Singapore's national gallery opens with free entry until 6 Dec

A vision in the works for a decade, the National Gallery Singapore has been unveiled by the city-state’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

National Gallery Singapore.

National Gallery Singapore. Image by Jnzl

The S$532 million gallery, housed in the restored buildings of the former Supreme Court and City Hall, is the first of such scale in the world dedicated to the art of Southeast Asia. Admission is free for all visitors through to Tuesday 6 December, with nearby roads closed to traffic to accommodate an opening weekend carnival on the Padang (the field adjacent to the gallery) featuring art workshops, interactive installations and food stalls. Read more: straitstimes.com

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