Login / Register     Cart0    FAQ
National Gallery Singapore - General Admission
Synopsis

National Gallery Singapore is a new visual arts institution which oversees the largest public collection of modern art in Singapore and Southeast Asia. The Gallery is housed in two national monuments—former Supreme Court and City Hall—that have been beautifully restored and transformed into this exciting venue in the heart of the Civic District.
Reflecting Singapore’s unique heritage and geographical location, the Gallery will feature Singapore and Southeast Asian art in its long-term and special exhibitions. It will also work with leading museums worldwide to co-present Southeast Asian art in a wider context, positioning Singapore as a regional and international hub for the visual arts. 

DBS Gallery presents Siapa Nama Kamu?:  Art in Singapore since the 19th Century
"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.
Drawing on close to 400 works, it explores the influences and practices that have shaped and transformed Singapore art. Each artwork provides insights into why and how an artist responded to his surroundings and circumstances. Taken as a whole, the wide range of artworks reflects the complexities involved in telling this extensive story.
 
UOB Southeast Asia Gallery presents Between Declarations and Dreams: Art of Southeast Asia since the 19th Century
If one thing characterises Southeast Asia, it is change. A meeting point for major civilisations, religions and colonial powers, it has experienced a tumultuous social and political history, marked by a complex relationship between local traditions and influences from the West.
Between Declarations and Dreams looks at Southeast Asian art’s continuous encounter with the new, and how artists negotiated meaning and expression as they grappled with change. A powerful exhibition, it displays close to 400 artworks, as well as rare books and artefacts.

Exhibition Admission Terms and Conditions

  • Concessionary tickets shall only be used by those who satisfy the concessionary requirements.
  • Not for sale or exchange.
  • Non-refundable.
  • Void if altered.
  • This ticket admits one only; unauthorized duplicates will not be granted entry – if another ticket holder has already used this ticket or a copy of it, you must purchase a new ticket to gain admission.
  • The Gallery retains full discretion to grant or deny visitors entry into any exhibition.
  • The Gallery reserves the right to ask any person(s) to leave the premises due to unruly or objectionable conduct and behaviour.
  • The Gallery is not responsible for any loss, damage or personal injury sustained by the ticket holder. 
  • Ticket prices and condictions are subject to change without prior notice.
Kindly note the following Public Holidays during which General Admission is free for all visitors.

  1. New Year's Day (1 – 2 Jan 2017)
  2. Chinese New Year (28 – 30 Jan 2017)
  3. International Museum Day (18 May 2017)
  4. Hari Raya Puasa (25 – 26 Jun 2017)
  5. Singapore National Day (9 Aug 2017)
  6. Deepavali (29 Oct 2017)
  7. Christmas (25 Dec 2017)

 

PHOTOGRAPHY
Only still photography (no flash) for non-commercial use is permitted.
No flash photography, Videography, use of selfie sticks, Tripods and Monopods is permitted in the galleries.

TOUCHING THE ARTWORK
Please do not touch the artworks. 

FOOD & BEVERAGE
Food and drink (including bottled water) are not permitted in the galleries.
 
STROLLERS
Strollers are permitted in the galleries. Large strollers should be parked at the designated stroller parking area at Level 1.
 
SECURITY
Please store bulky items and bags larger than: 40cm (width) x 35cm (height) x 15cm (depth) in the Locker Room at B1
 
SKETCHING
Pencil sketching is permitted in the galleries with sketchbooks no larger than 8 ½ x 11 inches (22 x 28cm).
Pen, eraser, charcoal, pastel, permanent markers, watercolour and oil paint are not permitted.
No easels or sketching while sitting on the floor is permitted.
 
ACCESSIBILITY
All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible.
Standard-size motorised wheelchairs are permitted in the galleries.
Wheelchairs are available for loan at the Gallery
 
NOISE
Speak in soft tones. Talking on mobile phones is not permitted in the galleries.
Roller shoes should not be worn in the galleries. 
The use of laser pointers is not allowed in the galleries.
 
DRESS CODE
There is no dress code for the Gallery.
 
RESPECTABLE BEHAVIOUR
The Gallery reserves the right to remove any person acting in an unacceptable manner.
RECOMMENDATIONS
National Gallery Singapore - Curator's Tour - YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow
Led by the Gallery’s curators, these tours offer deeper insights into the artworks and narratives of the exhibition YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow.13 Jul Led by Adele Tan (Curator, National Gallery Singapore)10 AugLed by Russell Storer (Deputy Director, Curatorial & Collections Development)Image credit:Yayoi KusamaDetail of Life is the Heart of a Rainbow2017Collection of the ArtistCourtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Singapore, Victoria Miro, London, David Zwirner,New York
Buy Now
National Gallery Singapore - YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow
Yayoi Kusama is one of the world’s most influential artists, and has played a crucial role in key art movements of the 20th and 21st centuries. The first major survey of her work in Southeast Asia, this exhibition focuses on the immersive and expansive nature of her practice. Discover Kusama’s creative vision through paintings, sculptures, videos and installations from the 1950s to the present, including works never shown before. Step into her infinity mirror rooms, explore the development of her intricate nets, dots and pumpkin motifs, and encounter new paintings in which the artist continues to push artistic boundaries.This exhibition is a collaboration between National Gallery Singapore and Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia.
Buy Now
National Gallery Singapore - Curator's Tour - Strokes of Life: The Art of Chen Chong Swee
8 SepLed by Grace Tng (Assistant Curator, National Gallery Singapore), this tour offers deeper insights into the artworks and narratives of the exhibition Strokes of Life: The Art of Chen Chong Swee.This tour is offered in English13 OctLed by Dr Cai Heng (Curator, National Gallery Singapore), this tour offers deeper insights into the artworks and narratives of the exhibition Strokes of Life: The Art of Chen Chong Swee.This tour is offered in Mandarin.Detail of Chen Chong Swee. Ice Kachang Vendor. 1950s–1960s. Gift of the artist's family.
Buy Now
National Gallery Singapore - All Access Pass (General Admission and YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow)
Yayoi Kusama is one of the world’s most influential artists, and has played a crucial role in key art movements of the 20th and 21st centuries. The first major survey of her work in Southeast Asia, this exhibition focuses on the immersive and expansive nature of her practice. Discover Kusama’s creative vision through paintings, sculptures, videos and installations from the 1950s to the present, including works never shown before. Step into her infinity mirror rooms, explore the development of her intricate nets, dots and pumpkin motifs, and encounter new paintings in which the artist continues to push artistic boundaries.This exhibition is a collaboration between National Gallery Singapore and Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia.
Buy Now
National Gallery Singapore - Curator's Tour - Rediscovering Treasures: Ink Art from Xiu Hai Lou collection
21 AprLed by Jennifer Lam (Assistant Curator, National Gallery Singapore), this tour offers deeper insights into the artworks and narratives of the exhibition Rediscovering Treasures: Ink Art from Xiu Hai Lou Collection. This tour is offered in English12 MayLed by Dr Cai Heng (Curator, National Gallery Singapore), this tour offers deeper insights into the artworks and narratives of the exhibition Rediscovering Treasures: Ink Art from Xiu Hai Lou Collection.This tour is offered in Mandarin.Detail of Ren Xun. The Scent of Flowers and Singing of Birds. 1868. Xiu Hai Lou Collection.
Buy Now
National Gallery Singapore - Family Art Workshop
Get creative as a family in this fun, hands-on workshop! Pick up new skills for art making under the guidance of artists, then create your own masterpieces inspired by works in the Gallery.Family Art Workshop: From Rochor to Kallang11 June 2017, 1.30pm – 3pmKeppel Centre for Art EducationDon’t miss this rare chance to learn about art from one of Singapore’s foremost artists, Vincent Leow! Then, create your own masterpiece inspired by his installation From Rochor to Kallang.9 JulyFamily Art Workshop: Styling PatternsDesign and print a bandana inspired by the colours and patterns of Yayoi Kusama’s work in this artist-led workshop.13 AugustFamily Art Workshop: Being YourselfLearn printmaking techniques from an experienced artist and create your own masterpiece inspired by the work of Cultural Medallion recipient Chng Seok Tin.10 SeptemberFamily Art Workshop: Man-made MasterpiecesWhat do the broccoli, cabbage, and goldfish have in common? Find out in this artist-led workshop! Then make your own imaginary plants or animals inspired by Robert Zhao’s installation.
Buy Now
National Gallery Singapore - Sunday Studio: Marbled Patterns
Drawing inspiration from YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow, participants will learn marbling techniques and experiment with creating a range of patterns on fabric and paper.Suitable for ages 15 and up.(Image courtesy of Slik Studio)
Buy Now
GENERAL ADMISSION YAYOI KUSAMA
Event Date
Daily


Sun – Thu, Public Holiday: 10am – 7pm
Fri – Sat, Eve of Public Holiday: 10am- 10pm

Venue
Ticket Pricing

General Admission
Standard Adult: S$20
Standard *Concession: S$15

Free admission for Singapore Citizens / Permanent Residents with valid proof of identification

YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow
Standard Adult: S$25
Standard *Concession: S$20

All Access Pass (General Admission + Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow)
Standard Adult: S$30
Standard *Concession: S$25

Local Adult: S$15
Local *Concession: S$10

Gallery Insiders enjoy free entry to all exhibitions and galleries. Simply flash your membership card at The Gallery ticketing counter to redeem your ticket.
*Concession applies to

  • Children aged 7-12
  • Seniors aged 60 and above
  • Full-time National Servicemen (NSF) excluding foreign personnel
  • Overseas students and teachers

Admission is free for:

  • Children 6 years and below
  • Local and locally-based students and teachers
  • Persons with disability (PWD) and one caregiver