25 March 2009

1 day tour @ Peranakan Museum

Hi all!

SPBS upcoming 44th Council warmly extend hers’ invitation to all fellow members to come & experience a day @ The Peranakan Museum - Serenity In Stone. This exhibition showcases Rare Sculptures from Qingzhou, dating back to 1,400 years!

Details as follows:

11 April 2009(Saturday)

Meeting Venue : City Hall Control Station
Meeting Time : 1pm
Admission Fees: FOC (All members will be fully-sponsored by SPBS)

Interested applicants or in doubts, feel free to email us by 05 April 2009.

Introduction on The Peranakan Museum – Serenity In Stone :
Stele with a Buddha & two bodhisattvas (LEFT) Eastern Wei (534–50 CE)Limestone, overall height 310cmCollection of the Qingzhou MuseumShandong Province, ChinaImage courtesy of Qingzhou Municipal Museum

Standing figure of a Bodhisattva. (RIGHT)Late Northern Wei - Eastern Wei (500-550 CE).Limestone, overall height 200cmCollection of the Qingzhou Museum,Shandong Province, ChinaImage courtesy of Shandong Provincial Museum
Getting To Peranakan Museum

Located at 39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941.

By Train : About 10-minute walk from City Hall MRT Station.
By Car : Paid parking is available next to the Peranakan Museum.
By Bus : 7, 14, 16, 36, 97, 124, 131, 147, 162, 166, 174, 501 Express, 511 Express, 77, 167, 171, 190, 700, 700A and 857

*Bus stop opposite Singapore Management University

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