The Metropolitan Museum of Manila (MET) and the Independent Curators International (ICI) presents Curatorial Intensive Symposia, a series of art talks that gathers esteemed curators and art professionals working with institutions in emerging and established art centers around the world, on November 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
The Metropolitan Museum of Manila (MET), in partnership with the Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) and the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, with the support of JT International (Philippines) Inc., celebrates the excellence of Japanese design through Japanese Design Today 100 from July 1 to August 19, 2016. Headed by design critic and Musashino Art University professor, Hiroshi Kashiwagi, the 100 pieces in this exhibit are divided into 10 categories: Classic Japanese Design, Furniture and Houseware, Tableware and Cookware, Apparel and Accessories, Children, Stationery, Hobbies, Healthcare, Disaster Relief and Transportation. Joining him in the curatorial team are curator Masami Fukagawa, design director Shu Hagiwara and journalist/21_21 DESIGN SIGHT […]
International Museum Day, held every May 18, is the day when museums all over the world are celebrated for their role as a “means for cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures, and development of mutual understanding, cooperation, and peace among peoples.” (Taken from International Council of Museums website) In light of this, the Metropolitan Museum of Manila (MET) will open its doors to the public for FREE on May 18, all in the spirit of International #MuseumDay! FREE ADMISSION AT MET! Here’s your chance to see their renowned exhibits absolutely FREE! Not sure which exhibits to take in? Here’s your #METChecklist for International Museum Day: • Learn about the […]
Works of art often depict one of two things: a complete story, which illicit an immediate reaction from most people; and an incomplete narrative, which keeps people guessing about what came before and what will come after. Mexican artist Florencia Guillén, Metropolitan Museum of Manila’s 3rd international artist in residence, takes advantage of the latter in her exhibit called Humo. Take this chance to see her works, which are on view only until April 28. SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE (2015) Humo, which is Spanish for smoke, revolves around the volcano as the central narrative. Most artists would focus on the explosion; Guillén focuses on the moments before and after. […]