Notice05 Feb 2020
Given the uncertainty regarding the current 2019-nCoV situation, some activities have been cancelled. Please check back our website for further updates, as well as the latest advisories by the Ministry of Health.

Birding Talks, Tours & Workshops

All workshops and programmes will include a brief introduction to The Art of Birding Exhibition at the CDL Green Gallery. All workshops and talks will require pre-registration, venue information will be disseminated upon successful registration.

The Art of Birding Exhibition 
Open daily, 9am to 6pm. Closed on the last Tuesday of each month.
CDL Green Gallery, Beside Level 2 of the Botany Centre


Unknown to many, Singapore is a home rich to a diversity of birds. Come discover the vibrant world of our feathered friends through the eyes of birders and artists in Singapore. These include that of Chris Hails and Frank Jarvis, who collaborated to publish "Birds of Singapore". Find out how the local birding scene has grown, uncover what birding really entails and maybe, you can be a birder too.

Programmes

Title 

Description  / Date / Time

Bird Watching in the Garden

Ever wondered where the best spots are to see birds our UNESCO World Heritage Site? Come join our friendly guides and take a chill Saturday morning walk in Singapore's favourite garden, and be wowed by the beautiful bird art showcased at the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery!

Pre-registration is required.

Dates and Time (Click on the dates to find out more or register):
23 Nov 2019 (Sat), 08:30AM - 10:30AM
15 Dec 2019 (Sun), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
22 Dec 2019 (Sun), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
11 Jan 2020 (Sat), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
12 Jan 2020 (Sun), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
19 Jan 2020 (Sun), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
01 Feb 2020 (Sat), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
08 Feb 2020 (Sat), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
16 Feb 2020 (Sun), 08:30AM - 10:00AM (CANCELLED)
07 Mar 2020 (Sat), 08:30AM - 10:00AM
21 Mar 2020 (Sat), 08:30AM - 10:00AM

Bird Craft Workshop

Have your little ones join us on this interactive and fun craft activity where they can learn how to create their very own bird bookmark and craft, and more importantly, get to bring their beautiful pieces back home while learning about Singapore's unique birds! Come and join in the gallery tour of the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery, to discover beautiful bird art pieces.

Pre-registration is required.

Dates and Time (Click on the date to find out more or register):
01 Dec 2019 (Sun), 09:00AM - 10:00AM
07 Dec 2019 (Sat), 09:00AM - 10:00AM
15 Feb 2020 (Sat), 09:00AM - 10:00AM (CANCELLED)
29 Feb 2020 (Sat), 09:00AM - 10:00AM (CANCELLED)
08 Mar 2020 (Sun), 09:00AM - 10:00AM (CANCELLED)
22 Mar 2020 (Sun), 09:00AM - 10:00AM (CANCELLED)
28 Mar 2020 (Sat), 09:30AM - 11:30AM (CANCELLED)

Bird Watercolour Painting Workshop

Take a short tour of the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery and discover beautiful bird art pieces. The watercolour workshop is a great introductory lesson to learn how to create your very own watercolour painting, even for beginners!

Pre-registration is required.

Dates and Time (Click on the date to find out more or register):
08 Dec 2019 (Sun), 09:00AM - 11:00AM
28 Dec 2019 (Sat), 09:00AM - 11:00AM
04 Jan 2020 (Sat), 09:00AM - 11:00AM
11 Jan 2020 (Sat), 09:00AM - 11:00AM
14 Mar 2020 (Sat), 09:00AM - 11:00AM
Bird Art (Sketching) Workshop

Take a short tour of the the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery and discover beautiful bird art pieces. This workshop is a great introductory lesson to learn how to create your very own art piece, even for beginners!

Pre-registration is required.

Date and Time:
10 Dec 2019 (Tue), 15:30PM - 17:00PM
17 Mar 2020 (Tue), 15:30PM - 17:00PM

Nature Sketching in the Gardens

Join our volunteer artist, Mr Tham Pui San, as he teaches and guides you in acquiring drawing and observation skills to equip you for an interesting journey of nature appreciation. Please bring along your own sketching materials*.

Pre-registration is not required.

Date and Time (Click on the date to find out more):
18 Jan 2020 (Sat), 09:00AM - 11:00AM
21 Mar 2020 (Sat), 09:00AM - 11:00AM

Bird Caricatures Painting Workshop

Join us in this fun sketch session to learn how to sketch a bird according to their natural proportions, while learning about the unique features of a bird! Following that, be wowed by the beautiful bird art showcased at the Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery!

Pre-registration is required.

Date and Time:
09 Feb 2020 (Sun), 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Bird String Art Workshop

Want to learn how to create your own unique and eye-catching artpiece that you can display at your homes, desk or as a gift to someone else? Wait no longer! Join us in this fun, yet easy workshop and bring home a special string art creation of your own! Accompanying the workshop, there will also be a guided tour of the Art of Birding Gallery now showcasing at the CDL Green Gallery.

Pre-registration is required.

Date and Time (Click on the date to find out more):
13 Feb 2020 (Thu), 4:00PM - 6:00PM (CANCELLED)
19 Mar 2020 (Thu), 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Bird Embroidery Workshop

Ever wanted to try embroidery? This workshop is for you! This introductory embroidery workshop is an easy class to get into this craft! Join us in creating your very own cute bird embroidery! The workshop will also be followed by a guided tour of the Art of Birding exhibition currently showing at the CDL Green Gallery, featuring the artwork of various bird enthusiasts!

Pre-registration is required.

Date and Time (Click on the date to find out more):
22 Feb 2020 (Sat), 09:00AM - 11:00AM (CANCELLED)
29 Mar 2020 (Sun), 09:00AM - 11:00AM

Bird Paper Quilling Workshop

Take a short tour of The Art of Birding exhibition in the CDL Green Gallery and discover beautiful bird art pieces. The paper quilling workshop is a great introductory lesson to learn how to work with coloured paper to create your very own bird art, even for beginners.

 

Pre-registration is required.

 

Date and Time (Click on the date to find out more or register):

15 Mar 2020 09:00AM - 11:00AM 

Bird Macrame Art Workshop

Want to learn how to create your own unique and eye-catching macramé (knotting techniques to create a patterned textile) artpiece that you can display at your homes, desk or as a gift to someone else? Wait no longer! Join us in this fun, yet easy workshop and bring home a special bird art creation of your own! Accompanying the workshop, there will also be a guided tour of the Art of Birding Gallery now showcasing at the CDL Green Gallery.

 

Pre-registration is required.

 

Dates and Time (Click on the dates to find out more or register):

19 Mar 2020 09:00AM - 10:00AM

19 Mar 2020 10:00AM - 11:00AM

 

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