Visual Arts Centre

Tote Bag Art Jamming

Rendezvous Hotel X Visual Arts Centre

About Rendezvous Hotel

The Rendezvous Hotel is a luxury hotel that has 298 rooms and is located in the center of the Arts and Heritage District in Bras Basah. The hotel reflects the district’s vibrant history as well as its exciting present. All of your senses will be stimulated as you experience contemporary art installations that were co-created by local and international artists working in partnership. Because the arts are the beating heart of the city in Singapore, the cultural centre is a great place to spend some of your free time if you want to make the most of your time there and create memories that will last a lifetime. 

The Rendezvous Hotel in Singapore has a long-standing history of promoting and celebrating art. As a historic landmark in the city, the hotel has always been known for its unique blend of traditional and contemporary design, and for showcasing the work of local artists. Recently, the hotel announced an exciting collaboration with the Singapore Visual Arts Centre (VAC), which will further enhance its reputation as a haven for art lovers.

As part of this collaboration, the Rendezvous Hotel and the VAC will be hosting a tote bag art jamming session, where guests can express their creativity and design their own tote bags using various art materials. The event will be led by experienced artists from the VAC and will offer a fun and engaging way for guests to connect with the art community in Singapore.

The collaboration between the Rendezvous Hotel and the VAC is a natural extension of the hotel’s longstanding commitment to promoting art and culture in Singapore. Over the years, the hotel has played host to a number of art exhibitions and events and has always been a champion of local artists and designers.



- Tote Bag Art Jamming - Rendezvous Hotel X Visual Arts Centre

The Rendezvous Hotel’s history with art dates back to its inception in 1900 when it was first known as the Commercial Hotel. The hotel was a popular destination for artists and writers and even had a gallery space where art exhibitions were held. Over the years, the hotel has undergone several renovations and changes, but its connection with the art community in Singapore has remained strong.


Today, the Rendezvous Hotel continues to be a hub for art and culture in Singapore, and its collaboration with the VAC is just one example of its ongoing commitment to supporting the local arts scene. Whether you’re a guest at the hotel or a resident of Singapore, the Rendezvous Hotel is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in art and culture



From 25 March to 30 April

Every Saturday & Sunday



Rendezvous Hotel Lobby

9 Bras Basah Rd

Singapore 189559


About Visual Arts Centre

The Singapore Visual Arts Centre (VAC) is a leading institution for art education and creativity in Singapore. With a focus on fostering a love for the arts and encouraging creativity, the VAC offers a range of art jamming programmes that are perfect for anyone looking to explore their artistic side.


Art jamming is a social and creative activity that involves a group of people coming together to paint, draw, or create art together. It is a great way to unwind, express yourself, and connect with others who share your passion for art. The VAC offers a range of art jamming programmes, from guided sessions for beginners to open studio sessions for more experienced artists.


e2i Mural Art Jamming Team Bonding Activity with Visual Arts Centre Singapore

One of the biggest benefits of art jamming is that it allows you to express yourself in a safe and supportive environment. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, you can explore your creativity and experiment with different art techniques without fear of judgement. This can be especially beneficial for those who may feel self-conscious or shy about their artistic abilities.

Art jamming is also a great way to relieve stress and unwind after a long day. Engaging in a creative activity can help to reduce stress levels and promote relaxation, making it an ideal activity for anyone looking to de-stress and unwind.

In addition to the personal benefits of art jamming, the VAC’s programmes also offer opportunities for social interaction and community building. By bringing people together to create art, the VAC promotes a sense of community and connection among its participants.

Overall, the VAC’s art jamming programmes offer a range of benefits for anyone looking to explore their artistic side, connect with others, and relieve stress. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, the VAC has something to offer, and their programmes are a great way to immerse yourself in the world of art and creativity.

Micron Singapore Mural Art Jamming Team Bonding with Visual Arts Centre Singapore

Foundation In Digital Art

Embark on a captivating journey into the vibrant world of digital art! Our Foundation in Digital Art workshop invites budding creatives aged nine and above to unleash their imagination and hone their artistic skills in a dynamic, supportive environment. From mastering basic digital tools to crafting mesmerizing digital masterpieces, children will explore a spectrum of techniques guided by seasoned mentors. Through hands-on activities and interactive sessions, participants will discover the endless possibilities of digital expression while fostering creativity and critical thinking. Join us for an exhilarating adventure where young artists transform ideas into stunning visual realities, igniting a passion for digital art

Colour & Texture Exploration With Acrylic Painting & Collage

Prepare to unleash your inner artist in a kaleidoscope of color and creativity with ‘Colour Blast: Acrylic Painting & Collage Techniques’! Dive into a whirlwind adventure where vibrant hues and mesmerizing textures collide in a symphony of imagination. From mastering the art of seamless color blending to discovering the magic of mixed media collage, this journey is a playground for your artistic soul. With each brushstroke, explore new techniques that breathe life into your canvas, transforming it into a vibrant tapestry of expression. Join us and let your creativity run wild as you embark on this colorful escapade!”

World of Manga [Foundation & Styling]

A manga art workshop for children and teenagers sounds like a fantastic idea! Here’s how you might structure it:
Introduction to Manga: Begin by introducing what manga is, its history, and its influence on popular culture worldwide. Show examples of different manga styles and genres to give participants an overview.
Basic Drawing Techniques: Start with the fundamentals of drawing, such as line work, shapes, and proportions. Provide step-by-step instructions on how to draw basic manga characters, focusing on simple shapes that can be built upon.
Character Design: Move on to character design concepts, including creating unique characters, designing their personalities, and developing backstories. Encourage participants to get creative and think outside the box.
Expression and Emotion: Teach how to convey emotions and expressions through facial expressions, body language, and positioning of characters. This can be a fun and interactive exercise where participants practice drawing various emotions.
Storytelling and Paneling: Explore the basics of storytelling in manga, including paneling techniques, pacing, and layout. Show examples of different panel structures and discuss how they affect the flow of the story.
Inking and Coloring: Introduce participants to inking techniques using pens or markers. You can also cover digital inking for those interested. Then, demonstrate basic coloring techniques using markers, colored pencils, or digital software.
Feedback and Collaboration: Provide opportunities for participants to share their work and receive feedback from their peers and instructors. Encourage collaboration by having them work together on short manga projects or collaborative drawings.
Final Showcase: End the workshop with a showcase of participants’ work. This could be in the form of an exhibition, digital gallery, or printed booklet. Celebrate everyone’s creativity and progress throughout the workshop.
Remember to create a supportive and encouraging environment where participants feel free to express themselves and explore their creativity. And don’t forget to have fun! Manga is all about imagination and passion, so let that spirit shine through in your workshop.

Academy Drawing Traditions

The academy drawing and sketching tradition, rooted in centuries of artistic practice, emphasizes disciplined study of form, proportion, and technique. Originating from Renaissance workshops and formalized by institutions like the Royal Academy, it prioritizes meticulous observation and mastery of fundamental skills. Students progress from basic exercises to complex compositions, learning to depict still life and common objects with precision and expression. This tradition values both classical principles and innovation, encouraging artists to push boundaries while maintaining a deep respect for tradition. Through rigorous training and critique, artists within this tradition cultivate a strong foundation for creative exploration and artistic excellence.

Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy

This course on Chinese ink painting and calligraphy introduces young learners to the rich traditions of Chinese art. Through hands-on activities, students explore the basics of brush techniques, ink control, and the delicate art of Chinese script. They learn to appreciate the cultural significance of calligraphy and painting, developing skills in creating elegant strokes and expressive brushwork. The course fosters creativity, patience, and fine motor skills, while also providing insights into Chinese history and aesthetics. By the end, children gain confidence in their artistic abilities and a deeper understanding of Chinese cultural heritage.

Funk with Graffiti

Funk With Graffiti Workshop for children is an engaging and creative program aimed at introducing young artists to the vibrant world of graffiti and funk-inspired street style art. Participants learn the basics of graffiti history, techniques, and safety. Guided by professional graffiti artists, children explore the art of designing their unique tags, emphasizing creativity, expression, and individuality. The workshop includes hands-on activities, from sketching concepts to creating final designs with spray paint on provided surfaces. By the end of the session, children gain confidence in their artistic abilities and an appreciation for graffiti and funk as legitimate forms of street art. Each child completes two original artworks, which they proudly take home, showcasing their newfound skills and personal style.

Batik Tales

In the Batik Introduction Handkerchief Painting workshop, participants will learn the traditional art of batik, a wax-resist dyeing technique originating from Indonesia. The workshop begins with a brief history and overview of batik, highlighting its cultural significance and various techniques. Participants will then observe a demonstration of applying wax with tjanting tools and dyeing the fabric. Following the demonstration, each participant will design and create their own batik handkerchief, applying wax to create patterns and then dyeing their fabric. The workshop concludes with a group discussion, allowing participants to share their creations and reflect on their learning experience.