Free Sand Sculpting Workshops @ Sentosa: 13-21 March 2010

Dream KnotSentosa will offer a ‘sand-sational’ experience during the upcoming March school holidays with “Sandy Treasures”, a sand sculpting event for all ages.

Families can learn to create their very own sand sculptures through free workshops conducted by professional sand sculptors, and enjoy a fun-filled family day-out at Sentosa’s Palawan Beach. The workshops will be held over nine days starting Saturday, 13 March 2010. [Read more...]

19th Century Singapore through Paintings, Prints & Photographs: 3 Sep – 29 Nov 2009 [free event]

The Image of Our Landscape

Event Dates: 3rd Sep 2009 to 29th Nov 2009
Time of Event: 10am – 8pm
Venue: National Museum of Singapore

This National Museum of Singapore originated exhibition will look at the various depictions of 19th century Singapore, examining their meanings and representations. The various works will reveal the topography of the Singapore landscape in the 19th century with views of places such as the harbour, Singapore River, Fort Canning Hill, Raffles Place as well as depict the cosmopolitan trade town and Singapore’s rural scenes.

Taking an approach that is both chronological and thematic, the exhibition will feature about 200 artefacts from the museum’s collection, a significant number of which were acquired in recent years and never before shown.

There are workshops on landscape photography held in conjunction with The Image of Our Landscape exhibition. Find out more here.

Da Vinci – The Genius Exhibition: May 15-Aug 16 2009

daviciDa Vinci exhibition is among the largest and most comprehensive travelling exhibitions ever compiled on the artist / engineer / inventor Leonardo da Vinci. [Read more...]

Beading Your Own Kasut Manek

Peranakan beading

Glass, plastic, and stone are probably the most common materials, but beads are also made from bone, horn, ivory, metal, shell, pearl, coral, gemstones, polymer clay, metal clay, resin, synthetic minerals, wood, ceramic, fiber, paper, and seeds.

Wanna learn how to bead your own kasut manek? [Read more...]