cultural heritage

digital render of historical structures in manila prewar
LOOK: Historic Manila sites digitally reimagined in their pre-war glory

Artists heritage advocacy group Renacimiento Manila has been able to “digitally reconstruct” Plaza Moraga and is planning to complete a reimagining of Escolta before World War II

met theater repainting
How the Met Theater’s restorers recreated its original wall finish

Arch Lico design consultancy is basing it on the historic layers of paint scrapings the Metropolitan Theater accumulated through time

OPINION: Nas Daily, Whang-Od, and the *actual* issue of cultural exploitation

The saga of Nas Daily, Apo Whang-Od, and the drama that followed can’t fit in a minute. It’s also a smokescreen for the real underlying issue: cultural exploitation

Remember that questionable Bauan Church redesign? NHCP wants answers

In a statement, the agency reminded the parish that the church and convent are important cultural properties that must be preserved and protected from modification

Torre de Manila looms over the Rizal Monument. Photo by Marianne Bermudez of Inquirer
Bye, heritage site “photobombers.” Cultural Property Sightline Act nears final House approval

The bill aims to ban structures that block the view of national cultural landmarks

Intramuros is open to visitors again. Here’s everything to keep in mind

If you’re planning to visit, make sure you’ve registered on the StaySafe PH app beforehand

Yabing Masalon Dulo, master weaver and Manlilikha ng Bayan, passes away

The centenarian was one of two master designers of the B’laan tribe’s mabal tabih art

Heads up: The Ortigas Foundation Library is moving to Greenhills by May

The library has a collection of 24,000 volumes of books, maps, photographs and documents, including records from the Japanese wartime trials

The restoration of the Shrine of Our Lady of Caysasay is the National Museum’s post-COVID project

One of Taal’s oldest surviving structures will be rehabilitated and restored this year

virtual tour presidential museum and library
How did the arts and culture sector do in 2020? They reinvented themselves using technology

One of the sectors most affected by the pandemic has actually flourished by shifting to digital