Creating Characters - Tamil Writing Workshop

This workshop focuses on how to create interesting characters with depth as well as the worlds they live in. Facilitator Saleem Hadi will share his journey on how he creates characters and crafts narratives such that they resonate with audiences. This workshop will be held in Tamil.


To prioritise the health and well-being of our guests, please take note that we will be conducting temperature screening at the event. If you are feeling unwell or have travelled/just returned from China, South Korea, Iran, Northern Italy and Japan in the past two weeks, we seek your understanding to observe the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health. Thank you.

Production: Saleem Hadi
Event venue: Living Room
Registration Link:
Event Date(s): 2021-03-14 15:00:00
Event start date: 2020-03-13 16:00
Event end date: 2020-03-13 16:00
Custom Event Date(s): 14 Mar 2020
Custom Event Time(s): Sat 3pm - 5pm
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Future Cities - Printmaking for Kids

Embark on an imaginative journey into the future with sea-painter and arts educator Ly Yeow and design your very own urban landscape filled with floating and towering cities in this drop-in printmaking workshop for kids. Come explore and be young architects, we will create cities yet to come!

This programme is as part of

10 – 19 Jan 2020

Over two weekends, The Arts House invites you to celebrate, share and enjoy stories from Singapore and beyond. In conjunction with the Light to Night Festival, this year's Prologue will turn this historic space into an intimate gathering of words through multidisciplinary performances, installations, and interactive activities. Inspired by Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities, embark on a journey away from the bustle of the Civic District through urban landscapes of cities new and old, past and present, real and imagined.

For more info, please visit

Event venue: Living Room
Event Price Information:

30mins each session
Recommended for kids aged 4 - 12

Drop-in workshop

Event start date: 2020-01-09 16:00
Event end date: 2020-01-17 16:00
Custom Event Date(s): 10&18 Jan 2020
Custom Event Time(s): 7.30pm–9.30pm
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Auguries of Modern Innocence

This exhibition features a 21st century spin on William Blake’s classic poem Auguries of Innocence. In keeping with Blake’s legacy as a poet, painter and sometime prophet, eight graphic and comic illustrators— Dan Wong, Jerry Teo, Neo Ann Gee, Chen Yan Yun, Brenna Tan, Caleb Tan, Russell Ong, Wu Yanrong, Arthur De Laforcade and Kari Kaiju—have come together with poet Marc Nair to write and illustrate a modern version that depicts the world in all its dystopian glory.

Event venue: Gallery II
Event price: Free
Event start date: 2019-01-31 18:00
Event end date: 2019-03-14 18:00
Custom Event Date(s): 9 Mar – 1apr 2018, FRI – Sun
Custom Event Time(s): 10am – 10pm
(extension to 11pm on 9 & 10 Mar)
Additional information:

Drop-in Workshop: 10 Mar, Sat | 2.30pm – 5.30pm

ModBlake is an interactive ekphrastic experience that showcases the artistic process behind Auguries of Modern Innocence. In this drop-in workshop, participants will modernise a fragment from one of William Blake’s poems together with Marc Nair. They will then bring their modernised verse over to an illustrator, who will work with them to create a customised drawing on the spot.
Participants will be able to take their newly minted artwork home for a
minimum donation.

(Walk-ins are welcomed, subject to available space)

Artist Talk
: 17 Mar, Sat | 4pm – 5.30pm

Join poet Marc Nair and artists Dan Wong, Neo Ann Gee and Caleb Tan as they discuss modern innocence and the collaborative process in the making of the exhibition and the book.

(Walk-ins are welcomed, subject to available space)

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Book Necklace Workshop

Make an arty statement with your very own Mini Book Necklace! Learn to create your own case-bound book and accessorise it with unique metal trinkets and cords.

This workshop is conducted by Thistle Bindery & Co

Event venue: Living Room
Registration Link:
Event price: $50
Event start date: 2016-03-19 03:00
Event end date: 2016-03-19 05:00
Custom Event Date(s): 19 MAR 2016, SAT
Custom Event Time(s): 11AM - 1PM
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