Goodman Open House 2023
The Goodman Arts Centre (GAC) is back with its annual Open House, offering a myriad of activities by GAC talents that are sure to excite one’s artistic sensibilities.
Goodman Arts Centre opens its doors once again for a meaningful and fun-filled day of programmes and activities for families ranging across a variety of art forms such as music, dance and visual arts.
Showcasing the unique talents of artists at Singapore’s largest arts enclave while engaging the community through the arts, this year’s Open House presents an eclectic array of open studios, workshops, performances, all-day activities, and a pop-up market.
For this year’s edition, the Open House programme has partnered long-term GAC tenant, Kamini Ramachandran, Director of Moonshadow Stories and The Storytelling Centre Ltd, as Guest Artistic Director to conceptualise this year’s programmes.
Abstract Map Making
Time: 11am to 12.30pm
Venue: Block B, #03-08
This workshop allows you to hone your craft in abstract painting, through being creative with patterns, shapes and colours, as well as creating a collage entirely from recycled materials. Come excited to learn and we are sure you’ll leave with more than just your painted map!
Take the chance to post your masterpiece and tag us at @goodmanartcentre on Instagram, we’ll love to see your work!
Inclusive Dance Class
Time: 10.45am to 11.45am
Venue: Block B, #01-08
Contemporary dance has always been known for being a longstanding medium for creative expression.
Whether you have been dancing for years or just stepping foot into your dance journey, this workshop welcomes you into a safe space of learning. Move and groove at your own comfortable pace and most importantly, have fun with your parents and peers in the process!
Do note that you will need to dress comfortably in loose clothing and the workshop will be conducted barefooted.
Building Soil Together
Time: 10am to 11.30am
Venue: Garden/Block B, #03-19 (Meeting Room 3)
Obtain firsthand experience from Goodman’s resident permaculture designer, Nova Nelson, on cultivating healthy soil and growing food in an urban agricultural setting. Leave the workshop with knowledge on transforming highly-weathered, nutrient-poor soils into fertile, carbon-rich black soils – all without digging!
Time: 10am to 4pm
Venue: Block C
Hone your batik-painting skills from the highly esteemed batik artist, Sujak Rahman, as he takes you through the entire process of batik painting from pattern creation to fabric dyeing!
Walk home with your very own one-of-a-kind batik painting and frame it up at home to commemorate the experience.