Things to do this Weekend: 5 Museums to bring your kids out to with CNY Activities planned!


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Location:

  • Singapore Philatelic Museum
  • National Gallery Singapore
  • Singapore Art Museum
  • National Museum of Singapore
  • Mint Museum of Toys

Date: 3 Feb – 25 Feb 2018
Hour:
Various timings [check article for details]
Admission:
FREE [unless otherwise stated]

Partner up with your little ones for a Chinese New Year celebration at the museum this year! We’ve compiled a list of what is happening at the various museums just for you and your little ones!

1. Chinese New Year 2018 @ Singapore Philatelic Museum

Location: Singapore Philatelic Museum | 23-B Coleman Street, Singapore 179807
Date:
17 Feb 2018
Hour:
10 am – 7 pm
Admission:
FREE [activity charges apply]

Things to do this Weekend: Usher in the Lunar New Year with Your LOs @ Museums Across the City! - SPM

Take part in a Fun Quiz with your little ones or get crafty at the Puppy Craft Booth and witness the art of Chinese New Year Calligraphy! You can even choose to bring a customized couplet home for this Chinese New Year!

The highlight of the day with be a stunning Chinese Lion and Dragon Dance performance by the Jubon Lion & Dragon Dance Troupe!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Singapore Philatelic Museum

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2. Spring is Here @ National Gallery Singapore

Location: Keppel Centre for Art Education National Gallery Singapore | 1 St Andrew's Rd, Singapore 178957
Date:
16 Feb – 18 Feb | 25 Feb 2018
Hour:
10 am – 6 pm [last admission at 5 pm]
Admission:
FREE
Suitable Ages: 4 yrs and above

Things to do this Weekend: Usher in the Lunar New Year with Your LOs @ Museums Across the City! - NGS

Have you visited the exhibition Rediscovering Treasures: Ink Art from the Xiu Hai Lou Collection at the National Gallery Singapore? It is about time you take a walk with your little ones around this exhibition of awe-worthy artwork!

With the exhibition fresh in your mind, you and your little oneswill have better inspiration for your floral collage!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits National Gallery Singapore

Things to do this Weekend: Explore the Elements of Art with your LOs @ Singapore Art Museum

3. Chinese New Year Open House @ SAM at 8Q

Location: SAM at 8Q | 8 Queen St, Singapore 188535
Date:
17 Feb 2018
Hour:
10 am – 7 pm
Admission:
FREE

Things to do this Weekend: Usher in the Lunar New Year with Your LOs @ Museums Across the City! - SAM

Share the festive spirit of Chinese New Year with a line-up of activities at the Singapore Art Museum!

Create a New Year shaker and watch your little ones adorn it with red packets, colourful ribbons or anything they want!

Think you parent-child pair are up for a bigger challenge? Build a 3D Pop-up House with your little ones and decorate it with lanterns, garlands and such!

Also, look out for a thrilling Lion dance performance and a fascinating demonstration of Chinese calligraphy!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Singapore Art Museum

Things to do this Weekend: Take Part in Colour Me Red-y @ ACM with Your LOs!

4. A Lighter Side of History: Discovering the Myths and Wonders of Chinese New Year @ NMS

Location: National Museum of Singapore | 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Date:
24 Feb 2018
Hour:
11 am – 12 pm
Admission:
FREE

Things to do this Weekend: Usher in the Lunar New Year with Your LOs @ Museums Across the City! - NMS

Embark on a journey with Veronne Tan to learn more about Chinese New Year and its traditions told through her engrossing stories!

Register for the free event here!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits National Museum of Singapore

5. Pawsperity Bow-wow @ Miny Museum of Toys

Location: MINT Museum of Toys | 26 Seah Street, Singapore 188382
Date:
18 Feb | 25 Feb 2018
Hour:
11.00 am – 12.30 pm
Admission:
$10

Things to do this Weekend: Usher in the Lunar New Year with Your LOs @ Museums Across the City! - MINT
Photo credits MINT Museum of Toys

Bonzo is a name not familiar to many today but Bonzo the dog first appeared in a magazine and later in cartoon, rising to popularity in the 1920s and was one of the first cartoon characters to gain a global fan base!

Things to do this Weekend: Usher in the Lunar New Year with Your LOs @ Museums Across the City! - MINT
Photo credits Stella & Rose’s Books

Travel back in time with MINT Museum of Toys’ Toys Tour to catch a glimpse of Bonzo’s popularity and also learn about Playful Pluto and Snoopy Astronaut!

While you are there, join in the Pawsperity Bow-wow Workshop to pick up a handy skill! End your day at the museum with a fascinating session of toy making!

For more information, click here.

 

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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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