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Changi chapel, museum reopening on May 19

Straits Times 08 Apr 2021
... plate from cell 14; a red muster gong used by the Japanese to conduct roll calls of prisoners; and a painting of emaciated prisoners of war in the collection of the National Museum of Singapore ... Changi Chapel and Museum remains free for Singapore citizens and permanent residents.
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Friyay!: What to do

Straits Times 08 Apr 2021
ASIAN CIVILISATIONS MUSEUM FASHIONABLE IN ASIA ... There are standout pieces, some on loan from the Peranakan and National Museums ... Look out, too, for a batik cheongsam, with a beautiful matching silk selendang, donated by Madam Kwa Geok Choo, the late wife of Singapore's founding premier Lee Kuan Yew, to the National Museum.
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Ice cream museum among four new attractions

Straits Times 07 Apr 2021
Slated to open in the second half of this year, the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore will feature multi-sensory installations themed around the frozen treat, which visitors will get to taste during their visit ... The first of its kind in Singapore, it will be located at a spot that is a short walk from Sentosa's cable car station.
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Four new attractions to open in Singapore, with some as early as this year

Straits Times 07 Apr 2021
SINGAPORE- An ice cream museum and another thrill ride in Clarke Quay are some of the new attractions Singaporeans can expect from this year, as Singapore seeks to enhance its attractiveness to prepare its hard-hit tourism sector for recovery ... An artist's impression of the sprinkle pool at the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore.
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Changi Chapel and Museum to reopen on May 19 with new artefacts

Straits Times 07 Apr 2021
... of jail cell 14; a red muster gong used by the Japanese to conduct roll call of prisoners; and a painting of emaciated prisoners of war in the collection of the National Museum of Singapore ... Changi Chapel and Museum remains free for Singapore citizens and permanent residents.
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Changi Chapel and Museum to reopen on May 19; new artefacts unveiled

Straits Times 07 Apr 2021
... of jail cell 14; a red muster gong used by the Japanese to conduct roll call of prisoners; and a painting of emaciated prisoners-of-war in the collection of the National Museum of Singapore ... Changi Chapel and Museum remains free for Singapore citizens and permanent residents.
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ST News Night: 43,000 households affected by build-to-order delays in S'pore

Straits Times 07 Apr 2021
SINGAPORE - Get the latest news and updates on The Straits Times' News Night ... Separately, Singapore is set to get four new attractions this year, including the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore and Slingshot in Clarke Quay.
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The Big Story: One year after Singapore's circuit breaker

Straits Times 07 Apr 2021
SINGAPORE - Catch up on the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show ... An ice cream museum and another thrill ride in Clarke Quay are some of the new attractions Singaporeans can expect from this year, as Singapore seeks to enhance its attractiveness to prepare its hard-hit tourism sector for recovery.
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Chill out at Singapore's new ice cream museum amid the pandemic

The Star 07 Apr 2021
The Museum of Ice Cream is one of the new cool attractions set to open in Singapore amid the pandemic as the island state eyes tourism recovery. Read full story ... .
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But is it legal? The baffling world of NFT copyright and ownership issues

The Art Newspaper 06 Apr 2021
Last month a Singapore-based “GlobalArtMuseum” tweeted a series of NFTs made from images culled from major museums, claiming that 10% of all money raised in their sales would be given to the institutions. They included the Rijksmuseum, Cleveland Museum of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago ... “Our 1st NFT social experiment has ended ... Yet ... © Alamy ... .
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World of your own

Straits Times 05 Apr 2021
So many staycays, so little time. What makes the hotel special? ... Its best draw has to be its location ... First impressions? ... Oh, yes ... Fair question ... With the National Gallery Singapore, National Museum of Singapore and Padang within walking distance, it is also a great chance to check out the city's night scenes without worrying about getting home late.
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Anatomy of S'pore's public healthcare

Straits Times 04 Apr 2021
Collected from donations and archives, the artefacts in the museum allow visitors to learn about the origins of the hospital, which also marked the birth of medicine in Singapore, and its development into one of the 10 best hospitals in the world, according to Newsweek magazine's annual ranking of the world's best hospitals last year.
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Chihuly exhibition at Gardens by the Bay

Straits Times 02 Apr 2021
"I'm thrilled to show my work in such a dynamic location in Singapore," said Chihuly, who is 80 this year, in a media statement ... Chihuly, a trailblazer in the art of blown glass whose work is in more than 200 museum collections worldwide, has long had a presence in Singapore.
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More than 100 works by glass artist Dale Chihuly in Gardens by the Bay exhibition

Straits Times 01 Apr 2021
SINGAPORE - Dale Chihuly, the American artist known for his huge blown-glass sculptures, will present his first major garden exhibition in Asia at Gardens by the Bay next month ... Chihuly, a trailblazer in the art of blown glass whose work is in more than 200 museum collections worldwide, has long had a presence in Singapore.
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200 years of the Singapore General Hospital: From wooden shed to world-class facility

Straits Times 29 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE - Two centuries ago, a wooden shed was set up in Bras Basah to cater to injured European soldiers. Today, the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) boasts state-of-the-art facilities, and ranks among the world's top 10 hospitals ... Today, only the Bowyer Block remains, and is home to the SGH Museum.
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