Open House 2019

18 to 19 January, 11:00am to 7:00pm
20 January, 11:00am to 5:00pm

NAFA Campus 1, 80 Bencoolen Street

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Dive into the world of art and explore the great unknown, because that's where the greatest ideas live. So join us, challenge yourselves and behold infinite possibilities. Be part of the Originals Only. Be part of NAFA.



HIGHLIGHTS

Course Consultation

Consult our lecturers on what is the right course for you. Find out more about the various financial assistance schemes available at NAFA.


Campus 1
Wing A, Level 1, Lim Hak Tai Gallery


Flagship Genius featuring Angkor Wat III

A hybrid showcase features student projects using Angkor Wat as a creative stimulus, as well as exclusive works by NAFA’s emerging talents from the 3D Design, Design & Media, Fashion, Dance, Theatre and Music programmes.


Campus 1
Wing B, Level 1, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries 1 & 2
11 Jan to 20 Feb (closed every Monday)
11am - 7pm


Be an Educator of the Arts

Aspiring to be an art or music teacher? Learn more about our Teaching programmes, which are offered in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MOE).

Campus 1
Wing A, Level 4, Creative Media Studio
19 & 20 Jan
  • Music Teaching Seminar, 11am - 12.30pm
  • Art Teaching Seminar, 1.30pm - 3pm

What Makes a Good Portfolio

An outstanding portfolio means everything to an aspiring artist. Get tips on how to assemble a portfolio which gets you noticed.


Campus 1
Wing A, Level 4, Creative Media Studio

  • 18 - 19 Jan, 3pm - 4pm
  • 20 Jan, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Exhibitions by the winners of 2017 and 2018 Entrepreneurship Boot Camp:

Exhibitions by the winners of 2017 and 2018 Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.


Artleash! by Insane Artists
Turn ‘negativity’ into creativity! Let off some steam on your choice of canvas with artistic weapons of either explosive paintballs or fully-loaded brushes. Leave the clean-up to us!

Campus 1
Wing B, Level 2, Room 2-05
18 - 20 Jan
11am - 5pm


Apps-ploration with Vanda & Lupine
Want to be notified about upcoming art activities in Singapore? How about earning rewards while gaming at your favourite shopping malls? Calling all art-enthusiasts and gamers, check out the new apps developed for you!

Campus 1
Wing B, Level 1, The Turquoise Room
18 - 20 Jan
11am - 5pm



School of Art & Design


Showcase

The Best of Best

Enjoy a curated selection of the best graduate works from the School of Art & Design diploma and degree cohort. These works demonstrate creative thinking and innovation at its best.

Level 6, Tower Gallery 2


The SOAD Degree Experience

Be Inspired by what goes on behind the learning at Degree Studies at School of Art & Design and University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), UK. Students from 4 Degree Programmes - 3D Design Practice, Design & Media, Fine Art Practice and Spatial Design will showcase and share their visit to UCLan, and activities at the London Design Week and at Frieze


Wing B, Level 2, Seminar Room 2-08


Design and Media Showcase

Find out all about the programmes offered under Design and Media and hear from students of the respective courses. Be sure to collect postcards and stickers designed by them.

Level 2, ON AIR Gallery


Overseas Immersion Programme 2018 Exhibition Show

Featuring the works by students from School of Art & Design, after a 3-week immersion study trip to Sichuan Fine Art Institute, Chongqing and King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok.

Wing B, Level 2, Open Galleries 1 & 2


Sculpture Showcase

The exhibition of work-in-progress pieces sculpted by Year Two and Three students majoring in the 3D in the Fine Art Programme and works from master classes in stone carving workshops from Cultural Medallion & master sculptor, Mr Chong Fah Cheong.

Tower Block, Level 9, Gallery


Teacher's Day - Exhibition/Showcase

Our art teachers-to-be share their experiences with students through art.

Wing B, Level 6, Skylight Studio (B6-02 and B6-03)
11am - 5pm


Now Showing

Enjoy short films and documentaries produced by Diploma in Screen Media students.

Wing A, Level 4, Creative Media Studio Room 4-26/27


3DD Tour

Get an insight of the 3D Design Programme through a tour of its facilities and students' works.

Wing B, Level 4 and Level 5 corridor


Fine Art Atelier

Explore diverse approaches and cultivate your passion in artmaking at the Atelier workshops.

Wing B, Level 4, Fine Art Showcase
11am - 5pm


Making Tangible the Non-tangible

See the lights and feel the waves around us.

Wing B, Level 6, Sky Gallery 2


Demo & Workshop

Creative Studios

Let art speak to you. Take a dip into the creative process by using different media.

  • Clay Speak - Ceramics Demonstration
    Wing B, Level 1, Outside The Turquoise Room
    18 - 20 Jan
    11am - 5pm

  • Open Studio and Ink Expression
    Wing B, Level, 6, Room 6-04 and Room 6-05
    18 - 20 Jan
    11am - 5pm

  • Sound Installation and Photo Journal
    Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2, Room 2-02
    18 - 20 Jan
    11am - 5pm

  • Through The Screen - Printmaking Demonstration
    Wing A, Level 6, Room 6-09/10
    18 - 20 Jan
    11am - 5pm

The 3DD Experience

  • Paperscaping - Learn to form 3D paperscrapes through pattern cuts and folds. Experiment with the effects of light on your paper scrapes.
    18 - 20 Jan
    Tower Block, Level 5, Tower Gallery 1
    12.30pm - 1.30pm
    3.30pm - 4.30pm

  • Wearable Accessory - Turn waste materials into creative wearables.
    18 - 19 Jan
    Tower Block, Level 5, Tower Gallery 1
    11.30pm - 12.30pm
    2.30pm - 3.30pm

  • Leather Crafting - Learn simple techniques of weaving and sewing to make a small object with the use of leather.
    19 - 20 Jan
    Tower Block, Level 5, Tower Gallery 1
    11.30pm - 12.30pm
    2.30pm - 3.30pm

  • Study Trips + Collaborations - Explore cross cultural learning, through the showcase of study trips to Thailand and Korea.
    Wing A, Level 6, Room 6-09/10
    18 - 20 Jan

  • Heritage Installations - Nostalgic memories of early years of Singapore's heritage recaptured in life size lantern installations.
    Level 1, various locations

  • Makers Market - Check out the creative finished products of our students.
    Level 2, Open Gallery 2
    18 - 20 Jan
    11am - 5pm

  • #3DDNOW - An instagrammable space where you are invited to participate by weaving and pasting stickers to bring the space to life.
    Level 2, Open Gallery 2
    Tower Block, Level 5, Tower Gallery 1

10m Drawing

Participate in this city themed drawing convention with students and the public.

Wing B, Level 1 Walkway along Bencoolen Street

18 - 20 Jan
11am – 5pm


Fringe Activities

Make your mark with NAFA!

Immerse yourself in the interactive process of creating living art. Led by our School of Art & Design Year 1 students, make your mark on the walls of NAFA.

Campus 1, Level 1, Outside The Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries and Campus 2

18 - 19 Jan
11am - 5pm

20 Jan
11am - 3pm


Spot the Chops N Ink

Collect our NAFA's 80th Anniversary chops in 8 different locations and have fun instagraming them.

8 Stations at various locations

  1. Campus 1, Wing A, Level 4 & 6
  2. Campus 1, Wing B, Level 1, 2, 4, 5 & 6
  3. Campus 2, Level 1

Doodles and Pins

Create unique pin design with doodles that shouts YOU as an individual.

Level 2, ON AIR Gallery

18 - 20 Jan
2pm – 3pm


Graphic Fiesta

Take home customised pins, creative stickers and get ‘tattooed’ at Graphic Communication Showcase.

Level 2, On Air Gallery

18 - 20 Jan
12pm - 2pm


Stamp & Sell

Create awesome ads using rubber stamps of iconic logo designs and taglines. Be sure to collect them all.

Level 2, ON AIR Gallery


Sculpting in Motion

Take on the role of a creator as you sculpt, shift and transform spaces.

Tower Block, Level 9 Gallery


Talk

Director’s Sharing

Sharing of production and learning experiences in NAFA by Diploma in Screen Media students.

Wing A, Level 4, Creative Media Studio Room 4-26/27

18 - 20 Jan
4pm - 4.30pm


Concept & Context

Examine the key issues and themes in art from modernism to contemporary art through student led discussions.

Wing B, Level 4, Fine Art Showcase

18 - 20 Jan
12.30pm - 2pm


Student Network Session

Sharing by our Year 3 Fine Art students and a showcase of their work-in-progress.

Wing B, Level 6, Sky Gallery 2

18 - 19 Jan
2pm - 4pm



Showcase

Fashion: Work in Progress

Explore how our Fashion Studies students use textiles in innovative ways. Display of prototype and development sketches collection from students.

Level 1, Fashion Gallery


Runway Array

Be dazzled by the unique creations of our recent Fashion Diploma and Degree graduates.

Level 1, Fashion Gallery


Demo & Workshop

Silk Screen Printing

Experiment with silkscreen printing on various mediums.

Level 1, Fashion Gallery
1130am and 3pm


Creative Studios

Demonstration of:
  • Embroidery
  • Button Making

Level 1, Lobby





School of Arts Management, Dance & Theatre

Showcase

Ballet Technique (Advanced)

Watch our students perfect their dance techniques at an advanced ballet class.

Tower Block, Level 11, Room 11-01
18 Jan
11am - 12.30pm


Contemporary Dance Technique (Advanced)

Observe a contemporary dance class and pick up a skill or two.

Tower Block, Level 11, Room 11-01
18 Jan
1.30pm - 3pm


Dance Workshop

Think you can dance? Let loose and experience this intermediate/advanced workshop led by NAFA Dance students.

Tower Block, Level 11, Room 11-01

20 Jan
11.30am - 1pm


Inspire, Transform, Engage

Learn all about arts management and theatre in this immersive half-day arts camp for ITE students. (By invitation only)

Tower Block, Level 10, Room 10-05

18 Jan
11am - 3pm



Demo & Workshop

Ballet Technique (Intermediate)

Watch our students perfect their dance techniques at an intermediate ballet class.

Level 6, Room 6-38
18 Jan
11am - 12.30pm


Contemporary Dance Technique (Intermediate)

Observe a contemporary dance class and pick up a skill or two.

Level 6, Room 6-38
18 Jan
1.30pm - 3pm


Dancers @ Work

Experience the edge and versatility of the future dance artists as our Dance students showcase their choreography works.

Level 6, Room 6-38
19 Jan
12pm - 1pm


School Drama Workshop

Interactive drama workshops for partner secondary schools focused on introducing the theatre programme. (By invitation only)

Level 4, Room 4-10a and Room 4-10b
19 Jan
11am, 12.30pm, 1pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm, 4pm, 5.30pm





School of Music

Showcase

An intensive 3-day musical experience conducted by NAFA School of Music piano faculty members and visiting professors from the Royal College of Music (London), University Mozarteum (Salzburg), and Central Conservatory of Music (Beijing). The following events are free admission via registration:

Nanyang Piano Academy Opening Gala Concert

Lee Foundation Theatre
17 Jan
7.30pm - 9.30pm
http://npa2019a.eventbrite.sg


Piano Concert

Leave 4, Multi-Purpose Hall (C4-02)
19 Jan
1pm - 1.50pm
3pm - 3.50pm
http://npa2019b.eventbrite.sg


Piano Academy- Competition

Lee Foundation Theatre
19 Jan
7.30pm - 9.30pm
http://npa2019c.eventbrite.sg


Piano Camp Closing Concert

Lee Foundation Theatre
20 Jan
3pm - 5pm
http://npa2019d.eventbrite.sg


Talk

Pursuing A Music Education

Understand how musical skills develop from the young to the tertiary level and what the NAFA Music Programme has to offer.

Level 4, Multi-Purpose Hall (C4-02)
19 Jan
2pm - 2.50pm


Music Performance: Pleasures & Anxieties!

Learn to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses in music performance.

Lee Foundation Theatre Foyer
18 Jan
4pm - 4.50pm


Practicing Effectively!

Learn effective and efficient ways to master your skills and common mistakes in one's practice habits.

Lee Foundation Theatre Foyer
19 Jan
12pm - 12.50pm





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