Virtual Exhibition Opening and 3D Tour | Passages: Celebrating the Artistic Journeys of Betsy Westendorp

Friday, 29 January 2021

Virtual Reception and 3-D Tour Launch

29 January 2021

Zoom Webinar and Facebook live

4:00 P.M. (GMT+8)

60 minutes

The Metropolitan Museum of Manila launches the retrospective exhibition of the celebrated and beloved Spanish artist Betsy Westendorp titled "Passages". Over 100 artworks spanning more than sixty years of Ms. Westendorp's illustrious painting career form the retrospective collection curated by Dannie Alvarez, and featured in a catalogue written by art critic Cid Reyes. Her great body of works consists of portraits of the society elite of Madrid and Manila, her landscapes of Philippine terrain, seascapes of Manila Bay, her colorful celebration of Philippine flora, in particular the various species of the native orchid, and, literally in the sunset of her years, the grand symphonic cloudscapes across Philippine skies.
Join us in the virtual exhibition opening, which will feature a brief interview with the artist and a 3D virtual tour of the exhibition.
The Metropolitan Museum of Manila is closed to the public until further notice following the announcement of General Community Quarantine in Manila. Visit us at, and follow us through our social media accounts for updates on our online programming.



The exhibition is presented by the Metropolitan Museum of Manila with the support of Pioneer Insurance and Surety Corporation, and the De La Salle University Publishing House.

Patrons: Alay Kay Inang Maria Foundation, Ramon Antonio, Antonio and Maricris Brias, Rosemarie T. Delgado, Jay and Ana De Ocampo (of Wildflour), Raul and Joanna Francisco, Randy and Irene Francisco, Antonio and Linda Lagdameo, Jaime Ponce de Leon, Alfonso and Yolanda Reyno, Beatrice Roxas, Carlos and Isabelita Salinas, Rick and Bonnie Santos/Santos Knight Frank, Teresita Sy-Coson, Steve and Loli Sy/ (Focus Global, Inc.), Bienvenido Tantoco, Sr. (SSI Group, Inc.), Rico and Nena Tantoco (Sta. Elena Golf & Country Estate), Wilfred and Kerri Uytengsu, Randy and Pia Young, and Jaime and Bea Zobel de Ayala.