The Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) Open House is back with its first-ever virtual edition, to be held from 14 to 16 January 2021 (Thursday to Saturday), 10am to 6pm daily. Aspiring artists, designers, thespians, dancers, musicians and arts administrators can look forward three days chock-full of informative webinars, panel discussions and workshops – providing a glimpse of life into one of Singapore’s leading arts institutions. Attendees can also discover insights on navigating the modern arts landscape and learn more about NAFA by visiting the virtual booths and experiencing a virtual campus tour.
The NAFA Open House includes highlights such as The Art Practitioners in the Real World, a panel discussion that examines the crucial roles played by contemporary artists in an evolving world; Dreaming of a Career in Fashion?, a live-chat sharing session by NAFA’s Fashion Studies Programme; and Don’t Be A Designer. Be A #DesignInfluencer, a webinar on how to drive communication and discover your voice as a designer in the current media landscape. The event will also host a myriad of art workshops, certificate courses and classes.
Themed ‘Rise Up’, the event embodies NAFA’s spirit of creativity and resilience, while encouraging art aspirants to pursue their dreams regardless of challenges ahead. “To continue inspiring learning and growth through the arts, it is important for us to provide a taste of life at NAFA and underscore the value of an enriching arts education. We want to encourage potential students to stand up and take their place in the arts world. This virtual edition also provides accessibility to audiences from across the globe to learn more about the academy, while still respecting COVID-19 safe management measures. It epitomises NAFA’s fortitude to rise up to challenges, turning adversities into opportunities”, said William Teo, Director of NAFA’s Student Admissions Office.
When: 14 - 16 Jan 2021, 10am - 6pm