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Art and the Order of Nature in Indigenous Philippine Textiles

Posted by ayalamuseum on October 21, 2014

Ayala Museum is proud to announce the opening of a major ethnographic exhibition, The Art and Order of Nature in Indigenous Philippine Textiles beginning October 24, 2014 at its Fourth Floor Galleries. The centerpiece of the exhibition is the generous donation by Mercedes Zobel to the Ayala Museum, which consists of 111 textiles representing indigenous […]

Mexico: Fantastic Identity

Posted by ayalamuseum on September 11, 2014

Ayala Museum, in partnership with the FEMSA Collection and Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines, are honored to present the exhibition Mexico: Fantastic Identity, 20th Century Masterpieces, FEMSA Collection.  The show includes Mexican artworks starting form the European experience of the early 20th century through the vanguard movements and schools; and artists’ portraits captured by renowned photographers. Featured Artists: […]

47th Shell National Students Art Competition

Posted by ayalamuseum on September 11, 2014

Once again, Ayala Museum hosts the winning entries of the 47th Shell National Students Art Competition (NSAC), one of the most enduring and highly anticipated contests supporting young Filipino talents in the arts. The prestigious competition has recently announced a new category. Digital short film entries as well as digital print art are now part […]

Triumph of Philippine Art Homecoming

Posted by ayalamuseum on July 18, 2014

After exhibiting the works of today’s renowned Filipino visual artists at two university museums in the USA, the show Triumph of Philippine Art will hold its homecoming at the Ayala Museum this July. Triumph first opened at the George Segal Gallery of Montclair State University in New Jersey on September 21, 2013. Curated by the […]

Jana Benitez: Life Force

Posted by ayalamuseum on July 14, 2014

New Frontiers is an exhibition program of Ayala Museum that provides the space and opportunity for the concept, production, and documentation of fresh and innovative issues and developments in Philippine contemporary work and provides a venue for its discourse and dialogue. The work featured and manner of presentation offer alternative perspectives to expand the museum […]

Journey into Space: The Visual Odyssey of Fernando Zobel

Posted by ayalamuseum on June 20, 2014

Ayala Museum will present a major exhibition Journey into Space: The Visual Odyssey of Fernando Zobel, at its Third Floor Galleries. To span from the artist’s early output in the 1950s until his last years in the early 1980s, paintings, drawings, prints and photographs from the Ayala Museum collection and several private collectors will show […]

Museum Collections Make Connections

Posted by ayalamuseum on June 20, 2014

Together with the rest of the world, Ayala Museum is one in the celebration of International Museum Day held every 18th of May of every year. 2014 marks the 36th year of the establishment of INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY around the world. IN line with this year’s celebration, Ayala Museum offers a special exhibition of selected […]

Beyond Tobacco: Tabacalera, A bridge between the Philippines and Spain

Posted by ayalamuseum on April 3, 2014

Perhaps the most important company in the Philippines at the end of the nineteenth century and until mid-twentieth century  and certainly the main tobacco company in the country, the Compañía General de Tabacos de Filipinas, more popularly known as Tabacalera, is still a stranger to many of us. However, having existed for more than a […]

Biyaya ng Lupa: Amorsolo’s Landscapes of Abundance

Posted by ayalamuseum on April 3, 2014

Fernando Amorsolo reached his creative peak as a painter during the American colonial period. This was a time of prosperity and abundance in the Philippine countryside, resulting from the country’s blooming export trade to the American market. By 1935, America was importing 83 percent of agricultural exports from the Philippines. Rice (palay) was the country’s […]

Ai Weiwei: Baby Formula

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 7, 2014

Ayala Museum, in partnership with Galerie Michael Janssen in Singapore, presents the installation ‘Baby Formula’ by the controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei on its Third Floor Multi-purpose Hall from February 19 to March 16, 2014. Known for his politically charged art installations and vocal criticisms against the Chinese government, Ai Weiwei produced Baby Formula as […]