Something Somewhere Somewhen Art Walk – See the Art, Meet the Artist

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09:30am (2.5 hours)
Availability : 23 Jan, 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 6 Mar ONLY
Telok Ayer MRT Station (OUTSIDE Exit A)
Art Porters Gallery
Max People : 16
Tour Details

See the Art, Meet the Artist! Our first limited engagement for an Art Walk through Chinatown.

Singaporean Artist Yip Yew Chong‘s murals are highlights of many tours that we do. They are iconic, colorful and extremely Instagram-able, yet at the same time we think that they tell a segment of our story from a more innocent time. The older ones among us might notice familiar scenes and nostalgic items painted into the walls, and the younger ones can use them to visualize the stories that were told to us by our elders.

On this walk, we want to share with you the tales that inspire these murals, and show you Easter Eggs and little secrets that we have discovered over the years. More than anything, we want to tell you the Singapore Story through these gorgeous and very Singaporean works of art.

The tour will end at Yip Yew Chong’s first solo exhibition “Something, Somewhere, Somewhen”. We will have refreshments and light snacks with the artist, as Yip Yew Chong shares a bit more about his art and his growing up years in Chinatown that inspired his art.

Departure & Return Location

Starting Point: OUTSIDE Exit A of Telok Ayer MRT Station (Google Maps)

Ending Point: Art Porters Gallery (Google Map)

Fixed Departure Time

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT: 09:30am (fixed departure)

23 Jan, 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 6 Mar ONLY

Price Includes

  • English-Speaking Professional Tour Guide
  • Meet-the-Artist session at the end of Tour
  • Bites and Drinks
  • All GST and taxes

Price Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Additional Food and Drink
  • Any Private Expenses/Shopping
What to Expect

Yip Yew Chong is a Singapore artist that grew up in Chinatown. His art is inspired by his childhood memories and tell the stories of a more innocent time. The art is intricately detailed, and we love how we discover new things with every viewing. His most visible pieces are the murals that can be seen in many of our ethnic districts. We feel that the Chinatown ones come from a place of love.

Join us as we go for a walk down memory lane. We will end the tour with a meet-the-artist session at his first solo art exhibition Something Somewhere Somewhen. On this tour, you will get to:

  • Hear the stories behind the art
  • Ham it up at some gorgeous Instagram spots
  • Exclusive access to an art gallery with hidden depths.

Our tours will follow all current Safe Distancing Measures (SDM) as prescribed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) during the Circuit Breaker (CB) period.

This will include limiting the number of guests allowed on each tour. Guest in one tour group may also have to be further divided into smaller sub groups with sub group size mandated by the current SDM

Where we meet - OUTSIDE EXIT A of Telok Ayer Station MRT Station

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