31 Jul 2022

1 to 5pm

Getting here

5 mins walk from Raffles Place MRT Station (Exit H)

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Free admission to programmes

This month, discover the tradition and beauty of batik. Catch a drama performance, go on a storytelling tour, and get creative by making your own pouch using a traditional batik textile. Don’t forget to catch the Batik Kita: Dressing in Port Cities special exhibition!



Get Crafty! Drop-in Activity
1 to 5pm
Lobby, Level 1

Be a designer for the day! Pick your favourite batik textile then create your very own pouch.

Suitable for ages 5 to 10, with parental guidance.



Story Time in the Galleries!

1.30 pm

Lobby, Level 1

$10 refundable deposit per parent-child pair


A batik seller who makes colourful sarongs had his sarongs stolen by cheeky monkeys while on this way to the market. Will he manage to get them back?

Suitable for ages 4 to 7.

Register here.



Fun with Batik Design!


Discovery Room, Basement

$10 refundable deposit per parent-child pair


Discover various batik motifs then learn to draw and colour your own batik design using the wax resist crayon technique in this fun workshop! This workshop is brought to you in partnership with Healthy Workplace Ecosystem (HWE) by the Health Promotion Board.

Suitable for ages 7 to 10.

Waitlist here.



Move It! Drama Performance
2pm, 4pm
Auditorium, Basement

Find out how the Javanese batik motifs parang and truntum got their names in this colourful performance based on two Indonesian legends.

Suitable for ages 7 to 10.


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