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Free Admission To Moongazers Exhibition At ArtScience Museum From 18th To 20th July

Okay, let’s not talk about food for a moment. Apart from free food, there are free things to do in Singapore too! We are here to plan out your weekends for you. If you’re a night owl, and you love the moon, this exhibition is perfect for you. Most importantly, it is free admission! Free Admission To Moongazers Exhibition At ArtScience Museum From 18th To 20th July.

Moongazers Exhibition At ArtScience Museum

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1. Free Late-Night Entry To Floating Utopias

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“Floating Utopias is a playful and poetic exhibition that explores the social history of inflatable objects, showing how, over the decades, they have been used in art, architecture, and activism.” – source. In this exhibition, you will get to see a large inflatable sculpture of the moon, a large and curious inflatable rabbit, and many more. It is free late-night entry to Floating Utopias on 18th to 20th July, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.!

Date: 18th – 20th July 2019 | Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., last admission at 9:00 p.m.

Here’s the Facebook event page.

2. ArtScience on Screen: Moon Heroes

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Movie buff, this one is for you. Learn everything you need to know about the heroes that ventured into space and the heroes who stayed behind. As we all know, Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon, but did you know the team behind it? Here’s a fun fact, this screening is in conjunction with the 50th year anniversary of the Moon Landing!

Venue: Level 4, Expression Gallery 

First Man (2018) | Dir. Damien Chazelle

Date: 18th July 2019  | Time: 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Date: 20th July 2019 | Time: 10:00 a.m.

Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2017) | Dir. David Fairhead 

Date: 19th July 2019 | Time: 10:00 a.m.

Here’s the Facebook event page for screening details.

3. In Love with the Moon by Kamini Ramachandran

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Can you count all the moon myths? Some of the moon myths that we know are full moons make people go crazy, aliens are living on the moon, and the moon is a hollow spacecraft! Learn all the moon myths with Kamini Ramachandran as she takes you on a journey. You will have the large inflatable moon in the backdrop! It is going to be interesting!

Venue: Floating Utopias, Level 3 Galleries

Date: 18th – 20th July 2019 | Time: 7:30 p.m. 

3. AI-Qamar by -wright Assembly

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Are you ready to watch a mesmerising performance? Al-Qamar (Arabic for The Moon), is a poetry and sound performance surrounding Islamic astronomy. It showcases how the moon, sun, and stars act as a guide for Muslims to navigate their daily activities. The performance is only happening for one day only. It is definitely a performance that you shouldn’t miss!

Venue: Floating Utopias, Level 3 Galleries

Date: 18th July 2019 | Time: 8:30 p.m.

4. Beyond the Silver Glow by nada & Kiat + Deborah Emmanuel

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Here’s another noteworthy performance. In response with Museum of the Moon (the large inflatable moon sculpture), this two-way collaboration brings you a sonic and movement-based performance. We are not going to lie – this is deep. Here’s an extract from the official page, “The performance will explore these cycles of harmony and conflict further for the perennial tussle for what the Moon means to us.” Get it?

Here’s the Facebook event page.

5. Taking off: Singapore in Space

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There are going to be many notable people that will be attending this talk. We are talking about astropreneurs, youth engineers, CEOs, and advocates! In this two-day programme of talks and discussions, hear about new technologies that will be used to shape the future of space, the importance of women in STEM, and the future for Singapore.

Venue: Level 4, Expression Gallery

Date: 19th July 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Date: 20th July 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

6. Operation: Moonshot

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We save the best for the last. In this workshop, you will be joining Astronomy.SG to create Astrolabes and guage the stars, of course, you will be building your very own rocket. Make your own mini Apollo 11 rubber rocket and shoot for the moon. You will be happy to know that youth astronomers will be guiding you throughout the journey. Super fun activity!

Venue: Basement 2, Rainbow Room

Date: 20th July 2019 | Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Can’t wait for the next weekend!

Oh boy, there are so many things to see and do at ArtScience Museum, we are so excited. If you love the moon as much as you love food, you can’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to learn about the moon. After this, you will be seeing the moon differently. Mark your calendars as it will be happening from the 18th to 20th July only. See you there!

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