Glass Rotunda: Story of the Forest and Singapore, Very Old Tree

  • Level 2, Glass Rotunda
  • Daily from 10am – 7pm; Last admission at 6.15pm
  • Free admission for Singaporeans and PRs.

The Singapore History Gallery has been enhanced by two new immersive art installations that greets visitors before they enter the main gallery. The first work is a digital art installation inspired by the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings, entitled Story of the Forest. Visitors is able to experience the treasured collection of the National Museum brought to life through a spectacular digital presentation, and be transported to 20th century Malaya as viewed through the eyes of artists of that time and reimagined today by interdisciplinary art collective teamLab.

At the end of their multimedia journey, visitors is able to see a photography installation titled Singapore, Very Old Tree by Singaporean artist Robert Zhao that explores the discourse of nature in Singapore, before they continue to explore the Singapore History Gallery.

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Author: National Museum of Singapore
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2017