Inside a handsome 19th century building overlooking Singapore River, the expertly curated galleries of this world-class museum explore the culture and history of the Asian subcontinent, China, South Asia and the Islamic World. Go to the content Go to the footer. If something like pop-up boutique art fair feeds your soul, Gillman Barracks is the place to be.
Grab a coffee or a bite at Old Habits boutique cafe while you're at it.
Bugis MRT. Jan 6. The format remains the same — resident galleries open up till late for visitors to peruse the exhibitions while pop-up food and drink stalls keep everyone satiated for the evening.
Reflections , the museum opposite the short Canopy walk, tells the sombre story. Make time in your busy schedule to catch 150 artworks based on the trending philosophy of minimalism no brownie points for guessing.
The themed exhibitions on the three floors of this heritage building take you through Peranakan traditions, from feasts and weddings to religion and mourning.
Apart from its stellar art collection, the National Gallery has a vibrant dining scene that includes Odette contemporary French , Aura classic Italian , Yan sophisticated Catonese , Smoke and Mirrors roof bar with signature cocktails and cakes , and National Kitchen by Violet Oon Peranakan cuisine.
Lory Loft is a huge aviary where you can attract these small, colorful birds with cupfuls of nectar, while the Waterfall Aviary, with its 30m waterfall, is a good place to spot shyer birds, such as the turaco and guinea fowl.
The 20-minute Creatures of the Night show, held 3-4 times nightly, is a big hit with kids, and one of the highlights of the Night Safari is a stroll through the fruit bat enclosure, where you may find yourself face to face with a giant fruitbat, hanging upside down inches from your face and tucking into a chunk of fruit. Look out for his har cheong calamari, cider-brined kurobuta pork chop and sticky date pudding.
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Peranakan or Nyonya refers to people of mixed origins, and in Singapore, most Peranakan people tend to be Straits Chinese. Jan 11-Feb 17 For more ongoing 2019 exhibitions, check out our roundup here.Singapore, January 2018 - GoPro Hero 6
Wander around Gardens by the Bay Futuristic botanical gardens with Supertrees and biodomes. Have a peek at the private temple at no. Jan 11-13, 18-20. Near the entrance, Penguin Coast is home to several penguin species from Antarctica, and you can watch them frolic and dive; outside, visitors can participate in feeding their African penguins.