Arts & Entertainment

Your complete guide to Singapore's art exhibitions, theatre plays, musicals, comedy, movie reviews and film trailers

2017 Oscar-nominated films you must watch
Film

2017 Oscar-nominated films you must watch

In anticipation of the Oscars this month, we point you in the direction of the best films to catch in the theatres

Pangdemonium: 'The Pillowman'
Theatre

Pangdemonium: 'The Pillowman'

Pangdemonium’s production of 'The Pillowman' returns after a decade – and we quiz director Tracie Pang on what to expect in the darkly comic psycho thriller

Best public art in Singapore
Art

Best public art in Singapore

We introduce the artists who are decking out our land-starved city with public art

Interview: Kirsten Tan
Film

Interview: Kirsten Tan

We chat with Kirsten Tan, 35, whose first feature film, POP AYE, was selected for Cannes Film Festival 2015’s 11th Cinefondation L’Atelier and won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury award for screenwriting at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, about directing, her greatest achievements and working in the male-dominated film industry

Alternative cinemas in Singapore
Film

Alternative cinemas in Singapore

Five cinemas that don’t screen your typical Hollywood blockbuster

Latest film reviews and releases

The Space Between Us
Film

The Space Between Us

In cinemas Feb 16

Time Out says
  • 2 out of 5 stars
Fifty Shades Darker
Film

Fifty Shades Darker

In cinemas Feb 9

Time Out says
  • 2 out of 5 stars
The Lego Batman Movie
Film

The Lego Batman Movie

In cinemas Feb 9

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Silence
Film

Silence

In cinemas Feb 9

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
See more of the latest film reviews and releases

Top art museums and galleries in Singapore

National Gallery Singapore
Art

National Gallery Singapore

The former City Hall and Supreme Court buildings have been refurbished to become the National Gallery

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
STPI Creative Workshop and Gallery
Art

STPI Creative Workshop and Gallery

A dynamic creative workshop and contemporary art gallery 

ArtScience Museum
Art

ArtScience Museum

Art and science coexist in the same space at Marina Bay Sands

Objectifs Centre for Photography & Filmmaking
Film

Objectifs Centre for Photography & Filmmaking

Regular courses and workshops at this filmmaking and photography hub

More art and theatre features

Alternative cinemas in Singapore
Film

Alternative cinemas in Singapore

Five cinemas that don’t screen your typical Hollywood blockbuster

Singaporean photographers to check out on Instagram
Art

Singaporean photographers to check out on Instagram

Everyone’s a photographer these days. But we pick out four who are capturing our fair city in a very different light

Secret art spaces in Singapore
Art

Secret art spaces in Singapore

Who says you can only find art in galleries? A growing number of shops, cafés and restaurants are using art to draw in the crowds. Paintings, installations, photos and the like aren’t just tacked to the walls and forgotten about – they’re part of revolving exhibitions hosted by these venues, and some artworks are even for sale. We check out five ‘galleries’ that hit the mark.

Alternative and interactive theatre companies in Singapore
Theatre

Alternative and interactive theatre companies in Singapore

We discover three theatre troupes that are taking their performances off the stage and into pop-up venues around the city

ArtScience Museum's permanent exhibition: 'Future World'
Art

ArtScience Museum's permanent exhibition: 'Future World'

Who says art always needs to be deep and serious? Japanese collective teamLab invite you to let loose at their new exhibition – and we join in on the fun