Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

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Explore contemporary works by prominent Southeast Asian artists and more at Singapore Art Museum. This site is known for housing international works as well as the premier collection of Southeast Asian art in the world. Step inside the museum, which sits inside a restored 19th-century mission school. See the works of local favorites, including Cheo Chai Hiang, Dinh Q Le, and Natee Utarit. Take a tour of the museum to further your understanding of these exhibitions, participate in an educational program or workshop, or visit one of the many temporary collections on display here. By using our Singapore tour builder website , you can arrange your visit to Singapore Art Museum and other attractions in Singapore.
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  • When visiting the art museum, the main library was not opened, while it is interesting to have an exhibition on the side of the museum, it is a pity that the building structure of the museum seems to have been in the old school, the exhibition space is more square, sometimes the scope of the work sprinkled.
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  • Particularly suitable for art lovers. Here we can have a look at the collection of modern and contemporary works of art. Works of art exhibited not only works of art from local artists, but there are also works of art from international artists for example artwork from artist Indonesia namely Eko Nugroho
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  • Singapore art museum's beautiful main building is unfortunately closed until further notice and ongoing exhibition that I almost missed are located in an annex building. Here you can see different films in one part of the House. So it gets to look up via various flights of stairs to see everything. It is contemporary art with good quality demonstrated. Which is not true of my great interest in art. But it was still worth a visit. Very friendly staff. Fees vary depending on age from $3 to $6.
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  • The interior of this museum is splendid! Contains varieties of famous artists' artworks, including informative panels for visitors to learn from and some Singaporean art. It is both educational and fun! Useful for helpful school learning journeys as it encourages students to express their emotions through art. Superb, educational and beautiful. Totally recommended to tourists who appreciates great art and would love to learn a bit about Singaporean culture.
  • The place is very easy to find and near to the mrt station. 1 hour is enough to see it completely. You will find here interesting. Many good spots to take pictures. And there are some places near here with a good view so you must visit all of them too.
  • The interior of this museum is splendid! Contains varieties of famous artists' artworks, including informative panels for visitors to learn from and some Singaporean art. It is both educational and fun! Useful for helpful school learning journeys as it encourages students to express their emotions through art. Superb, educational and beautiful. Totally recommended to tourists who appreciates great art and would love to learn a bit about Singaporean culture.
  • Under reconstruction, able to visit into two only expositions in less than two hours. Good time spent to understand the difference between Eastern and Western modern arts.
  • Hello! My name os Sang and I'm from Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. I really like to discover interesting places around Singapore, and every day i have a good surprise with a new location. I hope everbody here enjoy It too.
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A former boy’s mission school, the museum is home to a collection of contemporary art from the region, including works by 12 Singapore-based artists. The Singapore Art Museum (SAM) has a great collection of contemporary art from the region. It has showcased a variety of paintings, sculptures & art installations by various artists. Its permanent gallery, Once Upon This Island, comprises works by 12 Singapore-based artists that explore what it means to live in this contemporary city-state. Travellers can also visit SAM at 8Q, a wing of the museum located across the road, to see the Moving Image Gallery, where film screenings are held. There are cafés and restaurants for visitors to have a meal after art appreciation.