World Press Photo Singapore Presented by The Straits Times

29 Jan 2016 - 21 Feb 2016
The Concourse,
Level 1 & The Canyon, Basement
10am – 7pm
Free admission

Provocative images that sear your mind, heart-breaking photos of grief and pain - these are some of the powerful images on display at the World Press Photo Singapore exhibition. Hailed as the Oscars of photo-journalism, the World Press Photo exhibition features award-winning images captured by press photographers, photojournalists and documentary photographers around the world. The exhibition which has toured the world showcases images from significant moments of 2014 and is presented by The Straits Times.

Talks by Award-Winning Photographers

30 Jan

  • 10am - Telling stories from the grassroots by Sim Chi Yin
  • 12pm - Men, Masculinity and Violence. A case study in eastern Congo by Pete Muller
  • 2om - Approach & Engagement by Sarker Protick

14 Feb

  • 11am - Behind the scenes of disaster reportage by Kevin Lim. Evolution of newspapers photographers by Neo Xiaobin
  • 1pm - Shooting Singapore: Telling stories about our community by Desmond Lim. Sea, Air and Land: photographing the SAF's elite by Alphosus Chern

To register, go to Please note that all sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis

Guided Tours

Free guided tours are available on weekends from 30 Jan – 21 Feb, at 11am and 2pm. Meeting point is at the start of the exhibition.

Image: Bulent Kilic, Turkey, Agence France-Presse

Girl wounded during clashes between riot police and protestors, Istanbul, 12 March

Family Time

Visit our permanent galleries with your little ones and play spot-the-artefact! Our colourful Early Learning Resources introduce pre-schoolers to our artefacts according to the themes of Numbers, Colours, and ABCs. Available at $8 per set from the Museum Label shop. For more children's activity booklets, click here.

Museum guide

Download our museum guide (English, Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) to find out about the many treasures in our various galleries. In this guide, you will also find the floor plan for easier navigation. Enjoy your visit!