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National Gallery Singapore - Century of Light
Synopsis

Century of Light features two exciting exhibitions on art from the 19th century, a post-Enlightenment era of innovation and change. Together, they demonstrate the range of painting styles and art movements that emerged in Europe during this formative period, which has been and continues to be influential to the development of art in Southeast Asia and around the world.

Between Worlds: Raden Saleh and Juan Luna
City Hall Wing, Level 3, Singtel Special Exhibition Gallery C

Between Worlds features the works of Indonesian artist Raden Saleh (c.1811–1880) and Filipino artist Juan Luna (1857–1899), two leading painters from Southeast Asia who achieved wide acclaim in Europe. This will be the first major survey to bring their works together, drawing from important collections around the world.

It explores how Raden Saleh and Juan Luna developed their work living between two diverse cultures and societies; and how the European experiences of these extraordinary artists have shaped the art history of this region.

Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay
City Hall Wing, Level 3, Singtel Special Exhibition Gallery A & B

Colours of Impressionism tells the story of Impressionism through the colours that painters used at different stages in their careers. From the deep blacks of Manet's Spanish-influenced paintings, to the green and blue landscapes that Cézanne and Monet painted outdoors, to the soft pinks of Renoir's classical female figures, the exhibition traces the importance of colour to the Impressionists' radical reshaping of painting in the 19th century.

The exhibition features over 60 masterpieces from the renowned collection of the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, including key works by Monet, Renoir, Manet, Pissarro and Cézanne.

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.

Free admission into Century of Light from 16 – 18 February 2018.

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.

Ticket Type SINGAPOREANS AND PRs NON-SINGAPOREANS GALLERY INSIDERS
Standard Concession* Standard Concession*
General Admission Free Free $20 $15 -
Century of Light $15 $10 $25 $20 -
All Access Pass
(General Admission
+ Century of Light)
- - $30 $25 FREE
 
ADMISSION IS FREE FOR:
  • Children aged 6 and below
  • Local and locally-based students & teachers
  • Persons with disabilities (PWD) & their caregiver
*CONCESSIONS APPLY WITH VALID VERIFICATION TO:
  • Children aged 7 – 12
  • Seniors aged 60 and above
  • Full-time National Servicemen (NSF), excluding foreign personnel
  • Overseas students and teachers

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

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CENTURY OF LIGHT ALL ACCESS PASS
Event Date
Thu, 16 Nov 2017-Sun, 11 Mar 2018


Sat – Thu 10am – 7pm
Fri 10am- 9pm
 

Venue
Ticket Pricing

Century of Light
Standard Adult: S$25
Standard *Concession: S$20
Local Adult: S$15
Local *Concession: S$10

All Access Pass (General Admission + Century of Light)
Standard Adult: S$30
Standard *Concession: S$25

*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

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