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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!

Archives Unlocked: Speeches that Changed Singapore

23 May • 07:00pm

Join us as we walked through four speeches, each by a different pioneer leader of Singapore. Find out what Goh Keng Swee, Rajaratnam, Othman Wok and Kenneth M. Byrne had to say and the changes that followed.

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.

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.

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.

Colouring Fun at Stamp Parade: WonderBot and the Heritage Buildings

1 - 5, 7 - 12, 14 - 19, 21 - 24 May • 09:00am

1 - 5, 7 - 12, 15 - 19, 21, 23 May • 11:00am

1 - 5 May • 02:00pm

1 - 5, 7 May • 04:00pm

Have a fun colouring time with your little one at the Stamp Parade interactive within the Museum’s permanent exhibition, A Voyage Back in Time, as you see your special edition WonderBot Heritage Building stamp series come alive!

Craft-efact! My Dream Kampong Gelam

5, 4 May • 11:00am

Immerse yourself in Kampong Gelam’s architectural history by crafting your own miniature heritage shophouse. Engage with facilitators to explore urban planning and placemaking ideas, gaining insights into the significance of places in shaping our urban environment. Don't miss this interactive experience!

Dare to Design: Singapore Architecture 1960s - 2000s

9 May • 07:00pm

Join the curators of Dare to Design: Singapore Architecture 1960s - 2000s as they shed light on the buildings selected for the exhibition and interesting stories about their design.

Drop-in Activity for Seniors: Singapore in Frames: Architecture Past & Present

2 May • 09:00am • Reunion Social Space, National Museum of Singapore Level 1

From kampong houses to HDB flats and shophouses to skyscrapers, the evolving skyline of Singapore mirrors the city’s vibrant architectural development. Trace the evolution of Singapore’s architecture over time as you colour in some architectural marvels within and beyond the National Museum of Singapore, and frame up your works!