15 Jan 2021

6.30 to 8.30pm

Getting here

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


Free admission to some programmes

Explore activities that revolve around the themes of our Faith Beauty Love Hope – Our Stories, Your ACM exhibition, from riverboat and gallery tours to intangible cultural heritage demonstrations.


Free admission to some programmes, and enjoy a special $6 admission to Faith Beauty Love Hope during the programme. Singapore's current Safe Distancing Measures (SDM) will be in effect. You will need to wear a face mask and remain in your personal group (max 5 pax). SDM subject to change.


ACM Riverboat Tours  

Tales by the River: Riverboat Tours
6.15-7pm, 7.30-8.15pm
Raffles Landing Site outside ACM
$20 per participant

Journey through time on a riverboat cruise and discover stories of faith, beauty, love, and hope that surround the Singapore River. Travel past iconic buildings – including ACM! – and take in with a fresh perspective the natural beauty found along the river, and learn how Singapore grew from a small trading port into a bustling metropolis. This activity is recommended for ages 16 and above; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Register here.


Social Sketch: Live Drawing Sessions
7-7.45pm, 8-8.45pm
Discovery Room, Basement

$10 refundable deposit per participant

Sketch what you see with a live model striking different poses in this charcoal drawing session guided by Singapore-based illustrator Sharon Yang Ge. Feeling inspired? Plan your trip to the museum to take in the interesting artworks found in ACM's special exhibition and permanent collection.

Register here.

Kan Shuyi (1)  

Curator Talk: Behind-the-Scenes with ACM
Ngee Ann Auditorium, Basement
$10 refundable deposit per participant

Join in a sharing session with ACM curator Kan Shuyi. She will talk about her experience putting together the museum's latest exhibition, Faith Beauty Love Hope – Our Stories, Your ACM. Learn about the thought processes behind curating this show, and discover behind-the-scenes stories. This programme will also be livestreamed on ACM's Facebook channel. 

Register here.


Faith Beauty Love Hope: Docent Tours
6.30-7pm, 7.30-8pm

ACM Lobby
$6 per participant

Join an evening tour conducted by ACM's Friends of the Museums docents, who will introduce you to exhibition objects handpicked by ACM staff and friends. Read personal reflections and discover new favourites in the special exhibition, Faith Beauty Love Hope – Our Stories, Your ACM.

Register here.

Mud Rock  

Clay Art Session with Mud Rock Ceramics
River Room, Level Two
$10 refundable deposit per participant

Bring home your very own chili pepper-shaped chopstick holder made with air-dry clay. Inspired by the porcelain pepper snuff bottle displayed in our special exhibition, this hands-on session with local ceramic studio Mud Rock Ceramics will spice up your evening.

Waitlist here.

Mini Batik sample

Batik Painting Session with Kamal Arts
River Room, Level Two
$10 refundable deposit per participant

Guided by Kamal Arts, paint your own batik piece on a pre-waxed cloth with motifs inspired by a Javanese sarong featured in our special exhibition. 

Waitlist here.


Artisan Observatory

River Room, Level Two


See Intangible cultural heritage come alive, as talented artists and craftspeople flex their skills in our Artisan Observatory. Demonstrations include pottery making by Mud Rock Ceramics, batik painting by Kamal Arts, jewellery beading by Eden and Elie, and Chinese calligraphy and woodcarving by Malik Mazlan.


Please note that participants must observe safe-distancing measures. There will be timed entry into the room, and 30 minute slots will be on a first-come, first served basis.


We look forward to seeing you at ACM!



  • Exhibitions
    Faith Beauty Love Hope - Our Stories, Your ACM
    Three new exhibitions at ACM that spotlight the people behind the museum through their stories of Faith, Beauty, Love and Hope.
  • Daily Tours
    Audio Description Tours
    Listen to descriptions of key objects in our collection from the comfort of your home.
  • Family Fun
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