Shakespeare in Print: The First Folio

  • Level 10, Donor’s Gallery, National Library Building
  • 11 Mar 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
  • 10am - 9pm
  • Free admission. No registration is required.

The National Library of Singapore will be displaying a special loan from The University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries, a Shakespeare’s First Folio. Shakespeare’s plays are some of the most significant and pieces of literature in the English cannon and have influenced art and media all over the world for centuries.

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FurnitureORIGINS 2017

  • NAFA Campus 1 | The Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries 1 & 2
  • 07 Mar 2017 - 19 Apr 2017
  • Tue - Sun: 11am - 7pm
  • Free admission

FurnitureORIGINS is a collaboration initiative between NAFA and King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand for the fourth consecutive year. This learning exchange focused on developing skills in design professionalism and entrepreneurship and establishing a network between students from the two countries.

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Frontliners in Action: architects and the people create a better living environment

  • National Design Centre, Level 1 Atrium, Gallery 1 and Courtyard
  • 03 Mar 2017 - 08 Apr 2017
  • 9am - 9pm
  • Free admission

Architects are like field agents. They must constantly be resourceful in surmounting constraints, to find solutions that address “frontline” challenges. These challenges may be social, environmental, natural or even man-made. Every day, in the course of their work, architects attempt to ameliorate these issues through innovative design and architecture.

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Gio' Ponti and Tomaso Buzzi: Design Competition for an Italian Embassy in 1926

  • National Design Centre, Training Rooms 1-5, Level 2
  • 03 Mar 2017 - 10 Apr 2017
  • 9am - 9pm
  • Free admission

On the occasion of the Singapore Design Week and the Italian International Design Day 2017, the Italian Cultural Institute presents an exhibition of original sketches and drawings by Gio’ Ponti and Tomaso Buzzi from 1926.

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Plastic Innovations

  • National Design Centre, Materials Design Lab, #02-02
  • 03 Mar 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
  • 10am - 6pm
  • Free admission

BASF materials can now be seen, touched and explored in the company’s first showcase in Southeast Asia. Housed within Chris Lefteri Design’s Material Design Lab at the National Design Centre in Singapore, the showcase displays BASF’s innovative product applications including construction, industrial, transportation and consumer applications, as well as providing onsite consultation on material development and selection.

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Angkor Wat

  • NAFA Campus 1 I Lim Hak Tai Gallery
  • 01 Mar 2017 - 09 Apr 2017
  • Tue - Sun: 11am – 7pm
  • Free admission

This unique collaboration incorporates relevant regional principals conducting workshops and a rollout of lectures and activities, as well as an overseas on location trip that collectively provide resource and inspirations for those involved.

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Childhood Favourites

  • MINT Museum of Toys
  • 01 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
  • Daily, 9.30am - 6.30pm
  • Complimentary with regular museum admission (Adult $15 / Child $7.50 / Senior Citizen &7.50)

MINT Museum of Toys presents its latest exhibition, Childhood Favourites, featuring a special selection of toys inspired by classic children’s stories, including Winnie the Pooh and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Come rediscover the magical world of vintage toys and relive the tales and adventures of your favourite childhood stories.

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Collecting Magic From Stamps to Wands

  • Singapore Philatelic Museum
  • 02 Nov 2016 - 30 Jun 2017
  • 10am - 7pm
  • Admission charges apply

Be spellbound by beautiful Harry Potter stamps from all over the world as well as movie memorabilia and collectibles from private collectors at Singapore Philatelic Museum's special exhibition titled 'Collecting Magic From Stamps to Wands'.

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Script & Stage: Theatre in Singapore From the 50s to 80s

  • Levels 7 & 8, Promenade, National Library Building
  • 28 Oct 2016 - 26 Mar 2017
  • 10.00am - 9.00pm
  • Free admission

Script & Stage explores the fascinating roots of local playwriting and theatre production, highlighting significant performances, playwrights and prominent theatre companies that have shaped the foundation of contemporary theatre in Singapore.

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