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The Substation

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Do support the arts if you can

Formerly a power distribution centre, this building has been transformed into a arts centre... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
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Notable arts space.

- independent arts institution. - frequent performances, plays and installation art exhibitions... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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10 Mar 2018
“Do support the arts if you can”
11 Jan 2016
“Notable arts space.”
Located in the city’s civic district, The Substation is Singapore’s first independent contemporary arts centre.
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Formerly a power distribution centre, this building has been transformed into a arts centre occupied by The Substation, which is an independent, non-profit institution that relies on multiple funding sources (donations, government funding, etc) for its operations. It also rents out space for art exhibitions...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

- independent arts institution. - frequent performances, plays and installation art exhibitions - Timbre at the back is a cool place to hang out - offers residency to artists / writers

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is located next to the Peranakan Museum. It's near City Hall MRT station. It's a old shophouse that has been refurbished and now houses a theatre and exhibition space. Most people will come here to catch plays and exhibitions.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank WoooWho
Reviewed 27 December 2014

There isn't much to see from the outside, but you can take a quick look on your way to the Peranakan museum. I've been to see a few fairly alternative theatre productions here in the past, and from what I recall the interior of the...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 19 November 2014

It is an old power distribution station, converted into an art centre. Unless you are attending an event or programs here, there is nothing to see. This is not a tourist attraction. Have a pass-by and taking a pic or two when you visit the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Edmund K
Reviewed 30 April 2013

This is Singapore’s first independent contemporary arts centre, where the facilities include a theatre, a gallery, a dance studio, and classrooms. Young budding artists also use this place for their activities. We dropped by the Substation at 9:30 am on a Sunday morning but not...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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