Beyond cultural philanthropy: The art of making a difference

There are many ways to be a patron of the arts in Singapore other than making cash donations

Re:Sound Collective is one of two relatively new organisations that have made significant strides in recent years. PHOTO: RE:SOUND COLLECTIVE
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Last month's Patron of the Arts event was a spot of sunlight at a time of gloomy Covid-19 headlines. The fact that Singaporeans - individuals as well as corporations - are still strongly supporting our arts groups in cash donations as well as with in-kind gifts was a heartening takeaway for everyone who cares for the arts and cultural scene in our country.

The annual awards - alongside a similar counterpart in the heritage sector - are a meaningful way to thank those who have been generous to the cultural landscape. And I am sure patrons also enjoy being in the limelight for an evening and being recognised for the vital support that they give to Singapore's culture.

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