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Conservation of Buildings in Singapore

15 Jun • 11:00am

Why do we keep the Queenstown Public LIbrary? Do you know what are the special qualities of this library, and how and why buildings are selected for conservation? Join this session to find out!

Nanyang Coffee Appreciation

25 - 26 May • 02:30pm

Learn about the rich culture of traditional Nanyang coffee and what goes behind every cup of Toast Box's signature brew!

Cinema Reclaimed: DREAM PALACES Talk

26 May • 12:00pm

Film historian and memorabilia collector Wong Han Min will present 'Cinema Paradiso - the Lost World of Singapore's Picture Palaces', a history of Old Cinemas in Singapore from 1896 to 2000.

ArClab: 3D Laser Scanning in Heritage Conservation

5, 12, 19, 26 May • 10:30am

Take the opportunity to gain practical hands-on experience with 3D laser scanners and walk away with a greater understanding of how 3D laser scanning technology aids in documenting and conserving the historic fabric.

ArClab: Decorative Tiles Hands-on Cleaning Workshop

4, 11, 18, 25 May • 10:30am

Ever wondered how historic tiles stay bright and beautiful even after decades of use? Take up the opportunity to gain hands-on experience cleaning decorative tiles.

Let's Weave Through Our Heritage

18 - 19 May • 10:30am

18 - 19 May • 02:30pm

Let's weave into history and have a chit-chat about Singapore Shophouses over a cup of tea and embroidery.

[Talk] Mosques and Muslim Heritage of Singapore in the Context of the Cosmopolitan Malay World Past and Present - by Dr Imran bin Tajudeen

18 May • 10:00am

Mosques in Singapore formerly assumed a very different form to what we see today. Thanks to old photographs, drawings, and other documents, we can reconstruct these lost forms. Learn about the features of the mosque in Singapore and Southeast Asia both historically and in their current form, and what makes their features - past and present - unique.

Sound Journey in the Galleries with Space2B

11 May • 10:30am

11 - 12 May • 02:30pm

12 May • 11:30am

Enjoy meditative, multi-instrumental sounds as you explore the galleries. Look out for architectural objects on display at ACM, such as screens and doors, a temple gateway model, the granary roof, and more.

LEGO workshop with Artisan Bricks

12 May • 12:00pm

Build a mini temple gateway using LEGO bricks in this family-friendly workshop with Jeffrey Kong of Artisan Bricks. Discover the architectural features of Hindu temples, like Singapore’s iconic Sri Mariamman Temple. Check out a similar model of a temple gateway in the Ancestors and Rituals Gallery to see how yours compares!

A Sketch-walk to Remember: Rediscovering our National Monuments

4 May • 09:30am

Come and document the facades of two iconic institutions in Singapore! In this workshop, learn about the history of the National Museum and The Peranakan Museum as well as the art of urban sketching, before embarking on a sketch-walk of these national monuments with Urban Sketchers Singapore.