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Address: 71 Bras Basah Road Singapore Art Museum | Singapore Art Museum, Singapore 189555, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6589 9580
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10:00 - 19:00
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Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Now on at Singapore Art Museum: Singapore Biennale 2016 - An Atlas of...

Now on at Singapore Art Museum: Singapore Biennale 2016 - An Atlas of Mirrors. Featuring a constellation of artworks by 63 contemporary artists and art collectives from Asia, exploring new ways of seeing the world and ourselves. The Singapore Art Museum is a contemporary art museum for visitors of all ages and experiences, specialising in Singaporean and Southeast Asian art. Located in a restored 160-year-old mission school, the Singapore Art Museum presents thought-provoking art exhibitions and programmes that respond to current issues and complete the visitor's understanding of Southeast Asia.

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A new experience for me in staff invigilating actively engaging with you offering to answer questions about exhibits.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting this museum really stimulates the artsy section in your brain! I love how they are sooo many installations from various artists around Asia. There are 2 buildings thats separated so don't forget to go to the smaller one across the street - the exhibtion therr is really is as wonderful as the main building.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A new experience for me in staff invigilating actively engaging with you offering to answer questions about exhibits.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A half day out of the sun and heat. Some really interesting and inspired pieces of art. My daughter has an interest in studying art and this exhibition helped her to understand that art is in everything. Really worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went there for an exhibition - 'Imaginarium' and the experience was very good and enriching. It was quite informative and the exhibits were very interactive and beautiful. there were several short films on display there which were quite touching. Recommended for kids.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

When they hold the special kids event at 8Q every year, we make it a point to go coz it's good fun for the kids. Lots of hands on activities , they get to doodle on the wall, do origami and other handicraft , 'play' with interactive art installations... Usually spend 2 hours. It's free for Singaporeans n SG perm... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

As the place is being set up for the Biennale, there really is nothing on offer at present. Perhaps 30 pieces, mainly photos. Nothing special at all. frankly, a waste of 30 minutes.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Housed in two buildings. The main building was quite large, but a lot of rooms were closed off. Some of the exhibits were quite interesting, but there were not enough for such a large building. The second building was across the street, contains several interactive exhibits for children. Singaporeans and those holding PRs enter for free. Others are S$10. I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old building housing many different exhibition rooms. Exhibitions are temporary and change every few months. Worth checking before you go that it interests you. Free for Singapore citizens and permanent residents.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We were very excited to arrange and attend.. Ground floor two exhibits open rest closed for special function. 2nd floor 2 small exit rooms open , rest closed for installation, 3rd floor closed for update.finally bundled off to building 8 down the road.. Childrens weak interactions exhibit,cartoons and small kids fun centre one beautiful old display of cultural heritage and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Opposite the main art museum at Bras Basah stop, they have a branch for their children's museum called SAM at 8Q. I took our 17 month old there as a cheap (aka free for permanent residents but I think it's maybe 10 Sing dollars for non) outing. It's a fairly calm museum directed at young children. It was a great... More 

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