Visual Arts Centre

Calling all overseas students! Do you have a passion for art? Are you adventurous and love to travel and explore different countries?

Visual Arts Centre is here to provide you a unique experience of art and culture in our Overseas Students Art & Cultural Exchange! Let us help you plan a unique trip, a vibrant and enriched art journey!

CALL US NOW TO FIND OUT MORE! 6255 0711 / 6733 2155

Why Singapore?

Safety! Known as one of the safest countries in the world, Singapore is perfect for any student seeking for an art and cultural exchange! Furthermore, Singapore is renowned fro having some of the cleanest streets in the world!

Great views! Known as a country with lots of greenery, feast your eyes as you walk along the streets of Singapore! Seize the opportunity to sketch in your notebook the manicured trees and flowers along the way.

With our numerous art galleries and museums, students will be exposed to the rich History of Singaporean and Southeast Asian Art. Visit the newest National Gallery Singapore! It houses the largest collection of Southeast Asian Art. Learn more about our local art style – Nanyang art! Nanyang art is a traditional art from that focuses on Singaporean local subjects, infused with local flavor and local environments.

Indulge in eating! Treat yourself to delicious local food in our hawker centers, and try out food from different cuisines, derived from different cultures.

Sketch of Tiong Bahru Food Market by Don Low

While you are enjoying the food, take out your sketchbooks and capture the unique hawker centre scene!

A unique cultural experience | A mixing pot of cultures, Singapore is one for the most unique countries in the world, a cultural mix of people from different places. Influenced by many different cultural practices, indulge in an experience that you cannot find anywhere else!

What can you expect from the trip? Why choose Visual Arts Centre?

Providing Arts & Cultural tours and exchanges since 2016,  equipped with an extensive experience in art teaching and management, Visual Arts Centre will help you to plan a trip that would be fruitful and fun!

Our art instructors will be guiding students on basic oil painting techniques and materials. Basic drawing and sketching techniques such as analyzing form and composition will also be taught. Students will have the chance to get an informative session of learning how to use such materials.

Sketch of the Asian Civilization Museum by Teoh Yi Chie

Thereafter, students will be brought to iconic sites to view the mesmerizing Singapore landscape and experience plein air drawing.

Some sites you can look forward to would be the famous Marina Bay Sands, Singapore River and Chinatown!

Sketch of Waterloo Street by Suhita from Urban Sketchers

You can also look forward to learn about line drawing and watercolour painting of the unique architecture of Singapore! According to your needs, we will plan a trip that is suitable for you.

Depending on your length of stay, you will also be able to visit places in Singapore such as Sentosa and Jurong Bird Park!

You can look forward to visiting some beautiful local cultural sites, filled with rich Singaporean heritage, such as Chinatown, Haji Lane and many more!

Sketch of Locals by Patrick Ng

You will be able to interact with local art practitioners and be exposed to the cultural and art practices in Singapore.

At the end of the trip, you will be able to go home with more knowledge on painting, and bring home with you your completed work, together with a Certificate of Achievement! More than that, you will bring home with you a unique art and cultural experience!

How can I sign up?

To register yourself and your friends for this tour, form a group of 20-30pax, students require to be minimum 10 years old. Each group requires at least 2 accompanying adults.

What does the tour include?

The tour package includes all entrance fees to the relevant Museums (i.e. National Gallery), Sentosa, Jurong Bird Park, Gardens by the Bay and any other relevant attractions. It also includes transportation fees, lodging and food, lessons, all art materials and certificates. All students will be receiving a USB drive with photographs of the entire trip.

A Brief  Sample Itinerary for 6 Days 5 Nights Art and Cultural Immersion in Singapore with VAC

Day 1: Students arrive in Singapore in the afternoon or evening, transportation will be arranged. Free and easy during the night – you can explore the hotel’s vicinity.

Day 2: After breakfast, VAC Instructors and Facilitators will be leading the group to Gardens by the Bay, where students will learn how to draw and observe their surroundings. There will be live specimens of plants, flora and fauna for you to make reference to. After lunch, we will be visiting National Gallery. National Gallery houses the largest collection of Southeast Asian art. Observe the artworks done by famous local artists.

Day 3: Head out to Sentosa in the morning! Students will bring along their sketchbooks to sketch along the beaches, and learn how to compose an artwork using Sentosa’s scenic views. According to the age group of the tour group, VAC will design fun and exciting games for students to interact and play together! Instructors will bring students around the iconic Sentosa area for sightseeing. At night, look forward to heading to Chinatown for a unique shopping experience.

Day 4: Students will be brought to Clarke Quay, Amoy Street and Ann Siang Hill for sightseeing, photo taking and sketching. In the afternoon, we will head back to the Visual Arts Centre Art Studio to compose a painting. Guided by the VAC instructors and facilitators, students will get the chance to practice the techniques learnt and students can creatively produce a piece of work. At night, we students will be shopping at the Orchard Road shopping district.

Day 5:  In the morning, students will be going to Jurong Bird Park for a fun time for drawing and sketching, as well as to view the exhibits there! In the afternoon, we will be going back to Visual Arts Centre Art Studio to complete a work using the medium of your choice. With the guidance of the VAC Instructors, students will complete a new piece of work.

Day 6: We will be exhibiting the artworks produced through the trip in the Visual Arts Centre Art Gallery.  Every student gets to select 2- 3 works, with the Singapore theme – be it street scenes, tropical flora and fauna or any other local subjects. Works can be either drawing and sketching, watercolor, colored pencils or acrylic pieces. With the guidance of the VAC Instructors, the exhibition will be set up and the Instructors will selecting the best pieces, awarding these works with First, Second, and Commendation prizes. Afterwards, students will be receiving a certificate of accomplishment and a photo taking session will commence. Students will be able to bring home their works of art.

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旅游,展览,艺术交流;6天5晚丰富精彩的艺术旅程

新加坡视觉艺术中心主办《新加坡艺术交流学-绘画展》

第一天:学生们下午或旁晚抵达新加坡,借机安排住宿,当晚自由活动。

第二天:早上吃早餐,新加坡视觉艺术中心的老师带领学生游览新加坡滨海湾花园,学习观察周围的环境的特征,学习取景构图。学习画热带植物和花奔,学生在速写本上完成速写稿。午餐后参观新加坡国家画廊 – 首场最多东南亚艺术的新加坡美术馆。学生们了解美术馆的历史背景,了解新加坡南洋画风的特色和新加坡艺术史,观赏新加坡著名艺术作品。 晚上浏览新加坡著名景点金沙夜景,登上最高的金沙观景台,俯瞰新加坡全貌。

第三天:早上出发去圣淘沙游玩。学生们带上速写本在海边写生,学习海景构图透视、学习画海滩、树月、岩石、船舶速写;学习取景拍摄。老师根据学生们的年龄,设计一些互动游戏让学生们在海滩玩、交流。带同学们参观圣淘沙园内著名景观。晚上逛新加坡华人街“牛⻋水”。

第四天:早上去克拉码头、厦⻔街、安详山取景拍照,速写街景。下午返回新加坡视觉艺术中心画室,学习将两天采集好的写生速写稿、照片和灵感编入一幅自己独特的创作,老师教导学生们学习创作构图方法和引导学生们发挥创意,自由创作,最后学生独立完成作品。晚上逛繁华商业大街乌节路。

第五天:早上去新加坡⻜禽公园游玩、写生,拍照,观光。下午返回新加坡视觉艺术中心画室,完成以动物和热带雨林题材的创作画。学生可以选择完成丙烯画或水彩或其他媒介的作品。在老师的指点下学生们完成一个水彩画、丙烯画、彩铅或综合媒体画。

 

第六天:

《新加坡印象绘画展》

在新加坡艺术中心展出学生们的创作作品,每人2至3幅作品,作品题材要具有新加坡
特色,可以是新加坡街景、热带植物、抽象画等新加坡印象作品。参展作品可以是丙
烯画、水彩画、铅笔和彩铅画。
学生们一起在老师的协助下布置展览,经新加坡视觉艺术中心导师评比作品,选出一
等奖、二等奖、和优秀奖。
学生们领取证书,与新加坡视觉艺术中心校⻓和老师们拍照留念,学生们带走作品。

晚上学生们返回中国。

6天5晚的新加坡艺术之旅完成,学生们带着作品和丰富的旅游经历满载而归。

*行程一团20-30 学生,学生年龄在10岁以上,一团至少2个成人陪同。

*行程包括所有交流观光费、美术馆、⻜禽公园、圣淘沙、滨海花园、金沙
观景台⻔票,交通费、 食宿、展览、课程、写生和绘画工具、材料、获奖
证书,每个学生会得到一个新加坡全程观光、旅游、展览的资料 U –盘。