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.

Summer Art Buffet at Fully Booked

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It’s art-all-you-can at Fully Booked‘s Summer Art Buffet. The last two legs of the event are happening this Friday, May 19 (from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm), at Fully Booked Greenbelt 5 and on May 26, Friday (from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm), at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street.

Paint, sketch and draw with art materials from Faber-Castell and Sakura Jelly Roll. Special workshops will be conducted by your favorite artists. Walk-in registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission is FREE.

Art Weekend: A Summer Mixer

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Visit Art Weekend: A Summer Mixer on May 20-21, 2017 at Erehwon Center for the Arts for some designer pop-up shops, cultural performances, art workshops and an affordable art show. Admission is FREE.

The event, a creativity bazaar featuring local artists and makers, will hold a series of activities such as a 2-day rooftop art market (open from 1pm to 11pm, a Family Art Appreciation Class for parents and kids, live performances and much more.

For more information, visit erehwonartcenter.com or Art Weekend’s Facebook event page.

For inquiries, call Erehwon Center for the Arts at +63 2 294 5286 during office hours (Mon-Fri) / send e-mail to ozmendoza@erehwonartcenter.com / send message via Viber at +63 915 267 0515.

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Erehwon Center for the Arts is a former factory that has reinvented itself as Quezon City’s emerging cultural center. It is a hub for activities celebrating the visual arts, performing arts, music, literature and film.

Erehwon is located at No. 1 Don Francisco St., Villa Beatriz, Quezon City (near Commonwealth Ave.), Metro Manila, Philippines.

Karnabal Festival 2017

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Presented by Sipat Lawin Ensemble in cooperation with The Japan Foundation Asia Center, Karnabal Festival 2017: Performance and Social Innovation is a two-week festival, running from May 10 to 21, 2017, that will highlight the new works of an alternative wave of local performance-makers and international artists in the Philippines through socially-engaged performances.

Karnabal Contemporary Cultural Laboratory, the organizer behind the festival, supports independent and emerging artists by providing them with resources, education and a platform free from the pressures of commercial success, so that these artists can keep creating original and meaningful performances that address the social and cultural issues of our time.

Like a carnival or a traveling caravan, Karnabal Festival 2017’s Metro Manila venue is mobile and multi-site: from studios, to the great outdoors, to coffee shops, a black box theater, the streets, and even inside homes. Click here for more information on the schedule and venue.

Performances are blank-ticketed instead of having fixed rates, as a form of social experiment where audiences determine the amount of what they pay for based on their perceived value of the work while taking into consideration their economic capacity.

For more information on the festival, visit facebook.com/karnabalfestival/ or visit their crowdfunding campaign to make a donation.

 

 

 

Crafts & Workshops at Crafting a Home: A North to South Mother’s Day Celebration by Common Room

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Crafts, pop-ups and workshops on Mother’s Day at Common Room’s Crafting a Home event, a North to South Mother’s Day celebration from May 8-14 at Power Plant Mall and from May 12-14 at Alabang Town Center. There will be FREE capsule workshops at the pop-up stores (walk-in sign-ups only) ranging from wire writing to wood carving and clay dish painting.

For more information and to see workshop schedules, visit @CommonRoomPH.

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Common Room is an arts and crafts store located at #325 Dela Rosa St. Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines 1105. It’s a place and space where makers gather. For inquiries, call +63 977 786 6694 or email commonroomph@gmail.com.

National Book Store’s Grand Summer Art Camp

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Bring your kids to National Book Store‘s Grand Summer Art Camp on May 27 to 28, 2017 (from 10 am to 6 pm) at Event Center, LG Mega A, SM Megamall and let them enjoy an exciting lineup of creative activities. Admission is FREE.

For more information, visit blog.nationalbookstore.com or @nbsalert.

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SM Megamall is located in Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines

REP: 50 Years of Telling Stories

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Repertory Philippines (REP), the country’s premier theater company, celebrates its golden year in a musical gala called REP: 50 Years of Telling Stories featuring all the Repertory stage greats at The Theatre at Solaire. REP is inviting everyone to commemorate this special event on June 11, 2017, starting with cocktails at 6:30 pm, main show at 8 pm and afterglow (for some coffee, dessert and fun) at 10 pm. Attire is formal.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event to catch all the theater stars such as Monique Wilson, Leo Martinez, Joy Virata, Miguel Faustmann, Michael Williams, Menchu Lauchengco, and Audie Gemora perform on stage. Acclaimed director Bart Guingona will be at the helm of the show, with Luna Inocian as the writer and Ejay Yatco as the musical director.

Ticket prices range from Php1,000 to Php5,500 and are available for online purchase from Ticketworld.

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Founded in 1967 by a group of actors, REPERTORY PHILIPPINES FOUNDATION, INC., has staged more than 400 productions during its eighty season run in fifty years and continues to stage the best productions from Broadway and the West End, showcasing local talents to promote the performing arts in the Philippines.

The Theatre at Solaire is located in Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

The Life Drawing Session 2 by Pens N’ Brushes

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Pens N’ Brushes Philippines is hosting its second The Life Drawing Session event (an Open Nude Figure Drawing Jam) on May 6, 2017 (Saturday) from 6 pm to 10 pm at The Open Space, Makati City. The theme will revolve around the pairing of opposing signs Taurus and Gemini and will provide as a central backdrop to this event from the music to the participating artists’ physical environment. Detalye Design Group will be transforming the venue into a celestial setting while art materials will be provided by Faber-Castell Philippines (although guests are welcome to bring their own materials of choice).

Pens N’ Brushes is a Singapore-based art non-profit group composed of individuals who express art in all forms and mediums. Its figure drawing events explore the art in the human body in a casual setting where people can also socialize and enjoy good music, wines, and refreshments at the same time.

Art students, figurative artists, professionals, homemakers, and those who simply want to draw are all welcome to join.

Event fee is Php700. For inquiries, email info@pensnbrushes.com or call +63 917 889 7080.

For more information, visit pensnbrushes.com.

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The Open Space Concept Area & Events Venue is located in 134 Jupiter St., Makati City 1223, Metro Manila, Philippines.