Talks & Workshops

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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!

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.

Foothill Stories - A Roving Performance with a Craft Component

4 - 5, 11 - 12 May • 11:00am

4 - 5, 11 - 12 May • 02:00pm

Take a walk with us to Children’s Museum Singapore and The Peranakan Museum, which were once schools that served the community. Let’s travel back in time and unravel their history together in this roving performance with hands-on craft component.

Kampong Gelam Photo Walk Architecture on Film by Syahmi Hashim Julina Khusaini

5, 4 May • 04:00pm

Capture the allure of Kampong Gelam on film this May! Explore architectural marvels, historical sites, and uncover their stories. Highlights include a guided tour at the Vintage Cameras Museum, offering insights into photography's evolution and the art of capturing moments through film photography. An immersive experience awaits heritage enthusiasts and photography buffs alike.

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!

The Singapore Green Building Journey

16 May • 07:00pm

This talk by Professor Lam Khee Poh (NUS) explores Singapore's Green Building journey since 2005.