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Singapore Tourism Board

stb.gov.sg

Founded Year

1964

About Singapore Tourism Board

Singapore Tourism Board is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Singapore.

Headquarters Location

Tourism Court 1 Orchard S​pring Lane

247729,

Singapore

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Latest Singapore Tourism Board News

Singapore Art Week returns in January 2024 with art fairs, live performances and the Light To Night festival

Nov 30, 2023

Art lovers will be glad to know that they can chase their post-holiday blues away this January as Singapore Art Week returns for its 12th edition. Organised by the National Arts Council and supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, the event features more than 150 art exhibitions and programmes by over 400 partners from all over the world – from art exhibitions showcasing local and global talent to live music shows. Some of the programmes will even run till February 2024. To whet your appetite, there are already some ongoing shows to check out, including Singaporean artist Ho Tzu Nyen’s Time And The Tiger at the Singapore Art Museum at Tanjong Pagar Distripark. The mid-career survey of his works that include paintings, films and video installations is running until Mar 3. Over at the National Gallery Singapore, there’s Tropical: Stories From Southeast Asia And Latin America. The blockbuster show, which runs until Mar 24, features 200 artworks from more than 70 artists, including the works of famous Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Meanwhile, here are some of the activities you can look forward to next year: 1. LIGHT TO NIGHT FESTIVAL The Light To Night Festival is regarded as one of the key highlights of Singapore Art Week, thanks to its array of aesthetically-pleasing installations which have included giant balls and dazzling light projections in the past. The upcoming Light To Night Festival appears to continue its streak with the theme: Reimagine. Date: Jan 19 to Feb 8 Venue: National Gallery Singapore 2. THE PIERRE LORINET COLLECTION PRESENTS ROUGH Visitors at The Pierre Lorinet Collection: From Western Minimalism To Asian Political Abstraction, a showcase of works curated by Edward Mitterrand and organised by Art Outreach Singapore. (Photo: National Arts Council) Curated by The Pierre Lorinet Collection’s Edward Mitterrand, the exhibition brings together 14 prominent artists and offers a raw perspective on contemporary art. With very different backgrounds, the artists share a common toughness in either the subject or the media they use, enhanced by the untouched roughness of the exhibition space. Date: Jan 12 to 28 Venue: Gillman Barracks Local artist Tang Da Wu created this performance installation. (Photo: Art Outreach) This performance installation by artist Tang Da Wu speaks to the values of filial piety and the importance of nurturing future generations. Art enthusiasts can also help complete a tapestry that Tang began sewing in 2017. A curated selection of artworks that explore the bonds between parents and their children will be also displayed. Date: Jan 19 to 28 Venue: Gillman Barracks 4. ART AFTER DARK Art After Dark is the flagship night-time open house event by Gillman Barracks. (Photo: National Arts Council) Enjoy live music performances and visual arts at Art After Dark. The upcoming event will feature two distinct nights of entertainment: Rave Night, which has local electronic music artistes, and Prom Night, which has live bands and DJ sets. Visitors can also catch the opening performance of Our Children by Tang Da Wu and explore new exhibitions at Gillman Barracks' resident art galleries after hours. Date: Jan 20, 26, 27 Venue: Gillman Barracks 5. ART SG AND SEA FOCUS FAIRS ART SG's launch in January 2023 was hailed by many as the beginning of new chapter for the art scene in Singapore. (Photo: ART SG) The second edition of the ART SG fair will showcase contemporary art from around the world and feature large-scale installations, curated talks and film programmes that will be curated by film and new media specialist Sam I-shan. Meanwhile, SEA Focus, which puts the spotlight on Southeast Asian contemporary art, will also be back for its sixth edition. Tickets for ART SG can be purchased here . while tickets for SEA Focus can be purchased here . Dates: Jan 19 to 21 (ART SG), Jan 20 to 28 (SEA Focus). Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre (ART SG), Tanjong Pagar Distripark (SEA Focus) Ticket: From S$38 (ART SG), S$10 (SEA Focus)

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