FOR MORE THAN 10 years as a museum educator and programmer at the National Gallery Singapore and National Museum of Singapore, Rachel Chen watched as visitors gazed in fascination at the art in...

THE TRADITION OF the decorated Christmas tree at home is believed to have started in the 16th century by Protestant reformer, Martin Luther, who first added lighted candles to a tree.

RAFFLES PLACE HAS been Singapore’s commercial district for nearly 200 years.

JUST LIKE THE Stamford Raffles story, another familiar tale speaks of Sang Nila Utama - he who spotted a lion when he first landed on Temasek, describing it as having a red body with a black head...

CHRISTOPHER TAN MAY be better known as a nerd baker but he’s also a kueh maker with a deep affinity for some of the most esoteric Asian snacks otherwise lost...

CONSERVATION wasn’t always a priority when Singapore was in its early stages of development. But a concerted effort to conserve the city’s old buildings started 30 years ago, and a new exhibition...

IF CITY HALL was a person, imagine the stories it could tell as one who has lived through Singapore’s transformation from British colony to city-state. That’s why the exhibition City Hall: If...

SINCE INDIAN MIGRANTS brought the celebration of Deepavali to the shores of Singapore in the 1900s, Little India has been gleaming with festive revelry - with shoppers splashing out on clothes,...

SOUTH AFRICAN TEXTILE artist and designer Deborah Mckellar grew up in a home that was considered very traditional in her birth country. “The house was over 100 years old,” explains Ms Mckellar,...

IN 2012, AUSTRALIAN artist Jennifer Lim moved to Singapore with her family, to learn more about her “other” side. Her father, a Singaporean, had moved to Australia when he was 25, to marry Ms Lim’...