ASIAN FILM GROUPS

ACM GALLERY IN FOCUS TOURS

ACM Gallery in Focus Tours are held on Mondays at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Empress Place. Tours start at 1:00 pm in the lobby and last approximately one hour. 

These tours are FREE with museum admission and open to the public.
Space is limited to the first 20 visitors on a first-come, first-served basis; please pick up your special sticker from the front desk.

Monday 13 February 2017 – 1 pm
Guide: Laura Socha

With this tour entitled "A Question of Taste", your will have the opportunity to explore the Trade Gallery through the lens of taste - what one country desires, another scorns. Laura Socha will give a fascinating insight into the changing fads of the 17th to 19th century international customer.

Monday 20 February 2017 - 1 pm
Guide: Gisella Harrold

The history of the Empress Place Building just added another chapter. This tour will tell you about the many changes this building and its surroundings have undergone over the past 150 years and will include some of the new highlights.

Monday 27 February 2017 - 1 pm
Guide: Soumya Ayer

Journey with Soumya Ayer to meet liberators, gods and immortals from a selection of Jain and Hindu artefacts.

Monday 6 March 2017 – 1 pm
Guide: Laura Socha

With this tour entitled "A Question of Taste", your will have the opportunity to explore the Trade Gallery through the lens of taste - what one country desires, another scorns. Laura Socha will give a fascinating insight into the changing fads of the 17th to 19th century international customer. pic: Tortoiseshell cabinet

Monday 13 March 2017– 1 pm
Guide: Pia Rampal

The glitter of gold and rubies on jade, the shimmer of mother of pearl, the smoothness of tortoiseshell, unfading bright red on cotton... This morning, learn about India's courtly splendour and luxury for export through exquisite artefacts that showcase Mughal aesthetics, Indian finesse and European forms.

Monday 20 March 2017– 1 pm
Guide: Hak Peng Chng

For centuries, the scholar represented an ideal in Chinese culture and commanded great respect. Follow Hak on his tour to uncover the secret code of Chinese scholar-artists and find out what the life of the Chinese literati was all about.

Monday 27 March 2017 - 1 pm
Guide: Priyanka Singh

What if our museum was a treasure trove, you could dive into to furnish your home? It costs nothing to daydream! Join us on a tour of the Trade Gallery with Priyanka Singh, as she uses her docent sensibilities to identify fascinating objects steeped in history that could transform any place into an enchanting room of wonder...

Monday 3 April 2017 - 1 pm
Guide: Gisella Harrold

The Tang and Abbasid Dynasties were the largest and most influential empires of their time. How to do they connect with the Iberian Peninsula? Follow this tour and you will not only find out about these two great dynasties, but the connection to the Iberian Peninsula. 

Monday 10 April 2017 (1.00 pm – 2.00 pm)

Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl., Singapore 179555

For centuries, the scholar represented an ideal in Chinese culture and commanded great respect. Follow Hak on his tour to uncover the secret code of Chinese scholar-artists and find out what the life of the Chinese literati was all about.

Monday 24 April 2017 - 1 pm
Guide: Gisella Harrold

The Tang and Abbasid Dynasties were the largest and most influential empires of their time. How to do they connect with the Iberian Peninsula? Follow this tour and you will not only find out about these two great dynasties, but the connection to the Iberian Peninsula.