Our Medical Journey

by National Museum of Singapore
8 May • 11:00am • Gallery Theatre @ National Museum of Singapore

Come and join us as local photographer Bob Lee recounts his experience of capturing the day-to-day life of a nurse in this unprecedented times.

Our Medical Journey

When we remember the COVID-19 pandemic, we think of medical professionals and their tireless work at the forefront of the battle against the pandemic. But how do we capture that moment in time?


As part of an initiative by the museum to document contemporary events and developments in Singapore, photographer Bob Lee was commissioned to capture the day-to-day of a nurse’s working life during the pandemic. Hear from Bob as he recounts his experience of taking photos in the Khoo Teck Puat hospital and what it meant to capture the work of healthcare professionals during these exceptional times.


This programme is organised in conjunction with the museum’s ‘Picturing the Pandemic: A Visual Record of Covid-19 in Singapore’ special exhibition. It will be concurrently livestream on National Museum of Singapore's Facebook Page.



Capacity: Limited spaces available. Each tickets comes with light refreshments to take home


About Singapore HeritageFest at the National Museum

In conjunction with this year’s Singapore HeritageFest (SHF), the National Museum will be presenting a series of programmes on unique workshops featuring local food favourites and explore medical stories of individuals who were impacted during the pandemic. Viewers can look forward to workshops on the innovative recreation of Singapore’s favourite foods and hear experiences of individuals who were in the heart of the Covid pandemic.

National Museum of Singapore

The National Museum of Singapore (NMS) is the nation's oldest museum. Inside its 19th-century colonial exterior, the museum uses cutting-edge technology to present the nation’s legacy and development with its galleries highlighting fresh perspectives of the Singapore story. As a cultural and architectural landmark in Singapore, NMS also hosts innovative activities and events all year round.

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