The Metropolitan Museum of Manila offers FREE ADMISSION every Tuesday, and FREE GUIDED TOURS every Saturday at 2 P.M.

  • Publications | Philippine Contemporary Art Catalogue

    The Philippine Contemporary: to scale the past and the possible catalogue is now available! Jarius Wright Jersey
  • Workshop | Botanic

    Inspired by the works of Chris Chong Chan Fui, the MET will be conducting an art workshop on September 29. This will be facilitated by Ms. Bing Famosa Tac-an, an advocate of endemic Philippine flora and fauna. Aaron Donald Womens Jersey
  • Dialogue | Contemporary: Narratives of Art and Region

    On September 22, Acclaimed Filipino historian and curator Dr. Patrick D. Flores, will deliver a lecture on Contemporary along with the concept of Region. Vis-a-vis this discussion, Professor Tessa Maria Guazon will outline the different permutations of Philippine Contemporary Art. Roosevelt Nix Jersey

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  • The Metropolitan Museum of Manila is one of the major museums in the Philippines. It was originally built as a venue for international art exhibitions in 1976, aimed at expanding the exposure of Filipinos to the visual arts of foreign cultures while enhancing cultural diplomacy. In 1986, it redefined its vision towards cultivating local pride in the Filipinos' own cultural and artistic heritage primarily represented by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) valuable collections of Pre historic Gold and Pottery, colonial Hispanic art, and the growing modern and contemporary collections of the BSP and the Metropolitan Museum of Manila. The museum was among the first to develop and extend its audience reach by embracing the philosophy of ART FOR ALL, adopting a bilingual approach to exhibition texts, and implementing a vigorous education and community outreach program.

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