Ever have those days where you want to leave the house but stuck with zero ideas of what to do? With springtime approaching, there are a number of new exhibitions and things to do here in Singapore, so we have put together a comprehensive list of places to visit this week. From art exhibitions to Native’s exclusive events, here are some fun and unique activities around town for you to pencil them into your calendar.
Gin Cocktail Masterclass with Ricky Pavia
Come learn and celebrate the craft of cocktail creations with award-winning mixologist, Ricky Paiva at Flow Bar this Sunday, May 15th. Cocktail creation is an intricate art, but Ricky will be sure to teach you all the basics of cocktail making. Inclusive of a welcome drink, two custom-crafted cocktails made by you, and some tasty light bites, it is sure to be a fun evening. Limited spots are available, so make sure to book your spot to avoid disappointment.
Doggy Day Out: Tuft Your Fluff
A chill Sunday filled with puppy love? Celebrate your furry friend by heading down to Studio An for a creative afternoon filled with crafts and treats for you (and your dog). This personalized tufting experience available only on Native allows you to create a large rug of your pet’s unique features, or opt to make two smaller decorative placemats. A great way to bond with other fur parents and meet other furry friends!
This festival is perfect for the one interested in Web 3.0, NFTs and the metaverse. MetaJam is Singapore’s first digital art and experiential festival. This 3-month long festival aims to bring the world of NFTs and the metaverse closer to all its enthusiasts. Featuring exhibits and iconic keynote speakers, this is definitely a one-stop-shop for all things metaverse.
Date: 6 May-31 July 2022
Address: Tekka Place (Experience Centre) 2 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218227
Opening Hours: Every Friday to Sunday from 12pm-10pm
Singapore International Festival of the Arts (SIFA)
Love art? Singapore International Festival of the Arts (SIFA) is currently happening! As one of the first and biggest international arts festivals to take place since the pandemic, SIFA is taking on new energy and strong dynamics with unique and original commissions, new mediums of presentation, and stronger collaborations. From live performances to art gallery exhibitions, come check out the work done by multidisciplinary artists.
Date: 20 May-5 June, 2022
Address: Varies based on event
Opening Hours: Varies based on event
The Singapore HeritageFest strives to uncover the lesser-known stories of Singapore’s vibrant travel history and heritage. Take a journey to explore the evolution of travel and reflect on Singapore’s position as a dynamic tourism hub. There is so much to learn about the Garden City. From exhibitions to guided tours to hands-on workshops, the festival is offering more than 100 heritage programme presentations across the city. Be sure to check out its website and browse through its programmes to find the perfect activity for you.
Date: 2-29 May 2022
Address: Various locations based on event
Opening Hours: Varies based on event
National Geographic: Weird But True! Exhibition
Gardens by the Bay’s Weird But True! Exhibition is perfect for the young science-lover. Wander through the exhibition set and discover incredible scientific fun facts while being immersed in visually stunning photos and colorful graphics. As your little one plunges into the worlds of the plant and animal kingdom, it is a great way for them to learn outside the classroom and tickle their senses.
Date: Runs until 31 Jul 2022
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Opening Hours: 9:00am-9:00pm