Art Day Out! x The School Holidays Edition 2018

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Art Day Out! – a Gillman Barracks Saturday open house – returns on 23 June for a special School Holidays Edition! Families can look forward to diverse array of engaging art activities. Featuring family-friendly programmes, new outdoor artworks, exhibition openings and more, Art Day Out! x The School Holidays Edition 2018 will offer visitors of all ages the opportunity to experience, appreciate and be inspired by the arts at Gillman Barracks.

Family-friendly programmes include:

“Creative Collaboration” workshop
Blk 47 Malan Road
Visitors of all ages are invited to join artist Merryn Trevethan for “Creative Collaboration”, an interactive art-making activity at Art Outreach that explores colour, movement and mark-making.

“Eyepop!: The Wonderful World of Yeah Yeah Chloe”
Block 47 Malan Road, #01-25
Local Home-grown outfit EYEYAH! and Queensland-based artist Yeah Yeah Chloe present EYE-POP!, a specially commissioned exhibition for both children and adults. Featuring thought-provoking works by Yeah Yeah Chloe and hands-on activities, this interactive exhibition uses art and design to teach children about social issues, bringing communities together and bridging diversity.

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Supermama Garage Sale
Blk 47 Malan Road, #01-26
2pm – 7pm
Supermama will present a Garage Sale in conjunction with Gillman Barracks’ Art Day Out! open house. A must- visit for fans of Supermama’s Star Wars cup sets and family- favourite “Singapore Colouring Scroll” collections, now sold at discounted prices for one day only.

Super Social BBQ by Timbre @ Gillman
Blk 9A Lock Road
4pm – 8pm
The World Cup-themed June edition of Super Social BBQ will feature a mini soccer crash course for kids, alongside usual fringe activities and the signature BBQ.

Docent Tours
Meeting Point: Blk 9 Lock Road
4pm – 5.30pm (Art & History Tour)
5pm – 6pm (History & Heritage Tour)
Presented by Friends of the Museums, the Art & History Tour is for all art enthusiasts looking for a unique encounter with art and an introduction to the Barracks’ history. In addition, a dedicated History & Heritage Tour will also be running, focusing on the Barracks’ evolution from a British military barracks in 1936 to today’s contemporary art cluster.
Free admission. Registration required at



Event Information

Art Day Out! x The School Holidays Edition 2018

Start date: 23/6/18 14:00
End date: 23/6/18 19:00

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