1. Singapore Experience Lab
Singapore Experience Lab at Singapore Visitor Centre @ orchardgateway

Come join us at the Singapore Experience Lab, a showcase of Singapore's past, present and future tourism products in the comfort of a conserved shophouse. Visitors can join a 30-minute experiential tour, where they will be taken on an immersive journey which introduces Singapore's hidden stories and off-the-beaten track experiences, narrated through augmented reality, interactive project mapping, bespoke installation and doodle art. The lab tours are scheduled daily at 9.30am, 10.30am and 6.30pm. Please approach the staff if you would like to join the tour.

Date: 4 Aug 2018 to 31 May 2019

Venue: Singapore Visitor Centre @ orchardgateway

Website: Singapore Visitor Centre

Nearest MRT: Somerset


2. Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore
Lim Cheng Hoe. Singapore River. 1962. Watercolour on paper. 33 x 42.5 cm. Photo by Collection of National Gallery Singapore.

Explore key works of Lim Cheng Hoe, Singapore’s main pioneer plein-air watercolour painter, and discover his mastery of the medium through his production of iconic images of Singapore, as well as the techniques he employed through his plein-air practice.

Date: From 3 Aug

Venue: National Gallery Singapore

Website: www.nationalgallery.sg

Nearest MRT: City Hall


3. DigiMuse Presents
Visitors at the DigiMuse Presents exhibition Photo by National Museum of Singapore, National Heritage Board

Combining history and technology, one can discover fascinating artefacts and engage in immersive, dynamic conversations enabled by artificial intelligence at DigiMuse Presents. The National Heritage Board and the National Museum of Singapore recently held an open call for inventors and innovators to submit forward-thinking projects that blend history, art and technology. This digital showcase invites you to explore the most compelling of these submissions.

Date: 4-27 Aug

Venue: National Museum of Singapore

Website: http://nationalmuseum.sg/

Nearest MRT: Bras Basah


4. Hyperplay
Hyperplay logo

As part of the YOUTHx celebrations, gaming and music enthusiasts will relish the many experiences to be had at this two-day festival. Witness the best League of Legends players from across Southeast Asia duke it out, and indulge in four MTV Spotlight performances by local and international artists.

Date: 4-5 Aug

Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadum

Website: www.hyperplay.mtvasia.com

Nearest MRT: Stadium


5. RWS Street Eats
A serving of Indonesian dish, Ayam Penyat

Indulge in the best gastronomic experiences of the region without leaving Sentosa! RWS Street Eats invites you to savour more than 20 different street foods and snacks from across eclectic Southeast Asia.

Date 9-19 Aug

Venue: Resorts World™ Sentosa

Website: www.rwsentosa.com

Nearest MRT: HarbourFront


6. Singapore Science Festival 2018
Artist at the Singapore Science Festival

Discover how artificial intelligence and its assimilation into our daily lives are sculpting our future. Science enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to take part in engaging demonstrations, live shows, talks and workshops, which will depict how developing technology is drastically changing life as we know it.

Date: 17 Aug to 8 Sep

Venue: Science Centre Singapore

Website: www.facebook.com/singaporesciencefest/

Nearest MRT: Jurong East


7. Singapore Night Festival 2018
Vibrant light installations at the Singapore Night Festival

Let moving visual projections of the Singapore Night Festival lead you through a series of visual and performing art. Come take a stroll through the city’s iconic landmarks, decorated in whimsical fashion, while performers dance among audiences.

Date: 17-25 Aug

Venue: Bras Basah.Bugis

Website: Singapore Night Festival

Nearest MRT: Bras Basah


8. singaPOPera
singaPOPera event poster

Relish two exuberant hours of Singaporean stalwart Dick Lee’s feted musicals, performed by eight renowned actors and a nine-piece orchestra.

Date: 25-26 Aug

Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall

Website: dickleeasia.com

Nearest MRT: Esplanade


9. Beerfest Asia 2018
A group of youngsters socialising during Beerfest Asia

Beerfest Asia isn’t just about savouring more than 500 different beers by over 40 exhibitors from around the world. The 10th edition of this enormous party also invites attendees to groove to a variety of musicians, who’ll keep this boisterous party going every night till the wee hours.

Date: 30 Aug to 2 Sep

Venue: Gardens by the Bay

Website: www.beerfestasia.com

Nearest MRT: Bayfront


10. Wu Guanzhong: Expressions of Pen & Palette
Gift of the artist. Photo by Collection of National Gallery Singapore.

Distinguished by the discerning black strokes that he uses in his impressionist pieces, the works and writings of the late Wu Guanzhong (who would have turned 99 this month) invite one and all to witness how modern Chinese art combines both oriental and occidental ideas.

Date: 31 Aug 2018 to 29 Sep 2019

Venue: National Gallery Singapore

Website: www.nationalgallery.sg

Nearest MRT: City Hall


11. Sunflower Surprise

Lovers of this big exuberant flower will surely enjoy this unique festival, which will embellish Gardens by the Bay with a plethora of sunflower arrangements. Themed around Dorothy’s journey to see the Wizard of Oz, this whimsical adventure introduces guests to the peculiar sizes and shapes that sunflowers come in.

Date: 31 Aug to 21 Oct

Venue: Gardens by the Bay

Website: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

Nearest MRT: Bayfront