The Istana Art Event is an annual community outreach programme co-organised by the National Gallery Singapore and National Heritage Board, in collaboration with the President’s Office.

istana art event on the spot art competition

Date: 30 July 2016
Time: 8 – 6pm
Venue: The Istana
Price: Free admission
Registration: No registration needed

The event is held in conjunction with the Istana Open House to celebrate National Day. Celebrating arts and national heritage, this event invites families and children to commemorate our nation’s independence through arts and cultural activities within the Istana grounds.

Istana Art Event is anchored by the popular On-the-Spot Art Competition and Arts and Heritage Village. The On-the-Spot art competition for 2016 is based on the theme of “Building Our Singapore of Tomorrow”.

The 2016 edition of Istana Art Event aims to enrich the community’s creativity, passion for the arts and appreciation for Singapore’s heritage across diverse audiences. This year, the event will feature an array of free, fun-filled art activities at 16 stations organised by arts and heritage institutions in the Arts and Heritage Village.