Singapore Art Museum Contemporary Art Exhibitions

The Singapore Art Museum (SAM) advocates and presents the contemporary art of Singapore and the Southeast Asian region. Opened in January 1996 as a museum under the National Heritage Board of Singapore, SAM is housed in a restored 19th century mission school and has amassed one of the world's largest public collection of modern and contemporary Southeast Asian artworks. The museum's extension building, SAM at 8Q, was opened in August 2008, expanding the museum's gallery space for fresh, multi-disciplinary, interactive and community-oriented programming. Since 2009, SAM focussed its programming and collections development initiatives around contemporary Southeast Asian art and art practices. The museum works closely with artists, draws from its collection and collaborates with leading international museums to present shows covering both local and international art practices, as well as cutting edge art expressions. The contemporary art of the region is given international exposure through the museum's travelling exhibitions programme and collection loans. Through its exhibitions, educational and multi-disciplinary programming, audiences experience and understand contemporary Asia at SAM. The museum facilitates education, exchange, research and development of contemporary art within the region and internationally. By fostering artists, growing new audiences, and creating collaborative opportunities between arts organisations and practitioners, the Museum develops a diverse, thriving art environment that engages with the most urgent social and cultural transformations of our time and of the region. SAM is also the organiser of the Singapore Biennale 2011.

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discount: Through SISTIC Website, Hotline & Authorised Agents S$4 ticket for Senior Citizen (age 60 yrs & abv) / Student (Non Singaporean and Permanent Resident) / SAF Regulars. Full Time students with valid student pass. NSF personnel with valid SAF 11B (Military IC) Please note that random checks on concession tickets will be conducted at the point of entry. Patrons unable to present proof of eligibility are required to upgrade their concession tickets to full price tickets. Through SISTIC Authorised Agents Only S$4 ticket for SIA Boarding Pass Holder. [Applicable upon present valid boarding pass within 7 days of date of travel] [Applicable till 31 Mar 2013]
address: ‚Äč 71 Bras Basah Road Singapore
phone: 63323222
open hours: Daily (except Fri), 10.00am - 7.00pm Last Admission: 6.15pm Fri, 10.00am - 9.00pm
entry cost: Standard - S$9 Please add to above price $3 Booking Fee per ticket for tickets above $20 and $1 Booking Fee per ticket for tickets $20 and below. Charges include GST where applicable.
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