4 Nov 2021 - 7 Nov 2021

All day

Getting here


ACM is a 5-minute walk from Raffles Place MRT Station
(Exit H) 




Museum admission charges apply.

Celebrate the Festival of Lights – Deepavali – with ACM! Discover objects in an online trail associated with the celebration, and tune in to ACM’s Facebook page at 12pm, for a dance performance by Temple of Fine Arts. Try out an ACM staffer’s recipe for Mysore Pak, then create your own thoranam with a downloadable template. Check our Instagram Stories on 5 Nov to see the Deepavali edition of #ACMComics, and don’t miss out on the beautiful flower rangoli on display at ACM’s lobby (4–7 Nov).

ACM wishes all a Happy Deepavali!










Discovery Trail

Discover some objects associated with the celebration of Deepavali in this online trail.

Click here to explore.

Celebrating Light








Celebrating Light, by Temple of Fine Arts

Get in the festive mood and enjoy this celebratory dance performance. Watch the video premiere at noon on ACM's Facebook Page.   


Festive Treat









Festive Treat

Follow a recipe from an ACM staff member to make your own Mysore Pak, a popular dessert served during festivals, weddings, and other special occasions.


Click here to try.

 Craft Time

Craft Time

Create your own thoranam, a traditional South Indian decoration hung across a doorway during festivals, with our template. 

Download the template here.





Yuddha Kandam: A Verse from the Ramayana 

Look out for the Deepavali edition of #ACMComics, inspired by a textile in our collection that was made in India for export to Indonesia. Check our Instagram Stories on 5 Nov to see the comic. 


Flower Rangoli


Flower Rangoli

See a colourful flower rangoli in the ACM lobby by N R Flower Rangoli from 4 to 7 Nov.