The National Gallery Singapore offers wonderful insight into the rich cultural and geographical significance of the Lion City. This Little Red Dot in Southeast Asia is infamous for being a business hub but their visual arts institution is equally renowned for holding the largest public collection of modern art.
Art lovers and novices alike can find inspiration in the stunning exhibitions and galleries. "Siapa Nama Kamu?" is the latest exhibition asking "What is your name?" where it invites visitors to ask how the idea of 'self' and 'community' relates back to art. Another powerful installation that portrays art of Southeast Asia since the 19th century is called 'Between Declarations and Dreams' that focuses on how artists grappled with change. International exhibitions are a frequent sight in the Gallery. "Artist and Empire" (En)Countering Colonial Legacies" is organized in association with Tate Britain and it explores how the British Empire is viewed through art.
This admission ticket offers entry to the Permanent Galleries (DBS Singapore Gallery, UOB Southeast Asia Gallery) and additionally offers admission to the Special Exhibition - 'Artist and Empire'. International museums have been known to work with The Gallery to present Southeast Asian art in the international context. A stirring line-up of shows always awaits those who care to venture through the hallways that hold permanent collections and special exhibitions.
Admission to the Permanent Galleries (DBS Singapore Gallery, UOB Southeast Asia Gallery)
Gratuities Food and drink, unless specified.
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