ONGOING EXHIBITIONS | Arte Povera: Italian Landscape | Cue From Life Itself: Filipino Artists Transform the Everyday | Trophy

The Metropolitan Museum of Manila invites you to enjoy and access our exhibitions, videos, and other content through our new online galleries. Follow us on our social media channels for regular updates and developments on the re-opening of the museum. We are currently preparing to put in place the necessary precautions and health protocols to ensure the safety of staff and museum audiences.

ARTE POVERA: Italian Landscape


Learn more about our major exhibition on the revolutionary Italian art movement from the 1960s through our online resource.


The Metropolitan Museum of Manila joins the art world in mourning the passing of art historian, critic and curator Germano Celant, who championed the Italian art movement Arte Povera in the late 1960s.

Curator Danilo Eccher walks us through the exhibition in this video from his visit to Manila in February 2020 to open Arte Povera: Italian Landscape at the MET Tall Galleries.

CUE FROM LIFE ITSELF: Filipino Artists Transform the Everyday

View the exhibition put together by art historian and curator Dr. Patrick Flores featuring artists Poklong Anading, Kristoffer Ardeña, Yason Banal, Santiago Bose, Brenda Fajardo, Alma Quinto, Jose Tence Ruiz, Lirio Salvador, and Mark Salvatus.

‘TROPHY’ by Anthony Chin

Metropolitan Museum of Manila-National Arts Council Singapore
Artist Residency Programme
Online Gallery Coming Soon


Kwerdas: Philippine Rondalla Music Cultures explores the historical and cultural intersection of plucked string music in the Philippines, and how communities have transformed rondalla music as an embodied platform of creativity and anchored vision of Philippine cultural expressions.

In celebration of National Heritage Month, the Metropolitan Museum of Manila in partnership with Filipino Heritage Festival, Inc., together with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and Security Bank Corporation are presenting a preview of this forthcoming exhibition about rondalla music heritage.


The exhibition catalogue for Ties of History: Art in Southeast Asia is now available for download at the Philippine Contemporary Art Network‘s website. The exhibition was held in three museums around Manila including the MET last 2018.


The Metropolitan Museum of Manila is located within the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Complex along Roxas Boulevard.

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.