AN ODE TO PENGUIN

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An exhibition of the evolution of Penguin books since 1935 held by BooksActually. An exhibition named「An Ode To Penguin」housed at the Arts House Singapore’s historical Old Parliament House. Featuring some 1065 individual unique Penguin book covers as well as other Penguin memorabilia. The exhibition offers the public an opportunity to view the biggest private collection of Penguin books in Singapore.

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Born from their decade-long personal collection of Penguin books, BooksActually is proud to present the first-ever showcase in Singapore of over a thousand books from their private library featuring Penguin’s unique cover art that spans from its humble
beginnings in 1935 to the present day. Embark on a visual and historical journey of the vision that made the world of literature accessible to the man on the street with BooksActually in An Ode To Penguin.

AN ODE TO PENGUIN
Date: July 8 – July 16, 2011
Open: Mondays – Saturdays, 11 am – 8 pm
    Sundays, 11am – 6 pm
Place:The Arts House: Gallery Old Parliament House
Admission: $9・ $6 (Students, NSFs & senior citizens above 60 years old)
Address: 1 Old Parliament Lane Singapore 179429
Tel: 6332 6900
http://www.theartshouse.com.sg/

Text: memi mizukami

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