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PassionArts at Tanjong Pagar GRC

Temenggong is pleased to be invited by the People’s Association to conduct a workshop for PAssionARTs 2019 at Tanjong Pagar GRC. And we got our local potter Kim Whye Kee to join in our community arts outreach event.

Readymade pottery in assorted sizes and shapes for painting
The spirit of "Artists-helping-Artists" (Left: Artist / Founder of Temenggong, Henri Chen and potter Kim Whye Kee)
Our booth attracted a big pool of participants who were already queuing before the festival begins
Teaching the kids how to mix colours
Happy hands
A cheery moment between the participants and MP for Tanjong Pagar, Minister Chan Chun Sing
Minister Chan chatting with Whye Kee and Henri
Henri assisting a resident with some finishing touches on her pottery
Art brings people closer & together
Everyone brings home a hand-painted pottery
Happy faces
Some of the participants were surprised that they can 'actually paint'
Everyone brings home a hand-painted pottery
Bringing genuine smiles to everyone is what our workshop is about
Siblings' team effort
Happy faces
We thanked these two participants who traveled across the island to join our pottery workshop
Due to overwhelming response, our hand-painted pottery workshop ended within two hours as the pottery were all snapped up
Left: Minister and Member-of-Parliament for Tanjong Pagar GRC Mr Sam Tan conversing with Henri. Minister Sam Tan was our Guest of honour at one of our exhibitions at Temenggong in 2015
Introducing our local talented potter Whye Kee to the MPs of Tanjong Pagar GRC
From left: Henri (Temenggong), (MPs for Tanjong Pagar GRC) Ms Joan Pereria, Dr Chia Shi-Lu, artist Whye Kee, Mr Melvin Yong and Minister Sam Tan