By MELANIE LEE
FREE ARTS ACTIVITIES AT TANJONG GOODMAN
Published on 3 July 2017
If you’ve always been curious about the arts or artists in Singapore, Tanjong Goodman is the perfect way to get a taster of different creative art forms. Held at Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore’s largest arts enclave with over 70 artists, this free public event gives you the chance to dabble with creativity. Here are our picks for an artfully good time!
VISITING ARTISTS’ STUDIOS
Open Studio Guided Tour
Sat, 8 July, 1-4pm, Meeting Point A
Seven visual artists including Justin Lee, Leonard Wee and Robert Zhao are opening their creative spaces to the public so you can get up close and personal with their works and work-in-progress. There will also be two different studio guided tours leaving every hour from 1pm – 4pm. Registration opens 30 mins beforehand on a first-come-first-served basis.
Community Batik Painting
Sat, 8 July, 11am – 2pm, Atrium
Everyone’s welcome to join in this communal art activity and unleash their inner artist! It’s a fun introduction to the art and craft of batik painting and adds to the creative energy of this popular public event.
A SHAKESPEARE STARTER
Double, double, toil and trouble! A preview to Little Shakespeare
Sat, 8 July, 2-3pm, Multipurpose Studio 2
Get a preview of The Arts House’s first literary arts programme for pre-school children – Little Shakespeare. Through engaging storytelling involving role-play and props, children will be introduced to renowned playwright William Shakespeare and his seminal work Macbeth.
Big Bully by Paper Monkey Theatre
Sat, 8 July, 4-5pm, Multipurpose Studio 2
A fun musical adventure where daily household items comes to life with a story about a big bully brush. A great way to discuss pertinent social issues with children while gaining inspiring ideas on how to transform recycled materials to play props!
Olfactory Art Display – Smells of Singapore
Sat, 8 July, 11am – 5pm, Open Field
Don’t miss this unique olfactory installation by Prachi Sani that captures all the wonderful scents of Singapore.