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Art Galleries and Museums

If someone tells you that there's a dearth of art in Singapore, then it's probably because he or she doesn't know where to look. There are, at last count, 10 major art galleries and a similar number of art and history museums around. Most of the art galleries listed below hold regular exhibitions where you can view and buy art, in addition to the big art auctions, usually held at hotels.

Art Galleries

  • Andres Contemporary Art
    10 Jervois Lane
    Tel: 6735-9107
    European, international and contemporary art
  • Art Focus Gallery
    #05-07 Centrepoint Shopping Centre
    Tel: 6733-8337
    Young and relatively unknown regional artists
  • Art Forum
    56 Monk's Hill Terrace
    Tel: 6737-3448
    Contemporary regional art
  • Art-2
    45 Armenian Street
    The Substation
    Tel: 6338-871
    Contemporary regional art
  • Eagle's Eye Art Gallery
    #01-01, Stamford House
    Tel: 6339-8297
    Local and Asian art
  • Gajah Gallery
    74 Monk's Hill Terrace
    Tel: 6737-4202
    Asian art
  • Plum Blossoms Gallery
    #02-37 Raffles Hotel Arcade
    328 North Bridge Road
    Tel: 6334-1198
    Chinese art and antiques
  • Wetterling Teo Gallery
    287 River Valley Road
    Tel: 6738-2872
    American contemporary art
  • Tzen Gallery
    #B1-18 Tanglin Shopping Centre
    Tel: 6734-4339
  • Lorin and Kristy Fine Art Gallery
    29 Kaki Bukit Crescent, Kaki Bukit Tech Park 1 (Eunos MRT Station)

Museums

  • Changi Prison Chapel and Museum
    20km Upper Changi Road North
    Tel: 6743-7885
    Open 10am-5pm (Mon to Sat except public holidays)
    Free
    Alight at Tanah Merah MRT station and take bus no. 2 in the direction of Changi.
  • Asian Civilisations Museum
    39 Armenian Street
    Tel: 6338-0000
    Open 9am-5:30pm (Tue to Sun)
    Adults: $3; children $1
    Alight at City Hall MRT station and walk towards Stamford Rd. Located next to the National Library and the Substation.
  • National Museum
    Stamford Road
    Tel: 6338-0000
    Open 9am-5:30pm (Tue to Sun)
    Adults: $3; children $1.50
    Free guided tour on Tuesdays at 11am.
    Alight at Dhoby Ghaut MRT station and walk towards Stamford Rd. Located in between YMCA and the National Library.
  • Singapore Art Museum
    71 Bras Basah Road
    Tel: 6332-3222
    Open 9am-5:30pm (Tue to Sun)
    Adults: $5; students and senior citizens $2.50
    Free guided tours on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11am and 2pm and on Saturdays and Sundays at 11am and 2:30pm.
    Alight at Dhoby Ghaut MRT station and walk towards Bras Basah Rd.
  • Singapore Mint Coin Gallery
    20 Teban Garden Crescent
    Tel: 6566-2626
    Open 9am-4:30pm (Mon to Fri)
    Free
    Alight at Boon Lay MRT station and take bus no. 154 to Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim and talk in by Teban Gardens Crescent.
  • Singapore Philatelic Museum
    23B Coleman Street
    Tel: 6337-3888
    Open 9am-4:30pm (Tue to Sun except public holidays)
    Adults: $2; children $1
    Free guided tours daily at 11am and 2pm.
    Alight at City Hall MRT station and walk towards Coleman Street.
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    The URA Gallery
    The URA Centre
    45 Maxwell Road
    Tel: 6321-8321
    Open 9.00am - 4.30pm (Mon - Fri)
    9.00am - 12.30pm (Sat)
    (The gallery is closed on Sundays and public holidays)
    Admission is free
    Bookings are only necessary for groups of 10 visitors and more.
    For bookings, please contact Ms Asmah at 321 8321
    For more information, please visit http://www.ura.gov.sg/corporate/gallery_main.html

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