Museum & Art Gallery
Are you interested to learn more about dinosaurs, planets, and other science-related stuff? Discover them while enjoying fun activities available at these science museums in Manila! The Mind Museum The Mind Museum is a world class science museum in Manila that provides extraordinary educational experience for children to be more interactive. It has five galleries, namely the Story of Atom, Earth, Life, Universe, and Technology, as well as over 250 interactive exhibits and two outdoor areas: Science-in-the-Park and the JY Campos Park. In this museum, visitors will learn scientific facts by trying out different games, watching presentations, and reading through the descriptions posted on walls. For those interested to visit the The Mind Museum, there is […]
Are you still looking forward to knowing more about the prominent figures who shaped the history of Ilocos? Have you ever fancied knowing more about one of the three martyr priests, Padre Jose Burgos, or the country’s 6th president, Elpidio Quirino? What about everything that has to do with Ilocos’ own spirit, basi? Let us take you to Ilocos Regional Museum Complex to know more about them!
Amidst the towering heights, bustling façade and busy streets, Makati also hides some of the most sought-after art galleries that houses art events and exhibits from time to time. Here is the list of some art galleries in Makati that you can go to the next time you’ll opt for some art-admiring adventure. 1. Altro Mondo Established in 2010, Altro Mondo is a commercial art gallery which exhibits contemporary art from the Philippines and abroad. Image grabbed from altromondoart Address: 3rd Level, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City Gallery Hours: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm daily Contact Number: (632) 501– 3270–71 Facebook: altromondoart Read more: AltroMondo 2. MO_Space MO_Space is an […]
When you hear someone mention “Makati,” the first thing, probably, that comes to mind would be the tall buildings standing from left to right, thus comprising the “urban jungle” we call today. Known to be Metro Manila’s Central Business District, Makati houses the offices for both the local and the multinational companies.
Banaue has no shortage of culture and heritage. Their elders keep traditions going, including the spectacular rice terraces. However, there are people who are not satisfied with talking to elders. For people who want to know more about Banaue, make sure you visit the Banaue Museum. The Banaue Museum is owned and operated by the same people that run Banaue View Inn, which can be seen right beside the museum. It houses a collection of artifacts that come from generations of Ifugaos who have lived in Banaue. Most of the artifacts in the collection belong to Henry Otley Beyer, an American anthropologist who is known as the Father of Philippine […]
If you wish to learn more about the Philippines through history books and a collection of data, visit the National Library of the Philippines, or locally known as “Pambansang Aklatan ng Pilipinas” in Manila. THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF THE PHILIPPINES. (Photo by Franz Miko Verzon via Wikimedia Commons) The National Library of the Philippines (NLP) is the official national library of the country. It is nearby other culturally significant buildings under the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), such as the Museum of Philippine Political History and the National Historical Commission. The library was founded as early as 1887, which dates back to the creation of […]
Museums – undoubtedly, each of them has their own interesting stories to share. They allow people to experience the vague fine line between ‘learning’ and ‘having fun’. In the Philippines, museums’ windows and doors open its people to the world’s most magical discoveries and wonderful trivia about a country’s people, history and art culture. Suffice to say, museums are one great and exciting way you can expose yourself to the most interesting facts about the world or a specific country. Here are some of the most beautiful museums you can visit around the Metro. 1. The Mind Museum There are over 250 interactive exhibits through five interconnected stories inside the […]
If you weren’t born yet to know what Martial Law looked like, head on to the EDSA People Power Experiential Museum and remember history. See faces of people that will remind you of history It was in February 22 to 25, 1986 when EDSA People Power Revolution happened which became a way to achieve victory against the injustices that occurred during the Martial Law. This historic protest gathered over a million protesters which ended the Marcos Era. In this regard, the EDSA People Power Commission (EPPC) created the Experiential Museum, to share the brave stories of what transpired during that historic event in the Philippines. A film […]
Art galleries are usually a dime a dozen in major cities; however, with Manila having so many malls and high rise hotels, it’s easy for these symbols of art and culture to become lost within the concrete jungle. For art enthusiasts, however, these gems are not hard to find. A DEFINITE DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH. 1335 Mabini is your space for contemporary art. (Photo via Malate on WordPress) Take 1335Mabini for example. Located along A. Mabini Street in Ermita, 1335Mabini is one of the newer art spaces in the city of Manila. Found inside Casa Tesoro, it has turned the heritage house into one of the city’s prime […]
Here’s another trip to an art gallery in Bonifacio Global City. MO_Space is an art gallery you can find at Bonifacio High Street in Taguig City. This gallery is run by artists, which showcase contemporary exhibits since it was opened in September 2007. Time and again, solo and group artists make this gallery a temporary home for their artworks, to show the public what Philippine contemporary art is all about. LOUIE CORDERO: OTHER INFLUENCE. One of Mo_Space’s art exhibits in December 2015. Being a venue for various artworks, MO_Space has housed several paintings, sculptures, installations, photography and video art loved by many art enthusiasts, curators, and fellow artists […]