1. Remember Your Dreams
This dreamy, purple inflatable artwork by French artist and architect is finally here in Singapore! Commissioned by Porsche under their new initiative, “The Art of Dreams”, this ethereal artwork features repetitive, looping air-filled swirls meant to evoke feelings of surrealism and invite the viewer to embrace their dreams.
First unveiled in Paris last year, Singapore will be the artwork’s first stop in Southeast Asia! Admission is free, so make sure to come down and see this amazing work of art! For more details on Remember Your Dreams, see our full article here.
Dates: 21st January 2022-29th January 2022
Address: Promontory at Marina Bay Sands, 11 Marina Blvd, Singapore 018940
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday, 2pm-10pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12pm-10pm
2. Light To Night Festival 2022
The highly popular Light To Night Festival is back for another year, and this time it’s even bigger and better than ever! With a slew of over 60 visual spectacles, multi-sensory experiences, art encounters and more, there are countless things for you to see and experience at the festival.
Returning favourites from previous festivals include Art Skins on Monuments, Kolektif Takeover, Art x Social and more; while new events include the likes of Visions, Move For?ward, The Everyday Vinyl, Making Room and more! For more information on the festival, see our full article here.
Dates: Now till 3rd February 2022
Admission: Free (charges may apply for certain programmes)
Opening Hours: 10am-12am daily
2. AliWALL Festival 2022: The Dreamer
Happening for one weekend only, the AliWALL Festival is one that you won’t want to miss. The festival features a collection of interactive art experiences that aim to redefine walls—both the physical and metaphorical kind.
This is the festival’s first run, with the theme “The Dreamer”, AliWALL looks to excite and engage viewers through a 3-part series that straddles the boundary between fantasy and reality. This event is free and if you have not registered you may walk-in to the event (subject to availability).
Dates: 21st January-23rd January 2022
Address: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal St, Singapore 199918
Event Hours: Friday, 6pm-9pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11am-9pm
3. Psychic Cinema 2065
If you’re a lover of cinema, you’ll love Psychic Cinema 2065! Presented by Space Objekt, this art installation explores the possibility of an alternative cinema of the future through an immersive audio-visual installation reimagining the former Jubilee Theatre.
This visceral and sensory experience encourages viewers to rethink their approach to and relationship with cinema. For more information, see here.
Dates: Now till 3rd February 2022
Address: National Library Building, The Plaza, 100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064
Opening Hours: 10am-9pm daily
4. Fotomat Beach
Fotomat hits the beach for the first time with Fotomat Beach at Sentosa! Have the beach photoshoot of your dreams with popular black and white photo studio Fotomat! Furry friends are also permitted to join the photoshoot at Fotomat Beach!
Prices for the photoshoot start at $30, and includes:
- A 15-minute shoot for 2 pax with unlimited shots
- 2 photos to print and receive on the same day
Address: 40 Siloso Beach Walk, Beach Front of Emerald Pavilion, Sentosa, Singapore 098996
Opening Hours: 10am-Sunset daily
6. Curbside Crafters
Image Credit: Musho Pea
Support local at Curbside Crafters—your one-stop bazaar for all things lifestyle: from crafts, bakes, art and more! The options at the 2-storey Curbside Crafters are endless, with flexible spaces made for entrepreneurs, creatives and artists alike, anyone and everyone is welcome to rent a space to showcase their goods.
Image Credit: Musho Pea
If you’re just visiting Curbside Crafters, find anything from handmade prints, jewelry, crafts, crystals, bakes and so much more! For more information about Curbside Crafters, see our full article here.
Address: 730 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198698
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 12pm-8.30pm
7. Creative Intersections: In the Year of the Tiger
What better way to usher in the Year of the Tiger this Lunar New Year than with a swanky tiger-themed art installation?
This art installation is presented by Chan + Hori Contemporary in collaboration with Funan, featuring various collaborations between artists and brands across multiple products and services. Witness the strength and power of the tiger throughout Singapore’s history as art is intertwined with diverse products and services within the mall.
Dates: Now till 13th February 2022
Address: Funan, 107 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179105
Opening Hours: 10am-10pm daily
8. Am I Addicted
Addicted to K-culture? Then you’ll definitely love this new Korean pottery studio with over 130 imported Korean glazes for you to choose from! The studio also houses an in-house café with Korean-inspired vegetarian dishes like Grilled Cheese Kimchi Sandwich ($16), Jardin Bibimbap ($20) and more!
Don’t miss out on their 1-for-1 opening special on their Standard pottery class, going on from now till 31st January 2022! For more details on this promotion, see here; and for more information on Am I Addicted, see our full article here.
Address: 13 Stamford Rd, B2-51/52/53, Capitol Singapore, Singapore 178905
Studio Opening Hours: 10am-9pm daily
Café Opening Hours: 11am-9pm daily
9. Smoke & Mirrors: Art x Cocktails Tour
Indulge in an elevated happy hour with Smoke & Mirrors: Art x Cocktails Tour! National Gallery Singapore has collaborated with Smoke & Mirrors to create an elevated “drinkable art” experience.
Guests are first ushered through an hour-long art tour featuring works by Southeast Asian artists, then they’ll head to the bar to enjoy a complimentary cocktail from The Real Art of Drinking menu. Cocktails are inspired by the artworks themselves and include the likes of Smoke on the Water, Life by the River and more! Book your tickets here.
Admission: From $31.50
Address: 1 St. Andrew’s Road, #06-01, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore
Opening Hours: 3pm-10.30pm daily
10. Spring in the Sea
Here’s another activity perfect for ringing in an auspicious Lunar New Year! In Spring in the Sea, S.E.A Aquarium invites you to interact with various auspicious marine life like the sand tiger shark, red lionfish, weedy seadragon and more—all of which are symbols of happiness, wealth, fortune and luck.
Highlights include the Sand Tiger Shark Wall Mural, Trail of Fortune and more! Don’t forget to snap plenty of pictures as you’ll stand a chance to win a mystery gift (worth $10) when you pose with the five auspicious animals or habitat decors of the Trail of Fortune (limited to the first 60 redemptions daily; redeem the prize by presenting their five images at the Guest Services counter)!
Dates: Now till 15th February 2022
Admission: From $28
Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
Opening Hours: Saturday-Tuesday, 10am-5pm (opening hours differ for Chinese New Year. Kindly refer to the RWS website for more details.)