Of the many places to visit in Singapore is the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) which holds the largest collection of modern and contemporary Southeast Asian art in the world.
Visitors to SAM can also enjoy a range of exhibition related programs including workshops and public programmes in order to further promote their extensive collection.
Singapore Art Museum Price, Opening Hours, Location & Parking
The museum collaborates with contemporary art museums all throughout the world. The SAM is known for its innovation and creativity which reflects Singapore’s culture and lively atmosphere. If you have time, be sure to get a guided tour of the museum which last about 45 minutes give you an in depth explanation of the different art pieces and information on the artists.
English tours run on Mondays to Thursdays: 11am & 2pm; Fridays: 11am, 2pm & 7pm; Saturdays & Sundays: 11am, 2pm & 3.30pm.
The museum has exhibitions, programs and tours running constantly, so check the museum’s calendar of events to check with the current exhibition is showing, as their collection is ever evolving.
At SAM, you will find a range of modern art including computer generated paintings, expressive photography and imaginative handmade creations. Many of the displays are created to engage the viewer’s senses, offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy these unique pieces up close.
The SAM is equipped with an on site cafe where you can relax after a long day of wandering the museum. The SAM is located just a 2 minute walk from Bras Basah MRT Station or a 10 minute walk from Bugis, Dhoby Ghaut or City Hall MRT stations. There are no parking facilities on site, however there are private car parks close to the museum.