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6 Things to Do at The Goodman Open House (that’s not fully booked)


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Location: Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Rd, Singapore 439053
Date:
 22 Jun 2019 
Hour:
 11 am – 5 pm 
Admission:
 FREE

The Goodman Open House – The Play-full Edition is happening this Saturday and we got a sneak peek!

Goodman Open House Sneek Peak

We went on a journey with a little girl named Amrita who loved the trees and promised to protect them like how they protected her home from the desert sandstorm (Hug The Tree). 

Goodman Open House Sneek Peak Hug The Tree by Paper Monkey Theatre

We even tried our hand at Chinese Ink Painting.

Goodman Arts Centre Open House Sneek Peak
Chinese Ink Painting by Steven Fang

Goodman Arts Centre Open House

Goodman Arts Centre Open House Sneek Peak

Goodman Open House Sneek Peak
Batik Painting

If you’ve yet to register for the events, you’ll find that some of the events are already full. Worry not, there are still many things you can do with your little ones at the open house.  

Here’s our pick of 6 things to do at the open house that are still available for you!

1. Joget Joget

Goodman Open House 2019 - Joget Joget
Photo credits Goodman Arts Centre

Accompanied by traditional live music band, Joget Joget by ERA Dance Theatre is a traditional Malay dance. If you want to move along with the performance, you are encouraged to and it doesn’t matter if you don’t already know the moves, it's all about enjoying the performance!

Location: Open Field
Hour:
11.30 am – 12.00 pm
Admission:
Free

2. Make your First Wind-Chime

Goodman Open House 2019 - Make Your First Wind-Chime
Photo credits Goodman Arts Centre

Partner up with your little ones to make your own glass wind-chime. It could be any shape, size or color you want!

You’ll have to collect your pieces in two weeks at the Goodman Ceramic Studio.

Location: Block O Multi Purpose Studio
Hour:
11 am – 12.30 pm | 12.30 pm – 2 pm | 2 pm – 3.30 pm | 3.30 pm – 5 pm
Admission:
$25 for a family of 3 (register here)
Suitable Ages: 7 yrs & above

3. Make your own Glass Brooch or Fridge Magnet Workshop

Goodman Open House 2019 - Glass brooch/fridge magnet workshop
Photo credits Goodman Arts Centre

If you’ve ever wondered how glass artwork is created, here’s your chance to find out.

At the Glass Brooch or Fridge Magnet Workshop, you’ll learn about the various glass materials and use the kiln to create your own fused glass artwork.

You’ll have to collect your pieces in two weeks at the Goodman Ceramic Studio.

Location: Block O Multi Purpose Studio

Hour:

11 am – 11.30 am | 11.30 am – 12 pm | 12 pm – 12.30 pm | 12.30 pm – 1 pm | 1 pm – 1.30 pm | 1.30 pm – 2 pm | 2 pm – 2.30 pm | 2.30 pm – 3 pm | 3 pm – 3.30 pm | 3.30 pm – 4 pm | 4 pm – 4.30 pm | 4.30 pm – 5 pm

Admission: $10 (register here)
Suitable Ages:
7 yrs & above

4. Quartz Quartet

Quartz Quartet, brought to you by Philharmonic Winds, is the musical adaptation of the popular children’s story, Three Little Pigs with a twist! Settle down with your little ones and immerse yourself in this musical journey of the classical tale.

Location: Open Field
Hour:
4.00 pm – 4.30 pm
Admission:
Free

5. Upbeat!

Goodman Open House 2019 - Upbeat!
Photo credits Goodman Arts Centre

‘Upbeat!’ is an upbeat African Drumming performance that will have you grooving to the beat before you know it. And this outdoor pop-up performance has multiple sessions. If you miss one, you can catch the other one!  

Location: Various locations
Hour:
Multiple sessions
Admission:
Free

For more information, click here.

6. Fringe Activities

Goodman Open House 2019 - Batik Painting
Photo credits Goodman Arts Centre

You can also take part in fringe activities such as Caricature Drawing, Face Painting, Community Batik Painting, and Giant Games around the art enclave. It’s free, it’s all day long and most importantly, you don’t need to register beforehand. You can just drop in at the Face Painting booth and get a butterfly on your cheeks (or something you prefer).

Location: Various sites
Hour:
11 am – 5 pm
Admission:
Free

For a full list of the programmes happening at the Goodman Open House – The Play-full Edition, click here.

If you’re still interested in joining the programs which have already been filled, you can drop Goodman Arts Centre an email (gac@artshouse.sg) with the details of your contact and the program you’re interested in. We’re not sure if you will definitely get a spot but the site encourages you to do so, so, why not try your luck?

 

 


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This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day



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