Objects Exhibitions

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

by Asian Civilisations Museum
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!

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Sacred Bearers Art Installation
by Geraldine Toh (The Ochre Home) and Paper Carpenter
6 to 29 May; Museum operating hours
ACM Lobby, L1

Lose yourself in a fantasy natural world painted by local artist Geraldine Toh, of The Ochre Home, with 3D sculptures by Paper Carpenter. 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. 

Catch Geraldine live painting at ACM from 25 to 29 April!

About Geraldine Toh (The Ochre Home)
The Ochre Home is an interior lifestyle brand that encompasses several interior services, including mural painting and art commissions, interior design consultation and styling, and sharing of authentic home experiences with interior enthusiasts. Geraldine’s signature content is enlarged botanical paintings in natural earthy colours. Created in acrylic paint, the works feature vibrant colours, achieving a wide range of long-lasting tones and gradients, resistant to water and fading.

About Paper Carpenter
As a cardboard design agency, Paper Carpenter embraces sustainable design concepts using the fold-and-lock method (which minimises the use of tools and glue) to produce cardboard furniture and three-dimensional objects. The agency advocates for design innovation with the aim of creating a harmonious, sustainable environment.

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Asian Civilisations Museum

Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) is Singapore’s national museum of Asian antiquities and decorative art. As the only museum in Asia with a pan-Asian scope, ACM is devoted to exploring the rich artistic heritage of Asia through our outstanding collection of masterpieces, and through ground-breaking special exhibitions. ACM focuses on the many historical connections between cultures and civilisations in Asia, and between Asia and the world.

Other fascinating stories & events…

An International Flower, For An International City

The orchid is commonly known by Singaporeans as our national flower - Vanda Miss Joaquim. While many countries have national flowers too, the orchid is more than a national flower in Singapore’s case. It is also a tool used in Singapore’s diplomatic relations. This essay explores this little-known aspect of our natural heritage.

Plasticity

Artist and photographer Ernest Goh, as part of his residency with Exactly Foundation, created a photography series which zooms into the epic scale of plastic pollution via extreme close-up images of microplastic fragments, some just 2mm in size.

Travel Journal Bookbinding Workshop

14 May • 10:00am • Enabling Village

14 May • 02:00pm • Enabling Village

Create your own personal hand-bound travel journal at SPD’s craft workshops guided by our experienced artisans with disabilities in an inclusive setting.