13 May 2016

7 to 10pm

Getting here
Asian Civilisations Museum

$25 per session*

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The largest archaeological excavation ever mounted in Singapore, which took place beside the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) last year, uncovered some 3.5 tonnes of artefacts. Enter the gritty world of the archaeologist, and photographers who documented the dig, through exhibition talks and photography workshops that are part of the programming around The Dig, an exhibition at ACM in conjunction with Singapore HeritageFest (SHF).

Participants will experiment with 35mm film photography and learn the basics of shooting in manual mode through exercises, demonstrations, and walkthroughs happening on 29 April and 6 May. An introduction to cyanotype printing on 13 May allows participants to create images without a camera.

Your ticket on 13 May* entitles you to

  • Free admission to the museum
  • One complimentary beverage
  • Entry to talk by one of the photographers of the excavation, Ung Ruey Loon
  • Entry and all materials to cyanotype printing workshop by Joseph Kwok

*Registration is required. Click here to RSVP for this session. Programmes may change at short notice. Minimum of 5 participants for programme to proceed.

Evening Programmes 100 Days at Empress Place ACM Lates

  • Family Fun

    Create your own Chinese seals to sign off your year-end letters to family and friends! Take a closer look at the seals on display and catch the interactive drama on Chinese calligraphy.

  • Family Fun

    Catch an exciting drama performance about a Chinese scholar and his four treasures! Be a scholar for a day, and create your own fan painting to cool yourself down in the humid Singapore weather.

  • Family Fun
    Fun-tastic Fridays

    Spend an immersive afternoon by engaging in free kid-friendly Lunchtime Concerts, drama performances, tours, and craft activities!


National Museum Nay Pyi Taw

National Museum Yangon

Bagan Archaeological Museum

Department of Archaeology, Yangon

Private Collection


Department of Archaelogy and National Museum Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar


Asian Civilisations Museum


The Shangri-la Group