Date: 1 June 2020 - 28 March 2021
Following the introduction of new weekly activities on Gallery Kids! during the May school holiday, #SmallBigDreamersAtHome will be an online art festival aimed at bringing more art experience to families at home!
Expect a series of fun and engaging activities curated for children aged 6 to 12. This festival boosts interactive games, and easy-to-follow, hands-on activities designed to let children unleash their inner artist!
2. NMS - #MuseumFromHome: Get Curious!
Photo credits National Museum of Singapore
Date: 15 May – 10 Jul 2020
The National Museum of Singapore has moved online, bringing you #MuseumFromHome: Get Curious! Aimed at families with children from ages 1 to 10 years, they offer craft activities, resources, and programs that will be released at 10 am every Friday. You can expect an array of nursery rhymes, coloring sheets, and tutorials for making your own toys.
You can also download the Early Learning Resources, a set of three colorful booklets that introduces preschoolers to the museum’s artefacts according to themes, for free. It usually retails at $8 per set.
3. Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2020: Digital Edition
Photo credits Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Date: 1 June - 30 June 2020
Uncover ancient Chinese myths and practices from the comfort of your own home with the inaugural digital edition of the well-loved Wan Qing Dumpling Festival celebrations by the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall!
Held throughout the month of June via the memorial hall’s Facebook page (@sysnmh), Wan Qing Dumpling Festival aims to bring heritage to closer to home through an exciting line-up of family-friendly digital initiatives such as cooking classes, game contests, quizzes, interactive craft demonstrations and more.
4. ArtScience at Home
Photo credits ArtScience Museum
ArtScience at Home offers a line-up of virtual tours, workshops, talks, screenings, performances, and more. You can find out about the museum’s iconic structure, make your own paper beads, and go along on a virtual tour of their exhibits, among others. Keep updated on what’s happening on their website or Facebook page.
5. #UnderstandEverything from Home with ACM
Photo credits Asian Civilisations Mueum
Date: 1 Jun - 31 Dec 2020
Not only can you look forward to the digital edition of Saturdays@ACM this month (like the one celebrating Hari Raya), which will bring dramatized storytelling and craft activities to you, but you can also look forward to keeping your little ones engaged with a series of trail activities and videos that will introduce your kids to the world of Asian art and culture.
Additionally, you can explore the museum’s vast collection of artefacts, ranging from tools and utensils to weapons and sculptures of deities online! What’s more, we’ll soon be able to get up-close to selected objects from ACM’s collection with AR as the museum will be launching its virtual twin in the fourth quarter of 2020!