Artoholic Singapore: The Bras Basah Bugis arts and cultural precinct audio tour

Duration: 45 minutes
Destination: Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
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  • 45 minutes
  • Singapore
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable

Overview

Get a unique and personal insight into what's formally known as the Bras Basah Bugis arts and cultural precinct. Chock-a-block with arts venues, historical buildings, architectural gems, cool cafes and hidden secrets, this walk aims to channel the inner artoholic in you.

Places to stop along the way include The Substation, The National Museum, The Singapore Art Museum, The National Design Centre, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, DECK, Lasalle College of the Arts, 7 Kickstart Cafe, Centre 42, Fine Palate Cafe, Private Museum, Kapok, Artichoke, DECK and The Institute of Contemporary Art.

The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

Itinerary
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Pass By: 93 Stamford Road National Museum of Singapore, Singapore 178897 Singapore

The National Museum is the place to find out about the official narrative of Singapore's history. It houses the Singapore History Gallery, as well as the Singapore Living Galleries, which focuses on food, fashion, photography, fashion, film and wayang.

Pass By: Singapore Art Museum, 61 Stamford Road #02-02 Stamford Court, Singapore 178892 Singapore

Unlike the National Museum, the Singapore Art Museum or SAM's focus is really on contemporary art practice, particularly that of Singapore and the South East Asian region.

Pass By: Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, 1 McNally St, Singapore 187940

At The Institute of Contemporary Arts you'll find engaging showcases of emerging and established artists with strong curatorial depth, as well as cutting edge research on contemporary art and its development in Asia.

Pass By: 111 Middle Road National Design Centre Neaest MRT: Bugis and Bras Basah, Singapore 188969 Singapore

The National Design Centre building has been used as a convent, the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and the Chinese Opera Institute. The Centre hosts regular talks, film screenings, and weekend pop-up markets, and is now the focal point for all things design.

Pass By: Objectifs - Centre for Photography & Film, 155 Middle Road, Singapore 188977 Singapore

The Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film has been occupied by an arts non-profit called Sculpture Square for the previous 15 years. The building consists of a gallery, a retail space, a studio, a workshop space and an outdoor courtyard area for events.

Pass By: NAFA, 80 Bencoolen St, Singapore 189655

The Nanyang Academy of Fine Art or NAFA opened its doors in 1938 to only 14 students of Fine Art. Today, NAFA has become a full-fledged arts institution, well-known in Singapore and the region.

Pass By: 1 McNally Street Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore 187940 Singapore

Lasalle College of the Arts was founded by Brother Joseph McNally in 1984. He originally funded most of it himself. The ethos of the college is strongly practice-led and industry-focused, with an emphasis on inter-disciplinary collaboration.

Pass By: Jacob Ballas, 24 Waterloo St, Singapore 187950

The centre is named after the late Jacob Ballas, a successful stock broker and prominent member of the Jewish community. It's the hub of Jewish life in Singapore, and houses the rabbi and his family.

Pass By: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street, Singapore 179936 Singapore

The Substation is Singapore’s first independent contemporary arts space. It was founded by legendary arts doyenne Kuo Pao Kun in 1990. It used to be a power sub-station, but today it's considered a safe space for experimental and multi-disciplinary works.

Inclusions
  • Lifetime access to Artoholic Singapore: The Bras Basah Bugis arts and cultural precinct audio tour
  • VoiceMap Application
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

Exclusions
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
  • Food/Drink
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

I. Investment Management Pte Ltd, 50 Armenian St, Singapore 179938


Return Details

LASALLE College of the Arts Car Park, 1 McNally St, Singapore 187940

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Duration

45 minutes

Package is not cancellable.

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