The University of the Philippines Vargas Museum celebrates its 25th year through a series of exhibition and education programs in 2012. On March 1, 1978, the Philippines’s first Executive Secretary Jorge B. Vargas donated his collection of art, stamps and coins, library, and archives to his alma mater, the University of the Philippines. The Vargas … Continue reading
The Vargas Museum would like to congratulate Mark Salvatus for winning at the recently concluded Ateneo Art Awards for his work Secret Garden, which was part of the group show Sungduan 5: Daloy ng Dunong held at the National Museum. He bagged two artist residency grants: the Ateneo-Art Gallery-Common Room Networks Foundation Residency Grant, and … Continue reading
Due to the storm Basyang, the Gaston Damag walk through was postponed. We’ll announce the new schedule of the walk through within the week. Also, the Main Gallery is temporarily closed until July 16, 2010 for maintenance operations. We apologize for the inconvenience. Than you very much.
14 July 2010 (Wednesday), 11.30 am to 1 pm Vargas Museum University of the Philippines-Diliman Join artist Gaston Damag for a tour of his works exhibited at the University of the Philippines Jorge B. Vargas Museum on 14 July 2010, Wednesday at 11.30 am. This walk through is in line with Gaston Damag’s L’envie de … Continue reading
Vargas Collects History 3F South Wing Gallery This exhibition seeks to stress Jorge B. Vargas’s ordeals throughout his tenure in two colonial regimes. It focuses on his allegiance to President Manuel Quezon, who gave his full confidence in Vargas’s capacity. As Vargas participated in these events in history, he was also resolute in his humanistic … Continue reading