Curator Tour | Nam June Paik: The Future is Now

11 Dec 2021 11am 
Led by the curators of Nam June Paik: The Future is Now, 
this tour delves into the exhibition's curatorial narratives and offers insights into Nam June Paik’s artistic practice and pioneering work in the use of television and video in art. 
This tour is free for exhibition ticket holders.
Event Venue: City Hall Wing, Level 3 Singtel Exhibition Gallery.

Nam June Paik, Anonymous Crimean Tatar who Saved Life of Joseph Beuys - Not yet Thanked by German Folks, 1993. Found electrical parts, metal, headlights, rope and wooden cart. Collection of John Chia and Cheryl Loh. (c) 2019 Christie's Images Limited.

Back-of-House Tour: "Former Supreme Court: Unseen, Unheard"

Limited slots left for Dec.  Do reserve early!

English Sat 2.30pm & 5.30pm | Sun 2.30pm & 4.30pm

This exclusive tour offers a glimpse into restricted areas of the former Supreme Court, usually out of bounds to the public. Go behind-the-scenes and find out more about courtroom proceedings and the experience of persons on trial as you:

Traverse a network of hidden passageways

Climb through a trapdoor into the prisoner’s dock

Gain access to the Viewing Gallery where members of the public used to sit during court hearings

Discover stories of some of the highest-profile cases in Singapore’s history since 1939, tried in these very courtrooms

ART X Cocktails Tour

Slots are available for booking now.

English Sat 4.00pm

Elevate your happy hour with the perfect pairing of Art X Cocktails at the Gallery!
Go on a 60-minute docent-led tour to discover the art pieces that inspired craft cocktails from Smoke & Mirrors while learning about the evolution of cocktails throughout history.

Experience a new way of seeing and drinking!

Building Highlights 建筑特点

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English Fri–Sat 11am | 华语 星期六 上午10.30分

The Gallery is housed in two national monuments—City Hall and former Supreme Court—which have stood witness to many of the Singapore’s historic moments. Learn more about the decade-long renovation that united and transformed these majestic buildings into a home for the arts, and explore the rich histories of the site.

DBS Singapore Gallery Highlights 星展新加坡展厅

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English Fri–Sat 1pm | 华语 星期六 中午 12 点

"Siapa Nama Kamu?" means "What is your name?" The inaugural exhibition of the DBS Singapore Gallery poses this question, inviting visitors to consider how art may relate to issues of self and community, and what it means to look at Singapore through its art.

UOB Southeast Asia Gallery Highlights 大华东南亚展厅

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English Fri–Sat 3.30pm | 华语 星期六  下午 3 点

Housed in the former Supreme Court building, the UOB Southeast Asia Gallery presents over 300 artworks that trace the shared artistic impulses across Southeast Asia. Starting in the mid-19th century, the exhibition navigates the art history of Southeast Asia as one that is characterized by a continuous encounter with the new as the regions artists negotiated the meaning of art and sought to reinvent vernacular expressions and aesthetics.

Presented in a largely chronological sequence and punctuated by key turning points in artistic sensibilities, the exhibition also identifies how art is inseparably linked to the region’s tumultuous social and political history.

Highlights of the Gallery 建筑历史与常展精选  

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English Fri–Sat 1.30pm 

Get a glimpse of the best that the Gallery has to offer on this sweeping tour. Our docents will introduce you to key architectural features of our historic buildings, as well as selected masterpieces from our long-term exhibitions on the art of Singapore and Southeast Asia.

School Self-Guided Tour

School Self-Guided Tour For 15 pax and below only.

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