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A Taste of Gutai: Lito and Kim Camacho Collection

Posted by ayalamuseum on January 26, 2016

Ayala Museum presents A Taste of Gutai Lito and Kim Camacho Collection Held in partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation with special participation of The Japan Foundation, Manila Sony Philippines Exhibition Duration:   February 5 – April 10, 2016 Exhibition Location:    Ground Floor Gallery Featured artists: Jiro Yoshihara | Kazuo Shiraga | Yuko Nasaka | Shozo Shimamoto | Yasuo Sumi | Senkichiro Nasaka | Akira Kanayama | Atsuko Tanaka | Sadaharu […]

Graven Images: 1964 – 2014, Pandy Aviado Fifty Years of Printmaking

Posted by ayalamuseum on November 23, 2014

Ayala Museum, in partnership with Avellana Art Gallery and Crucible Gallery, presents the exhibition Graven Images: 1964 -2014, Pandy Aviado, 50 Years of Printmaking, which opens on November 25, 2014 at its Ground Floor Gallery. This exhibition features a broad array of graphic images from an artistic output in a span of fifty years. Included […]

In City and Country: Elmer Borlongan 1992-2012

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

The paintings of Elmer Borlongan representing two decades of his art will be exhibited in the upcoming Ayala Museum show, In City and Country: Elmer Borlongan, 1992-2012 from February 18 to April 6, 2014. Presented in partnership with HSBC Premier, In City and Country reviews Borlongan’s body of work, mainly visual expressions of marginalized people […]

Constancio Bernardo 1913-2013

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

November 28, 2013 – March 2, 2014 A retrospective exhibition of the work of Constancio Bernardo (1913-2003) marks the artist’s centennial at Ayala Museum, celebrating the artist’s life and work as well as revisiting a critical gap in the history of Philippine abstraction, heretofore unaddressed with either depth or breadth. Comprising a total of around […]

Gold of Ancestors

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

The exhibition of more than one thousand gold objects celebrates the sophisticated cultures that existed in the Philippines before colonization in the 16th century. Many of the precious objects were recovered in association with tenth to thirteenth century Chinese export ceramics. Similarities in form and iconography with artifacts of other Southeast Asian cultures affirm regional […]

A Millennium of Contact

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

Chinese and Southeast Asian ceramics found in the Philippines tell the story of how the country forged social and commercial ties with China and its neighbors. This display of more than 500 ceramics provides one of the most comprehensive surveys of Chinese and Southeast Asian trade wares found in the Philippines, spanning a thousand years. […]

Embroidered Multiples

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

The exhibition features selections from the Leiden National Museum of Ethnology’s collection of Philippine garments acquired from the French diplomat Brejard, who served in Manila from 1881 to 1886. The collection includes rare, embroidered silk trousers or sayasaya worn by Philippine elite men, formerly known only through nineteenth-century watercolor images. Multiple examples of delicately embroidered […]

Maritime Vessels

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

The Ayala Museum’s collection of finely crafted ship models is a tribute to the boats of yore that were used for everything from warfare to transport and dwelling. This selection includes the local skiffs as well as foreign ships that dropped anchor at Philippine shores. These boats were handcrafted out of baticulin, laniti, and apitong […]

The Diorama Experience

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

The Diorama Experience is an encounter with the dioramas of Philippine history that have been a prominent attraction of Ayala Museum since its completion in 1973. Carved by artisans from Paete, Laguna, the dioramas are unique achievements in woodcarving as well as in miniature painting and decoration. They depict sixty major events and themes in […]