This week’s line-up of festivities and workshops are sure to get your creative juices flowing. Be inspired by the beautiful artworks exhibited at Singapore Art Museum in their President’s Young Talents 2018 Exhibition. Or you can check out a selection of handcraft pieces at Actually Affordable Artist Market in Camp Kilo Charcoal Club where there are also workshops for you to make your very own masterpiece.
President’s Young Talents 2018 Exhibition
Singapore’s President’s Young Talents recognises promising Singaporean artists aged 35 and below, whose practices chart new dimensions in contemporary art. This year marks the seventh edition, and return visitors can look forward to greater artistic and curatorial growth for the artists involved and curator-mentors respectively through the collection of mixed medium works by artists Yanyun Chen, Weixin Quek Chong, Debbie Ding, Hilmi Johandi and Zarina Muhammad.
President’s Young Talent 2018 Exhibition is happening from 4 October 2018 to 27 January 2019, from 10am–7pm (Saturdays to Thursdays) and 10am–9pm (Fridays), at SAM at 8Q, 8 Queen Street, Singapore, 188535. Admission is free for all Singaporeans and Permanent Residents; standard tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens.
Festival For Good 2018
Organised by RAISE Singapore, FestivalForGood 2018 is back for a two-day festival filled with shopping and activities. Be #partofthegood in knowing that your purchases at their Pop Up Market go into supporting various causes helmed by local social enterprises hosted. Buy some handcrafted postcards or canvas bags at the Architects of Life, an organisation that mentors and supports youths. Take part in Experience Capsules, specially crafted workshops that will change the way you perceive social enterprises and the world around you. Registration is required for workshops and conversations, which you can do so here.
Singapore Wine Fiesta
Singapore Wine Fiesta 2018 is back – and this time, held indoors Get ready to taste wines from around the world in air-conditioned comfort. This year’s fiesta also offers a unique arrangement, where wines are exhibited by styles (light, medium, or full-bodied) rather than country. This way, you can compare a Barossa Shiraz alongside its full-bodied kindred from around the world. Besides expert-led classes, enjoy conversations with fellow wine connoisseurs and enthusiasts and learn more about your favourite wines!
Singapore Wine Fiesta 2018 is happening at The Clifford Pier at The Fullerton Bay Hotel 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326 on 20-21 October 2018 from 12pm-10pm. Tickets start from $45 for a single day pass or $89 for combo passes. Purchase them here.
Actually Affordable Artist Market
Hosted by Sheenu Studio and Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, this second edition of Actually Affordable Artist Market showcases an eclectic mix of artists and workshops. Enjoy browsing the cute illustrations of Laugh and Belly or make your own delicate pair of beautiful handcrafted earrings with Magicten in their Twinkle Earrings workshop. All this is complemented by Camp Kilo’s menu of hearty roasts, cool cocktails, and laid-back music, creating an overall unique platform for local and regional artists. This is a cash-only market.
Bringing back forgotten dance classics, shake your booty to the timeless house party vibes of Gimme Shelter. A collective who is passionate about music, DJ Carl Hinds and Disko Kosmik amongst others, draw their inspiration from New York’s Loft, Paradise Garage, and London’s Rare Groove parties. Expect a night like no other in Singapore this weekend!
Gimme Shelter is happening on Saturday, 20 October 2018 from 10.30pm till late, at Intermission bar at The Projector, 6001 Beach Road, Golden Mile Tower, #05-00 Singapore, 199589. Admission is Free.
Top Image: Actually Affordable Artist Market at Camp Kilo