3F Galleries, Announcement

Last few days of Sandra Dans’ ICONOLATRIA at the 3F Galleries

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ICONOLATRIA by Sandra Dans will have its last day on April 30. Visit the museum from Tuesday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm. Admission donation to Iconolatria covers also admission to all other exhibitions at the museum.

📧 : vargasmuseum@gmail.com
📞: 928-1927

The exhibition has an online feature at Art Plus Magazine.

APRIL 2016 insta Iconolatria Final Week

Iconolatria features Dans’ photography spanning three different projects: “I Am”, “Mga Santong Kanto” and “Stampitas”. The exhibit uses the lens of Catholic iconography to examine contemporary ideas of self. Complementing the exhibit are different materials from the Vargas Museum collection – specifically stampitas and prayer cards of Marina Vargas, and images of Jorge B. Vargas. Activities for the exhibition are posted in the Iconolatria Facebook event page.

 

 

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About Jorge B. Vargas Museum

It aims to preserve its collection donated by Jorge B. Vargas and conducts research, exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. The Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center houses a museum, archives, and library devoted to the Philippine history, art, and culture from the late 19th century until the post-war era. Its main beneficiaries are students, faculty, researchers and scholars of the Philippines and Asia.

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