A myriad of intriguing exhibitions from artist showcases and interactive installations, to family-friendly and inclusive activities for all.
Accelerated Intimacy by Sarah Choo Jing
Accelerated Intimacy considers questions of site, memory and staging in relation to time. The exhibition is a solo exhibition by Singaporean Sarah Choo Jing which comprises of multiple video channels interspersed and juxtaposed alongside photographic prints and objects.
After Asphodel by Luke Heng
A development from his previous visual examinations of paintings and castings, Singaporean artist Luke Heng presents a series of new works that tackle the spiritual and literal construction of the non-place.
All the King's Horses by Lydia Janssen
American artist, Lydia Janssen makes her Singapore debut with her latest body of works. All the Kings Horses is a painted collection of short stories presented on large canvasses spanning the last five years since the former dancer-turned-artist relocated to Singapore from New York City.
The collection of new works by Yeo Kaa in ALONE BUT NOT LONELY asserts independence and fulfillment from solitary life, dealing with the theme of cherishing moments of being alone and seeking happiness and comfort by one’s self.
Art from the Streets
Artscience Museum presents an exhibition featuring nearly 200 works including on-site projects, paintings, installations, videos, archives and sketches from 50 of the world’s best known street artists such as Banksy, Shephard Fairey (aka OBEY), Futura, Seen, Space Invader, JR, and Vhils. Art from the Streets is the first major retrospective of street art ever shown in Southeast Asia.
Artificially in Order by Erianto
Element Art Space is pleased to present Artifically In Order, Erianto’s third solo exhibition in Singapore. Known for his hyper-realistic paintings of cardboard packages and wooden crates, Erianto once again pushes the limits of painting in an exceptional manner.
Chromosomes by Hiromi Tango
What is it to be a human? How do we choose to relate? Are our engagements deeply meaningful? Can we heal ourselves – soul, spirit, mind, brain and body – our past, present and future. If so, how? Can trauma – deeply embedded within – be cured through engagements with arts?
Cinerama: Art and the Moving Image in Southeast Asia
From colliding bullets frozen in a ballistics gel block, to stop motion music videos and a vivid imagining of a post-apocalyptic future, observe the shifting boundaries between moving image, film and art in Singapore Art Museum’s latest exhibition, Cinerama: Art and the Moving Image in Southeast Asia.
Mizuma Gallery is pleased to announce Folkloristics; a group exhibition discussing the study of folklore in the present age.
Genesis: God’s Terrarium by Jahan Loh
The Culture Story, a boutique art salon and consultancy based in Singapore presents a solo exhibition by Jahan Loh, titled Genesis: God’s Terrarium. Loh is considered as one of Asia’s most successful street artists and is undisputedly Singapore’s leading Pop artist.
Imaginary homeland: kang ouw(一)by Boedi Widjaja
I_S_L_A_N_D_S presents Boedi Widjaja’s ongoing series Imaginary homeland, edition kang ouw. A transliteration from Chinese 江湖 into Bahasa Indonesia, kang ouw refers to a realm where swordsmen in wuxia stories roam and fight, in the name of honour.
Inner Reflection by Ieo Gek Ching
MIAJA GALLERY presents Inner Reflection, the third solo exhibition by emerging Singaporean artist Ieo Gek Ching. Inspired by Greek mythology, the exhibition features Gek Ching’s latest seventeen drawings of her hybrid animals.
Kim Lim: Sculpting Light
Sculptures, prints and drawings feature in Kim Lim: Sculpting Light, the late artist's first show in Singapore in over three decades. On loan from the Estate, the exhibition focuses on the relationship and dialogue between her printmaking and sculptural practice.
Landscape’s Legacies: Visualizing Alam Minangkabau
Opening reception: 24 Jan, 7pm

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 11am - 7pm
Saturday to Sunday: 12 - 6pm
Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden Commission Series 2018: Rirkrit Tiravanija
Furthering his interest in architecture and collaborative art practice, internationally-renowned Thai artist Rirkrit Tiravanija presents a large-scale bamboo maze and tea house, which is activated through a series of interactive programmes.
Optimism is Ridiculous: The Altarpieces by Natee Utarit
In conjunction with Singapore Art Week 2018, The Private Museum and Richard Koh Fine Art are pleased to present Natee Utarit: Optimism is Ridiculous, The Altar Pieces. The body of works takes its inspiration from paintings that have traditionally adorned the altars of Christian churches.
PERFECT STRANGER is an installation that transforms the gallery into a soft, undulating sea of colour across a single plane. 48 sheets of heavy-weighted paper, lie in parallel synchronicity with each other to form a surreal stratosphere of text and colour. Each a synthesis of distinctive shades, they vibrate luminously together from the otherwise ordinary exhibition floor.
prep-room | After Ballads
After Ballads is a prep-room project by artist Fyerool Darma that locates literary foundations to historic figures and objects from the NUS Museum collection. Darma also explores epistemology of texts, artefacts, and systems of language that proceeds to trace how it is shaping contemporary society.
Red Peace by Ko Z
Since the independence in 1948, the Kachin people have endured a quasi-permanent state of civil war as well as many internally deplacements of population (IDP). With Red Peace, Ko Z strives to keep memories of this tragic history and expresses hope for peace.
Re:Generation—Young Singapore Artists Series featuring Jodi Tan, Justin Lim, Yeo Jian Long
Re:Generation – Young Singapore Artists featuring Jodi Tan, Justin Lim, Yeo Jian Long. Celebrating the 90th year of the historic Fullerton, Next-Gen artists using time-tested materials are given a heads-up exhibition.
SAM Lawn Commission | Harvest by Gerald Leow
Situated on the front lawn of Singapore Art Museum, Lumbung (Malay for rice granary or barn) is a rice granary for current times, harking to the history of Bras Basah, even as it draws upon the graphic imagery of a more modern era.
SCAPEs: David LaChapelle Solo Exhibition
Pearl Lam Galleries is pleased to present SCAPEs, a survey of works by acclaimed American photographer David LaChapelle in Singapore.
TAKSU: Abstract Show
A collection of fresh works by international artists carefully curated. This exhibition puts together works of abstract art, defined by each artist’s unique style and technicality.
Theatre of Reality: Solo Exhibition of Chou Ching Hui
Theatre of Reality serves as a point of discussion and examination of the power of photography as a documentary medium, and in the face of complexities in reality, how image-maker Chou seeks alternative approaches to comprehend and record the conditions of the world we live in.
Timoribus by Melati Suryodarmo
ShanghART Singapore is pleased to present solo exhibition TIMORIBUS by renowned performance artist Melati Suryodarmo. An inaugural comprehensive exhibition in Singapore, it will showcase Melati’s multidisciplinary approach to art, consisting of a variety of works ranging from photography, videography, to what she is best known for – durational performance.
Transaction of Hollows by Melati Suryodarmo
Exhibiting and performing at bienniales and festivals across the globe, Melati Suryodarmo is known for her work ranging from video and photography, to installations, while durational performance remains her best known art form. As part of Singapore Art week 2018, ShanghART Singapore is pleased to present a two-month long solo exhibition of her work.
Street Mining: Contemporary Art from the Philippines
Sundaram Tagore Singapore and curator Gary Ross Pastrana present of work by eight emerging and established artists from the Philippines.
The Foster Emporium
FOST Gallery is delighted to announce the debut of The Foster Emporium, during which will be transformed into a retail store for 3 months.
The Life of Things
Objects and places are repositories of history, memory and even consciousness. In four exhibitions around Esplanade, UuDam Tran Nguyen, Lim Sokchanlina, Sim Chi Yin, Sarker Protick, Phan Thao-Nguyen and Kevin Fee explore how things, architecture and places embody lost or concealed stories, and represent the aspirations and complexities of contemporary living.
The Oceanic
The Oceanic marks the start of NTU CCA Singapore’s new overarching research topic CLIMATES. HABITATS. ENVIRONMENTS. that will inform and connect the Centre’s various activities for the next three years.
The Wealth of Nature by Scooter LaForge
The Wealth of Nature is a solo exhibition by New York artist Scooter LaForge. This is his debut exhibition in Asia. His latest body of work explores the theme of lushness and tropical growth.
行於大道 - Wang Dongling Solo Exhibition
An exhibition of abstract Chinese ink paintings and calligraphy by one of China’s most highly regarded living ink artists, Wang Dongling (b.1945, China).