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Look Up: Guided tour by Marie-Pierre Mol, curator of the exhibition

28 - 29 May • 11:00am • EHL Campus, Singapore

28 - 29 May • 01:00pm • EHL Campus, Singapore

Visit the beautiful art deco building hosting EHL Campus, learn about the history of this place and discover Look Up an art exhibition encompassing artworks which question our connection to nature.

Not Your Grandfather’s Road: A Virtual Tour of Singapore’s Streets Named After Trees

27 May • 07:30pm

In this virtual tour, Dr Shawn Lum introduces participants to the interesting origins of some of Singapore’s street names and their link to trees!

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.

Rentak Warisan with Sri Mahligai: Hari Raya 2022 Special Edition

17 May • 08:00pm • Malay Heritage Centre

Silent Streets: A Look at the Magpie Robin

The Oriental Magpie Robin is a beloved songbird once known as the “Straits Robin” by British bird-watchers. Cultural practices of bird-watching and other ways of appreciating birdsong are traced through the changing biodiversity of a rapidly urbanising Singapore.

Solar New Year Exhibition

The universal New Year is 1 January. The Chinese celebrate the Lunar New Year, which usually falls in January or February. Slightly later in mid-April, another New Year arrives for a host of communities across South Asia and Southeast Asia. Come learn more about the Solar New Year and the communities which celebrate it.

Stories of Our Natural Heritage: Articles & Resources by National Library Board

Explore our rich natural heritage via resources provided by the National Library Board.

Stories of Travel & Tourism: Articles & Resources by National Library Board

Explore our rich travel and tourism heritage via resources provided by the National Library Board.

The Old Admiralty House: Coexistence Of Sembawang’s Built Environment With Its Natural Landscape

As a historical monument residing up in Admiral hill, the structures of old Admiralty house is surrounded by luscious vegetation. The essay will explore the role of the old Admiralty house in not just preserving Sembawang’s heritage, but also in illustrating the relationship between built environment and the natural landscape.

The Tiger Car Story

7 - 8, 14 - 15 May • 10:00am • Haw Par Villa

7 - 8, 14 - 15 May • 12:00pm • Haw Par Villa

Come learn about how the iconic Tiger Car was part of Aw Boon Haw’s marketing efforts. Let us bring you through the restoration journey of our 1925 Buick Tiger Car. Don’t miss out on this photo opportunity.