17 - 25 January 2015

by Soo Eelee

Singapore Art Week (Jan 17 to 25) marks an incredibly exciting period in Singapore’s art calendar. With almost 100 events this year, Singapore Art Week lets you join artists, galleries, collectors and art lovers from all over the world as they converge on our shores to take part in a dizzying array of art experiences and events.Find out which are our favourites!

The  flagship  art  fair  of  Southeast   Asia,   Art   Stage   Singapore   kicks   off   the international annual   visual   arts  calendar,  connecting  the  world  to  the  best  of Asian  and  global contemporary  art. Art  Stage  Singapore  2015  will  feature  over 157 galleries  from  27 countries, including Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan and London.


Art Stage Singapore

22 - 25 January 

Marina Bay Sands Expo and Comvention Centre

Aliwal Art Festival

17 January 

Aliwal Arts Centre

Singapore’s top urban artists, bands, dancers and DJs gather to celebrate creative freedom and communal bonding.The Aliwal Urban Art Festival is an annual celebration of Singapore cool. Get down to a carefully-curated selection of art inspired by international street culture – from graffiti to graphic art, rock to afro-beat, skateboarding to breakdancing.

Art After Dark at Gillman


23 January 

Gillman Barracks

The Sculpture Society is the first society in Singapore, dedicated to nurture public appreciation of sculpture as an art form.Full of all things sculptural and 3-D, this carnival hopes to spark visitors’ interest in art and history. It recounts the story of Sang Nila Utama, and pre- and post-war Singapore, and gives participants a chance to create their own visual account of the narratives at 20 art stalls.Stall coupons cost from $1 to $8 with part of the proceeds going to charity.

Sculpture Carnival

17 - 18 January 

The Foothills @ Fort Canning Park

Spend an unforgettable evening at Singapore’s contemporary arts enclave. An outdoor party set against the new shows premiered by Gillman Barracks’ galleries and art spaces provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy the enclave’s diverse offerings. There will also be artist talks, live music performances, food and drink pop-ups, docent-led tours and a chance to explore CCA’s artist residency studios. Be sure to also check out DRIVE, Gillman Barracks’ first festival of curated public artworks and its finale event.

For more information on Singapore Art Week 2015, please visit


Photos courtesy of Singapore Art Week and Art Stage Singapore