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National Gallery Singapore  The Gallery is the latest addition to the museums in Singapore and manages the largest public collection of modern art in Singapore & Southeast Asia.

Artist of the Month: Lim Cheng Hoe
Lim Cheng Hoe co-founded the Singapore Watercolour Society in 1969 which was instrumental to the development of watercolour in Singapore art.
Starting out as an informal gathering of Singapore's watercolourists, the society was founded by 13 artists including Chen Chong Swee and Gog Sing Hooi.

Are you a fan of watercolour painting? Learn more about Singapore's first generation watercolour artist, Lim Cheng Hoe, at Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore at #nationalgallerysingapore!
For more info: http://www.nationalgallery.sg/limchenghoe
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Lim Cheng Hoe. The Estuary. c.1970. Watercolour on paper. Gift of Michael Lim Hock Ann. Collection of National Gallery Singapore. © Family of Lim Cheng Hoe

Following the recently unveiled solo artist exhibition, Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore, we are excited to announce an exhibition by another master come end Aug!
Experience chinese ink in surprising new ways, only at #nationalgallerysingapore.

Stay tuned for more information!

Wu Guanzhong. Running Stream. 1988. Chinese ink and colour on paper. Gift of Dr and Mrs Ho Kee Hang. Collection of National Gallery Singapore.

This week at the Gallery (Week of 13 Aug): .
1) How did artists with different practices begin collaborating? Is there a relationship between performance art, theatre and new media? Join artist Khairul Anwar Salleh and our curator in exploring the development of interdisciplinary approaches to art in Singapore with Curator Talk: Act 1.5... My Time With the Artist Village.
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2) Curated by the Singapore Teachers’ Academy for the aRts (STAR), Friends in Concert celebrates the creative and musical expressions of local teacher-musicians. .
3) Join us for a poetry workshop with our Poet-in-Residence Madeleine Lee. Through conversations and writing exercises, learn how to use art in the Gallery as a starting point for writing original pieces.

For more info: www.nationalgallery.sg
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What do you dream of? Pen down your dreams and fears at Dreamer's Haven as part of Gallery Children's Festival: Small Big Dreamers.
Be sure to do so before it closes on 19 Aug!
For more info: smallbigdreamers.com
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Planning a playdate?
Why not have it at Gallery Children's Festival: Small Big Dreamers?

1) Don't just have fun, have fun and learn at the same time! With inetractive and immersive installations, keep active and learn through play simultaneously!

2) Be it 30 min or 3 hours, we have the perfect experienced planned for you. Pick up a Gallery Children’s Festival: Small Big Dreamers brochure and let us guide you. Pick up an art pack at our vending machines to take a piece of the experience home with you as well!
3) You don't have to spend a single cent! Admission is FREE for kids under 6 as well as Singaporeans and PRs!
Tag a friend and start planning your playdate!

For more info: smallbigdreamers.com
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Reminisce Singapore landscapes and portraits from 1930s-1970s with key works from Lim Cheng Hoe, Singapore’s pioneer watercolour painter.
The Long Walk (part 1 of 3) focuses on the changing landscapes of Singapore he painted; Come see his works at Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore exhibition at National Gallery Singapore from 2 Aug 2018.

For more info: nationalgallery.sg/limchenghoe
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Happy National Day!
Singapore turns 53 today. 🎉

Did you know?
The National Flag, State Crest (National Coat of Arms) and National Anthem were unveiled at the City Hall Chamber!

Join us today as we celebrate National Day with an open house!
#NationalDay #WeAreSingapore

Artist of the Month: Lim Cheng Hoe
Between 1961 to 1963, Lim Cheng Hoe attended informal gatherings at YMCA with fellow artists like Chia Wai Hon, Ong Kim Seng, and Choy Weng Yang.
They became informally known as 'The Sunday Group' as they would meet on Sundays and usually painted by the Singapore River.
This is one of the artworks by Lim that captures the ephemeral moment in a painting that suggests the hustle and bustle along the river.
View this painting and other works by Lim at Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore at #nationalgallerysingapore!
For more info: http://www.nationalgallery.sg/limchenghoe
#Artistofthemonth #LimChengHoe #SingaporeArtist
Lim Cheng Hoe. Singapore River. 1962. Watercolour on paper. Collection of National Gallery Singapore. © Family of Lim Cheng Hoe.

Which path will you choose?
Move around the red ribbons to get to the other side. Try bending and stretching your body. Don't let the ribbons stop you!
Inspired by Lee Wen's 1992 performance, Journey of a Yellow Man No.2: The Fire and the Sun.
Choose your path at 'Anatomy of Dreamers' before it closes on 19 Aug! 😭
For more info: smallbigdreamers.com
#smallbigdreamers #nationalgallerysingapore #childrensfestival

This Week at the Gallery (Week of 6 Aug)

1) Join us for a talk that considers the transfer of pictorial photography to Singapore and how values associated with Pictorialism were re-coded within the local context with 'Pictorialism is Dead. Long Live Pictorialism.' 2) Explore the curatorial narratives and key artworks of the exhibition "Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore" with a curator tour.

3) Be inspired by Lee Wen’s "Daydream Tunnel" and "Rainbow Passageway" and create your own animation wheel under the guidance of an experienced Gallery facilitator.

For more info: www.nationalgallery.sg
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Bummed you couldn’t catch Latiff Mohidin's Pago Pago (1960 - 1969) at @CentrePompidou at Paris, France earlier this year?
Don’t miss it this time as it's coming closer to home - it'll be on display at @ilhamgallerykl in Kuala Lumpur 12 Aug onwards!
The exhibition features over 70 artworks and archival materials drawn from leading public and private collections in Singapore and Malaysia as well as two publications that systematically survey Latiff Mohidin’s contribution to global modernism.

ENDING SOON - (Re)collect: The Making Of Our Art Collection!
Discover the origins of our visual art collection, recent acquisitions, and the untold stories behind our national heritage.
What's more, entry for this exhibition is free for Singaporeans and PRs!
Join us at the Gallery before it ends!
For more info: http://www.nationalgallery.sg/recollect
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