Shang’s Wildlife Adventure (a Broadcast Augmented Reality Experience)

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Get to walk on the wild side at Shangri-La Plaza’s Wildlife Adventure from May 22 to June 4, 2017 at the mall’s East Atrium, East Wing. Have fun interacting with Elly the Elephant, Dale the Dolphin, Gerry the Giraffe and Leny the Leopard in a broadcast augmented reality (BAR) environment.

Experience this awesome treat with a minimum single receipt purchase from any shop at Shangri-La Plaza. Every Php500 or Php750 on a single official receipt entitles one customer to participate in one BAR interaction session as part of a group. Click here for the complete BAR mechanics.

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Shangri-La Plaza is located in EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Complimentary Cocktail From Patron at Rustan’s

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Enjoy a complimentary cocktail from the world’s finest tequila, Patron, when you shop at Rustan’s for a minimum single receipt purchase worth Php1,000 on the following dates:

Rustan’s Makati – May 19, May 26 and, June 2, 2017
Rustan’s Shangri-la – May 18, May 25, and June 1, 2017

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Source: promotional email from Rustan’s Department Store

The National Museum Celebrates International Museum Day

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The National Museum joins other museums around the world in celebrating International Museum Day by offering tours and activities to guests and visitors on Thursday, May 18, 2017. This year’s theme is “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”.

Admission to the National Museum is FREE of charge. The museum is open Tuesdays to Sundays, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The International Museum Day celebration at the National Museum will kick-off with a FREE Contested Histories Tour in the morning and end with a Doodling and Lettering Workshop for Mothers in the afternoon. In solidarity with the National Museum’s event, a talk will be given by Luisito T. Evangelista, PhD, at the Launching of Mobile Boxes Exhibit in Subangan Museum, Davao.

Visit nationalmuseum.gov.ph or facebook.com/nationalmuseumofthephilippines for details. For inquiries regarding the workshop or the morning tour, call +63 2 527 1219 or send e-mail to nm.finearts@gmail.com. For inquiries on the afternoon tour, call +63 2 527 1232 or send e-mail to nationalmuseumph.anthropology@gmail.com.

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The National Museum of the Philippines is located in Padre Burgos Drive, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.

The Lopez Museum & Library Offers 2-Day Free Admission

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In celebration of International Museum Day, the Lopez Museum and Library will offer free admission on Thursday, May 18, 2017, and Saturday, May 20, 2017. There will be thematic tours on Saturday, May 20, focusing on the current exhibition “Pauses of Possibility” and showcasing selected materials from the library collection in relation to the International Museum Day theme, Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums. Museum hours are from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday.

For more details, visit lopez-museum.com. For inquiries, call +63 2 631 2417 / 635 9545 or send e-mail to lmmpasig@gmail.com.

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Lopez Museum and Library is located at G/F Benpres Building, Exchange Road cor. Meralco Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines. 

Free Entrance to Yuchengco Museum

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Entrance is free at Yuchengco Museum on Thursday, May 18, 2017, in celebration of International Museum Day. Take a tour of all the galleries and see the museum’s collection of heritage pieces as well as artworks by local artists currently on display (the retrospective of Burmese jewelry designer Wynn Wynn Ong, Ryan Arbilo’s photographs of overseas Filipino workers in France, and paintings by National Artists for Visual Arts from the museum collection).

Museum hours are from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday. Visit yuchengcomuseum.org for more details. For inquiries, call +63 2 889 1234.

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Yuchengco Museum is located in RCBC Plaza, corner Ayala and Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenues, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Free Admission on International Museum Day at Museo Pambata

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In celebration of International Museum Day, there will be a one-day free admission at Museo Pambata on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Museum hours are from 9 am to 5 pm.

Visit museopambata.org for more information. For inquiries,call +63 2 523 1797/98 (loc. 103 and 106) or +63 2 536 0595 or send e-mail to info@museopambata.org.

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Museo Pambata is located in Roxas Boulevard cor. South Drive, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Free Admission at Ayala Museum for International Museum Day

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It’s free admission to all galleries at Ayala Museum on Friday, May 19, 2017 for International Museum Day. To celebrate the museum’s role in telling the stories of Philippine culture, there will be a talk by Toym Imao and Liliana Manahan, themed tours and art activities. Museum-goers may also try some of Mindanao’s food delicacies at the Mindanao Specialty Food stalls.

For more information, visit ayalamuseum.org. For inquiries, send e-mail to hello@ayalamuseum.org or call +63 2 759 8288 local 8272.

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Ayala Museum is located in Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa Street, Greenbelt Park, Makati City 1224, Metro Manila, Philippines. 

Richmonde Cafe’s 4+1 Mother’s Day Lunch Buffet

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Make Mom feel special on Mother’s Day by bringing her to Richmonde Cafe on Sunday, May 14, 2017 for an array of international dishes and comfort foods reminiscent of Mom’s home-cooked meals, specially prepared to honor the most amazing woman in our lives.

Pay Php998 nett/person for Richmonde Cafe’s Mother’s Day Lunch Buffet. Pay for four (4) people and Mom dines for FREE.

For inquiries and reservations, call +63 2 638 7777.

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Richmonde Cafe/ Richmonde Hotel is located at 21 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1600, Metro Manila, Philippines

Source: promotional email from Richmonde Hotel Ortigas

Additional Discounts at Pottery Barn and West Elm via HSBC

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Shop at Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and West Elm on May 13, 2017 at Estancia and get up to 30% off on sale items. HSBC credit cardholders get an exclusive 20% discount on regular-priced items and additional 10% off on sale items. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information, visit hsbc.com.ph.

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Estancia is located in Capitol Commons, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City 1605 Metro Manila, Philippines.

Source: promotional email from HSBC Philippines

Moments With Mom at Makati Shangri-La

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Create those perfect Moments with Mom at Makati-Shangri-la from May 8 to May 14, 2017. Whether it’s a staycation, an afternoon tea or a dinner date with mom, Makati Shangri-la has offers which will surely make the special woman in your life feel like a queen.

Click here to see Makati Shangri-la’s hotel offers for Mother’s Day.

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Makati Shangri-La is located in Ayala Avenue corner Makati Avenue, Makati City, 1200, Philippines.