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PressFriday, January 28, 2022

Dislocations: Memory & Meaning of the Fall of Singapore, 1942

Dislocations: Memory and Meaning of the Fall of Singapore, 1942 is a commemorative exhibition to mark the 80th anniversary of the British Surrender to the Imperial Japanese Army in Singapore on 15 February 1942. It features a blend of physical objects, documents and oral histories woven into specially designed spaces meant to evoke reflections and conversations among visitors, as they explore the notion of “war memory” and the different ways it can be remembered and retold.

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PressTuesday, February 23, 2021

Picturing The Pandemic: A Visual Record of COVID-19 in Singapore

Featuring commissioned photographs and film, alongside personal objects contributed by the public, the exhibition is a documentation of how people in Singapore live through and experience the pandemic, to be shared with future generations.

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PressTuesday, December 15, 2020

Home, Truly: Growing Up With Singapore, 1950s to the Present

In collaboration with The Straits Times, the National Museum of Singapore presents Home, Truly: Growing Up with Singapore, 1950s to the Present, which explores the moments and experiences in Singapore’s past and present that express our identity and collective memory as a people.

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PressMonday, September 14, 2020

Every Body Plays a Part: A Showcase of Public Health Crises and Responses in Singapore

This online showcase will provide insights into Singapore’s past experiences with infectious diseases and public health issues and observes how some of these measures are still undertaken to
manage the COVID-19 pandemic today.

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PressFriday, May 22, 2020

Collecting Contemporary Singapore

A joint COVID-19 collection drive by the National Library Board (NLB) and the National Museum of Singapore (NMS) from 22 May to 31 December 2020 is calling for individuals, communities and organisations to contribute materials that document experiences of the pandemic in Singapore.