Weekend Guide

Go Behind The Scenes with Pixar and More, This Weekend

Events - 01 April 2010 9:00 AM | Updated 16 September 2010

Go Behind The Scenes with Pixar and More, This Weekend

We bring you the top 5 must-catch events happening this weekend. Miss them at your own peril!

1. Pixar Animation Exhibition

Featuring over 300 sketches, paintings, sculptures and storyboards , 20 Years of Animation takes you behind the scenes of the cutting-edge studio that created UP, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc., Toy Story, Cars, The Incredibles and Ratatouille.

In addition to these one-of-a-kind works by artists and sculptors, the exhibition includes spectacular immersive environments and interactive experiences developed by Pixar to extend the magic of their films.

Until June 27, at the Science Center.

2. The Tempest

The Bridge Project is a partnership between Sam Mendes, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and the Old Vic in London run by Kevin Spacey (Academy Award winner for The Usual Suspects and American Beauty) and starring Ethan Hawke (Gattaca, Great Expectations). In this celebrated classic, widely considered to be Shakespeare’s final play, Mendes and company explore outcasts, power, and magical lands.

Until April 10, at the Esplanade Theatre. Tickets from $50 to $255.

3. Art is All Around

This exhibition by Art Zone showcases more than 300 art pieces and collaborative collages by children of age three to 13 and will bring you closer into the children’s creative young minds on how they interpret art in their very own unique way.

Until April 20, at the Print Gallery. Free admission.

4.Design Homes 21 Expo

Homemakers, come by this Expo to get inspired with  new ideas and concepts to create & make your home into a place of comfort living. Featuring top interior designers and the latest in furniture design and furnishing products.

At the Singapore Expo. Free admission.

5.I Am A Kampung Boy Exhibition

On the surface, Zak Yeo Zhixiong 's kitschy renderings of collective memories specific to his generation serves to create a vibrant, surrealistic world that doesn't take itself too seriously. Underlying the imagery is the struggle to reconcile and understand where we have come from and where we are going.

Read our feature on Zak here [link to Kampung Art]

Until April 28, at fill your walls gallery, Tanjong Pagar. Free admission.

For more events on this weekend, go here.