December 01, 2015

Yuchengco Museum

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  • Behold visual artistry spanning three centuries at the Yuchengco Museum as it exhibits the private collections of RCBC Chairman Alfonso T. Yuchengco. Showcased here is a vast anthology of visual art works from the 19th century to the present with the finest international as well as local, cultural, historical, and design exhibits and programs. Aimed at fostering art appreciation among the public, the museum first opened its doors in 2005 and has since attracted visitors as it brought fine arts near them, right at the heart of Makati City.

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    Tony Gonzales and Tes Pasola
    Site-specific installation (recycled pulp)
    Variable measurements
    2014

    Its collections include the Masters Gallery that highlights, among other celebrated artists, the works of Filipino masters Juan Luna, Fernando Amorsolo, and Francisco ‘Botong’ Francsico.

    The Yuchengco Group of Companies Collection displays key art pieces from the YGC executive offices. The collection consists of works by Filipino Modernists such as Anita Magsaysay Ho and by National Artists of the country Victorio Edades, Ang Kiukok, Napoleon Abueva, Vicente Manansala, Cesar Legaspi, and Jose Joya to name a few.

    The museum also showcases exhibit themes such as the Sino-Filipino Expressions, Bridging Cultures, Design as Art, Art as Design, and Culture and Development.

    Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, closed on Sundays

    Entrance fee: Adults: P100, Children and Seniors: P25, Students: P50

    Photo from Yuchengco Museum website

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