SAM officially opened in the year 1996 under the National Heritage Board of Singapore. Formerly known as the St. Joseph’s Institution Building, SAM features paintings, sculptures, and installations from the different artists from Singapore and the whole Southeast Asia like Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, India, Philippines and many more.
SAM is open to the public from Monday to Sunday, at 10 am to 7 pm (last admission is at 6:15 pm). Admission fees are 10 SGD for Adults, and 5 SGD for Students and Senior Citizens. Admission is FREE for kids with ages of six and below, Singaporean and Permanent Residents with senior citizens, students and teachers from local school. You can also take advantage of the FREE admission every Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm and on Open House days. :)