Emily & All Things Peranakan

Exclusive Curator’s Guided Tour and Talk

Dear members,

You are invited to the Peranakan Museum for an Exclusive Curator’s Guided Tour of the Emily of Emerald Hill – Singaporean Identity On Stage exhibition.

As patriotism fills the air this August, enjoy delving into the psyche of the Peranakan community, as unfolded by playwright and novelist Stella Kon.

For more details, check out http://www.peranakanmuseum.sg/exhibitions/eventdetail.asp?eventid=285

After the guided tour, members are free to view all the museum displays at your own leisure.

 Exclusive Guided Tour

Date: 18 August (Sat)

Time: 1.30pm (Registration starts at 1.20pm at the Ground Floor Lobby)

Photo from Peranakanmuseum.com

Venue: Peranakan Museum, 39 Armenian Street

To register, please send an email to secretariat@pressclub.org.sg giving your name, membership number, current occupation and handphone number.

Your guests are welcome but please submit their names and occupations in advance.

The registration deadline is 14th Aug (Tue).

Public Talk

Date: 18 August (Sat) – same day

Time: 11am-1pm

In conjunction with the exhibition, a panel discussion will be held with the three local thespians who’ve taken on the role of Emily over the years.

Margaret Chan, Pearlly Chua and Ivan Heng will share their interpretations of Emily, an abandoned girl who becomes the powerful matriarch of a distinguished household.

As this event is open to the public, interested members should register directly with the National Heritage Board. Email nhb_acm_conference@nhb.gov.sg by 15th Aug (Wed).

It’s advisable for children attending the talk to be at least 6 years old. Seats are limited so please sign up early and turn up if places are reserved for you.

Queries? Contact Press Club MC member Carol Foo @ 81137055 or Natalie Tan from NHB (ACM) @ 63323830 email Natalie_TAN@nhb.gov.sg

Have a creative August!