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Celebrate Manila Day at Escolta

Join the walking tour of Escolta, the fabled queen of Manila streets. Learn about the stories behind the numerous heritage buildings and hear the tales of undying love and intrigue in what was once the country’s center of commerce and industry.

  • First United Building
  • 09:00 AM

Bakwit: A Forum on Conflict and Cultural Heritage

Learn more about the impact of conflict on cultural heritage in Marawi City and parts of Lanao del Sur. Admission is free for the forum and film screening.

See the art from the provinces in “Distinct Refinements”

“Distinct Refinements: Painting from the Provinces” is a long overdue recognition of the creative expressions that were nurtured in the regions, independent of the currents and trends in Manila.

Karapatan: Artists Stand for Human Rights

See this collaborative exhibit in cooperation with CANVAS – Center for Art, New Ventures, & Sustainable Developments at the UP Vargas Museum.

“Take a Line for a Walk” at Vargas Museum

“Take a Line for a Walk” is a group exhibit opening at the UP Vargas Museum, in cooperation with CANVAS – Center for Art, New Ventures, & Sustainable Development.

Father’s Day is not over: Treat him to this organic urban gardening workshop

Cedarhills is treating all daddy gardeners to a 50% discount in their next urban gardening workshop.

Artist Talk with Ayesha Sultana

Learn more about Bellas Artes Projects resident Ayesha Sultana as she talks about the development of their work and experimentations with the workshops and artisans of Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar.

“Caredivas” is a musical dedicated to our OFW heroes

Peta’s hit original musical is about Filipino caregivers in Israel who also moonlight as drag queen performers.

Artist Playground’s “M Episode”

James Chalmers’ “Prelude to Macbeth” and Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” are combined into a twinbill directed by Roeder Camañag.

Catch Jean Paul Sartre’s existentialist play “No Exit,” directed by Jay Crisostomo IV

Jay Crisostomo IV takes the wheel in directing Jean Paul Sartre’s “No Exit” for his Ikarus Theater Collaborative.

Hermogena “Nene” Lungay

This exhibit is a collection of works on canvas, wood, and paper by the late artist Nene Lungay from Bohol.

A guide to the Japanese’ music lifestyle

The BACK 2 MONO: vol. 01 Japanese Pressing Royale will be showcasing Japanese pressed vinyl, one of the most sought-after pressings in the world. The vinyls are part of Hiro Chiga, a well-known collector and audiophile from Tokyo.

“The Prado Museum on the Streets of the Philippines” by El Museo del Prado en Filipinas

“The Prado Museum on the Streets of the Philippines” showcases life-size reproductions of masterpieces from the Prado Museum, the main Spanish national art museum located in central Madrid.

Lang Leav returns to Manila for Sad Girls tour

The best-selling author returns to the Philippines for her “Sad Girls” book signing tour. Leav is best known for her works “Love & Misadventures”, “Lullabies”, and “Memories”.

Manga Hokusai Manga: Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics

This travelling exhibition introduces the similarities and differences between modern Japanese manga, which now enjoys global popularity, and Katsushika Hokusai’s manga. Presented by Ateneo Art Gallery, The Japan Foundation, Manila, and the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines.

“Your Personality is Your Worst Enemy” by Lindslee

Lindslee’s art aims to give the viewers a fresh perspective, may it be from a historical or aesthetical framework with the premise of an intellectual challenge drawn in color and material. “Your Personality is Your Worst Enemy” delves on the idea of self-humouring and finding wit in the mundane.

“RECTO/VERSO” by Gerardo Tan

Gerardo Tan continues his ongoing series of constructed pictures consisting of images mined from the world of art and the commonplace.

Cultural appropriation is translated into art in “The Inverted Telescope”

In “The Inverted Telescope”, curator Angel Shaw presents a dialogue with artists Isabel & Alfredo Aquilizan, Ringo Bunoan, Gaston Damag, Kawayan de Guia, Mark Justiniani, Arvin Nogueras, and Walang Kikilos (Rico Entico, Jayvee del Rosario, Neo Maestro, Paul Mondok, MM Yu, Poklong Anading) on what concepts or cultural practices of “appropriation”, “co-optation”, and “adaptation” mean to them.

Edouard Malingue Gallery x Silverlens

Silverlens invites Edouard Malingue Gallery for its annual collaboration event, featuring an exhibition of three of Malingue’s artists: Fabien Mérelle, Jeremy Everett, and Laurent Grasso.

“a mantle of” by Hanna Pettyjohn

Pettyjohn’s newest solo exhibit cultivates a narrative from prior shows. Blending familiar settings and objects, the story expands through the use of new techniques.

Collages, Drawings, and Installations by Oca Villamiel

Collages, Drawings, and Installations is one of the three exhibits opening this month at Underground Gallery.

BenCab Museum celebrates their eighth anniversary

On their eighth year, BenCab presents “Take 5 on Aquarelle.” It’s a five-generation exhibition of watercolor paintings by Alfredo Roces, BenCab, Elmer Borlongan, Kelly Ramos and Abi Dionisio.