 2020
Get a close look at the workings of an artist with Art Encounters. In this event, various well-respected artists will create art in 20-feet shipping containers redesigned as their studio and gallery — truly a literal and genuine encounter with art!
From January 12 to 26, you can catch contemporary French artists, Lionel Sabatte, create three concrete sculptures. Sabatte’s works consist of creatures made from materials that are commonly discarded such as dust, ashes, charcoal, dead skin, and tree stumps.
Admission is FREE
Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Celebration | Jan 4 – Feb 2, 2020
Add more fun in your museum trips by participating in the Lunar New Year Ang Bao Collection. Not only are you getting full views of many museums and galleries all over Singapore, but you’re also getting souvenirs unique to each one!
Get your hands on these exclusive rat packets at each of the participating museums and galleries. Hurry up though because they might just run out -— stocks are limited!
Visit their website for the list of participating museums and galleries
M1 Singapore Fringe Festival | Jan 8-19, 2020
The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is an annual event that consists of performances in theatre, dance, music, visual arts, and mixed media created by a variety of Singaporeans and artists from all over the world. With this year’s theme of “My Country, My People,” the festival aims to set a platform for people to create and partake in discourse about the world.
Visit their website for the list of participating venues.
Hit two birds with one stone with this list of family activities coming your way — get educated and more connected with your family through art.
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