The Modern In Southeast Asian Art: A Reader | Publication Launch & Symposium

National Gallery Singapore, Supreme Court Wing, Level 4M, Supreme Court Terrace Singapore, Singapore

This symposium will consider the writing of art in Southeast Asia within and across national boundaries in the region. Speakers will respond to the development of the landmark publication "The Modern in Southeast Asian Art: A Reader", touching on issues of modernism and modernity, regionality, vernacular expression and post-coloniality. They will discuss the locus and […]


An Evening with Claire Keegan

Asian Civilisations Museum 1 Empress Pl,, Singapore

Join us for an evening with Booker Prize shortlisted writer, Claire Keegan, where Claire will read from her fiction and answer questions about her work and writing life. This workshop is kindly supported by NTU's School of Humanities and the National Arts Council. --------------------  ABOUT CLAIRE KEEGAN: Claire Keegan was raised on a farm on […]



Black Box, 42 Waterloo Street 42 Waterloo Street, Singapore

Date: 20 May Saturday & 21 May Sunday Date: 27 May Saturday & 28 May Sunday Time: 3pm & 8pm Venue: 42 Waterloo Street Tickets: $25 Centre 42 presents a collection of new performances devised by its resident artists and invited guests. Titled “there is no future in nostalgia,” after Arthur Yap's iconic poem about […]


The Asian Festival of Children’s Content

National Library Building 100 Victoria Street, Singapore, Singapore

The 14th Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) returns this year as a fully in-person event, celebrating the theme “Play!” With over 70 programmes featuring more than 100 writers and speakers from Singapore and around the world, AFCC 2023 explores the different dimensions of “Play” through books, stories and performances. Come join our panels, workshops, […]

Free – $220

ACM Adventures: Sail the Seas

Asian Civilisations Museum 1 Empress Pl,, Singapore

Sunday, 28 May 2023 11am to 3pm Asian Civilisations Museum Free   Hello, explorer! Are you ready to set sail? Move along to drama performance and listen to a story about adventures at sea. Get creative in a craft activity inspired by boats found in our galleries!


Joint Book Launch for Two Tails and Afterlife: The Boy Next Realm

National Library Building 100 Victoria Street, Singapore, Singapore

The Difference Engine team invites you to the joint book launch of our latest Young Adult comics: "Two Tails" and "Afterlife: The Boy Next Realm"! Join us for a whirlwind adventure, and enter the fascinating worlds of "Two Tails" and "Afterlife: The Boy Next Realm". These stories feature heartfelt characters and interweave themes of tragedy […]


Anything & Anyone

The Projector Golden Mile 6001 Beach Rd, #05-00 GOLDEN MILE TOWER, Singapore

Celebrate queer joy with us and join us for original drag, theatre, spoken word performances and more! As queers, society limits us to the margins: but we're here to show you that you can be anything and anyone, if only you dream it. Featuring gender as nasi padang, a lifelong Aishwarya Rai stan, stand-up in […]


24-Hour Playwriting Competition 2023

The much loved, annual 24-Hour Playwriting Competition invites you to be part of its 2023 edition! In the last few years the 24-Hour Playwriting Competition went fully digital or ran in a hybrid fashion. This year, we’re going full sleepover style so unroll your sleeping bags and get your creative juices flowing. We want you […]

Grand Poetry Tournament

Stamford Arts Centre 0202, 155 Waterloo Street, Singapore, Singapore

Outspoken and Spoke & Bird are excited to present the GRAND POETRY TOURNAMENT! This will be an exciting TEAM EVENT spoken word competition featuring a total of $1000 in cash prizes! Exact format and prize structure is in the sign up link. Event details are as followed: 5th August 2023, 8-10.30 pm Blackbox, Stamford Arts […]


Silent Moon – an evening of music and poetry

The Arts House, Chamber 1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore, Singapore

While modern music has rightly been considered in many ways as breaking away from the musical past, it certainly has not fully escaped the influence of what has come before. Juxtaposing three modern works for violin-viola duo by composers Quincy Porter, Augusta Read Thomas and Darius Milhaud against Mozart’s Duo in G major, K.423. Silent […]

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