QAGOMA and Singapore Art Museum announce long-term partnership

The Gallery today formalised a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Singapore Art Museum (SAM). In Singapore to sign the wide-ranging agreement, QAGOMA Director Chris Saines CNZM said the MOU will seal a five-year partnership between the two institutions from 2017 to 2021, with a possibility of a further extension. QAGOMA is delighted to be…

Tanin no jikan: The simple courtesy of respecting other people’s time

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, the National Museum of Art in Osaka, Singapore Art Museum and QAGOMA have collaborated to produce ‘Time of others’ — an exhibition of artworks drawn from all four museum collections and shown alongside loans and new works. Here, we expand on time as a useful device for considering other…

Ground-breaking exhibition at the National Museum of Cambodia

In the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh this week, Cambodian artists who have participated in the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) take centre stage in a landmark exhibition, acknowledging the role QAGOMA has played in supporting projects by Cambodian artists through its collecting and exhibition program. Histories of the Future places some of…

From the Director: A ‘Time of others’ – now open at GOMA

The opening of a ‘Time of others’ is the final stage in a long and collaborative journey, a journey into four cities across three countries. ‘Time of others’ comes from the Japanese idiom 他人の時間 (tanin no jikan) – implying the simple courtesy of respecting other people’s time. It refers more broadly to the concepts of ‘time’ and of…

Time of others

‘Time of others’, a collaborative exhibition developed by four leading museums in the Asia Pacific and featuring 19 artists from across the region is now open at GOMA. The exhibition is a collaboration between QAGOMA, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (MOT), National Museum of Art, Osaka (NMAO) and Singapore Art Museum (SAM). The Gallery is…