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The initiative comprises a series of exhibitions featuring around 130 pieces of artworks over a spectrum of mediums, such as oil paintings, bronze sculptures, and Chinese calligraphy. More than 50 artists from the Singapore Art Society are taking part in this initiative, and their art creations were exhibited at three locations for public viewing.

Date: 24 to 29 June 2017 (11am to 9pm)
Venue: ION Art Gallery, Level 4, ION Orchard
Guest of Honour: Second Minister for Defence, Mr Ong Ye Kung
Organizer: Singapore Art Society

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Secure Our Homeland
760 x 760 mm, Acrylic on Canvas

"It is a privilege to witness Singapore's army training hard to secure our homeland. I have high respect for their hospitality and opportunity from which I draw inspiration for my artwork.

Tan Cheng Cheng
June 2017


National Service (NS) has anchored our nation’s peace and security since its introduction in 1967. To commemorate 50 years of NS (NS50), the Singapore Art Society launched the “Commemorating NS50 Through Art” initiative at the ION Art Gallery. 

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