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Top 06 Art Galleries You Must Visit in Singapore – South East Asia's Artsy Hub

Singapore or the 'Garden City' has many allures while this quintessential holiday destination is also a fab location for art lovers to enjoy some inspiration; listed are some of Singapore's top art galleries.


REDSEA Gallery

This gallery has grown by leaps and bounds since its humble beginnings on River Valley Road housed within a small shop-house. Today the REDSEA Gallery features 6,000 sq. ft. of space located within the trendy Dempsey Hill neighbourhood. Events take place around the year at this gallery showcasing both local and international artists. It is one of Singapore's most notable contemporary art galleries housed within old British army barracks. For art lovers looking for serviced apartments, Singapore short term accommodation options in the surrounding area are ideal, as they are central to many such art galleries.


Opera Gallery

A celebration of the world most notable contemporary artists takes place at this chic gallery located at the ritzy ION Orchard, within 5 minutes from Ascott Orchard Singapore on Cairnhill Road. Amongst the highlights are artists known for impressionism, modernism and contemporary works of art such as Keith Haring, Georges Braque, Henri Matisse, Ron Arad, Amadeo Modigliani and Li Tianbing. You will also find the works of Picasso, Chagall, Dali, Renoir and Monet on display there. Opera is an international gallery boasting 11 branches across the world hence, you will not be disappointed in terms of fabulous displays.


Taksu Gallery

A gallery that concentrates on displaying the work of world famous artists and promoting the work of fresh new talent, the Taksu Gallery aims at creating an amiable bond between artists. On display are paintings, collages, murals and multi-media pieces of art from across the world. If you want something new, bold and innovative head over to this gallery located at 43 Jalal Me Rah Saga.


Fost Gallery

Singaporean artists are given prominence at this gallery, named after its founder Stephanie Fong. On display are the creations of artist Tang Da Wu popularly known as the father of modern art in Singapore; his work is displayed together with those of Song-Ming Ang and Heman Chong. This gallery acts as a representative to Jimmy Ong one of the country's most prominent artists and also soon to become famous sculptors Grace Tan and Chun Kaifeng.


Art Seasons Gallery

Founded by Terry Lee in 2001 the initial goal of this gallery was to promote the best in contemporary art from South-east Asia; with a focus on Chinese artists. Since then the gallery has carved a niche as one of Singapore's most popular galleries for some of the best art displays in the country.



The Singapore Tyler Print Institute as the initials denote is Asia's biggest print shop. Located within a vintage 19th century warehouse on Robertson Quay, the institute serves as an advocate for new ideas on contemporary art in both paper and print; a feat achieved via collaborations carried out with leading artists from across the world. Just the tip of the iceberg, the above list explores only a few of the country's modern art galleries, find the right holiday accommodation in Singapore and start exploring!