|Starts||2 Nov 2013 (Sat) (ONE day only)|
All visitors enjoy free admission to all exhibitions at the National Heritage Board museums and heritage institutions at the Deepavali Open House day on 2 November 2013
Don’t miss these special programmes and exhibitions.
Asian Civilisations Museum
Cross-cultural works of art are powerful indicators that people of diverse cultures and faiths have lived together harmoniously for centuries throughout Asia.
Focusing on the importance of trade, transmission of religions, courtly art, and colonial networks, this exhibition marks the first time that the public has the opportunity to see many of these new treasures.
National Museum of Singapore
Feast your eyes on artworks in A Changed World: Singapore Art 1950s – 1970s exhibition. Explore the rapid changes that took place in Singapore after World War II with over 120 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from the National Collection.
Don’t forget to keep a lookout for 13 Singapore Biennale 2013 art installations as you wander around the museum!
Did you know that there are Chinese, Indian Muslim (“Jawi Peranakans”) and Indian Hindu (“Chitty Melaka”) Peranakans?
Come explore the vibrant Peranakan heritage to learn more about this living culture this Deepavali. Immerse yourself in the colourful history of babas and nyonyas, and be awed by exquisite displays of intricately crafted jewellery, beaded slippers, gold and silver ornaments, textiles, ceramics and ornate furniture at the Peranakan Museum.
Singapore Art Museum
Come experience contemporary art in fun and different ways with the Singapore Biennale 2013, Enjoy free entry to selected Biennale venues and participate in fun, family-friendly activities themed around Biennale artworks and the Festival of Lights.
The Singapore Biennale 2013 features works by artists from 82 countries mainly from Southeast Asia and runs through 16 February 2013.
Singapore Philatelic Museum
In conjunction with the Snakes & Ladders exhibition, ACRES (Animal Concerns Research & Education Society) will be sharing tips on wildlife conservation and how you can actively help their cause.
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Discover the roles Singapore and Japan played in Dr. Sun Yat Sen’s revolutionary activities, and view 90 rare artefacts on display in Singapore for the first time.
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