Reviving the arts scene with financing and urban renewal

Plans are under way to give the 10-year-old Gillman Barracks arts cluster a fresh lease of life. PHOTO: SINGAPORE LAND AUTHORITY
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SINGAPORE – The arts scene is getting its booster shots, with fresh financing and urban renewal plans.

Home-grown bank UOB recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Arts Council (NAC) to co-fund a $240,000 programme that will benefit 150 artists and 60 arts groups over three years.

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