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Educational Resources

Complement your contemporary art experience with our free-to-download learning materials

video resources

Also available on SAM's YouTube channel

 

'Make with SAM' is a series of videos by the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) where you can watch, learn and create!

The activities featured in the series are inspired by artworks from SAM’s collection or exhibitions.

 


Create your own frottage artwork with artist Melissa Tan and SAM museum education specialist, Gabby!

Drawing inspiration from Melissa's work, 'The Dream from the Other Side' (2020), for the SAM Mini Mobile Museum,
let the duo show you how to have fun with frottage using materials you can find at home.

 


learning materials

Selected materials are available for purchase at www.selectbooks.com.sg.
Who's Afraid Of Contemporary Art? A Survival Kit Sam
Who's Afraid Of Contemporary Art? A Survival Kit

Price: $30
ISBN: 978-981-08-8954-8


Who's Afraid Of Contemporary Art? A Survival Kit is an education kit designed by SAM with Singaporean artist Dawn Ng to introduce contemporary art to children, using detailed, easy-to-use activity plans and teaching aids.

Suitable for children aged 6 and above, the kit takes children through the artist's conceptualisation of the artwork WALTER, exploring the idea and concept of spaces, drawing inspiration from stories and applying what they have learnt to create their own artwork.

The kit contains:
- Information booklet with 5 detailed activity plans
- Picture cards and cue cards
- 1 WALTER colouring book
- 1 WALTER inflatable

 

For school purchases, please contact [email protected].

Let's Discover Contemporary Art! With Natee Utarit Sam
Let's Discover Contemporary Art! With Natee Utarit

Retail Price: $10
School Price: $20
ISBN: 978-981-07-0802-3


Let's Discover Contemporary Art! With Natee Utarit is an activity book specially designed for children aged 9 and above to discover Southeast Asian contemporary art through interesting information, challenging questions and engaging activities based on Thai contemporary artist Natee Utarit. Children will find out more about painting as an art form and see how it can show interesting ways of looking at the things around us.

 

For school purchases, please contact [email protected].

Are You Afraid of Contemporary Art? (Natee Utarit) Sam
Are You Afraid of Contemporary Art? (Natee Utarit)

Retail Price: $10
School Price: $20
ISBN: 978-981-07-1028-6


Are You Afraid of Contemporary Art? (Natee Utarit) is a book developed for young adults to discover Southeast Asian contemporary art through interesting information and challenging questions based on the works of Thai contemporary artist Natee Utarit. Readers will find out more about painting as an art form and see how an artist explores the various elements of painting.

 

For school purchases, please contact [email protected].

Are You Afraid of Contemporary Art? (Vincent Leow) Sam
Are You Afraid of Contemporary Art? (Vincent Leow)

Retail Price: $10
School Price: $20
ISBN: 978-981-07-1029-3


Are You Afraid of Contemporary Art? (Vincent Leow) is a book developed for young adults to discover Southeast Asian contemporary art through interesting information and challenging questions based on the works of Singapore contemporary artist Vincent Leow. Readers will find out more about how an artist can be inspired by personal journeys and events, and see how ideas or concepts are important elements in his creation of art.

 

For school purchases, please contact [email protected].

education publications

DEAR FUTURE, Museum Learning in the Digital Age

worksheets & guides

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