Cleaning and safety practices
Admire the modern art of Singapore and Southeast Asia
Stroll through the former Supreme Court & City Hall
Take a trip into the breathtaking culture of Singapore
Check out for the Minimalism Exhibition in Nov 2018
Landmarks of Singapore’s colonial past
About this activity
What's included, what's not
As per the option you select
Admission to special exhibitions
Know Before You Book
Children aged 0-6 can enter free of charge
Public holidays and Eve of PH will follow the operating hours of the day it falls on.
Opening Hours: Sat-Thu: 10:00am-7:00pm Fri: 10:00am-9:00pm
All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available for loan at the Information Counters located at Coleman Street entrance, Padang Atrium entrance, and Basement 1 Concourse free of charge.
Please note that 25-27 Jan 2019, 1-3 & 22-24 Feb 2019 is included for Light to Night 2019 open house.
All visitors entering the Gallery will be required to wear masks and to undergo mandatory temperature screening and check-in using the SafeEntry system
In conjunction with Singapore’s National Day, the Gallery will be extending FREE ADMISSION in the month of August. All visitors can enjoy free access to all exhibitions till 31st August 2020.
What you can expect
As the first museum in the world dedicated to modern Southeast Asian art, our exhibitions present fresh insights to enhance the understanding and appreciation of the art history and culture of the region. Choose from a range of innovative programmes for all ages, one-of-a-kind merchandise at our exclusive museum store and a suite of specially curated dining concepts. All of these are housed in two iconic national monuments - former Supreme Court and City Hall - that have been beautifully restored and transformed into a museum.
The National Gallery provides a unique and dynamic visitor experience that extends beyond the art on display in our permanent and special galleries. This is a must-go for cultural art-lovers!
This November (2018), explore the history and legacy of Minimalism in the exhibition Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. organised by National Gallery Singapore in collaboration with ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands. The first exhibition in Southeast Asia to focus on this groundbreaking art movement, Minimalism continues to have a profound influence on a range of art forms and
practitioners across the world today.
Featuring over 150 works of art and spanning two sites, this exhibition traces the development of
Minimalist art and ideas from the 1950s to the present day. Themes such as form, colour and
spirituality are explored through major works by over 60 artists, including Mark Rothko, Carmen
Herrera, Donald Judd, Anish Kapoor, Mary Miss, Olafur Eliasson, Charwei Tsai and Ai Weiwei, as
well as Singapore artists Kim Lim, Tang Da Wu and Jeremy Sharma.
- Rare opportunity to see Minimalist art being presented from an Asian perspective, through the display of major works by artists from the United States and Europe alongside works by important Asian artists.
- Experience iconic 20th and 21st century art works by influential artists, never shown before in the region.
- Explore the close relationship between Minimalism and other art forms through special programmes featuring music, film, dance and performative installations.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Protective shields in place at main contact areas
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Temperature checks available
- Masks required
- Hand sanitiser provided