Practices For Families Workshops

Batik Painting Workshop

by Enabling Village, Metta Welfare Association
7, 14 May • 10:00am • Enabling Village
7, 14 May • 01:30pm • Enabling Village

Experience our batik art workshop led by skilled artisans - our Metta youths with special needs. Learn about the traditional art and work on your very own batik art painting that you can bring back with you!

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Batik Painting Workshop
Dates & Time:
Sat, 7 May | 10am to 11.30am
Sat, 7 May | 1.30pm to 3pm
Sat, 14 May | 10am to 11.30am
Sat, 14 May | 1.30pm to 3pm

Venue: Enabling Village, Academy Block Classroom 1 & 2
Fee: $30 per pax (inclusive of GST)
Registration: (Registration link will be available from Thu, 21 Apr, 12pm onwards)

Each batik painting goes through the tedious process of tracing, waxing, painting, treating with a batik fixer, washing and scrubbing repetitively with hot water, and finally ironing before it could be used as a material for the making of various products. The fundamental techniques and production of batik paintings and products help our artists and trainees to stay focused and build fine motor skills, instilling self-confidence and the motivation to succeed in each of them.

Participants in the workshop get to learn and experience batik art and interact with our skilled artisans - our Metta youths with special needs. You will also get to work on your very own batik art painting that you can bring back with you!

About Arts@Metta
Arts@Metta was initiated in 2007 by Metta Welfare Association to actively seek to increase employment opportunities for graduated Metta School Youths diagnosed with mild disability and/or autism through a comprehensive training and development in the visual arts. We strive to empower them with life skills that promote integration, independence and socialisation.

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Enabling Village

Enabling Village is the first inclusive community space in Singapore dedicated to integrating persons with disabilities in society. Located in Redhill and managed by SG Enable, it brings together community amenities, lifestyle retail services and inclusive programming for all with a special focus on disability-inclusive training and employment for persons with disabilities. Its community services include an inclusive pre-school, a community gym with specialised equipment, and an assistive technology centre.

Winning both local and international accolades for its universal design, enabling technology and social innovations, EV brings together like-minded stakeholders, community and corporate partners who are committed to driving inclusion, fostering connectedness and promoting inclusive enterprise.

For more information, visit

Metta Welfare Association

Metta Welfare Association (Metta) was founded in 1992 by Venerable Chao Khun Fa Zhao BBM. He is also the President of Golden Pagoda Buddhist Temple and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. Registered as a society in 1994, Metta is presently endorsed by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Education (MOE). We are also members of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), Singapore Hospice Council and Singapore Disability Sports Council.

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