National Gallery Singapore was opened on 24 November 2015 and is located in the Downtown Core of Singapore. There are two main national monuments that the gallery consists of and they are- The Former Supreme Court Building and City Hall. The floor area of this gallery is huge with 64,000 square meters.
The National Gallery is the one of its kind with the largest amount of collection of Singapore and Southeast Asian art containing more than 8,000 artworks. The main objectives of this gallery are to research and promote Southeast Asian artworks, to be a central civic, facilitate the exchange of knowledge, develop and foster visual arts and inform and educate the audiences. The gallery also provides an understanding and appreciation of art and culture through a range of media particularly focusing on Singapore’s culture and heritage and also its relationship and bonding with other Southeast Asian cultures, Asia and also the world.
THINGS TO KNOW
Heritage, Art Gallery
English, Standard Mandarin