The Sculpture Walks
 

Let your students be art critics for the day! On a Sculpture Walk, students are given the platform for self-expression as they evaluate and interpret various abstract and stylized works of public art. At the same time, they will learn about five historic and commercially vibrant districts of Singapore as they spend a day out in the sun, exploring public sculptures.

Combining art appreciation with National Education, the Sculpture Walks focus on:

  • Critical and analytical skills
  • Art movements and styles
  • Vocabulary and verbal expression
  • Evaluation and interpretation
  • Appreciating creativity and sculpting techniques
  • Appreciating Singapore heritage and history

With art, nature and history, the Sculpture Walks are the perfect setting to expose young students to the finer aspects of life.

The SHC Sculpture Walks are fully endorsed by the National Arts Council. For more information, please visit the NAC website for the Sculpture Walks. Please note that all Sculpture Walk programmes are eligible for the 50% Tote Board Arts Grant subs

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Singapore River: Sculpted by Dreams and Aspirations™

  • Be introduced to the history and heritage of the
    Singapore River through important sculptures
  • Get a chance to appreciate works of art from artists ranging from home-grown talents to world-famous luminaries
  • See sculptures that portray the progress and development that Singapore has undergone since independence

Marina Centre: A Salute to our Future™

  • Set foot on reclaimed land around Marina Bay
    – home to beautiful pieces of public art
  • Enjoy sculptures of the prominent pop artist Roy Lichtenstein, marvel at how old scrap material can be converted to ‘Art that Works’, get up close with the ‘Fountain of Wealth’, and more
  • Witness a variety of styles and appreciate the art form of sculpting

Civic District: Monuments to Courage™

  • Discover colonial, military and post-colonial
    sculptures in the Civic District
  • Take a journey through Greek classicism and the pre-Raphaelite movement, discover traces of ancient Egypt and hear about massacres and mass graves – all through public sculptures around the Padang
  • Be inspired by the symbolic value of the sculptures as you explore their origins within the social context of Singapore’s move towards
    nationhood

Orchard Road: The Art of Celebration™

  • Explore the history and heritage of Orchard Road and Dhoby Ghaut while you feast your eyes on sculptures that beautify the streets
  • Be enchanted by sculptures ranging from a pair of ‘Mother and Child’ to a pair of fearsome Door Gods, and more!
  • Experience the quirks and imagination of Orchard Road and understand why this district is so beloved, by locals and tourists alike