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By Natalie Teo May 23, 2022 • 4 min read

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Now that Singapore’s COVID-19 measures are even more relaxed, it’s time to get moving— and what better way to explore the island than to stop by and revel in these unforgettable exhibitions?

From floral displays to manga artworks to LEGO exhibitions, here are some new places to spend your weekend afternoons.

Rose Romance

Rose Romance at gardens by the bay
© Gardens by the Bay 

In partnership with the Embassy of Italy in Singapore, Gardens by the Bay’s newest floral exhibit in the Flower Dome features a plethora of rose varieties in various gorgeous Italian landscapes. You don’t need to book a ticket to Italy (however enticing that may be) to stroll through the winding alleyways of Italian towns and take in the rustic, arcadian feel of the countryside.

If you’re a fan of the tragic Shakespearean love story of Romeo and Juliet, this exhibit parades a display of Verona’s famous Juliet balcony, allowing visitors to recreate their favourite scenes from the iconic play!

This floral exhibition runs through 12 June 2022.

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 9am–9pm

Contact: 6420 6848

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Rooting for Change: Artistic Responses to Climate Change and Sustainability

Rooting for Change: Artistic Responses to Climate Change and Sustainability
© National Museum of Singapore

As one of National Museum’s newest exhibitions, Rooting for Change: Artistic Responses to Climate Change and Sustainability showcases three video artworks by Robert Zhao, DASSAD, and Ong Wei Ting. These artists were inspired by the theme of sustainability and climate change, and also the effects they have on our present and future.

The artists’ unique mix of artistic styles, originality, and innovation encourages visitors to draw more insight into their personal relationships with the environment at large.

This exhibition runs through 31 July 2022.

Address: 93 Stamford Rd Singapore, Singapore 178897

Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 10am–7pm

Contact: 6332 3659

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Attack on Titan: The Exhibition

Attack on Titan: The Exhibition
© ArtScience Museum

Anime-lovers, this one’s for you. Attack on Titan: The Exhibition features over 150 different artworks and sketches from artist Hajime Isayama. Installations based on the popular dark fantasy manga and anime series takes place in a world where humans are almost extinct, with the last of them hiding behind walls to fight against gigantic, mindless humanoids. Coinciding with its final season, the exhibition in Singapore’s ArtScience Museum is definitely not one you want to miss.

This exhibition runs through 3 July 2022.

Address: 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974

Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 10am–7pm

Contact: 6688 8888

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Brickman Wonders of the World

Brickman Wonders of the World
© Science Centre Singapore

Unleash your inner creative streak at Brickman Wonders of the World, a LEGO exhibition at the Science Centre Singapore. Boasting more than 50 of the world’s most iconic landmarks, visitors patronising the exhibition will more than likely be in awe of these jaw-dropping masterpieces created by Ryan McNaught, one of the only 22 LEGO-Certified Professionals in the world.

This exhibition runs through 3 July 2022.

Address: 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081

Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 10am–1pm and 2pm–5pm

Contact: 6425 2500

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(Re)Births Exhibition at Alliance Française

(Re)Births Exhibition at Alliance Française
© Alliance Française de Singapour 

Are you a fan of virtual tours thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic? Look no further than (Re)births, an extraordinary VR experience where visitors can enjoy a virtual tour of the reconstruction of the Notre-Dame de Paris. This structure is one of the most iconic symbols of France, and viewers will be able to follow along the cathedral’s successive restorations. 

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Notre-Dame in VR, 3D models, photographs, videos, and computer-generated images in this riveting exhibition.

This exhibition runs through 15 June 2022.

Address: 1 Sarkies Road, Singapore 258130

Opening hours: Tuesdays to Fridays from 1pm–7:30pm, Saturdays from 9am–5:30pm; Closed on Mondays

Contact: 6737 8422

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Cerita (Stories) Special Exhibition

Cerita (Stories) Special Exhibition
© STPI - Creative Workshop & Gallery 

Interested in the history of the Malay Archipelago? Cerita (Stories) Special Exhibition encourages visitors to reflect on the past and reimagine the future of the Nusantara (Malay Archipelago). It shines the spotlight on the narratives and stories of what life was like generations ago, and how it has shaped life as we know it today.

Guided tours are available in English, Malay, and Mandarin.

This exhibition runs through 31 July 2022.

Address: 85 Sultan Gate Singapore, Singapore 198501

Opening hours: Tuesdays to Sundays from 10am–6pm; Closed on Monday

Contact: 6391 0450

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Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art

Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art
© Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall 

In collaboration with the Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum, Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall showcases new year prints produced in China, all the way from the Qing dynasty to the 1980s. These prints, which are deeply rooted in folk customs and popular beliefs, provide an eye-opening look into the rare values and attitudes of China’s people.

This exhibition runs through 25 September 2022.

Address: 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore 327874

Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 10am–5pm

Contact: 6256 7377

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