Celebrate the lunar new year of the snake with three days of Open House at the National Museum of Singapore! Admission is free to A Life of Practice – Kuo Pao Kun, an exhibition on Singapore’s iconic dramatist; and Being Together: Family & Portraits–Photographing with John Clang, which explores Singaporeans’ sense of identity, rootedness and connection to their families through Clang’s photographs and the National Museum’s collection of family portraits.
There will also be a host of free activities which includes face painting, craft making and storytelling sessions just for you and your family.
Open House programme line up:
1) Face Painting
Face-paint a bright motif for free in celebration of the festive Chinese New Year.
*Priority will be given to children.
2) Craft Activities for Children
Be hands-on and creative with our craft activities! Choose from either a dragon or a cheongsam puppet*, assemble then colour it the way you like; pop over to the mini kampong houses and have fun building your very own kampong scene on paper!
*Each child is limited to only 1 puppet craft.
3) Special Interactive Storytelling Sessions
In partnership with the Preservation of Monuments Board
The Fearless Twins And The Magical Kaleido: A Narrow Escape
11 Feb 2013
11.30am & 2.30pm (30 minutes)
Glass Atrium, Level 2
Take a ride with the coolest kids on the block, Toby and Tammy, and their fun-loving Uncle Al. Armed with an incredible magical device, the twins swoop back in time to Singapore in 1935. Set against the backdrop of Singapore’s most awe-inspiring buildings which are national monuments today, the twins end up with an adventure that they didn’t bargain for, but can’t escape from. Will they solve the mystery of the spinning clock tower? Can they fight off the fierce flames of a huge fire? Will they escape in time?
Come join these story-telling sessions and be thrilled by the story of courage, friendship and fantasy! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to purchase this beautifully-illustrated book at a special price. Children can also look forward to an interactive time with a craft activity kit and stickers to bring home.
Published by the Preservation of Monuments Board (PMB), this is the first ever illustrated children’s book dedicated to Singapore’s most famous landmarks.
Added by Jocelyn Luw on January 14, 2013