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The M offers virtual experiences for private individuals, groups, companies, and organizations, featuring in-depth discussions of artworks in the museum collection, mini-activities, and 3D virtual tours of our ongoing exhibitions. The interactive virtual tour is an intimate virtual visit to the museum for a deeper engagement with art. 

Virtually on View

In Full View: The Metropolitan Museum of Manila Collection

29 January to 15 March 2021
In Full View: The Metropolitan Museum of Manila Collection is a collection of works gathered over time through the generous donation of the MET Museum's friends and patrons presenting a veritable narrative to the development of Philippine art in recent years, with works by modern and contemporary artists from the Philippines and abroad.

Passages: Celebrating the Artistic Journeys of Betsy Westendorp

29 January to 15 March 2021
Over 100 artworks spanning more than sixty years of Betsy Westendorp's illustrious painting career form the retrospective collection curated by Dannie Alvarez, and featured in a catalogue written by art critic Cid Reyes.

Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan

Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan features photographs, text, and videos designed to mirror Japan’s unique archipelagic formation, and presents a total of 80 buildings, civil-engineering projects, and landscapes from each of Japan’s 47 prefectures, extending from the modern era of the late 19th century to the present

Events and Digital Programs

Artist Talk

Beyond Mutual Support

23 October 2021
Guided Tour

Interactive Museum Tour for Kids

16 October 2021


Founding President, Metropolitan Museum of Manila


April 7, 1921 – July 6, 2021

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National Artist
Founding Director, Metropolitan Museum of Manila

November 26, 1926 – May 26, 2021

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President, Metropolitan Museum of Manila (1993 - 1997)

March 19, 1938 – August 1, 2021

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COVID-19 ADVISORY: As a precautionary measure, the Metropolitan Museum of Manila is closed to the public until further notice. The public's safety and well-being are our priority at this time. Further announcements about the reopening of the museum will be made through our online platforms. Thank you very much for your support.