29 Aug 2020 - 25 Sep 2020

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Discover different styles of traditional outfits in ACM's collection. Download the templates provided and follow our video tutorial to create outfits for a paper doll. Then listen to an Asian twist of “The Empress' New Clothes” in an audio storytelling.

Suitable for ages 5 to 10 years old. Saturdays@ACM is supported by UOL.


SAA_Aug - Audioweb

Audio storytelling by ACT 3 International

Find out which outfit the Chinese empress chose to wear for her birthday celebrations, and how four mythical dragons became four rivers in China.

Suitable for ages 4 to 8.


SAA_Aug - Craft

Make your own rotating costume toy by Lollibox

Download the craft templates to decorate and create your own toy. Inspired by the traditional costumes in ACM’s collection, mix and match different costumes with your toy. Don’t forget to share your creations with us @ACM_SG!

Suitable for ages 5 to 10, with parental guidance.



All resources will be available online between 25 July and 28 August 2020.


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Discover more about fashion

Have a go at colouring, fold an origami dress, or make your own wristlet inspired by patterns from ACM's award-winning Guo Pei: Chinese Art and Couture exhibition.





The fun doesn't stop here! Discover more videos and download e-resources inspired by objects in our National Collection today.


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