The Best of You exhibition will be back at The Star Vista from 1 – 7 July! Be inspired by the stories of appreciation that have brought out the best in everyday individuals from our community as we reimagine a better tomorrow.
This time around, join us as we give a new voice to the individuals from marginalised communities who lack the same opportunities as most of us. Learn about their hopes and struggles through their personal stories, as well as the artistic works of photographer, Jay Yao, and art collective, Mural Lingo led by founder, A’shua Imran. We will also be bringing our engaging school drama performance by Act 3 Theatrics titled '$1 Tissue' to the exhibition too!
Don’t miss out on the fun and creative workshops we have planned for you as well!
Join us as we take you on a journey through ‘A Legacy Reimagined’ exhibition as you feast your eyes on the rich stories, vibrant artworks and priceless memorabilia of our heritage. To sign-up, do look for our friendly Event Ambassadors at the exhibition! Guided tours happen at 2 timings daily (25 Nov – 29 Nov (Mon – Fri), 11am & 5pm | 30 Nov & 1 Dec (Sat & Sun), 11am & 6pm) and sign language interpreting will be provided for the evening sessions (5pm on weekdays and 6pm on weekends).
Created by Kamal Dollah, Batik-painting and Caricature-drawing Artist, as a way to bring the community together while discovering our South East Asian cultural heritage, this giant canvas will allow you to join hands with other visitors of the exhibition to create a larger than life Community Batik Artwork!
Gunong Sayang Association was founded in 1910 as a Peranakan cultural club and they’ll be performing for all visitors during our exhibition weekend. If you enjoy enchanting ukulele melodies, and colourful traditional Peranakan costumes, do keep a lookout for their performance!
Founded with the mission of equipping and empowering youths with special needs, Personalised Love celebrates and embraces the gifts in each individual regardless of their disability. Sew your own leather pouches, luggage tags or card sleeves in this workshop as they take the lead in teaching you the techniques of leather crafting! Open to participants, 12 years and above.
Try your hand at crafting clay to make delicious-looking miniature bread with Tinkle Arts, a social enterprise that collaborates with MINDS to employ persons with special needs to co-facilitate workshops. Join our efforts to help build a more inclusive society through arts and crafts! Open to participants, 9 years and above.
Paint a piece of heritage while you learn the history and techniques of traditional batik with Batik-painting and Caricature-drawing Artist, Kamal Dollah, as he guides you through the processes of waxing with the Tjanting, the traditional tool used in batik work, and dye colouring. Open to participants, 7 years and above.
Under the guidance of third-generation potter Stella Tan, you’ll be introduced to hand building techniques, basic tools, and painting required to create your own masterpiece! Using clay, participants will be able to make a mug, pot, penholder, or anything cylindrical. Stella will also be showcasing the beauty and versatility of clay as she conducts a live demonstration on the potter’s wheel. Open to participants, 17 years and above.