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Shakespeare in Print: The First Folio

Level 10, Donor’s Gallery, National Library Building
11 Mar 2017 - 23 Apr 2017

The National Library of Singapore will be displaying a special loan from The University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries, a Shakespeare’s First Folio. Shakespeare’s plays are some of the most significant and pieces of literature in the English cannon and have influenced art and media all over the world for centuries. 10am - 9pm Free admission. No registration is required.

FurnitureORIGINS 2017

NAFA Campus 1 | The Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries 1 & 2
07 Mar 2017 - 19 Apr 2017

FurnitureORIGINS is a collaboration initiative between NAFA and King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand for the fourth consecutive year. This learning exchange focused on developing skills in design professionalism and entrepreneurship and establishing a network between students from the two countries.
Tue - Sun: 11am - 7pm Free admission

Frontliners in Action: architects and the people create a better living environment

National Design Centre, Level 1 Atrium, Gallery 1 and Courtyard
03 Mar 2017 - 08 Apr 2017

Architects are like field agents. They must constantly be resourceful in surmounting constraints, to find solutions that address “frontline” challenges. These challenges may be social, environmental, natural or even man-made. Every day, in the course of their work, architects attempt to ameliorate these issues through innovative design and architecture. 9am - 9pm Free admission

Gio' Ponti and Tomaso Buzzi: Design Competition for an Italian Embassy in 1926

National Design Centre, Training Rooms 1-5, Level 2
03 Mar 2017 - 10 Apr 2017

On the occasion of the Singapore Design Week and the Italian International Design Day 2017, the Italian Cultural Institute presents an exhibition of original sketches and drawings by Gio’ Ponti and Tomaso Buzzi from 1926. 9am - 9pm Free admission

Plastic Innovations

National Design Centre, Materials Design Lab, #02-02
03 Mar 2017 - 30 Nov 2017

BASF materials can now be seen, touched and explored in the company’s first showcase in Southeast Asia. Housed within Chris Lefteri Design’s Material Design Lab at the National Design Centre in Singapore, the showcase displays BASF’s innovative product applications including construction, industrial, transportation and consumer applications, as well as providing onsite consultation on material development and selection. 10am - 6pm Free admission

World Press Photo Singapore, presented by The Straits Times

The Concourse, Level 1 & The Canyon, Basement
03 Mar 2017 - 26 Mar 2017

The World Press Photo exhibition, hailed as the "Oscars" of photojournalism, returns to Singapore at the National Museum from 3 to 26 March 2017. 10am – 7pm Free admission

Angkor Wat

NAFA Campus 1 I Lim Hak Tai Gallery
01 Mar 2017 - 09 Apr 2017

This unique collaboration incorporates relevant regional principals conducting workshops and a rollout of lectures and activities, as well as an overseas on location trip that collectively provide resource and inspirations for those involved. Tue - Sun: 11am – 7pm Free admission

Chicken And Egg: A Fowl Tale

Singapore Philatelic Museum
20 Jan 2017 - 18 Jun 2017

Find out how the chicken became the most common bird on earth! 

10:00am - 7:00pm Adults: $8; Child: $6; Free admission for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents

Childhood Favourites

MINT Museum of Toys
01 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017

MINT Museum of Toys presents its latest exhibition, Childhood Favourites, featuring a special selection of toys inspired by classic children’s stories, including Winnie the Pooh and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Come rediscover the magical world of vintage toys and relive the tales and adventures of your favourite childhood stories. Daily, 9.30am - 6.30pm Complimentary with regular museum admission (Adult $15 / Child $7.50 / Senior Citizen &7.50)

One Night in Wuchang:1911 Revolution And Nanyang

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
05 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017

One Night in Wuchang: 1911 Revolution and Nanyang is a special exhibition that traces the story of the Wuchang Uprising which marked the beginning of the 1911 Revolution that overthrew the Qing dynasty. While paying tribute to Dr. Sun Yat Sen and his revolutionary supporters, the exhibition also incorporates new interpretations of Chinese traditions as well as ideas such as republicanism, national identity and citizenship.
10am - 5pm (Tuesday - Sunday)