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HistoriaSG – Curating the Environment: The Collection and Display of Natural History in Singapore

12 May • 07:00pm

Associate Professor Timothy Barnard, author of “Nature’s Colony: Empire, Nation and Environment in the Singapore Botanic Gardens”, will speak about the significance of natural history in Singapore. After the talk, participants can look forward to a curator tour of the exhibition “A Voyage of Love and Longing”.

From Otter to Otah – The Art of Creating Loveable Animal Characters

14 May • 11:00am

In this 1.5 hour workshop, participants will learn how to design animal characters that inspire enduring love and mass appeal, based on animals found in the museum’s William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings.

Home Museum: Collections of Travel and Natural Heritage

Home garden in a HDB. Singapore Airlines collectibles. Art of preserving an animal's body. Three local collectors will be showcasing highlights from their "home museum" in this special interview series.

In-gallery Digital Game: Nian Hua Unlocked

2 May • 10:00am • Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

An in-gallery digital game designed for youths to explore the special exhibition and learn more about new year prints.

MasterCraft: Conversations and Woodworking Workshops with Roger&Sons

7 May • 10:00am • King George's Avenue

7 May • 11:30am • King George's Avenue

7 May • 02:00pm • King George's Avenue

7 May • 03:30pm • King George's Avenue

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of conversations about The Local Tree Project and woodworking workshops! Sharing the process behind the craft of turning local wood into products and furniture in Singapore, you will also produce your very own pair of wooden chopsticks and pencils through our workshop experience!

Photo Trail: Travel around the world with Xiao Qing

2 May • 10:00am • Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Embark on a self-guided photo trail to trace the footsteps of Dr. Sun Yat Sen who travelled to many parts of the world.

Sacred Bearers and Overgrowth by Geraldine Toh (The Ochre Home) and Paper Carpenter

6 May • 10:00am • Asian Civilisations Museum

Lose yourself in a fantasy natural world painted by local artist Geraldine Toh, of The Ochre Home. Snap a shot with the lush landscape made from paint and paper, then spot the creatures featured in the artwork within ACM’s galleries on your journey today!

Sonic Journeys: An Audio Experience by Chong Li-Chuan

2 May • 10:00am • Asian Civilisations Museum

Embark on a sound expedition, via an evocative audio experience by artist and composer Chong Li-Chuan. Taking inspiration from our nature-themed objects, these audio compositions will send you off on a historical and cultural journey across Asia (in the ACM galleries).

The Great Voyage: Air-dry Clay Boat Family Workshop by WahSoSimple

14 - 15 May • 02:00pm • Asian Civilisations Museum

Imagine what it was like to voyage across the great seas like the traders of the past, as you create your very own sailing boat with air-dry clay. Then, use your clay boat to sail across Asia in ACM’s galleries!

The Wild and Wonderful Docent Guided Tours

14 - 15, 21 - 22 May • 02:00pm • Asian Civilisations Museum

14 - 15, 21 - 22 May • 03:00pm • Asian Civilisations Museum

Learn about critters, creatures, and the natural world through our collection as you traverse the forests and sail across rivers (in your mind) in the ACM galleries with guided tours by the Museum Volunteers.