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CurioCity : Places & Perspectives

January 3 - February 3

CuriocCity examines the evolution of Singapore’s spaces and reflects on our relationship with them by highlighting selected leisure and entertainment places in downtown Singapore, as well as presenting fascinating histories hidden in plain sight.

Discover, learn and engage with Singapore’s history – both in-person and online. Presented in partnership with the Light to Night Festival 2022, Curiocity: Places & Perspectives will be held at :

  • the National Library Building (3 January – 3 February 2022)
  • several locations in the Civic District (14 January – 3 February 2022)

Curiocity aims to nurture a stronger appreciation of the Singapore experience by eliciting curiosity and wonder, while shaping an understanding of Singapore’s heritage and identity in the process.

Programmes List here.

Encore in the City

Encore in the City : Installation

3 January – 3 February 2022 (closed on 1 & 2 February)
@ The Plaza, National Library Building
Iconic entertainment landmarks from our past return for an encore, sparking new perspectives.


Psychic Cinema 2065

Psychic Cinema 2065 : Audio-visual Installation

14 January – 3 February 2022 (closed on 1 & 2 February)
The Plaza, National Library Building
Explore an alternative cinema of the future through an immersive installation that reimagines the former Jubilee Theatre.


The River Connects

The River Connects : Experiential Media Installation

14 January – 3 February 2022
Level 2 Foyer, Asian Civilisations Museum
Discover the possibilities of connections made by the bridges along the Singapore River.


A Tessalation of Memories

A Tessellation of Memories

14 January – 3 February 2022
Play Den, The Arts House
Travel through space and time to the forgotten places of our city’s history.



LUMBA : Interactive Light Installation

14 January – 3 February 2022
Queen Elizabeth Walk, Esplanade Park
Inspired by the New Year’s Day regattas (sailboat races) of early Singapore, this interactive light installation responds to wind and movement to evoke a celebratory spirit.


January 3  
to February 3
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National Library Board