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People's Museum

A virtual museum where your stories of Singapore's public healthcare sector will be featured on.

Picturing the Pandemic: A Visual Record of COVID-19 in Singapore

Through 272 photographs, a short film and 16 donated artefacts on display, this exhibition offers a glimpse of the diverse lives of fellow residents as they adapt to the "new normal"

Quiz Night: In Sickness and In Health

Know your ginseng from your ginger, and your turmeric from your tamarind?
In this fun quiz night, put your knowledge of traditional healing practices to the test, and stand to win attractive prizes!

Scene and Heard: Concoction

Let poet Marc Nair engage your senses and brew you a soothing tale about one of the oldest systems of medicine in the world – Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) – in this spoken word performance

Scene and Heard: How to move a Hospital

Inspired by the relocation of a maternity ward from the junction of Stamford Canal and Victoria Street to the Kandang Kerbau area, artist Cheyenne Alexandria Phillips shares with us what it means to move a hospital in this spoken word performance.

Scene and Heard: National Campaign Rap

Tune in for a rap centred on Singapore’s colourful yesteryear health promotion campaigns, in what promises to be a riveting performance by artists Marc Nair and Cheyenne Alexandria Phillips.

Scene and Heard: Singapore General Hospital

From its humble beginnings as a wooden shed, Singapore’s oldest medical institution has played witness to various triumphs of life over death. Join spoken word performer Cheyenne Alexandria Phillips as she walks you through the pages of the historic institution’s journey thus far.

TCM-inspired Floral Installation: The Swings of Florals and Herbs

Enjoy a whimsical floral installation that seeks to celebrate the relationship between nature and Traditional Chinese Medicine!

Yok Tua: TCM Slips In Peranakan families

Yok Tua are family prescriptions for common ailments such as flatulence, fever and cough. This is an excerpt of Baba Tan Kuning’s recollection on how they were kept, used and passed down in Peranakan families. The full essay can be found in the April issue of Peranakan Magazine.