22 - 31 Jan‘21

Light to Night Festival 2021

Light to night Festival 2021
Post Category - Arts + CultureArts + Culture

22 Jan – 31 Jan 2021

Centred on the theme “_____-In-Progress”, the Light to Night festival showcases the themes of progress and adaptability through an artistic lens, and encourages visitors to reflect on their personal journeys of growth – especially after the previous bewildering year. Here are some highlights for families:

  1. Self-led walking tour of the Civic District’s Art Skins on Monument

Light installations light up monuments around Singapore. Take your children on an exciting walking tour around the Civic District and immerse yourself in a world of colour and light as iconic cultural institutions come to life in bursts of colour. Be sure to visit Asian Civilisations Museum, The Arts House and the Victoria Theatre as well as the Esplanade to catch all of the illuminations! These artists include Jo Ho, W.Y. Huang, Heider Ismal, William Chan, Brandon Tay, and their respective mentees.
When: Every day from 22- 30 Jan from 7:30pm until midnight

  1. Visit National Gallery Singapore to see its Rotunda Library & Archive light-up

Swing by the National Gallery to see its Rotunda decked out in projections inspired by the hands and eyes; body parts that are most involved while visiting a library space. Reflect on the way we have grown to rely more on eyes and less on our hands to communicate since the start of the pandemic and consider what this might mean for the future. The artists behind the projection include: Randy Chan, Fiona Tan, Finbarr Fallon (Zarch Collaboratives), Faye Lim, and Stanley Yong.
When: Every day from 22- 30 Jan from 5:30pm until 10pm

  1. Take part in art workshops as a family 

Participate in hands-on activities such as the Tote Bag and Desk Plant Pot Making workshops at the Gallery. Get creative and have a memorable experience as a family by making stencils for tote bags, or creating pots for the plants with air-dried clay. The workshops will take place in the Gallery.
– The Desk Plant Pot Making workshop will take place at National Gallery Singapore, City Hall Wing, Level 5, Rooftop Studio 1 and 2 on Sat-Sun, 30-31 Jan from 2–4pm, 4.30–6.30pm
– The Tote Bag Printing workshop will take place at National Gallery Singapore, City Hall Wing, Level 5, Rooftop Studio 3 and 4 on Sat-Sun, 30-31 Jan from 2–4pm, 4.30–6.30pm. Book your tickets here.

  1. Watch artworks come to life from the comfort of your own home

The fun doesn’t stop when you’re at home – introduce your children to prominent Singaporean artworks at home with the help of Augmented Reality and Instagram! Tech artist Eugene Soh has specially created Instagram filters inspired by Singaporean photographer Tan Lip Seng and woodblock prints from the National Collection for the Festival. Playing around with these Instagram filters is sure to be an engaging way to foster your children’s interest in art while bonding with them. The filters are accessible here.

Disclaimer: Sassy Mama does not own or manage this event. All information is supplied by the event organiser/venue and is subject to change. Always check directly before booking.

Event Price

Free and ticketed

Event Location

Civic District