ArtScience Museum Architecture

ABOUT ARTSCIENCE MUSEUM

Embark on a journey of Curiosity, Inspiration and Expression

How are our world and society shaped by the intersection of science and art, the synergy of technology and culture? Where do these disciplines separate – if ever they can be?

Explore these questions and be challenged by their answers at the world's first ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands, where programmes of exhibitions, events, performances and education activities strive to illumine the processes at the heart of art and science, and their far-reaching influences on the world we live in.

An iconic presence along the Marina Bay waterfront, ArtScience Museum is a living, breathing embodiment of the ArtScience theme. The museum’s combination of striking architecture, award-winning design, strong curation and intellectual discussions makes it unique internationally.

Featuring 21 gallery spaces totaling 50,000 square feet, ArtScience Museum is also the premier venue for major international touring exhibitions from the most-renowned collections in the world. Since it opened in 2011, ArtScience Museum has been home to some of the most attended and critically-acclaimed exhibitions in Singapore, including:

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Iconic Architecture: A Welcome to the World

An iconic presence along the Marina Bay waterfront, ArtScience Museum is a living, breathing embodiment of the ArtScience theme.

Designed by renowned architect Moshie Safdie, the lotus-inspired ArtScience Museum has been called “The Welcoming Hand of Singapore” by Mr Sheldon Adelson, the visionary chairman of Las Vegas Corp.

The building form is made up of 10 "fingers" anchored by a unique round base in the middle. The design of each finger reveals different gallery spaces featuring skylights at the "fingertips" that illuminate the dramatically curved interior walls.

The Museum's roof channels rainwater through the central atrium of the building creating a 35-meter water drop into a small, reflecting pool. The rainwater is then recycled for use in the building.

Material such as Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer (GFRP), typically used in high-performance racing yachts, which has never been used in a project in Singapore, was used for the construction of this architectural wonder.

To learn more about the architectural features and environmentally friendly design of ArtScience Museum, join our free weekend family workshops and tour for adults.

Singapore Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum
Singapore Marina Bay Sands Rain Oculus
Singapore Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum
Singapore Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum
Singapore Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum