A Festival About The Big Blue - Waves Of Change Festival 2022

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Learn about the amazing marine life, the impacts of global warming, and how we can combat eco-anxiety togetherĀ at the Wave of Change Festival 2022 at ArtScience Museum.

Venue: ArtScience Museum
Date: 10 Sep - 9 Oct 2022
Admission: Free

From the 10th of September to the 9th of October, theĀ annual celebration of the big blue,Ā Waves of Change Festival will be happening at the ArtScience Museum.

The festival includes exhibitions, films and workshops toĀ inspire love, care and action for the ocean. The 2022 edition features a variety of ocean-related exhibitions created by ocean lovers ā€“ from illuminating underwater photography by Singaporeā€™s dive community and captivating short stories by local writers; to multimedia ocean art and entertaining films and discussions.

Let's take a look at some of the family-friendly to-dos at the festival.Ā 

Discover Sharks with Coastal Natives

The 'Discover the Ocean' Series by Coastal Natives aims to showcase the marine environment, as well as the amazing creatures that live within. In this session, weā€™ll be dishing out fun facts on sharks - some of which can even be found in our own waters!

10 Sep (Sat), 1pm - 2pm
ArtScience Cinema, Level 4

Virtual Nature Tours with Young Nautilus

Join us as we explore nature habitats, biodiversity, climate change and conservation through virtual tours for the whole family (recommended for 4 - 12 years old) to enjoy! Young Nautilus will engage participantsā€™ sight, hearing and smell in a multi-sensory experience as they discover Singaporeā€™s:

  • 10 Sep (Sat), 2.30pm - 3.30pm (Sungei Buloh Mangroves)
  • 10 Sep (Sat), 4.00pm - 5.00pm (Changi Marine Coastal Intertidal)

ArtScience Cinema, Level 4

Storytime with Sensmakr Lab

What is Stanley the plastic bag doing in the ocean? What animal friends did Little Turtle meet? Come join Sensmakrs Lab for an afternoon of imagination, stories of the sea and all the living (and non-living) creatures that inhabit it!

Recommended forĀ 8 years old and below
10 Sep (Sat), 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Sun Room, Level B1 (use the staircase behind the Level 1 Visitor Experience Counter)

A Marine Adventure with Biogirl MJ @ JustKeepThinking

Join Biogirl MJ on an adventure as we learn more about the amazing wildlife we have on our very own shores! Discover our marine biodiversity through interactive games (where you can win prizes), be immersed in engaging stories of the sea, and learn how you can play a part in conserving and protecting our environment.

Recommended for 6 - 12 years old
11 Sep (Sun), 1pm - 2pm
ArtScience Cinema, Level 4

Ocean Crafts with Coastal Natives

Through hands-on activities and creating their own ocean-related crafts, young ones will discover the ocean and marine life, while having fun! The programme will also include age-appropriate ocean videos that highlight the beauty of our ocean and some of the key challenges facing its inhabitants. Participants will walk away with their handmade creation and an enhanced appreciation for the ocean and its residents.

Recommended for 4 - 10 years old
11 Sep (Sun), 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Sun Room, Level B1 (use the behind the Level 1 Visitor Experience Counter)


Entry to the festival is free but pre-booking may be required for selected activities. Find out more about the festival and sign-up for the activitiesĀ here.Ā 


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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