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We at ACM are excited to bring you a brand new series – LET'S LEARN ABOUT… Perfect for children and grown-ups to enjoy together! Every month, look out for a wide range of topics, bite-size fun facts, interactive quizzes, puzzles, videos, and sharing from the museum folks at ACM to help you learn more about our objects.


This month, LET'S LEARN ABOUT... Chinese Art and Couture!


Guo Pei Chinese Art and Couture


Revisiting ACM's special exhibition Guo Pei: Chinese Art and Couture 


Our 2019 special exhibition Guo Pei: Chinese Art and Couture recently won the Best Design Exhibition at the annual Global Fine Art Awards 2019, which honours innovation and excellence in exhibition design, historical context, educational value, and public appeal.

Click here to find out more about this award-winning past exhibition, Guo Pei: Chinese Art and Couture.



Have a go at colouring, fold an origami dress, or make your own wristlet inspired by patterns from objects in the show. Post your creations on your social media and don't forget to tag us @ACM_SG, #acmsg.


Click on the image to download.

 Guo Pei activity sheets image



Watch this video on Conserving Textiles showing how some National Collection objects in the Guo Pei exhibition were carefully mended and prepared for display by our conservators at the Heritage Conservation Centre (HCC).



Click below to access NHB's one-stop heritage portal, Roots.sg, for more information on our objects featured in the Activity Sheets and Video:


Bridal top

Bridal skirt 

Blue and white dish


Dragon robe

Manila shawl



Would you like more of these resources? Come back to learn about new things every month! 

Missed a monthly post? Not to worry, we will keep past topics here for you.

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There's more!

Discover more on our website. Check out other videos and download e-resources inspired by objects in our National Collection today.