Five things to do this weekend (Sep 16-18)

Time to unwind!

Amanda Tan

Skills include buying the same jeans in different colours.

Published: 16 September 2022, 9:28 AM

Enrich your weekend with fun activities at the various museums and cafes!

Here are five things to do this weekend (Sep 16 to 18):

1. Learn about marine life at the Waves of Change Festival at ArtScience Museum



Be inspired to “love, care and action” for the ocean as you learn about marine life, the impacts of global warming and how to fight eco-anxiety through community and activism.

Titled the Waves of Change Festival 2022, the line-up includes multiple ocean-related exhibitions by award-winning writers, underwater photographers and artists.

Some activities to look forward to are screenings of local and feature films, such as I am Greta and Sea People of Singapore, as well as various talks and workshops on ocean conservation.

The festival runs from now till Oct 9 at the ArtScience Museum. Admission is free.

2. Check out Titus Low’s new gelato cafe



Get a taste of novel gelato flavours such as Hojicha Mochi, Ocean Blue, Ca Phe, and Rocher at Titus Low’s latest venture – OnlyCreamery.

A quaint cafe in Chinatown which opened on Sep 6, its menu also has other interesting items like the Coconut Pandan Waffle, which includes mochi in the middle along with gula melaka sauce.

OnlyCreamery is located at 36 Temple Street, Chinatown Point, Singapore 058581, and is open daily from noon to 11pm.

3. Discover the relationship between technology and the human body at SAM



Design a digital version of yourself, try your luck with the claw machine, and find your way through a wall of newspaper at this interesting exhibition titled Can Everybody See My Screen? at Singapore Art Museum (SAM).

Featuring works curated by both local and regional artists from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and China, the exhibition aims to examine the various ways in which artistic practices engage with an increasingly digitalised world

The exhibition is located at Tanjong Pagar Distripark and is on from now till Dec 11.

Admission to the exhibition is free of charge. The full list of works can be found on SAM’s website.

4. Get your daily dose of affirmations at ArtScience Museum’s mental health exhibition



Delve into a weekend of introspection with MENTAL: Colours of Wellbeing, an international mental health exhibition at the ArtScience Museum that probes visitors to reflect upon, question and empathise with what it means to be human in the second decade of the 21st century.

The exhibit features a total of 24 interactive exhibits, art projects and large-scale installations, each offering different perspectives on mental health and wellbeing.

Tickets are priced at $18 for Singapore Residents and $21 for a standard ticket. More information on the exhibits, programmes and ticketing details can be found at the ArtScience Museum’s website.

5. Try on the full range of sizes from UNIQLO’s latest collections at Dough in CHIJMES



In celebration of UNIQLO.COM’s 8th anniversary, the Japanese brand is holding a pop-up from now till Sep 25 at Dough in CHIJMES for shoppers to try on online exclusive limited offer items and new arrivals, with sizes ranging from XS to 3XL.

Starting from Friday (Sep 16), a sneak preview of the UNIQLO U 2022 Fall/Winter Collection will also be available before the store launch on Sep 23.

Other exciting activities to look forward to include a game of Bingo and claw machine for chances to win limited edition UNIQLO gifts, UNIQLO APP Coupons and Dough’s pastries and beverages.

The pop-up is open from 8.30am to 6pm on Tuesdays to Thursdays, and on Sundays. It is also open from 8.30am to 9.45pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and is closed on Mondays.

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