001_World Press Photo of the Year_Yasuyoshi Chiba_Agence France-Presse
001_World Press Photo of the Year_Yasuyoshi Chiba_Agence France-Presse

Through the Lens: Photo Exhibitions by the Singapore Press Holdings and the World Press Photo

16 Jan 2021 - 07 Feb 2021
Level 1 and Canyon Basement
Daily from 10am – 7pm
Last admission at 6.30pm
Free Admission
Visit the World Press Photo Exhibition 2020 on its world-wide tour showcasing the stories that matter with photography from the 63rd annual World Press Photo Contest. The winners were chosen by an independent jury that reviewed more than 73,996 photographs entered by 4,283 photographers from 125 countries.

The World Press Photo exhibition celebrates the most powerful, provocative and poignant images from around the world. To complement that, The Straits Times Photo exhibition tells the story of a pandemic year in Singapore through images of key moments in our ongoing fight against Covid-19.

World Press Photo of the Year
Title: Straight Voice
© Yasuyoshi Chiba, Japan, Agence France-Presse
Caption: A young man, illuminated by mobile phones, recites protest poetry while demonstrators chant slogans calling for civilian rule, during a blackout in Khartoum, Sudan, on 19 June 2019.

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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!