Singapore Art Museum

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Singapore Art Museum (also known as SAM to most Singaporeans) is the first museum in Singapore. It was opened in 1996.[1][2]

The museum showcases contemporary art from Singapore, Southeast Asia (SEA), and Asia.[2]

Before it was a museum, it was a boys' school.[3]

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  1. Wang, Hui Ling (1996-02-21). "Vision of S'pore as entrepot for art, culture". Singapore: Straits Times. p. 1.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "About the Singapore Art Museum". Singapore Art Museum. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  3. "About the Building". Singapore Art Museum. Retrieved May 30, 2017.