Pink IG-Worthy & Nostalgic Pop-Up Installation In Singapore Has Free Entry For Singaporeans & PRs

Pink IG-Worthy & Nostalgic Pop-Up Installation In Singapore Has Free Entry For Singaporeans & PRs

Lifestyle Activities & Events
By Karmen on 02 Aug 2021
Digital Editor

Our little island has no short of things to do with pop-up exhibitions coming one after another from cup noodle-themed and Kyoto-centred to retro fashion ones.

Anther exhibition to add to your weekend plans is Home, Truly: Growing Up With Singapore, 1950s to the Present at National Museum of Singapore.

Keep reading to find out more!

Created in collaboration with The Straits Times for the newspaper's 175th anniversary, Home, Truly at National Museum is the perfect place to soak in nostalgic and patriotic feels right in time for National Day.

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Photo from National Museum of Singapore

The exhibition explores Singapore's past and present through photographs, artefacts, audio-visual footage, sounds, scents and special digital features. All of this reflects our identity and collective memory as Singaporeans.

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Besides having a personal experience reminiscing memories and contemplating your identity, there are also photo opportunities for Instagrammers.

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Photo from National Museum of Singapore

One of the five themed sections, The Open Doors, is modelled to look like an aesthetically pleasing HDB void deck. It's covered in pretty shades of pink and white with bird cages hanging from the ceiling and soft shadow effects.

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Photo from @these_nads via Instagram

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Photo from @madhu_meanderingsoles via Instagram

This section will explore how Singapore has been shaped by its immigrant and multicultural past through the stories of different groups of people who have made Singapore their home over the years, and their reflections on what home means to them.

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There are more sections to explore to find out about how our foundation was built in areas like housing and healthcare, experiences that are distinctly Singaporean like eating at hawker centres, and how Singapore held its ground through crises like floods.

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Photo from National Museum of Singapore

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Photo from National Museum of Singapore

The Home, Truly: Growing Up With Singapore, 1950s to the Present exhibition runs till 29 Aug 2021. It's located at the National Museum of Singapore Exhibition Gallery, Basement Level, and admission is free for Singaporeans and PRs.

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