8-9 Dec: Kids' art workhop and film screening

Free screening of "Acid Ocean" on 9 Dec (Sun). Learn about threats to coral reefs and how to turn the situation around. On 8-9 Dec, "Fun Prints with Marine Debris" specially for kids by Dr. Wang Ruobing.
These activities are held in conjunction with International Year of the Reef 2018, and as part of Beneath Tide, Running Forest — An art and science exploration of marine biodiversity.


8-9 Dec: Art and Ecology – Fun Prints with Marine Debris

Join us to explore Singapore’s marine biodiversity this school holidays through art and science! As part of “Beneath tide, Running forest”, exhibition curator Dr. Wang Ruobing is conducting a workshop where children can create artworks through printmaking.
Get ready for a FREE hands-on session in giving marine litter a new lease of life through art, while learning about our natural heritage! Held in conjunction with International Year of the Reef 2018, the workshop will include a guided exhibition tour by the curator and an introduction to marine biodiversity by NParks. All materials are provided and participants will be able to bring home their artwork.

For kids 5 to 12 years old.

More details and registration on the NParks website, see links below

Date and time:


Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, CDL Green Gallery @ SBG Heritage Museum
Meet at Botany Centre Level 2 (sheltered area next to lift lobby), opposite the entrance of CDL Green Gallery
Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/


9 Dec (Sun): "Acid Ocean" - FREE screening

Do you know how our oceans are impacted by climate change? Find out more about the threats to coral reefs and the opportunities to turn the situation around through the screening of award-winning film – Acid Ocean.

Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. More details on the NParks website.

Film Synopsis: Scientists unlock the secrets of ocean acidification, one of the biggest environmental challenges facing our planet today. One remote reef may hold the key. From the icy polar seas to the world’s most pristine coral reefs, ACID OCEAN tracks the latest in marine scientific research and meets an Australian scientist who has made a game-changing discovery. Nestled among Papua New Guinea’s stunning coral gardens, coral ecologist Dr Katharina Fabricius has found a unique reef, which opens a window to the future of our oceans.

Time: 11am - 12noon
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens,Function Hall Botany Centre, Level 1
Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/

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