Art Comes Alive – Goodman Arts Centre & Night Festival

Bring your family, kids and friends and MAKE this weekend all about the ARTS at the Goodman Arts Centre and Singapore Night Festival!!

Enjoy FREE admission to all programmes, participate in the complementary workshop trials, soak in the stimulating art performances, and revel in the carnival atmosphere and night activities.

Goodman Arts Centre 2nd Open House

When:1 & 2 Sept (Sat & Sun), 10am – 6pm
Where: 90 Goodman Road

Goodman Arts Centre is the largest Arts Enclave in Singapore.  Nestled in the quiet East Coast neighbourhood, the two-year-old art compound is home to the National Arts Council of Singapore, 48 arts and creatives group as well as over 35 shared facilities for rental to the arts community including a Black Box theatre, Multi-Purpose Hall, Gallery, rehearsal spaces, ceramic studios, music, dance and art studios, meeting rooms, and seminar rooms.

Free Admission and Complementary Art Activities

Image courtesy of Goodman Arts Centre

This weekend, Goodman Arts Centre invites you to its 2nd Open House where you and your child can try an assortment of creative engagements for FREE. Here are some samples:

Goodman Arts Centre 2nd Open House 2012

Image courtesy of Goodman Ceramic Studio, Block F, Goodman Arts Centre

  • Make Clay Animals
  • Painting Movement in Motion (12-16 year olds)
  • Introduction to Singing
  • How to create Comic Character Faces
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Paper Men
  • Glass Bead Making Demonstration

Click HERE for more information on the programmes and timings at the Open House.

Singapore Night Festival

When: 31 Aug & 1 Sept (Fri & Sat), 7pm onwards
Where: Stretch of Bras Brasah Road

When the night falls, head down to Singapore’s Night Festival to catch extravagant performances and night lights along Bras Brasah Road. 

Back for its 5th year, the annual Night Festival thrills with over 74 exciting acts  held over two weekends (24 & 25 August, 31 August & 1 September). Catch the nocturnal extravaganza of spectacular aerial performances, music, dance and installation artworks on the public green spaces of Singapore Management University (SMU), National Museum of Singapore, Singapore Art Museum (SAM), The Peranankan Museum and The Substation. THIS is the biggest night cultural event on the island.

Image courtesy of NHB

Make sure you catch the Night Lights 2012

Sat & Sun, 24 & 25 Aug and 31 Aug & 1 Sep | 7:30pm – 2am
Tue – Fri, 27 – 30 Aug | 7:30pm – 11pm

Highlights of Night Festival 2012

  • Focus on local acts – 66 out of the 74 acts taking part are local
  • Circus Swingapore, the only school that teaches Circus Arts
  • Busking Competition
  • Light installations by a French group on the SAM
  • Enjoy complimentary late night admission to the National Museum of Singapore
  • Armenian Street will be closed on the second festival weekend (August 31 – 1 September.

Click HERE for more information on the Singapore Night Festival and performance schedules.


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