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Art Workshops for teens & adults in Singapore

The Great Art Cities of Italy: 

Why do most first-time visitors visit Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan?

An introduction to Italy through the most popular destinations in the country—Rome, Florence, Venice, and Milan—with a general presentation of each of these cities and their history, and why they are so different from each other.


The series of seminars being with a general introduction of Italy and the immense variety of physical and human geography.

(Total of 4 sessions, 6 hours) 

Date: 2 + 9 + 16 + 23 October

Time: 6 to 7.30pm

Location: APICS Centre (43A Beach Rd - Level 2)

Target age: 25-99 years old

Minimum number of participants: 6

Maximum number of participants: 10

Language: English & Italian

Price per person: SGD 99

What's included? Italian soft drinks 

Who should attend?

Anyone who wishes to have a better understanding of the history and culture of Italy and the various art cities.

Course activities:

  • Lesson 1 – general introduction to the physical and human geography of Italy, how its varied landscapes have resulted in a variety of cultures and cuisines

  • Lesson 2 – Introduction to Rome, its history, how it became the capital of Italy, and what it gave to world culture

  • Lesson 3 – Florence and Venice, two very different cities arising from two very different histories.

  • Lesson 4 – Milan, the business and industrial powerhouse which hides an ancient heart. A comparison between the 4 cities presented in this course, and a short discussion on the other art cities in Italy.


Huang Eu Chai, Director Ergo: Travel

Eu Chai lived in Italy for nine years, having studied and obtained a post-graduate specialisation in town and regional planning for developing countries from the prestigious University Institute of Architecture of Venice (IUAV). After having worked 8 years for the Singapore Government specialising in physical planning of future railway lines, He decided to pursue his passion for travel, and launched a travel consultancy to showcase all that Italy has to offer.

DATE: 25th July

TIME: 5 to 7:30PM

All materials are provided. Suitable for beginners.

Why join this workshop?

Get acquainted with the Italian culture, its most popular icons and learn to create your own Linocut prints. This workshop is a fun hands-on introduction to linocutting, a popular printmaking technique, used by artists such as Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.


Small group for adequate social distancing!

We follow strict precautionary protocols for everybody's safety:

- Temperature check

- Health check

- Hand washing

- Regular use of sanitizer

- Wiping down of surfaces, chairs, equipment used


Carlyn Law is an ex-student at APICS! She is an artist at heart since young. Born in Singapore, she has studied art in college and is well-versed in various media such as watercolour, gouache, acrylic, ink and linocutting. Besides art, she is passionate about food, nature, travelling and in particular the Italian language and culture. She has studied Italian for two years and travelled extensively around Italy. Carlyn is thrilled to combine her two passions - art and Italy - for the art workshops at APICS.

For more info, please visit and her Instagram @eattodraw


- Please register for our art workshops at this email: 

- Minimum two persons are required for a workshop to commence 

- Once confirmed, the full payment of the workshop fee is required to secure your seat 

- Payment modes: PayNow, PayLah, bank transfer 

- If participants cannot attend the workshop, there will be no refund but they can send someone else in their place as a replacement


Private workshops can be arranged upon request. For more info, please email email 

Address: 43A Beach Road
Level 2 - Evershine & Century Complex
Singapore 189681
Whatsapp: (+65) 8485 6694

APICS is an independent not-for-profit organization. We are formally recognized by the Government of Singapore and Embassy of Italy in Singapore.

We are also partners of various prestigious Universities and Schools in Italy and work in strategic alliance with other Italian Institutions based in Singapore.