Our Amazing Pioneers! with Shawn Seah
Sun, 28 May | 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Venue: Discovery Room, ACM Basement
Note: Suitable for ages 6 to 12.
Do you know the stories of the pioneers behind Eu Chin Street, Seng Poh Lane, and Seah Street?
Join author and speaker Shawn Seah as he uncovers lesser-known stories of the amazing pioneers who are immortalised in Singapore’s street names, such as Eu Chin Street, Liang Seah Street, and Seng Poh Lane. Shawn will also explore the pioneers connected to the Aljunied and Bendemeer MRT stations.
Curated by the Asian Civilisation Museum as part of the Down the River, Along the Streets of ACM.
About Shawn Seah
Shawn Seah is the author of the Our Amazing Pioneers series (2023), as well as books on Seah Eu Chin, Seah Liang Seah, and historical Aukang and Punggol. He has shared stories at the Peranakan Museum; Fort Canning Centre during the Singapore Bicentennial; and the National University of Singapore. He has also been a speaker and moderator at the Baba-Nyonya Literary Festival.