Art Deco to Art Now: Singapore
With Art Deco expert Claudia Chan Shaw, discover Singapore’s architectural gems and fascinating art collections, from grand Art Deco buildings to cutting-edge contemporary art museums and galleries.
Singapore has reinvented itself in the last decades as a cosmopolitan art scene, embracing its British colonial past and diverse Asian influences in vibrant modern galleries and collections. Explore this cultural melting pot in the city’s lively neighbourhoods, including Art Deco Tiong Bahru, colourful Little India and the fascinating nineteenth-century Muslim enclave Kampong Glam, as well as in laneways with vibrant Peranakan shophouses and unique street art.
Gain private access to dynamic collections and galleries in Bugis, Kampong and at the elegantly restored Gillman Barracks that hosts the city’s newest arts precinct. Encounter the region’s diverse heritage at the Asian Civilisations Museum and the National Museum of Singapore, and admire Moshe Safdie’s extraordinary design for the ArtScience Museum in Marina Bay Sands.
Enhance your appreciation with the expertise of your tour leader, Art Deco expert Claudia Chan Shaw, and fine gourmet experiences in Singapore’s stylish dining and cocktail scene.
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This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.