UP Vargas Museum

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FORCES AT WORK: 4 Exhibitions from the 2014 Curatorial Development Program

The UP Vargas Museum (UPVM) and Japan Foundation Manila (JFM) present Forces at Work, an exhibition organized by emerging curators from the Philippines and Japan involving artists from the different artworlds in Asia. The exhibition opens on December 2, 2014, Tuesday at 6:00PM. Performances by Axel Pinpin Propaganda Machine, Derek Tumala and Bobby Balingit start … Continue reading


CALL FOR MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS The UP Vargas Museum through The Working Artists Group (WAG) is accepting volunteers who can assist in a short-term workshop-oriented engagement on basic condition reporting and handling of contemporary works of art. Tasks include documenting unaccounted-for paintings lodged in the basement of the Vargas Museum as well as clerical work such … Continue reading

SA NGALAN NG BATAS | Manny Garibay

Sa Ngalan ng Batas: Reflections on Philippine law, culture and society Manny Garibay 04 October – 04 November 2014 3F South Wing Gallery Like magic, the term “sa ngalan ng batas (in the name of the law)” opens doors, ends arguments, strikes fear, and instills discipline. Once uttered, the name of the law invokes the … Continue reading


The public is invited to open these two shows on Saturday, October 4 at 4pm. To know more about the exhibitions, go to our facebook page events.

The Collection of Jane Ryan and William Saunders | Pio Abad

The Collection of Jane Ryan and William Saunders | Pio Abad 28 August to 30 September 2014 | Exhibition opening: Thursday, 28 August at 6 P.M. GF Lobby and West Wing Galleries Abad employs strategies of appropriation to reveal the social and political significations of objects, unraveling the circumstances in which artworks and commodities are … Continue reading

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