Contrary to popular belief, Singapore is swarming with cool new adventures. Whether you’re spending time with family, friends, or a significant other, these activities are sure to be the highlight of every week. Encompassing everything from art to gastronomy, these experiences are guaranteed to leave those who failed to attend with a major case of FOMO.
Moo Moo Park
From now till 28th March 2021, the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre carpark will showcase Asia’s first-ever drive-through exhibition! Adorned with a specially curated selection of artworks by Almostasthma, André Wee, ANTZ, Mithra Jeevananthan, Puffingmuffin, and Tobyato, amongst a multitude of others, the Moo Moo Park is expected to showcase an ideal blend of interactive and immersive technologies.
Conceptualised in an effort to prioritize UN Sustainable Development Goals, the exhibition will not only incorporate electric vehicles, but also feature 3D installation art based on digital drawings, a variety of selfie filters, and augmented reality murals powered by Spark AR from Facebook.
Receive exclusive discounts of up to 50%, from now till 28th February for weekday tickets, or simply dish out anywhere between $5 to $10 for a standard walk-or-drive-through experience. Available now on SISTIC, guests will also be entitled to a 20% discount with a minimum purchase of 20 walk-through or drive-through tickets.
Monday-Friday 12.00pm – 5.00pm (50% off ticket price from 9 to 28 Feb)
Sunday 12.00pm – 10.00pm
Drive-Through (in an electric car onsite):
Monday-Friday 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Saturday 12.00pm – 10.00pm
Raffles Place, 1 Straits Boulevard
Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition
Get to know the characters of Star Wars on a whole new level at ArtScience Museum from 30th January to 13th June 2021. Showcasing over 200 original props, costumes, models and artwork from the film franchise, as well as the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art archive, the Star Wars Identities Exhibition is expected to include one of Darth Vader’s earliest outfits, the metal bikini that Princess Leia wore when she captured by Jabba the Hutt, and a model of the Imperial fleet known as, Star Destroyer.
Inviting guests on an interactive identity quest to gain new insights into how the characters were developed, the exhibition has divided its study of human identity into three key themes: the characters’ origins (Origins), the influences that shaped them (Influences), and the personal choices that changed their lives (Choices). Worth an estimated $25 for Singaporean residents, and $32 for standard admission, the exhibition’s tickets are available now via the Marina Bay Sands box offices and website.
Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue
Characterized by eight underwater dining pods, an array of whimsically-decorated tables, and breathtaking backdrops of the marine landscape, Aqua Gastronomy has returned for its final edition this 2021. Feast on five culinary treasures, each inspired by one of the five fortunes – Fortune (福), Prosperity (禄), Longevity (寿), Joy (喜), Wealth (财) – and indulge in scrumptious five-course dinner, specially crafted with sustainable ingredients. Worth an estimated $138 for RWS Members and $168 for non-members, Aqua Gastronomy is expected to run till the end of February, promising each guest divine cuisine, alongside a complimentary champagne cocktail.
Sentosa Island, 8 Sentosa Gateway
A Voyage of Love and Longing
The National Museum of Singapore has set up a new exhibition to dwell in its newly refreshed Goh Seng Choo Gallery. Showcasing intimate connections with Singapore’s history and cultural heritage, A Voyage of Love and Longing, will feature 19th-century drawings of flora and fauna, commissioned by William Farquahar, and beautifully paired with literature from the Malay Archipelago. Intended to present a poetic perspective of natural history, the exhibition incorporates literary excerpts drawn from prominent writers and musicians from the 19th and 20th centuries, such as Amir Hamzah and Abdullah bin Abdul Kadir.
Through utilizing digital technology and on-site displays, the exhibition invites guests to interact with the drawings from the storied collection, whilst receiving a personal and emotional understanding to each seafarers’ plight throughout their voyage. Free to the public, more information on A Voyage of Love and Longing is available online through the National Heritage Board.
93 Stamford Rd
Yayoi Kusama: Recent Paintings
Marking Kusama’s first solo presentation in Singapore since her large retrospective at the National Gallery Singapore in 2017, this exhibition, slated till 6th March 2021, will showcase 15 monochrome paintings from Yayoi Kusama’s ‘My Eternal Soul’ series made in 2019-2020 and ‘CLOUDS’ in 2019. Having been years in the making, the artist’s latest works, titled ‘All Of My Love For Humanity (2019)’ and ‘Looking Into The Universe From My Heart (2019)’, provide a glimpse of Kusama’s current state of mind.
The exhibition which is free of charge, will once again feature monochromatic canvases filled with bold black lines that envelop the canvas together with her wealth of varied motifs: eyes, faces, biomorphic shapes, nets and dots, despite being first time these works are displayed in Southeast Asia. Available for viewing in-person and online, interested participants may enjoy a digital preview via the OTA Fine Arts website.
7 Lock Road, #02-13 Gillman Barracks