MEMBERS’ FAQ

Why is the museum renovating?

The Ayala Museum, together with the Filipinas Heritage Library and ArtistSpace, is renovating its 15-year old facility to improve our services. What will happen to my membership? Memberships availed from June 2018 to February 2019 are still valid except for Museum and Library access which is only until May 31, 2019.

The following benefits can still be availed during the renovation period:

  • Partner establishment/institution benefits (Please see list below)
  • Extended membership validity until December 31, 2020 

Can I still avail of the benefits with partner establishments?

Go for it! The partner establishments listed below will still acknowledge your card when availing of its perks. We will send a monthly update of their events and offerings. (Please see discounts below)

If my membership is about to expire, can I still renew even if you are closed?

We will resume acceptance of membership applications by 2020. 

Can I use the card by the time you re-open?

Yes! All membership cards availed from June 2018 to February 2019 will be valid by the time we re-open in 2020. We will send an announcement for any changes on the benefits and guidelines. 

When will you re-open?

We will send an official announcement for our scheduled reopening in 2020.

What will happen to the Museum Shop? Can I still buy products and get member discounts?

Yes! The shop will continue to sell through their pop-up stores in select locations. The shop also has an online store: shop.ayalamuseum.org  You can follow our social media channels for the latest on the Museum Shop’s pop-up stores. Feel free to also contact them at shop@ayalamuseum.org for other inquiries. 

What will happen to your workshops, lectures, concerts and other events?

The workshops, lectures, concerts and other events will be travelling through our Ayala Museum On-The-Go program.

Will you be having exhibitions elsewhere?

Keep an eye out for our travelling exhibits! Our exhibitions team will be hard at work setting up many travelling exhibits during the course of our renovation. We’ll be keeping you up to date on when and where through email. 

Can I still research at the Filipinas Heritage Library (FHL)?

The 6th Floor of the Museum where FHL is located will also be closed during the renovation. While the Library’s physical space and collections will be unavailable, FHL will continue to accommodate research queries and reproduction requests via email at asklibrarian@filipinaslibrary.org.ph. Digitized library materials are also available for online viewing at www.filipinaslibrary.org.ph.

How will I hear about the Museum and Library’s programs and events during the renovation?

Don’t worry, we will be sending a monthly calendar via email to let you know about everything the Museum and the Library have going on.   We will also be regularly updating our website and social media channels, so follow us there for quick updates!

Who should I contact if I have other concerns?

Please feel free to email us at membership@ayalamuseum.org.  For Library inquiries, please call 759-8281 or email asklibrarian@filipinaslibrary.org.ph   

PARTNER EVENTS

Goethe-Institut Manila

Goethe Open House

August 31, 11AM-7PM

Adamson Centre, 121 L.P. Leviste St, Salcedo Village, Makati City

More details at goethe.de/manila

Free Admission

13th International Silent Film Festival

August 30 – September 1

Samsung Hall, SM Aura Premier

More details at goethe.de/manila

Free Admission

DISCOUNTS

MIND MUSEUM

  • Grant 20% discount to The Mind Museum all day passes for Ayala Museum members + maximum of (4) companions.

CULTURAL CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES

  • Ten Percent (10%) discount on tickets to CCP-productions and selected co-productions for Ayala Museum Members and employees valid upon presentation of membership card/ OD

GOETHE INSTITUT

  • Grant 20% discount on Library membership for Ayala Museum members and employees and 5% cash, check and credit discount to merchandise purchases for Ayala Museum members and employees.
  • Require the Ayala Museum member to present a valid membership card or Ayala Museum ID to avail of the said discounts.

SOCIETA DANTE ALIGHIERI COMITATO DI MANILA

  • Grant 10% discount on regular classes (minimum of 2 classes), translation services, interpretation services and tutorial classes (minimum of 5 hours)
  • Free access on library resources using DAS manila borrowers rule.
  • Require the Ayala Museum member to present a valid membership card or Ayala Museum ID to avail of the said discounts.

INSTITUTO CERVANTES

  • 10% discount on Spanish language courses.
  • 10% discount on library annual membership fee.
  • Require the Ayala Museum member to present a valid membership card or Ayala Museum ID to avail of the said discounts.