Singapore Contemporary Young Artists

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SCYA is listed in Mediamatic Travel as a travel guide!


Food Culture Meets the Arts

Engage Singapore Contemporary Young Artists as your host for a budget but fun-filled day rewarded with good local ethnic food and catch a glimpse of the contemporary art scene of Singapore! A melting pot of cultures, the distinct Singapore culture is food complimented with the many offerings of art and culture within the city center.

Have a traditional breakfast at Chinatown Food Center and get your body pumping energy and caffeine at the 50’s Coffee and Toast (Wu Shi Nian Dai) to start your day. From Chinatown to Club Street and Ann Siang Hill, you will get to view colonial houses now transformed into retail shops. Next, we will be heading to the arts belt.

The arts belt is situated at Dhoby Ghaut area, consisting of a few museums and art institutions/spaces, namely the National Museum of Singapore, Singapore Art Museum are heritage buildings from historic Singapore. Visit the LASALLE College of the Arts, awarded the Building Of The Year and the Design Award for Institution category by the Singapore Institute of Architects in 2008.

For lunch, have a taste of local street food from Singapore at Albert Centre Market and Food Centre located at Queen Street to feat on a wide selection of local food items. Tired of the urban city? Catch a glimpse of artists at work at Wessex Estate, well tucked away from public’s eye! This hidden gems is a serene environment with lush greenery, rustic yet reminiscent of the village life of Singapore past. Wessex Estate is an arts housing for artists in Singapore. It will be quite a walk, please bring your hat and put on comfy light clothes!

For dinner, head down to Broun Café where you can experience a friendly dining experience – of healthy tasty food and local musical performances. If time permits, endulge in the free performances held at the Esplanade or head down to Marina Bay Sands and visit the free admission event; “Wonder Full”, Southeast Asia’s largest light and water show.

If you have another day to spare, and crazy enough, you can visit Art in Transit – a series of contemporary works by local artists decorating the walls of each train station that along North East Line and Circle Line. Feel welcome to visit SCYA studio located at Goodman Art Centre!

SCYA is listed in Mediamatic Travel. Visit us here.

About scyablog

Singapore Contemporary Young Artists Project (SCYA) is a non-profit Art Society that highlights Contemporary Art by Young Artists in Singapore through several platforms in exhibitions, websites, talks, workshops & commissioned services. SCYA was initiated by Jacquelyn Soo who is an artist, curator and director for SCYA. SCYA has over 10 members in the society contributing ideas, activities to support the organisation. SCYA represents up to 70 Singaporean/PR Artists in their works. SCYA launched their first project in Nov 2008 with a website collaboration with FIVEFOOTWAY that featured 23 Contemporary Young Artists Portfolios on an interactive website. Since then, SCYA have had several collaborations and events organised with corporations, government institutions, NGOS and education institutions, Please visit our website for more details: www.contemporaryart.sg Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/SingaporeContemporaryYoungArtists Thank you!

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