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  • Get Curious! (2019)

    Get Curious! (2019)

    This official family guide to the National Museum of Singapore covers four galleries, and is packed with interactive activities for over 40 objects, bringing the stories of our past alive for children and their families.

  • Legal Legacies: The Storeys of Singapore Law

    Legal Legacies: The Storeys of Singapore Law

    Some of the most architecturally-beautiful buildings in Singapore were purpose built for law enforcement. This book aims to tell a brief history of these buildings through the use of photos, architectural drawings and stories told by people who remember what it was like to work or be in these places.

  • Connections: History and Architecture, City Hall and Supreme Court

    Connections History and Architecture City Hall and Supreme Court

    Connections: History and Architecture, City Hall and Supreme Court takes a look at two of Singapore's most prominent National Monuments. The histories of the buildings, their architecture as well as their transformation are presented in three parts.

  • National Museum of Singapore 130th Anniversary Gift Set (2017)

    National Museum of Singapore 130th Anniversary Gift Set (2017)

    On 12 October 1887, the Raffles Library and Museum on Stamford Road first opened its doors to the public. To commemorate the 130th anniversary of this momentous occasion, the National Museum put together 50 reproductions of key photographs, postcards and building plans, each carefully chosen for its significance, from its collection accumulated over the years. Designed by renowned local designer Theseus Chan and his agency WORK, this exclusive box set is an homage to the museum’s early beginnings, and a celebration of the journey that the museum – and Singapore – has taken over the years.

  • (Re)Presenting Histories: Experiences and Perspectives from the National Museum of Singapore (2017)

    (Re)Presenting Histories: Experiences and Perspectives from the National Museum of Singapore (2017)

    In celebration of the nation’s Golden Jubilee, the National Museum of Singapore re-opened in September 2015 after an extensive revamp of its permanent galleries. Featuring interactive, contextual displays and immersive experiences, the updated galleries seek to both represent and re-present Singapore’s rich culture and history, and encourage meaningful connections and conversations with its visitors. This book is an intimate glimpse into the experiences and perspectives of the National Museum’s curatorial team, as they undertook this ambitious project over the course of one year.

  • Dome in the City: The Story of the National Museum of Singapore (2016)

    Dome in the City: The Story of the National Museum of Singapore (2016)

    The official National Museum of Singapore guidebook looks at the museum’s transformation over the years, with a focus on its history, collection and building. Through photos from the museum’s collection and intriguing lesser-known stories, it provides a refreshing take on the oldest purpose-built museum in Singapore and celebrates its special role in the nation’s cultural and heritage scene.

  • Batik: Creating an Identity

    Batik Creating an Identity

    For the Javanese, batik is more than just shirts and sarung. It is a magic cloth. The patterns and motifs express their various local identities; they are statements of Javanese life and philosophy.

  • Doubleness: Photography of Chang Chien-Chi

    Doubleness: Photography of Chang Chien-Chi

    Award-winning Magnum photographer Chang Chien-Chi has always revealed his fascination for human relationships and human conditions in his unadorned photographs. This book was published in conjunction with his exhibition held at the National Museum of Singapore.

  • Dreams and Reality: Masterpieces of Painting, Drawing and Photography from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris

    Dreams and Reality: Masterpieces of Painting, Drawing and Photography from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris

    This exhibition was held at the National Museum of Singapore and featured over 140 works by some of the world’s most renowned Salon, Realist, Impressionist, Post-impressionist and Nabi artists and photographers from the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.

  • Greek Masterpieces from the Louvre

    Greek Masterpieces from the Louvre

    Discover 130 stunning examples of Greek and Roman antiquities from the prestigious collection of the Louvre in this book, that was published in conjunction with the exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore.

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