Embark on an interstellar journey through time and diverse cultures with “Mars: The Red Mirror”, a captivating exploration jointly presented by ArtScience Museum and the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB).

Originally unveiled in Barcelona, this mesmerising exhibition now sets its focus on Asia, intricately intertwining 12,000 years of culture, art, history, and science, all centered around the mysterious planet — Mars.

Collection of books that study the Heliocentric model of the universe. Photo: ArtScience Museum

You’ll find an impressive collection of over 300 items, encompassing rare scientific manuscripts, historical artifacts, an authentic Martian meteorite, films, and contemporary art. Furthermore, you can witness how this planet has influenced Southeast Asian pop culture, specifically in China, India, and Japan.

Collection of over 60 Indonesian comics and Japanese manga that contain Mars related narratives, characters and scenes. Photo: ArtScience Museum

Tickets are available online from $16.

Mars: The Red Mirror

Date: 25 November 2023-7 April 2024

Location: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
Opening hours: 10am-7pm

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