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Do Trees Grow On Money?

Do trees grow on money? Well, in fact, they do! Join students from River Valley High School in reading this e-book to find out more about our natural heritage in our currency!

Back to Our Future: 250 Years of Observing and Documenting Nature in Singapore

This photo essay will feature significant animals, plants and places that are signifiers of the natural heritage of Singapore from 250 years ago in the form of visual materials with text to provide context and tie these into the larger natural history of the island.

An Aviation Journey

8 May • 05:00pm

Join heritage enthusiast Jerome Lim as he traces Singapore aviation journey, share bits of trivia, and make a pit stop at Singapore’s first civil airport, Kallang Airport for a short virtual tour.

Ferns, Fish, and Trees: A Virtual Tour of Place Names of Singapore

7 May • 10:30am

In this virtual tour, Dr Shawn Lum introduces participants to the interesting origins of the names of some places in Singapore and their link to our natural heritage.

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!

Histories: What to Eat Next — Exploring Singapore's Food Heritage

20 May • 06:00pm

Singapore’s varied foods are not only unique in preparation and taste, but also steeped in our rich cultural values. Hear our speakers share on Singapore’s diverse ethnicity, its relationship with food and how people can connect with one another through food.

Hokkien History

14 May • 10:30am

Join our talk to understand more about the history of Hokkien language, its cultural relation to Singapore.

In-gallery Digital Game: Nian Hua Unlocked

2 May • 10:00am • Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

An in-gallery digital game designed for youths to explore the special exhibition and learn more about new year prints.

Decolonising Our Natural Heritage

28 May • 10:30am

How do we decentre our natural history away from the European lens and conventional national narratives to see our landscapes in a different light?

Heritage Hunt @ Bugis

7, 14, 21, 28 May • 09:30am • Bugis Street

7, 14, 21, 28 May • 11:00am • Bugis Street

Embark on a scavenger hunt heritage tour of the Bugis precinct with your family and friends! Through pictorial clues, riddles and puzzles, join us on a fun-filled journey to discover the rich heritage of the Bugis Precinct.