Singapore Art Museum has opened its new space on 14 January at Tanjong Pagar Distripark and admission is free for all until 14 February.
Venue: 39 Keppel Road, #01-02 Tanjong Pagar Distripark, Singapore 089065
Date: Mon - Sun
Time: 10 am - 7 pm
Fee: Free till 14 Feb 2022
The Singapore Art Museum (SAM) at Tanjong Pagar Distripark spans over 3,000 square metres across its two floors - Level 1 and Level 3.
On Level 1, you can find two high-ceiling galleries and a multi-purpose space. Level 3 houses a residency area as well as the museum's office.
In mid-2022, a coffee bookshop operated by Epigram Bookshop and Balestier Market Collective will also become a part of the experience. Overlooking the port, the space will offer visitors a place where they can relax and pick up local book titles.
To celebrate the opening of SAM's new space at Tanjong Pagar Distripark, admission is free for all from 14 Jan to 14 Feb 2022. Normal admission fees apply from 15 Feb 2022 onwards.
Admission Rates for SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark (from 15 Jan 2022)
- Singaporean/Permanent Residents: Free
- Adult: $10
- Concession (Overseas student/Senior aged 60 and above): $5
- Child aged 6 and below / Local or locally-based students / Person with disabilities (PWD) and their caregiver: Free
As part of the Singapore Art Week (SAW) 2022, SAM will also be presenting a series of live performances, talks and family-friendly activities at Tajong Pagar Distripark in January, tying in with SAM's opening programmes. In addition, there will be a photobooth at the reception foyer for visitors to capture photos with their friends and family from 1 pm to 7 pm on the weekends during SAW.
Here's a look at some of the programmes and activities that you can look forward to.
Venue: SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark
Date: 14 - 15 & 21 - 22 Jan 2022
Time: 8 pm - 9 pm
Fee: $25 (ticket)
Step into a fantastical world where art meets curious sounds and images with a promise to enliven your senses. Wanderlust@SAM is a theatrical experience featuring actors, dancers, musicians, and writers drawing inspiration from SAM’s exhibitions at Tanjong Pagar Distripark.
Venue: Foyer, L1
Date: 14 - 16 & 21 - 23 Jan 2022
Time: 1 pm - 5 pm
Fee: Free (limited slots)
Have fun with FUN-GI in this origami workshop. Learn the art of paper folding while being introduced to mycology, the study of fungi, in a playful and accessible way.
101 Ways to Make Music
Venue: The Engine Room, L1
Date: 16 & 23 Jan 2022
Time: 2 pm - 3 pm & 4 pm - 5 pm
Fee: Free with registration
Get creative and make your own musical instrument in this kids workshop by Playeum. Find new ways to make music with everyday objects and recycled materials with 101 Ways to Make Music. This fun STEAM workshop takes inspiration from The Observatory’s exhibition, REFUSE, in which technology is used to translate the biorhythms of mushrooms into sound.
The SAM Bam Art Scram
Venue: Meet at Info Counter, L1
Date: 16 & 23 Jan 2022
Time: 3 pm - 5 pm
Embark on a art hunt uncovering clues and solving mysteries around Tanjong Pagar Distripark with The SAM Bam Art Scram. Team up with family and friends to discover and explore the hidden gems in and around SAM.
Rice Tea Ceremony
Venue: The Main Deck, SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark Level 3
Date: 8 - 23 Jan 2022 (Sat - Sun)
Time: 2 pm - 5 pm
Fee: $10 (register)
To activate his presentation in Present Realms, Chu Hao Pei will be hosting a Rice Tea Ceremony – a reinterpretation of the traditional tea ceremony that involves the ceremonial preparation and presentation of tea.
Chu’s Rice Tea Ceremony invites audiences to take a moment to share their knowledge and memories of rice. Audiences are invited to bring a handful of rice to take part in the ceremony.
For full programme details and updates, visit Singapore Art Museum.
Image credits Singapore Art Museum