Free lecture on the importance of biodiversity at National Museum of Natural History

To celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity, the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) will be holding a half-day series of lectures based on the theme “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health.” Focusing on current research at the NMNH, our researchers from the Zoology, Botany and National Herbarium, and Geology and Paleontology Divisions will be talking about nocturnal raptors, marine cryptobiota, karst habitat, and the country’s fern diversity. This event is free, but seats are limited. Pre-register with Museum Services Division at 527-0278 or through email at

  • National Museum of Natural History
  • 08:00 AM

22 artists examine the notion of self-portraiture at this exhibit

“Self-Portrait as Mirror/Mirror as Self-Portrait” is an exhibition that gathers 22 artists who go by their real names vis-à-vis artists who use pseudonyms. The aim is to examine the notion of self-portraiture but focusing on the mirrors that they use in the process, be it a literal or a figurative one. The lineup, curated by Francisco Lee, includes: Andre Baldovino, Nice Buenaventura, Mars Bugaoan, Mark Bugante, Dharma Bum, Luna Castro, Jonas Eslao, Kat Grow, Nilo Ilarde, Kitty Kaburo, Doktor Karayom, Kolown, Maya Leon, Ai Makita, Elaine Roberto Navas, Marco Rosario, Jimbo Santos, Libra Silang & Santiago Maraton, Wipo, Atsuko Yamagata, Yeo Tzeyang, and Costantino Zicarelli.

Learn how to weave inabel with National Living Treasure Magdalena Gamayo

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts and Katutubo Exchange Philippines conducts a Summer Program on Inabel Weaving under the tutelage of National Living Treasure Magdalena Gamayo in Ilocos Norte. To those interested, message Katutubo Exchange Philippines on Facebook.

Ling Quisumbing Ramilo and Wawi Navarroza re-install “Everywhere, There You Are”

Ateneo de Manila University launches the Ignacio B. Gimenez Outdoor Installation Grant Program, a new program focused on outdoor installation projects in Areté. For its inaugural project, Ling Quisumbing Ramilo and Wawi Navarroza re-installs Everywhere, There You Are. It’s an installation created in two editions of the Malasimbo Art and Music Festival in Mindoro. For Areteé, it’s grander in scale, a quality which both artists have always been wanting to explore. For more information, email or call 426-6488.

Discover new food at “Sundays at the Skypark”

Discover new food and attend community workshops at “Sundays at the Skypark” at the fifth level of SM Aura Premier, Taguig. It happens every Sunday starting Mar. 31 until May 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Ayala Museum has a cool lineup of summer workshops for your kids

Summer’s here and Ayala Museum has workshops that will teach your kids life skills through art. Each workshop uses art as the lens to focus on a particular skill and characteristic that kids can appreciate and have fun with. They can learn how to read maps, how to make patterns, basics of acrylic painting, and money management among many others. They are open to kids from ages seven to 12 years old. For more information, click here.