School kids painting in ArtScience Museum

SCHOOL PROGRAMMES

Explore what we have to offer preschool, primary and secondary school groups.

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  • Ongoing Workshops
  • Admission
  • Preparation

ArtScience Museum offers an engaging range of activities and resources for school groups at preschool, primary and secondary levels. Learn more with:

Resources for educators

These are free and downloadable under the 'Exhibitions' tab above. They provide information about the objects and themes to be explored during your group's visit, together with curriculum links.

Printed educational resources tailored to the exhibition content

Student resources are customised for different levels: pre-school, primary and secondary and linked to school curriculum. Educator resources for primary and secondary levels provide detailed information about the exhibition which can be used before or after a visit to the Museum.

Exhibition guided tours delivered by our trained Docents

Booked groups can enjoy a complimentary exhibition guided tour by docents, including plenty of opportunity for discussion to encourage critical thinking. Our tours are offered to groups with a minimum of 20 students and are subject to availability.

Hands-on, creative workshops and demonstrations

Our workshops provide deeper understanding of themes related to the exhibition and allow students to explore their creativity. Creative workshops are offered to groups with a minimum of 20 students and are subject to availability.

Exhibition enhancements and activities

Additional interactive opportunities are on offer to all school groups at ArtScience Museum. Refer to 'Exhibitions' for more details.

We hope to see you soon!

Collider

Until 14 February 2016 (Now Showing)

Step inside the most ambitious scientific experiment in human history! Collider is an award-winning, fully immersive exhibition that draws you into the fascinating world of experimental particle physics.

Blending theatre, video and sound art with real artefacts from CERN (the European Organisation for Nuclear Research), Collider transports you the heart of the largest and most sophisticated piece of scientific equipment ever constructed – the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

Guided Tour – 60 minutes (Subject to docent availability)
Join us on a tour to discover how studying the subatomic world can point the way to a fuller understanding of our universe, see history being made, stand in the heart of a collision and witness a moment of discovery.

Printed Resource
The exhibition experience is complemented by a unique printed resource available for each student to take home. It addresses the exhibition themes through engaging activities, and serves as the perfect aide memoire to the students' visit.

Resources for Educators
Click here to download

School Workshop
In addition to the guided tour experience, the Collider workshop (additional S$3 per student) complements the themes and objects on display in the exhibition. All workshops are led by our trained docents and are available for K1, K2, Primary and Secondary students unless otherwise stated.

Please note that we may request assistance from the adults accompanying your class during the workshops, as many students will benefit from this additional input.

  • Build Your Own Universe – 60 minutes
    Explore the history of the universe by examining the particle physics from the Big Bang to the creation of heavy elements using Lego bricks to assist the learning outcome and students able to build their own universe.

Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition 2016

Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition 2016

Until 27 March 2016 (Now Showing)

This landmark exhibition is part of the highly successful Global Prudential Eye Programme and a key highlight of Singapore Art Week. In its third edition, the exhibition showcases 15 of Asia’s emerging contemporary artists. For the second year, Marina Bay Sands is the official venue.

The judges reviewed the submissions of over 100 artists put forward by curators, critics and art experts from across Asia in order to produce the shortlisted artists (three artists in each of these five categories): Digital/Video, Installation, Painting, Photography and Sculpture.

Artists featured this year are Aditya Novali, Anupong Charoenmitr, Huang Po-Chih, indieguerillas, Manish Nai, Promotesh Das, Robert Zhao Ren Hui, Sareth Svay, Shumon Ahmed, Sutthirat Supaparinya, Tawan Wattuya, Toshiyuki Konishi, Trinh Thi Nguyen, Yang Mushi, and Zhang Wei.

For more details of the Exhibition, click here.
For more details of the Exhibiting Artists, click here.

Guided Tour – 45 minutes (Subject to docent availability)
Guided by our trained facilitators, students are taken on an interactive tour whereby they indulge their curiosity for contemporary art, and reflect on interesting questions as they explore and discuss stories behind artworks on display.

School Workshop
In addition to the guided tour experience, the Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition workshop (additional S$3 per student) complements the themes and objects on display in the exhibition. All workshops are led by our trained docents and are available for K1, K2, Primary and Secondary students unless otherwise stated.

Please note that we may request assistance from the adults accompanying your class during the workshops, as many students will benefit from this additional input.

  • Fun with Photograms – 60 minutes
    Take inspiration from photography works by contemporary artists in the exhibition, and create your own creative photograms in a dark room setting. Learn basic darkroom techniques and develop photograms using traditional print photography methods.

Educators’ Event

1 - 3 February 2016, 3pm - 5pm
Expression Gallery, Level 4

Join us at this event to learn about the programmes and resources that are available for teachers and students when they visit the Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition. Admission to the Educators’ Event is complimentary for all registered educators.

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Programmes:
3:00pm - 3:15pm: Registration (Outside Expression Gallery, Level 4)
3:15pm - 3:45pm: Introduction of ArtScience Museum Education & Overview of Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition
3:45pm - 4:45pm: Tour of Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition (Level 3 Galleries)
4:45pm - 5:00pm: Feedback

This event has a maximum cap of 150 educators per day.

For more information, please download FAQ
For more information regarding the upcoming Educators’ Event, please email us at Museum.Education@MarinaBaySands.com

Our Ongoing Workshops programme includes tours and workshops for schools which explore the art and science of the subjects photography and architecture in an enjoyable, hands-on way, and which are tailored to the age and abilities of your students. All allow each student to express themselves creatively as well as learn about the topic, and all complement the Art curriculum at Upper Primary and Secondary levels. Schools can book on to one or more workshop, subject to availability. Limited to 40 pax per workshop.

  • Photography: Painting with Light: Cyanotypes
  • Photography: Fun with Photograms
  • Architecture Adventure (Pre-school, Primary & Secondary)

 

Painting with Light: Cyanotype

For K1/K2 Pre-School students, Primary students and Secondary students – 60 minutes

Students will learn about one of the oldest photographic processes, cyanotype, that gives a cyan-blue print and take home the ‘blueprint’ created.

Fun with Photograms

For Primary students and Secondary students – 60 minutes

Experimenting with light and composition in a darkroom environment, students will create and develop their own photogram using traditional print photography methods.

Architecture Adventure

For Pre-school, Primary and Secondary students – 60 minutes
 
Free Pre-visit Resources for Educators downloadable here:

All architecture workshops include a tour of the museum, take-away printed resources, and hands-on, creative activities tailored to the students’ ages and abilities.
 
Pre-school/Lower Primary: Enjoy a specially-written and illustrated story about Ah Tek and his adventure with different animal friends. Enjoy singing and dancing to the Building Shapes song (the free MP3 file will be emailed to you on booking), and find shapes on a tour of the ArtScience Museum building. 

 
Upper Primary: Explore structure and shapes in this interactive tour and workshop. Enjoy an illustrated story, understand the key features of the ArtScience Museum building, learn how buildings stay up, and in teams, construct a new and iconic accommodation block.

Secondary: Enjoy an interactive tour of the iconic ArtScience Museum building, including sketching and design activities. Complete your journey with a team construction challenge, where using new materials, you need to design and build an accommodation block with a difference. 

ArtScience Outreach

ArtScience Museum will bring our hands-on workshops to your school, specially customised to your needs, allowing students the luxury of staying in school and having our docents come to them.

For more details, please email us at MuseumGroupBooking@MarinaBaySands.com.

School Group Rates

Exhibition Category Price Per Student
All Access (with Guided Tour)1
Collider + The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World + Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition
S$10
All Access (Self-Guided)
Collider + The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World + Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition
S$5
The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World only (Self-Guided)
(Until 24 January 2016)
S$0
Additional Workshop(s)2 S$3

1 Includes a guided tour for either ColliderThe Nobel Prize or Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition only, with a minimum of 20 pax. Tours are subjected to docent availability.
2 Not available on weekends & public holidays.

All prices are subjected to changes.
All stated prices above are before the NAC Tote Board Arts Grant subsidy.
Advance booking of at least 5 working days is required.
All visits include a set of complimentary printed resource for each student. Teachers may visit the museum beforehand (maximum 5 teachers per visit) for a free site recce.

Please contact Museumgroupbooking@marinabaysands.com to arrange a date and time.

 

National Arts Council – Tote Board Arts Grant

Due to the generous support from National Arts Council’s Tote Board Arts Grant subsidy, all schools* are eligible for a 50% subsidy on the admission to Collider, The Nobel Prize & Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition and associated exhibition workshops.
(*Applicable to all Primary, Secondary, Junior Colleges & ITE institutions)

Schools will be required to make full payment to ArtScience Museum & will be issued with a Letter of Eligibility (LOE) to process the Arts Grant after their visit has been completed.

 

Additional notes

  • School Group rates apply to Pre-school, Primary, Secondary, Junior College (JC), Centralised Institute (CI), Institute of Technical Education (ITE) colleges, Polytechincs, Univeristies (NUS, NTU, SMU, SUTD & SIT), Singapore Institute of Management (SIM), LASALLE, NAFA & BCA Academy students.
  • For every 5 paying students, an educator gets in complimentary. Usual admission charges apply for additional visitors.
  • For every 5 paying students, an educator can participate in the workshop for free. A workshop fee of S$5 applies for each additional educator.

Directions

  • Please ensure that the chartered bus driver is familiar with the alighting point, Sands Expo and Convention Centre.
  • Please check for directions to the museum once your students are alighted.


Arrival and Admission

  • Please plan on arriving at the museum 20 minutes before your scheduled visit to allow time for payment and admission.
  • Please have a total count of students and teachers before making payment.
  • All large school bags need to be checked in with our Visitor Services staff in the museum lobby.
  • A museum Docent will meet your group when you arrive.


Cancellation Policy

  • All requests to change or cancel existing bookings must be made in writing via email to MuseumGroupBooking@marinabaysands.com. In the email, include your name, telephone number, name of the school and date of booking.
  • Three-day advance notice is required for cancellation of bookings.


Payment and Refund Policies

  • Tickets will only be issued upon receipt of full payment.
  • There are no refunds or exchanges on tickets once payment is processed.
  • Tickets are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • Conditions of sale apply.


Access

  • Please notify us of any access needs when making your booking.
  • Wheelchairs are available, free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis. Please approach our Visitor Service staff for assistance.


Consideration for Others

  • Although discussion in the galleries is encouraged, please keep voices respectfully low.
  • Please help to keep your group together during the whole course of the visit.
  • Mobile phones must be turned off while in the galleries.
  • Please ask your students not to run in the galleries.


Respect for Museum Objects

  • Please ask your students not to touch any of the objects in the Museum. The invisible oil on the fingertips leaves a film on any surface touched. Over time, these marks attract dust and pollutants from the air, damaging and obscuring surfaces.
  • Please ask your students to refrain from pointing or gesturing when close to unprotected works of art.


Photography & Video Recording

  • Photography and filming are strictly prohibited in the galleries unless otherwise stated.


Food and Beverage

  • Please do not carry or consume any food or drink.
  • There are no designated picnic areas within the museum. However, subject to availability, we can sometimes accommodate smaller groups eating their packed lunches or snacks. Please call us to discuss this possibility in advance of your booking.


Other Information

  • In case of emergency, students should know that they can ask for help from a security guard or any museum staff. If there is an emergency at the museum, please follow the instructions of security and museum staff.
  • Restrooms can be found on each floor.
  • The museum reserves the right to ask groups or individuals behaving in an offensive or unreasonable manner to leave the site.