Exhibition Guide

These guides are your companions through the exhibition. Listen to the audio guide for a personalised tour, or refer to the room sheets for a multilingual experience.

Embark on a journey with our curators as they take you on a tour based on the themes of The Gift.

The Gift of Entanglement

Written and narrated by June Yap, this tour features works by Joseph Beuys, Donna Ong, gifts from Siam, photos of Koh Nguang How and Charles Wilp, and Tarim Basin books.
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The Body and its Trace

Written and narrated by Selene Yap, this tour features works by Korakrit Arunanondchai, Dolorosa Sinaga, Holly Zausner and Bruce Nauman.
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Of Terrain and Landforms

Written and narrated by Joella Kiu, this tour features works by Tang Da Wu, Salleh Japar, Ahmad Sadali, and Higashiyama Kaii.
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Join our Japanese docents to learn about Higashiyama Kaii, a leading figure in Japanese painting renowned for his Nihonga style paintings. Audio is available in both English and Japanese language.


Higashiyama Kaii: His Life

Written and narrated by Yoko Sawada, JD from Friends of the Museums
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「東山魁夷 ~日本人に愛された画家~ その生涯」

原稿執筆と音声 : FOM日本語ガイドグループ 澤田洋子
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Higashiyama Kaii: His Works

Written and narrated by Michiyo Lim, JD from Friends of the Museums
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「東山魁夷 ~その作品~」

原稿執筆と音声 : FOM日本語ガイドグループ リム美智代
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Explore the exhibition with these room sheets, available in English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil.

Plan your Visit

Exhibition Period

20 Aug to 7 Nov 2021

City Hall Wing, Level B1, The Ngee Ann Kongsi
Concourse Gallery, National Gallery Singapore

Free for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents