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SAMily Funday

  • Sat, 1 & 15 June 2024

  • SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark & various locations

  • 1PM–5PM

  • Free programmes | General admission fees to the exhibition apply.

Ignite your curiosity this June holiday at SAMily Funday!

Join us for this special event featuring programmes and activities held in conjunction with our current exhibition, Olafur Eliasson: Your curious journey.

Uncover interesting insights behind our environment, go on a dramatised tour of the exhibition or create a futuristic city using Lego bricks!

Scroll down to find out more about the line-up

General admission fees to the exhibition apply.

*Programmes may be subject to change without prior notice. Information accurate at time of publishing.

1 June

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[TOUR] Olafur Eliasson: Your curious journey with Singapore Sign Language Interpretation Sam

[TOUR] Olafur Eliasson: Your curious journey with Singapore Sign Language Interpretation

Time: 1PM – 2PM

Venue: Meet outside Gallery 1

Free, by registration (General admission fees to the exhibition apply.)

Register here

 

How do you experience the world and climate change?

 

Artist Olafur Eliasson’s artworks use different media, including light, wind, fog, and water, to reflect on experience, perception and climate action.

 

Explore SAM’s new exhibition - Olafur Eliasson: Your curious journey, on this tour for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community led by a SAM docent together with our friendly Deaf facilitators! Singapore Sign Language interpretation by Equal Dreams will be provided. Limited slots available.

 

Stay on after the tour for more fun at SAMily Funday, where kids are welcome! In addition, all participants are welcome to participate in the creative fun of building a Lego cityscape with the artwork The cubic structural evolution project.


Please note:
- This tour is suitable for participants aged 6 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult.
- This is the first of 3 Access tours for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community, for this exhibition. Other tour dates include 6 July, 7 September 2024
- For enquiries, please email [email protected].

[DROP-IN ACTIVITY] Your Curious Lego City  Sam

[DROP-IN ACTIVITY] Your Curious Lego City 

Time: 2PM–5PM

Venue: The Engine Room

Free activity (General admission fees to the exhibition apply)

 

The cubic structural evolution project invites everyone to reform a Lego cityscape. Construct, deconstruct and rearrange the pieces as you like. What might Singapore look like in the future? Try using the bricks to realise your imaginings!

[DROP-IN ACTIVITY] Hi SAM! Instagram Photo Booth Sam

[DROP-IN ACTIVITY] Hi SAM! Instagram Photo Booth

Time: 1PM – 5PM

Venue: Level 3, SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark

Free (General admission fees to the exhibition apply.)

 

Take a photo and post it on your Instagram using the hashtags #SingaporeArtMuseum and #YourCuriousJourneySG! Don't forget to set your Instagram profile to public so that everyone can see your lovely photo.

[TOUR] Docent Tour Sam

[TOUR] Docent Tour

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Venue: Meet outside Level 1, Gallery 1

Free (General admission fees to the exhibition apply.)

 

Let our docents take you on guided tour of SAM's latest exhibition, Olafur Eliasson: Your curious journey.

[TALK] Let’s Talk About eARTh with Tan Heng Yeng from SG Climate Rally Sam

[TALK] Let’s Talk About eARTh with Tan Heng Yeng from SG Climate Rally

Time: 3PM – 3.30PM

Venue: Level 1, Gallery 1

Free (General admission fees to the exhibition apply.)

 

In this engaging conversation, uncover interesting insights behind and anecdotes about the climate, weather and our environment in relation to Olafur Eliasson: Your curious journey with Tan Heng Yeng, Co-Founder of SG Climate Rally, and SAM curatorial assistant Angelica Ong.

 

About the speaker

Tan Heng Yeng (she/her) is a community organiser with SG Climate Rally, a Singaporean youth-led climate justice movement. Aside from spearheading the programme development and partnerships for the inaugural SG Climate Rally 2019 held at Hong Lim Park, she focuses on regenerative cultures and movement-building. She has worked on various local and regional mobilisation campaigns, such as #TakeBack2050, the 2020 Asia Climate Rally, and the 2023 SG Climate Rally.

In her experience as a creative programmer and facilitator, Heng Yeng has worked across spaces such as disability and neurodiversity, youth engagement and mentorship, mental health, migrant rights, and gender equity. She was also a contributing author to The Birthday Book: 20/20 Seeing Clearly (2020).


In her life, Heng Yeng seeks to center regenerative and radical work with young people and underrepresented communities and build hope for a just and liveable future.

[TOUR] The ELEMENTAL Tour Sam

[TOUR] The ELEMENTAL Tour 

Time: 2PM – 3PM & 4PM – 5PM

Venue: Meet outside Level 1, Gallery 1

Free, by registration (General admission fees to the exhibition apply.)

Register here

 

Meet Elemental, a playful spirit who speaks in rhyme and aims to reconnect humanity with nature! Elemental is at a crossroads. This tour is her final attempt to connect people with nature. If she succeeds, she will stay on Earth with humanity, but if not, she will leave this planet forever. Will you help her?

Here is a glimpse of what you and your child will experience during the tour:
• Engage in an interactive dramatised tour experience that includes enjoyable in-gallery activities for you and your child.
• Gain a deeper understanding of the artworks on display in the galleries.


Please note:
• The tour is suitable for children aged 7 – 12 years old.
• Each tour ticket will be for 1 adult and 1 child.
• The tour ticket does not include admission to Olafur Eliasson: Your curious journey. Exhibition entry tickets will need to be purchased separately.
• Participants must purchase tickets to the exhibition to experience this dramatised tour

[Public Art Tour] Port/raits of Tanjong Pagar Sam

[Public Art Tour] Port/raits of Tanjong Pagar

Time: 1PM – 2PM

Venue: Block 4 Tanjong Pagar Plaza, Resident's Corner (Level 1)

This programme is currently fully registered, but you may contact us via the link below to be put on the waitlist.

Register for waitlist

 

Join us for a captivating journey through the vibrant district of Tanjong Pagar on our Public Art Tour: Port/raits of Tanjong Pagar led by SAM’s Public Art team. Held on the first Saturday of every month, the tour showcases the remarkable transformation of the area through a series of site-specific commissioned artworks presented by The Everyday Museum, a public art initiative by Singapore Art Museum (SAM).

Encounter the works of six talented artists and collectives: Aki Hassan, Divaagar, Space Objekt, Grace Tan, Zen Teh, and Isabella Teng, situated between Outram Park MRT and SAM’s present location at Tanjong Pagar Distripark.

Discover how public art serves as a space for reflection, sparking curiosity, imagination, and conversations that transform everyday experiences into memorable encounters. This guided tour is suitable for all ages, and we encourage participants aged 12 and below to be accompanied by an adult.

[OPEN STUDIOS] SAM Residencies Sam

[OPEN STUDIOS] SAM Residencies

Time: 1PM – 6PM

Venue: Level 3, Residency Studios

 

SAM Residencies welcomes you into our studios on Saturday, 1 June, 1 – 6pm. Join residents Huijun Lu (Singapore), Sumugan Sivanesan (Berlin) and Weed Day, convened by Tiffany Lay & Zo Lin (Taipei) in an intimate look into the processes and methodologies guiding ongoing explorations while in-residence.

 

Get to know the residents and engage in their projects across diverse topical interests—from speculations on the social fabric proffered by the “Bureau of Race Neutrality”, making tea with local herbs and flowers, to experiments with different materials and kinetic systems. Enjoy an afternoon of sharings, conversations and tea!

15 June

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[DROP-IN ACTIVITY] Your Curious Lego City  Sam

[DROP-IN ACTIVITY] Your Curious Lego City 

Time: 2PM–5PM

Venue: The Engine Room

Free activity (General admission fees to the exhibition apply)

 

The cubic structural evolution project invites everyone to reform a Lego cityscape. Construct, deconstruct and rearrange the pieces as you like. What might Singapore look like in the future? Try using the bricks to realise your imaginings!

[DROP-IN ACTIVITY] Hi SAM! Instagram Photo Booth Sam

[DROP-IN ACTIVITY] Hi SAM! Instagram Photo Booth

Time: 1PM – 5PM

Venue: Level 3, SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark

Free (General admission fees to the exhibition apply.)

 

Take a photo and post it on your Instagram using the hashtags #SingaporeArtMuseum and #YourCuriousJourneySG! Don't forget to set your Instagram profile to public so that everyone can see your lovely photo.

[TOUR] Docent Tour Sam

[TOUR] Docent Tour

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Venue: Meet outside Level 1, Gallery 1

Free (General admission fees to the exhibition apply.)

 

Let our docents take you on guided tour of SAM's latest exhibition, Olafur Eliasson: Your curious journey.

[STORYTELLING] Your Curious Stories Sam

[STORYTELLING] Your Curious Stories

Time: 3PM – 3.30PM

Venue: Level 1, Gallery 1

Free (General admission fees to the exhibition apply.)

 

Embark on a curious journey with exciting tales by storyteller Roger Jenkins!

[TOUR] The ELEMENTAL Tour Sam

[TOUR] The ELEMENTAL Tour 

Time: 2PM – 3PM & 4PM – 5PM

Venue: Meet outside Level 1, Gallery 1

Free, by registration (General admission fees to the exhibition apply.)

Register here

 

Meet Elemental, a playful spirit who speaks in rhyme and aims to reconnect humanity with nature! Elemental is at a crossroads. This tour is her final attempt to connect people with nature. If she succeeds, she will stay on Earth with humanity, but if not, she will leave this planet forever. Will you help her?

Here is a glimpse of what you and your child will experience during the tour:
• Engage in an interactive dramatised tour experience that includes enjoyable in-gallery activities for you and your child.
• Gain a deeper understanding of the artworks on display in the galleries.


Please note:
• The tour is suitable for children aged 7 – 12 years old.
• Each tour ticket will be for 1 adult and 1 child.
• The tour ticket does not include admission to Olafur Eliasson: Your curious journey. Exhibition entry tickets will need to be purchased separately.
• Participants must purchase tickets to the exhibition to experience this dramatised tour