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Singapore Heritage: eResources
A brief overview of resources on Singapore culture and heritage
The Former Empress Place Building which was built in 1867 incorporated several Neoclassical features into its architecture. It was used by the colonial government and Singapore's post independence government as government offices before being transformed into today's Asian Civilisations Museum.
A 1903 historic building located at the junction of Neil Road and Tanjong Pagar Road, this building served as the main depot for rickshaws in the past. This historical landmark was bought over for commercial redevelopment in later years.
NORA is a database of digitised works in the literary, performing and visual art works by prominent Singapore artists. It digitally preserves Singapore’s arts heritage and creates awareness among Singaporeans and researchers overseas about Singapore’s arts and culture.
A magazine published by the Friends of the Museums (Singapore) that features articles relating to Singapore's museums, permanent collections, special exhibitions, local history, Asian art, travel and related topics.
Heritage TV (National Heritage Board)
Explore the rich history and origins of Balestier from early 1835 to present. From landmarks like Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) to the Maha Sasanaramsi Burmese Buddhist Temple, delve into the architectural and cultural developments of these places that gives Balestier it's unique charm.
Other videos from National Heritage Board
Tales from Telok Ayer
Telok Ayer Street is one of the oldest roads in Singapore and was once the coastline and the first landing point for migrants who arrived by sea.
MusicSG by the National Library Board is a non-profit digital archive set up to digitise, archive and provide access to all forms of published Singapore musical works. It assembles a collection of music composed or published by Singaporeans, music produced or published in Singapore, and music related to Singapore. This is also part of the nation-wide initiative to preserve Singapore heritage.
Singapore’s cultural policies have been shaped by the aspirations of the people, the arts community, audiences and the Government. The Arts and Culture Strategic Review (ACSR) was launched in March 2010 to review Singapore's arts and heritage policies.
Our SG Heritage Plan is the first master plan for Singapore’s heritage and museum sector which outlines the broad strategies and initiatives for the sector over the next five years (2018 to 2022) and beyond.
Singapore’s own inventory of diverse intangible cultural heritage elements that are present and practised in multicultural Singapore. Launched in April 2017 by the Heritage Research and Assessment division within the National Heritage Board.