Spectrum: March Edition


The launch edition in March shines the spotlight on this island we call home and explores what it means to us.

  • Date: Sat 12 Mar – Sun 13 Mar 2016
  • Time: 11am – 6pm
  • Venue: National Gallery Singapore
  • Admission: Free (Admission fees to exhibitions may apply)

Full programmes @ https://www.nationalgallery.sg/see-do/highlights/spectrum



Explore themes of home, friendship and culture through music and dance.

Resonates with Series: “Letters From Home” and “A Beating Of The Heart”

Flautist Raghavendran and violinist Kailin Yong explore the meanings of home and the bonds created between friends through music and dance. This performance is part of the Resonates With series.

  • Time: 2pm, 4pm (10 mins)
  • Venue: Padang Atrium


This dance performance by Maya Dance Theatre is a celebration of Singapore’s diversity and community. It reflects the tapestry of different cultures and rich heritage, as well as the progressive evolution of a new language and ideals—borne of our varied and colourful past.

  • Time: 12pm, 3pm (10 mins)
  • Venue: Basement Concourse

Let’s Talk About Art: Tours & Talks

Experience how art can enrich the mind with talks and tours featuring works on display in our exhibitions.

Gallery Signs

Experience the Gallery's collection in Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) through intimate conversations about art and history. Each session is led by a docent and Sign Language interpreter from the Singapore Association for the Deaf (SADeaf).

This year, Gallery Signs focuses on highlights from the DBS Singapore Gallery. 10 slots are available per session with limited spaces for SgSL students to observe.

  • Date: 12 March | 2nd Saturday of every month
  • Time: 3.30pm

To register, please email nurdiana.rahmat@nationalgallery.sg with your name and contact number.

Art Conversations

Use art as a vehicle to engage in conversations about life, identity and the state of mental well-being. In this instalment, we focus on Tang Da Wu’s Don’t Give Money to the Arts and explore the creation of identity and making connections to personal experiences through art-making activities.

  • Date: 12 & 13 March
  • Time: 11 - 12pm
  • Venue: Rooftop Studios 1 & 2, City Hall Wing, Level 5

The Art In You: Workshop & Demonstrations

Discover the artist in you with our art workshops and explore the myriad of artistic ideas.

The Disappearing Mama Shop & Other Stories

Created in collaboration with Participate in Design, this travelling art installation invites audiences to participate in a novel form of community exchange. It draws on the stories of residents in MacPherson and the responses of Gallery visitors to the artworks in the DBS Singapore Gallery to form a narrative around the theme of local trades and small businesses.

Make and Take

Take part in simple craft projects and bring home a handmade souvenir from the Gallery!

  • Date: 12 & 13 March
  • Time: 11am – 6pm
  • Venue: Supreme Court Terrace

Hopes and Dreams For Our Home

Join budding artists in illustrating a scene of Sentosa Island in the 1960s. Participants will be guided to depict a nostalgic kelong scene during the early days of Singapore and be able to portray their hope and dreams for the future atop the landscape.

  • Date: 12 & 13 March
  • Time: 2pm, 4pm
  • Venue: Rooftop Studios 1 & 2, City Hall Wing, Level 5

Email programmes@nationalgallery.sg to register with your name and contact number.

Event Timeline
Sat Mar 12, 2016
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM SGT
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National Gallery Singapore
Venue Address
1 St Andrew's Road #01-01 Singapore
5-minute walk from City Hall MRT via the Art Connector.