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OFF THE WALL PROGRAMMES @ SAM
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Programmes are free unless otherwise indicated.

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THIS WEEK: 22 - 28 Aug 2005
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Art Enrichment

Jewellery Making Workshops*
By Margaret Tang
Please visit the Programs & Events section on our website, www.singart.com, for full details on jewellery-making workshops and registration information.
Traditional Stringing (Basic)
27 Aug (Sat), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, The Cube. $46 inclusive of materials.
Wiring with Jigs (Intermediate)
28 Aug (Sun), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, The Cube. $73 inclusive of materials and a Wigjig Delphi set.


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UPCOMING PROGRAMMES
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Live!

Swingtime!
By Lindy Hop Ensemble
It*s time to dance! Learn easy and stylish dance steps from the Lindy Hop Ensemble in this 45-minute workshop. Get your kicks with the Charleston - the iconic, flamboyant dance of the Roaring Twenties.  Add on the slick grooves of 6-count Swing. Perfect your moves after the workshop as all-time favourite jazz tunes are spun. Impress your friends with your newfound confidence on the dance floor! No prior dance experience required.
2 Sep (Fri), 7.00pm 每 9.00pm, SAM Auditorium. $5.


The Other Festival
By SYAMA

The Other Festival aims to showcase promising young talents. In this performance, you can hear Indian musical instruments such as the veena, an Indian lute. Be enchanted with the choral performances of Indian ragas by SYAMA*s student members who will render compositions by Annamacharya, Thyagaraja and Dikshitar 每 the Mozarts and Beethovens of Indian classical music 每 as well as Syama sastri.

SYAMA is Singapore's first youth group promoting Indian classical music. SYAMA*s accomplishments include performances at the Singapore Art Museum for Music Box 2001, Kalautsavam '05 at The Esplanade and the Singapore Arts Festival 2004 and 2005. The group has also won prizes in the National Indian Music Competition 2004.
4 Sep (Sun), 6.00pm, SAM Glass Hall. Visit SYAMA*s website: http://www.syama.org for more information.


Art Enrichment

Public Art Library @ SAM with NAFA
Jointly organised by SAM and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
Bring real art home! Drop by the Public Art Library @ SAM with NAFA, browse through the collection of artworks by local young artists from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, sign up for a one-year membership and you can bring borrow a piece of artwork home!  
3 Sep (Sat), 11.00am 每 4.00pm, Gallery 2.6 (Waterloo) Corridor.


Jewellery Making Workshops*
By Margaret Tang

Please visit the Programs & Events section on our website, www.singart.com, for full details on jewellery making workshops and registration information.
Wire Wrapping (Intermediate)
2 Sep (Fri), 10.00am 每 1.00pm, The Cube. $47 inclusive of materials.
Design Principles
3 Sep (Sat), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, Artlab. $23 excludes materials.
Chinese Knots Set A (2 sessions)
Part I: 4 Sep (Sun) or 16 Sep (Fri), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, The Cube.
Part II: 25 Sep (Sun) or 30 Sep (Fri), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, Artlab/The Cube.
$52 inclusive of materials.
Designing for your Face and Body
8 Sep (Thu), 10.00am 每 1.00pm, The Cube; 10 Sep (Sat), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, Artlab. $23 excludes materials.
Traditional Stringing (Basic)
8 Sep (Thu), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, The Cube. $46 inclusive of materials.



*For these programmes, please call 63323220 or email
nhb_sam_programs@nhb.gov.sg for full details or to register in advance.

For advance registration via cheque payments, please cross your cheque and address
to ※National Heritage Board§. Please write on the reverse of the cheque your name, contact details and title of workshop/programme that the payment is for. Cheques should arrive at least ONE week before the workshop to Santha Anthony, Singapore Art Museum, 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555.

OFF THE WALL PROGRAMMES @ SAM
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Programmes are free unless otherwise indicated.

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THIS WEEK: 15-21 Aug 2005
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Art Enrichment

Public Art Library @ SAM with NAFA
Jointly organised by SAM and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
Bring real art home! Drop by the Public Art Library @ SAM with NAFA, browse through the collection of artworks by local young artists from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, sign up for a one-year membership and you can bring borrow a piece of artwork home!  
20 Aug (Sat), 11.00am 每 4.00pm, Gallery 2.6 (Waterloo) Corridor.



Jewellery Of Our Time series: Mixed Media Bead Making*
By Margaret Tang
In conjunction with Art of Our Time exhibitions
Jewellery making has evolved to incorporate the use of new materials and concepts that are a by-product of industrial inventions and urban values. The series introduces participants to non-traditional jewellery making materials, and explores jewellery making as a form of art making by taking inspiration from modern art works of the 20th century. Please visit the Programs & Events section on our website, www.singart.com, for full details on jewellery making workshops and registration information.
Paper quill beads (includes a 30-minute walkthrough of the exhibition)
      20 Aug (Sat), 10.00am 每 1.00pm, The Cube. $30 inclusive of materials.

Other workshops
Please visit the Programs & Events section on our website, www.singart.com, for full details on jewellery-making workshops and registration information.
Necklaces, Earrings and Rings (Basic)
19 Aug (Fri), 10.00am 每 1.00pm, The Cube. $43 inclusive of materials.
Creative Stringing (Basic)
19 Aug (Fri), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, The Cube. $39 inclusive of materials.
Inspirations from Nature (Basic)
20 Aug (Sat), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, Artlab; 25 Aug (Thu), 10.00am 每 1.00pm, The Cube. $47 inclusive of materials.



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UPCOMING PROGRAMMES
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Live!

The Other Festival
By SYAMA

The Other Festival aims to showcase promising young talents. In this performance, you can hear Indian musical instruments such as the veena, an Indian lute. Be enchanted with the choral performances of Indian ragas by SYAMA*s student members who will render compositions by Annamacharya, Thyagaraja and Dikshitar 每 the Mozarts and Beethovens of Indian classical music 每 as well as Syama sastri.

SYAMA is Singapore's first youth group promoting Indian classical music. SYAMA*s accomplishments include performances at the Singapore Art Museum for Music Box 2001, Kalautsavam '05 at The Esplanade and the Singapore Arts Festival 2004 and 2005. The group has also won prizes in the National Indian Music Competition 2004.

4 Sep (Sun), 6.00pm, SAM Glass Hall. Visit SYAMA*s website: http://www.syama.org for more information.


Art Enrichment

Jewellery Making Workshops*
By Margaret Tang

Please visit the Programs & Events section on our website, www.singart.com, for full details on jewellery making workshops and registration information.
Wire Spirals (Intermediate)
26 Aug (Fri), 10.00am 每 1.00pm, The Cube. $34 inclusive of materials.
Wiring with Jigs (Intermediate)
28 Aug (Sun), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, The Cube. $73 inclusive of materials and a Wigjig Delphi set.
Wire Wrapping (Intermediate)
2 Sep (Fri), 10.00am 每 1.00pm, The Cube. $47 inclusive of materials.
Design Principles
3 Sep (Sat), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, Artlab. $23 excludes materials.



*For these programmes, please call 63323220 or email
nhb_sam_programs@nhb.gov.sg for full details or to register in advance.

For advance registration via cheque payments, please cross your cheque and address
to ※National Heritage Board§. Please write on the reverse of the cheque your name, contact details and title of workshop/programme that the payment is for. Cheques should arrive at least ONE week before the workshop to Santha Anthony, Singapore Art Museum, 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555.

OFF THE WALL PROGRAMMES @ SAM
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Programmes are free unless otherwise indicated.


Celebrate NATIONAL DAY (9 AUG) at SAM!

Public Art Library@SAM with NAFA presenting Distinct Paradigms
Featuring works from the Public Art Library collection, view this special exhibition exploring multifaceted individual expressions through an eclectic array of works, ranging from oil painting to Chinese painting to photography.

Sign up on 9 Aug and enjoy a special promotional rate of $40 for the first year (Usual $60 per year). Admission to library is free. For more information or to view library catalogue, visit
http://www.publicartlibrary.org
11.00am 每 4.00pm, SAM Lower & Upper Lobbies and PAL Viewing Gallery.

Rock-n-Roll Swing!*
By Lindy Hop Ensemble
Take a trip down memory lane to Singapore's very first National Day in 1966! Celebrate the day with groovy swing moves set to classic 60s rock'n'roll tunes. In the spirit of the festivities, Lindy Hop Ensemble presents a special retro dance item that will get you rocking!  You will also pick up fun and accessible swing moves in this 45-minute dance workshop. For anyone from 3 to 83 years old and even older, the swing workshop is perfect for all in the family! Shed your inhibitions and get into the swing of things this National Day! No prior dance experience required.
2.00pm 每 4.00pm, SAM Auditorium. $5.

To Singapore With Love
Co-organised by Singapore Art Museum and To Singapore With Love Steering Committee
This photographic exhibition is a tribute to Singapore's 40th year of independence. The exhibition features a selection of photographs from submissions by over 130 photographers from all walks of life. To Singapore With Love is documented in a 264-page art book showcasing over 330 images which reflect the unique way of life of Singaporeans, the natural beauty and the cultural heritage of Singapore.
Till 12 Aug (Tue), 10.00am 每 7.00pm, SAM Glass Hall.


Other programmes

Jewellery-making: Creative Stringing (Basic)
By Margaret Tang
You will learn the techniques of stringing necklaces and bracelets using tigertail and how to use crimps, callottes and clasps. You will also learn how to string modern designs such as the illusion design, the happy weave and pendant chokers.
10.00am 每 1.00pm, The Cube. $39 inclusive of materials.

Jewellery Of Our Time series: Mixed Media Bead Making*
By Margaret Tang
In conjunction with Art of Our Time exhibitions
Polymer clay was originally developed 30 years ago as a doll-making medium but has gained immense popularity among bead artists because of its creative potential. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of working with polymer clay as well as how to create "canes". Through the use of "canes", participants will learn how to create traditional millefiori designs as well as batik-inspired designs in your beads. The first session will also incorporate a 30-minute walkthrough of Art of Our Time while the polymer clay beads are baking.
2.00pm 每 5.00pm, The Cube. $46 inclusive of materials.



*For these programmes, please call 63323220 or email
nhb_sam_programs@nhb.gov.sg for full details or to register in advance.

For advance registration via cheque payments, please cross your cheque and address
to "National Heritage Board". Please write on the reverse of the cheque your name, contact details and title of workshop/programme that the payment is for. Cheques should arrive at least ONE week before the workshop to Santha Anthony, Singapore Art Museum, 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555.

OFF THE WALL PROGRAMMES @ SAM
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Programmes are free unless otherwise indicated.

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THIS WEEK: 25 每 31 Jul 2005
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Art Enrichment

NEW! Jewellery Of Our Time series: Mixed Media Bead Making*
By Margaret Tang
In conjunction with Art of Our Time exhibitions
Jewellery making has evolved to incorporate the use of new materials and concepts that are a by-product of industrial inventions and urban values. The series introduces participants to non-traditional jewellery making materials, and explores jewellery making as a form of art making by taking inspiration from modern art works of the 20th century. Please visit the Programs & Events section on our website, www.singart.com, for full details on jewellery-making workshops and registration information
Polymer bead basics (includes a 30-minute walkthrough of the exhibition)
      29 Jul (Fri) or 9 Aug (Tue), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, The Cube. $46 inclusive of materials.

Other workshops
Please visit the Programs & Events section on our website, www.singart.com, for full details on jewellery-making workshops and registration information.
       Evening Dazzle
       30 Jul (Sat) or 6 Aug (Sat), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, Artlab. $46 inclusive of materials.
Loom Bracelet
      Part II: 31 Jul (Sun), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, The Cube. $56 inclusive of loom and materials.



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UPCOMING PROGRAMMES
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Arttalk

CURATOUR: Stories Behind the Pictures
By Patricia Ong
In conjunction with Art Of Our Time: Unyielding Passions 每 8 Masters of Singapore Art exhibition
Curious to learn more about the lives of artists and the creative process that lies behind their art-making? Listen to anecdotes about various artists including a tale of romance involving Singapore's pioneer artist, Georgette Chen.
19 Aug (Fri), 7.00pm 每 8.00pm, SAM Lobby (Meeting point). Advance registration required*.


Art 4 Kids

Istana Art Event
Organised by Singapore Art Museum
Come celebrate the nation's 40th birthday with an event that invites children and their families to explore art and heritage while enjoying the beautiful Istana grounds during the Istana's National Day Open House. Join an On-The-Spot Art Competition where you stand to win attractive cash prizes. All winners' works will be exhibited with the prize presentation officiated by President S R Nathan.

To Singapore With Love, a photographic exhibition that highlights the creative energies of Singaporeans is co-presented by Singapore Art Museum and City Developments Limited.

The themes for the On-The-Spot Art Competition are: A Day at The Istana or Peace and Harmony. Registration for the Art Competition is open to all schools as well as members of the public from 22 May 2005 only. Freebies* for early birds.

*Freebies (McDonald's Picnic Pack, Istana Art Event souvenir) to be collected at the Istana upon submission of completed art work for the first 1,000 registrants.  Please note that all winners must be present to receive their prizes at the Istana or forfeit their prize.
           
ISTANA OPEN HOUSE. All day activities, 7 Aug (Sun), Istana grounds. Refreshments sponsored by McDonalds Singapore. For more information, visit www.singart.com


Art Enrichment

NEW! Jewellery Of Our Time series: Mixed Media Bead Making*
By Margaret Tang
In conjunction with Art of Our Time exhibitions
Please visit the Programs & Events section on our website, www.singart.com, for full details on jewellery-making workshops and registration information
Paper quill beads (includes a 30-minute walkthrough of the exhibition)
      5 Aug (Fri), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm; 20 Aug (Sat), 10.00am 每 1.00pm, The Cube. $30 inclusive of materials.
Felt beads (includes a 30-minute walkthrough of the exhibition)
      12 Aug (Fri) or 13 Aug (Sat), 2.00pm 每 5.00pm, The Cube. $41 inclusive of materials.




*For these programmes, please call 63323220 or email
nhb_sam_programs@nhb.gov.sg for full details or to register in advance.

For advance registration via cheque payments, please cross your cheque and address
to "National Heritage Board". Cheques should arrive at least ONE week before the workshop to Santha Anthony, Singapore Art Museum, 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555.

Source: Singapore Art Museum

2005 - Part 1

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