Artbox Singapore 2019 – admission is free to this urban art container event, the largest there is - Alvinology

Artbox Singapore 2019 – admission is free to this urban art container event, the largest there is

Artbox Singapore is back for its third and biggest iteration, held at the 200,000-square-foot event space (The Grounds@Kranji) at the Singapore Turf Club for two consecutive weekends on 15-17 November and 22-24 November.

INVADE is serving up this creative retail experience with an exciting blend of over 300 regional and local curated entertainment acts, retailers and artworks by visual and expressive artists. This year’s mythical theme of Artbox Singapore 2019: Eden is an extension of last year’s theme of Oasis – inviting everyone to have a slice of their own paradise after making their urban escape.

Artbox Singapore 2019 event details

Artbox Singapore 2019 – admission is free to this urban art container event, the largest there is - Alvinology

For the first time, there will be artists and musical acts from Malaysia and Thailand lending their support to Artbox Singapore. Patrons can also expect an eclectic mish-mash of art, food, music and retail choices housed in creative retrofitted containers.

Here are some highlights that visitors can look forward to this year:

1. Experiential activities

  • Garden of Creation – 12,000 square-foot experiential art playground of arts and crafts sessions such as the exclusive Artbox jagua tattoo, 3D-printing of accessories, perfumery workshops, and more.
  • Singapore Turf Club – hydro-dipping horseshoe craft booth fundraising charity
  • Heart of Eden – a 40-foot shipping container decorated with flowers, trees, and mirrors.

2. Visual installations and fixtures

There will 50% more containers on the ground, marking the most number of containers deployed for any overseas Artbox activation. It will also sport the first-ever lenticular designs flanked by four 12-metre tall vertical containers, as well as a 30-by-3-metre feature wall.

3. New food and beverage vendors

Here’s the list of key vendors:

  • The Goodburger
  • Gryphon Tea
  • Teabrary
  • kómma
  • Huggs Coffee
  • Hot Star Fried Chicken
  • Kazo
  • Thailand Food Street
  • Dum Dum Thai Drinks
  • Beef Bro
  • Chun Cui He
  • Noodz Origin
  • Triple C
  • Chug to Chugs
  • Sin福
  • 独门花甲-Du Men

4. New retail brands

Browse the quirky and unique wares from retailers around the region including Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Here are the key vendors:

  • Moonset
  • The Voyager Label
  • De Artoo
  • Patti.Felli
  • Ame Raincoat
  • 萊克兔 Like Too
  • 貓癮 Ponsay Catnip
  • 2nu Sunglasses
  • Vintage1961

Vendors will differ on both weekends. Interested vendors and partners are encouraged to visit here for more information on how to participate.

Artbox Singapore is also partnering with Singapore’s Children Society (SCS) to raise awareness for their cause. One of the children will be working with a homegrown artist to create their idea of paradise onto a free-standing pillar. A QR code will be embedded in the artwork for visitors to scan and make monetary donations to the society.

Modes of accepted payment include cash and cashless options like FavePay, the official lifestyle and payment partner of Artbox Singapore 2019.

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