Art Day Out! at Gillman Barracks x The School Holidays Edition

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Art Day Out! – a Gillman Barracks Saturday open house – returns on 25 June for a special School Holidays Edition! Families can look forward to fun-filled art activities for the little ones, in addition to the galleries’ new exhibitions and special programmes by Gillman Barracks tenants for the adults!

Highlights include:

  • The Squirrel & the Katak – A specially commissioned interactive children’s theatrical performance that draws on Gillman Barracks’ history as a military barracks, school, and its current role as Singapore’s visual arts precinct. [2 sessions at 3pm and 5pm. Free admission, no registration required. Suitable for children aged 5 and above. Adults are welcome too.] 
  • Art Outreach’s Art Explorers workshop – Children will have an opportunity to create a tote bag printed with their very own design, or experiment with creative painting activities under the guidance of artist, Merryn Trevethan. [2pm to 6pm. No booking required. Free drop-in activities for children aged 7 – 12 accompanied by an adult.] 
  • Playeum’s Children’s Centre for Creativity – A 20% discount on ticket prices for its new exhibition, Hideaways – Creating with Nature. This immersive experience invites children to explore, observe, construct, reflect, innovate and engage with nature and natural materials through hands-on exhibits and interactive artists’ installations. Free art activities will also be conducted at the outdoor plaza outside the CCC. [2 to 6pm. $16 per child, allows free entry for an accompanying adult.] 
  • Kidlympics Edition of Timbre’s Saturday Social BBQ – Little ones can compete to see who is the fastest in the Speed Relay games! There will also be bouncy castles, wading pools for toddlers, live BBQ, live music, cold beers and other fringe arts & crafts activities. [4pm till late.] 

For updates and details, visit the event’s Facebook page at

Event Information

Art Day Out! at Gillman Barracks x The School Holidays Edition

Start date: 25/6/16 14:00
End date: 25/6/16 19:00

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