Art Day Out! – a Gillman Barracks Saturday open house – returns on 23 June for a special School Holidays Edition! Families can look forward to a variety of engaging art activities for visitors of all ages, spanning family-friendly programmes, new outdoor artworks, exhibition openings and more.

Art Day Out Image credit: Art Day Out! x The school Holidays Edition 2017. Courtesy of the National Arts Council.

Date: 23 June 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 2pm – 7pm
Venue: Gillman Barracks, 9 Lock Road, Singapore 108937
Admission Fees: Free admission

Gillman Barracks

Join the fun at Singapore’s visual arts precinct, with event highlights such as:

Family-friendly exhibitions and programmes:

  • EYE-POP!, a specially commissioned exhibition for children, teens and adults, featuring works by Queensland-based artist Yeah Yeah Chloe. Curated by local outfit EYEYAH! – a platform that uses art and design to teach children about social issues – this interactive exhibition will engage visitors about the world we live in through thought-provoking works and activities;
  • Making Sense, a hands-on workshop for children and teens organised by NTU Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) Singapore and led by Singapore artist and illustrator Tan Zi Xi (MessyMsxi);
  • Creative Collaboration at Art Outreach, an interactive art-making activity where participants of all ages are invited to join artist Merryn Trevethan in creating artworks that explore colour, movement and mark-making.

New outdoor artworks, exhibitions and open artist studios:

  • Launch of specially commissioned outdoor artworks by leading regional artists Albert Yonathan Setyawan and Richard Streitmatter-Tran, as part of the DISINI visual arts festival;
  • Launch of LANGKAWI (1976 – 1980), an exhibition of works by acclaimed Malaysian artist Latiff Mohidin presented as part of DISINI;
  • New DISINI exhibitions, The Deepest Blue and Head spinning, loop creating, by young Singapore-based curators;
  • Wallpaper* Handmade On Tour 2018, an exhibition dedicated to the marriage of craftsmanship and design which features works by international and Singapore-based creatives;
  • Residencies: Open by NTU CCA Singapore, where visitors will get the rare chance to explore the studios and view works-in-progress by its Artists-in-Residence such as Adrian Balseca (Ecuador), Viet Le (Vietnam/United States), Lim Sokchanlina (Cambodia), Luca Lum (Singapore), Phyoe Kyi (Myanmar), Zai Tang (United Kingdom/Singapore), and Susie Wong (Singapore);

Retail:

  • The launch of Shop at Mizuma, Mizuma Gallery’s permanent retail space where visitors can bring a piece of their art experience home;
  • Supermama’s Garage Sale and
  • MASH-UP & Friends Day Out, a pop-up shop at the DISINI pavilion, Nenas Estate, by independent fashion collective MASH-UP featuring design merchandise by California Rollin’, cool Singapore-designed fashion by Playhood and delicious snacks from Sawadeecup.
    Visitors can also enjoy precinct-wide activities including new F&B offerings and free guided docent tours by Friends of the Museum – the perfect itinerary for a Saturday outing to Gillman Barracks.

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