IMAGINARIUM: To the Ends of the Earth
Do not miss this opportunity for the entire family to participate in the seventh edition of Singapore Art Museum’s annual family-focused exhibition, which will run until August this year. Imaginarium: To the Ends of the Earth features immersive, tactile and interactive artworks by nine contemporary artists, and invites explorers of all ages to discover new ways of seeing and experiencing the world around us.
Date: May 6 to Aug 27
Admission: Free admission every Friday from 6pm to 9pm.
Free for Singaporeans and permanent residents from Saturday to Thursday;
charges of $3 to $6 for nonresidents apply.
Venue: Singapore Art Museum at 8Q, 8 Queen Street

Mark your calendar for Singapore’s largest outdoor party for kids aged two to 12, an “all-day-play funival” organised by Aviva. Families can expect myriad activities in various “worlds”, including hourly candy cannon blasts and stage games at the Circus Centre, art and craft workshops at the Dream Castle, and water games at the Pirate Island. All adults are entitled to a complimentary drink upon entry, while their young ’uns get to go home with a free goodie bag.
Date: June 10, 10am to 9pm
Admission: $19.90 per ticket (excludes booking fee) on Sistic
Venue: Gardens by the Bay, The Meadow

KidsSTOP’s June holiday programmes
Located right beside the Singapore Science Centre, KidsSTOP is serving up a series of holiday enrichment programmes for young children from late May through the month of June. While Journey with Drippie is back by popular demand to teach children aged four to five about the importance of water, The Confectionery Lab and SPINpolis additionally cater to six- to eight-year-olds and allow them to experiment with candies and build spinning tops.
Date: May 30 to June 14
Admission: $50 (excluding GST and other admin charges)
Venue: 21 Jurong Town Hall Road

DreamWorks Day Asia
End the school break with a bang with the first-ever DreamWorks Day Asia, a fun run and carnival taking place at Gardens by the Bay. Animation fanatics both young and old are invited to interact and take pictures with the colourful cast of Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon.
Date: June 24, 4pm to 8pm
Admission: $25 for carnival tickets. Fun run tickets range from $45 to $55 on
Venue: Gardens by the Bay, Bay East Gardens

Into the Wild: An Immersive Virtual Adventure
Trek over 1,000 sq m of virtual rainforest in the ArtScience Museum with Google’s Tango technology installed on your smartphone device, which allows you to make a real-world difference at the same time. Every “virtual tree” planted is accompanied by a pledge to WWF, resulting in a real tree being planted in a rainforest in Indonesia. The museum’s latest permanent development culminates with a cinematic experience featuring five animals and their journey from creation to destruction and rebirth.
Admission: Free
Venue: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue

This article appeared in Issue 781 (May 29) of The Edge Singapore.