An alternative art escapade in Singapore: Museums and art establishments to visit

An alternative art escapade in Singapore: Museums and art establishments to visit

City Nomads·2017-12-15 00:35

So you’ve visited the incredible artist retrospectives at the National Gallery, admired the fascinating collection of the Singapore Art Museum, and played with the wildly interactive exhibits at the Art Science Museum. What next? Surely the arts scene in Singapore doesn’t just end at our major tourist-grabbing institutions? Well, the phrase “Southeast Asia’s arts hub” has been used to describe this country so many times – particularly during art fair season – so even if the streets weren’t lined with galleries, there are still places to check out our burgeoning arts scene in spots located off the beaten tourist track.

If you liked the National Gallery of Singapore, you’ll like…The Singapore Tyler Print Institute 

Both a workshop and a gallery, this Robertson Quay establishment is home to many renowned local and international artists, including old-hands, Amanda Heng and Han Sai Por. As a print institute, it focuses primarily on print and paper mediums – and in particular, on contemporary art. You’ll find stunning lithographs and screen prints plastered on its walls, alongside other paintings that are more standard to your typical museum fare.

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