An attractive renovated school building previously known as the St. Joseph’s Institution houses the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) at the Bras Basah road. The architecture of the museum comprises of the glass hall, the central building, the chapel, galleries, the Anderson wing, Courtyards and Queen Street Wing forms the country’s national memorial from the year of 1996, when the museum was opened up till now the permanent collection of the museum had steadily increased from 2000 to more than 7000.
The Singapore Art Museum’s task is to conserve and the present the existing art histories and practices f the country and as well as the south East Asian regions.
The SAM is the world’s only public institution devoted to southeast contemporary art collections and development. The museum also has a rising module of global contemporary art collections. The SAM offers stage shows that encompass both local as well as global art performances with tactical coalition with global cultural and arts organizations. It offers cutting edge arts expressions. The SAM assists education of visual arts, research, and expansion inside the area as well as globally.
The SAM is opened Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm from Monday to Sunday.
On Friday it is opens from 10 am to 9pm.
The admission fees are SGD 10 for adults. SGD 5 students.
For elderly people of 60 years and above the admission fees are SGD 5.
A 20% discount is offered for people coming in groups.
No admission fees for kids below 6 years.
The last admission to SAM is at 6:15pm.
Tuesdays to Thursdays: 11am and 2pm
Fridays: 11pm, 2pm and 7pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 11am, 2pm and 3pm
Tuesdays to Fridays: 10.30am