Following Dubai in 2012, Munich in 2013, London in 2015, and New York in 2017, in 2019, Singapore will become the host city of the fifth Patek Philippe Watch Art Exhibition, which will bring in-depth exploration of Patek Philippe for local people. Opportunities for the world of watches and clocks and their masterpieces. The exhibition time is from September 28th (Saturday) to October 13th (Sunday), 2019. At this time, collectors, art lovers and the public of fine watchmaking can come to watch the exhibition and immerse themselves in the wonderful world of Patek Philippe. Come to the historic Patek Philippe Salon on Geneva’s Rhône Avenue, the Planeaux watchmaking workshop and the Patek Philippe Museum. With this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, viewers will get a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes story of the only independent family watchmaking business in Geneva today.
This grand exhibition will be held during the 200th anniversary of Singapore’s opening of the port, highlighting the significance of Singapore and Southeast Asian markets to Patek Philippe. This market has a large number of watch art collectors and enthusiasts, and it also plays an important role in improving people’s appreciation of precision mechanical watchmaking works. Because of this, whether it is Thierry Stern, the president of Patek Philippe, or his father, Philippe Stern, the honorary chairman of the company, attaches great importance to this large-scale watch art exhibition in Singapore, in order to ensure this. The event was a complete success. This exhibition will not only display limited edition timepieces, but also present a series of masterpieces of timepieces made with rare craftsmanship, most of which are inspired by cultural and artistic expressions in Southeast Asia and Singapore.
In more than 1800 square meters of exhibition space, 10 themed exhibition halls reinterpret the wonderful legend of Patek Philippe
The ‘Singapore Watch Art Exhibition 2019’ is open to the public for free. The exhibition will be held at MarinaBaySandsTheater in Singapore, which is the first time that the venue has hosted such an event. The 1800 square meter exhibition space is divided into 10 unique themed exhibition halls, creating a unique exhibition atmosphere. Viewers can watch movies about Patek Philippe’s history, enjoy all the works of Patek Philippe’s current series, or indulge in a selection of sophisticated timepieces and a series of stunning mechanical devices. Watchmakers and artisans will show their superb skills on the spot, so that the audience will have a deep understanding of the watchmaking process and the artistic skills mastered by professional artisans such as enamel painters. They have been very close to the watchmaking industry for hundreds of years. After viewing the exhibition, visitors can also relax at Patek Philippe Cafe.
In the themed exhibition hall to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Singapore’s opening of the port, Patek Philippe displayed a selection of timepieces and important milestones after Stamford Raffles came to Singapore.
Patek Philippe Museum Collection
With the opportunity of the 2019 Watch & Clock Art Exhibition to be held in Singapore, Patek Philippe hopes that ordinary audiences will appreciate the many selected collections from the Patek Philippe Museum, including some rare rare timepieces. This is also the first time that this famous Geneva museum has displayed so many timepieces in Singapore. The museum exhibition hall is divided into two parts according to the layout of the Geneva Museum. The “Antique Timepieces Collection” displays the first portable timepieces from the middle of the 16th century, gorgeous enamel pocket watches, automatic musical instruments, and craft timepieces made by the most talented watchmakers in Europe. A long history of watch craftsmanship. The Patek Philippe Collection showcases Patek Philippe’s most famous selection of watches and clocks from 1839 to the present. Of particular interest are the royal timepieces (especially a wall watch dedicated to Queen Victoria at the Universal Exhibition in London’s Crystal Palace in 1851), the first Swiss watch (1868), and several Patek Philippe world-renowned ‘ Super complicated timepiece. ‘
10 themed exhibition halls
Film and television exhibition hall
Play Patek Philippe history videos.
Production series exhibition hall
The timepieces of Patek Philippe’s current series are exclusively displayed, and the decoration is inspired by the Patek Philippe Salon on the Rhone Avenue in Geneva.
The charm of this exhibition hall is that it can make the audience feel like visiting the Patek Philippe Salon in Geneva, and enjoy the magnificent panorama of Lake Geneva through the film. A special limited edition watch for the Singapore market will also be on display in this showroom.
This exhibition hall is divided into two parts according to the layout of the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva, one is the ‘Antique Timepieces Collection’ exhibition area, and the other is the ‘Patek Philippe Collections’ exhibition area.
Rare Crafts Hall
Masters of craftsmanship will display many exquisite craftsmanship here, especially the enamel craftsmanship for watches and clocks. These ancient craftsmanship passed down from generation to generation are indispensable for creating exquisite timepieces, which just underscores Patek Philippe’s commitment to guarding rare craftsmanship.
Patek Philippe’s watchmakers invite viewers to take a close look at the internal craftsmanship of mechanical timepieces.
Super Complexity Timepiece Showroom
Visitors can enjoy the most complicated and innovative Patek Philippe timepieces here. It is these super complicated timepieces that have established Patek Philippe’s reputation.
Movement Exhibition Hall
This exhibition space is created for all types of Patek Philippe movements, ranging from simple basic movements to precision movements created for extremely complex timepieces.
Visitors can experience Patek Philippe’s watchmaking workshop in-depth here and learn about the precision of the movement.
Singapore’s 200th Anniversary Exhibition Hall
Here is a selection of timepieces and events in Patek Philippe’s history, as well as important milestones in Singapore’s history.