building details

SAM comprises two buildings of great historical significance: the former St. Joseph's Institution (SJI) along Bras Basah Road and the former Catholic High School along Queen Street. The former was gazetted as a National Monument on 14 February 1992.
THE CENTRAL BUILDING

The galleries in the Central Building were formed by knocking down walls that made up former classrooms.

The Glass Hall

The Glass Hall was originally a gymnasium and opened on three sides.

THE CHAPEL

Once the chapel of the school, this decommissioned chapel is now an art exhibition space.

QUEEN STREET & WATERLOO STREET WINGS

This building, originally known as Anderson Building, was named after Sir John Anderson, Governor of the Straits Settlements (1904 – 1911).

THE COURTYARDS

These were originally the school quadrangles.