SAMily Funday SAMily Funday

SAMily Funday

  • Sat, 6 Aug 2022

  • SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark

  • 1PM–5PM

  • Free admission

Get ready for a fun-filled weekend at SAM with SAMily Funday!

Join us for this bi-monthly event with a line-up of programmes and activities designed for all ages. Drop in for a craft activity, explore the ongoing exhibitions, or simply enjoy the wonders of contemporary art! Check this page regularly for updates on the programme line-up.

As a National Day special, we are showcasing two works from the SAM Touch Collection created by local artists. They are Utama’s Kitty by David Chan and an adaptation of Raising Spirits and Restoring Souls by Zulkifle Mahmod. View and interact with these works from the SAM Touch Collection, a special artwork collection for the visually impaired community, and learn how these artworks were created with the special needs of the community in mind.

Utama’s Kitty (2018) by David Chan
Utama’s Kitty (2018) by David Chan

Adaptation of Raising Spirits and Restoring Souls (2018) by Zulkifle Mahmod
Adaptation of Raising Spirits and Restoring Souls (2018) by Zulkifle Mahmod

And don’t miss the chance to take free polaroid photos during your visit! Look out for our roving photographer in the gallery foyer.

Visitors and their poloroid photo

Find out more about the line-up below!

highlights

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[TALK] Artist Insights by Chu Hao Pei & Ho Rui An Sam
[TALK] Artist Insights by Chu Hao Pei on Seeding Sovereignty and Ho Rui An on The Economy Enters the People, as part of Lonely Vectors

[TALK] Artist Insights by Chu Hao Pei on Seeding Sovereignty and Ho Rui An on The Economy Enters the People, as part of Lonely Vectors

Time: 1PM – 1.30PM

Venue: Gallery 1

 

Join artists Chu Hao Pei and Ho Rui An for a dialogue on the concepts behind their respective works, Seeding Sovereignty and The Economy Enters the People. Both artworks are part of the multi-site exhibition, Lonely Vectors.

*Held in conjunction with the exhibition Lonely Vectors.

[TOUR] Staff Picks Sam
[TOUR] Staff Picks

[TOUR] Staff Picks
Featuring SAM Visitor Experience Manager, Faris Nakamura

Time: 2.30PM – 2.45PM

Venue: Meet at Gallery Reception

 

Ever wonder what the people who work in a museum do? Faris from SAM's Visitor Experience team will give you an insight into his personal experience on the job, and his favourite works in our ongoing exhibition Superfluous Things: Paper.

[PERFORMANCE] Acapella by Frission Sam
[PERFORMANCE] Acapella by Frission

[PERFORMANCE] Acapella by Frission
A Live Music Performance

Time: 2PM – 2.15PM, 3.30PM – 3.45PM

Venue: Gallery 2

 

Sit back, relax and enjoy your afternoon in SAM with some live music as Acapella group Frission performs their renditions of familiar songs!

[TALK] Artist Insights by P7:1SMA Sam
[TALK] Artist Insights by P7:1SMA

[TALK] Artist Insights by P7:1SMA
on Loading/Unloading, as part of Lonely Vectors

Time: 4PM – 4.30PM

Venue: Gallery 1

 

Join dance performance company, P7:1SMA as they share about the conceptualisation and making of their work, Loading/Unloading which responds to the exhibition’s proximity to the Tanjong Pagar port. The installation is part of the multi-site exhibition, Lonely Vectors.

Catch the live activation of Loading/Unloading before the talk at 3pm. The activation will be located at Cargo Lift 9.

*Held in conjunction with the exhibition Lonely Vectors.

drop-in activities

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[WORKSHOP] Create: Tatebanko Sam
[WORKSHOP] Create: Tatebanko

[WORKSHOP] Create: Tatebanko
Design a Carnivelesque Theme Park Universe

Time: 1PM – 5PM

Venue: The Engine Room

 

Taking inspiration from PHUNK and Keiichi Tanaami's Eccentric City showing in Superfluous Things: Paper, make your own tatebanko, or Japanese paper dioramas that were popular in the late Edo and Meiji periods.

[WORKSHOP] Create: This Little Red Dot... Sam
[WORKSHOP] Create: This Little Red Dot...

[WORKSHOP] Create: This Little Red Dot...
Illustrate Your Hopes and Dreams for Singapore!

Time: 1PM – 5PM

Venue: The Engine Room

 

Ignite your imagination this National Day!
Show us your creativity and illustrate your hopes and well wishes for Singapore. Tell us what you think this Little Red Dot can be using our Little Red Dot template and stand a chance to win a Mapletree gift voucher worth S$100!

Image courtesy of Hakim Deshah

[WORKSHOP] Create: Petals from Paper Sam
[WORKSHOP] Create: Petals from Paper

[WORKSHOP] Create: Petals from Paper
Design Your Own Paper Flower

Time: 1PM – 5PM

Venue: The Engine Room

 

Create your very own handcrafted paper flower! Keep it as a lovely souvenir or gift it to your loved ones.