June FF 21
June FF 21
29 May 2021 - 23 Jul 2021
Various Venues
Various Timings
Varies with Programmes
Explore our curated programmes that will bring you through the museum and our special exhibitions – Home, Truly and Picturing the Pandemic!
Time Workshop

A Time Immemorial Creative Workshop

17 Jul (Sat) | 2.30 – 5.30pm | Gallery Theatre, Basement Level | $30 per person or $50 per pair | Age 10 and up

A fun-filled afternoon of artistic expression beckons! First, experience a tour of the WAS I HERE art installation conducted by artist Francis Ng. Then, explore the concepts of presence, identity and space through taking Polaroid pictures and creating a 3D cast using plaster of Paris. View full details of the installation and workshop here.

Participants are encouraged to bring a small 3D personal object (maximum size of 3cm x 3cm x 3cm) that signifies "home" to you, to create your plaster of Paris cast with.

Visit https://ATICW210717.peatix.com to register. Parents/grandparents may wish to attend this programme along with their child/grandchild and purchase a pair of tickets at a special price.

This programme is presented in conjunction with NMS’ special exhibitions, Home, Truly and Picturing the Pandemic at the basement level.

Recess Time 21

Recess Time Memories: A Lunchbox-Making Workshop [Sold Out]
17 Jul (Sat) | 10.30am – 12pm & 3.30 – 5pm | The Salon, Level 1 | $20 per adult-child pair, each pair will be given one set of ingredients and materials to make your own lunchbox | Age 4 and up

For many of us, recess time is one of our favourite times of the school day! What are some of your fondest memories of recess time? How did you and your parents/ grandparents spend most of your recess times? Were they spent eating food from your favourite canteen stall, engaging in a country eraser battle with your classmates or playing in the field?

Turn your memories of recess time into an irresistible lunchbox! Join Clare of @snackboxdiaries and learn techniques to prepare and assemble your very own recess time memories lunchbox, which you can then bring home to enjoy!

Visit https://RTM210717.peatix.com to register. Each $20 ticket admits one child and one adult (parent or grandparent) only. Please purchase additional tickets (no additional materials provided) for any family members aged 2 years and above:

  • For each additional grandparent: $5/ticket
  • For each additional parent or child: $7/ticket

This programme is presented in conjunction with NMS’ special exhibition, Home, Truly at the basement level.
Ketupat
Let’s Make Ketupat! – A Weaving Workshop [Sold Out]
18 Jul (Sun) | 10.30am – 11.30am | The Salon, Level 1 | $10/pax or $15/pair, includes craft materials and light refreshments to take home | Age 13 and up

Singapore is home to people of many different races, each with their unique celebrations and customs as seen in photographs featured in our Home, Truly special exhibition. While you might be familiar with Hari Raya Puasa, did you know that similar customs are also adopted for Hari Raya Haji, such as the making and enjoying of ketupat?

Join us for this exciting hands-on workshop and learn the basic steps of making your own ketupat!

Visit https://ketupat210718.peatix.com/ to register. Parents/grandparents may wish to attend this programme along with their child/grandchild and purchase a pair of tickets at a special price.

This programme is presented in conjunction with NMS’ special exhibition, Home, Truly at the basement level.
Storytelling
Songkok Haji Agil Storytelling [Sold Out]
18 Jul (Sun) | 11.30am – 12.15pm & 3.30 – 4.15pm | Gallery Theatre, Basement Level | $13 per adult-child pair, includes a set of craft materials | Age 5 and up

Join storyteller and bilingual author, Rilla Melati, in this 45-min English storytelling programme based on her latest children’s picture book. Follow the story of Songkok Haji Agil as he commemorates a very special Hari Raya!

Listen attentively to the story and participate in the pop quiz segment where children can stand a chance to win prizes. To complete this interactive experience, each pair of adult and child will work together to make their very own songkok and learn simple Malay phrases at the end of the session.

Visit https://rayastorytelling210718.peatix.com/ to register. Each $13 ticket admits one child and one adult (parent or grandparent) only and includes a set of craft materials. Please purchase additional tickets (no additional materials provided) for any family members aged 2 years and above, at $5/person.

This programme is presented in conjunction with NMS’ special exhibition, Home, Truly at the basement level.

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!

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