August 08, 2017

Manila: Hidden in Plain Sight

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  • The Metropolitan Museum of Manila presents its latest exhibition, MANILA: Hidden in Plain Sight, examining the memory of the city, enclosed in the conditions of a changing landscape and culture, showcasing the paintings from the collection of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas that feature contemporary art that captures the city’s continuously growing culture.


    The said event is publicly available for viewing at the Galeriya Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, White Cube Gallery, and Open Gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila located at BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd, Malate, Metro Manila from July 11 to  August 26, 2017, Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 5:30 pm.

    It’s set to wander to three selected schools around Metro Manila, namely the Manila High School, Universidad de Manila (UDM), and Polytechnic University of the Philippines (P.U.P.), in the months of September and October 2017.

    Entrance to the Metropolitan Museum is usually priced at Php 100 per head. However, they also accept group tours (with a minimum of 50 people) priced at Php 90 per head. Click here to view full information regarding the Museum’s admission and rates.

    Manila, Being a city of extreme contrasts, it is easy to see how it can become an intensely personal experience. The whole exhibit aims to reveal a facet of Manila that we often overlook;  the idea of preserving memories, and taking into consideration what is fading and what is continuously changing in the historical city as a whole.


    What: Manila: Hidden in Plain Sight
    When: July 11 – August 26, 2017, 10 am to 5:30 pm
    Where: Galeriya Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, White Cube Gallery, and Open Gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd, Malate, Metro Manila)
    Entrance Fee: Php 100/head
    Contact: 02-250-5271

    Written By: Patricia Antoinette M. Nacianceno
    Image source: FLIPGEEKS , Video from: YouTube


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