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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For inquiries on the afternoon tour, call +63 2 527 1232 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
The National Museum of the Philippines is located in Padre Burgos Drive, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lopez Museum and Library is located at G/F Benpres Building, Exchange Road cor. Meralco Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines.
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.
Yuchengco Museum is located in RCBC Plaza, corner Ayala and Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenues, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines.
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 email@example.com.
Museo Pambata is located in Roxas Boulevard cor. South Drive, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call +63 2 759 8288 local 8272.
Ayala Museum is located in Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa Street, Greenbelt Park, Makati City 1224, Metro Manila, Philippines.