Classic Stamps: Tan Chong Bin

Located on the 3rd level of Bras Basah Complex is the AC43 Gallery, a dedicated art space for the showcasing of local visual talents, as well as foreign artists in search of a platform for creative collaboration. It’s also committed to the growth of the Singapore art ecosystem through the nurturing of local artists and efforts of increasing art literacy

NUS Museum (Lobby Level)

Although I’m a NUS alumni, I have actually never visited the NUS Museum — much to my shame. In fact, it’s the oldest university museum in Singapore, having been established in 1955. It focuses on Asian regional art and culture, and seeks to create an enriching experience. As a university museum, NUS Museum’s mission is to actively facilitate intellectual and

On Sharks and Humanity

Shark fin soup is seen as a delicacy in Chinese culture. However, the poaching of sharks for their fins has severely affected shark populations and marine biodiversity. In order to raise awareness of the importance of shark protection and the importance of maintaining the ecological balance of marine life, Parkview Arts Action, WildAid and the Oceanographic Museum have collaborated to

Creativity in Pulses

As a cohesive, multiracial society, it’s important for all ethnic communities to experience and understand one another’s traditions and customs. The Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) was completed in December 2016 for that purpose: to nurture and promote Singapore Chinese culture through quality performances, exhibitions and cultural activities. Creativity in Pulses is a special exhibition held in conjunction with the

Blossom Colours of Life

Arts & Health is an initiative by JurongHealth that aims to bring creativity into different care and community settings for therapeutic, educational, and expressive purposes. In the process, patients and caregivers are able to express themselves and improve their emotional and mental recovery. Blossom Colours of Life is a collaborative art project between Tan Haur and Ng Teng Fong General

Singapore Philatelic Museum

My dad was an avid stamp collector in his youth. I took over his collection recently, and decided to visit the Singapore Philatelic Museum to learn more about stamp collecting. Located in Coleman Street, the museum officially opened in 19 August 1995 in a quaint, century-old building. It’s the custodian and curator of Singapore’s philatelic materials, from the 1830s all