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Viay nu Ivatan: Ivatan Lifeways

Through painting, photography, and illustration, the daily life of Filipinos inhabiting the northernmost island of the country is portrayed and annotated in this exhibition. According to Datar, the Ivatan culture is shaped by strong typhoons, rough seas, and meager resources. He explains that it exemplifies a particular relationship of a people with their environment. As depicted in Datar’s and Gonzales’s works, the exceptionally beautiful terrain of the province is accented by equally beautiful and highly industrious people. Datar further states that each household is oftentimes self-sufficient, enjoying a considerable degree of independence; and that the beauty of the province lies in its relative isolation and the uniqueness of its culture. Continue reading

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


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.

Over Rizal: Monuments to a Hero

Over Rizal: Monuments to a Hero 17 June 2011 to August 2011 Lobby, Landing, and 3rd Floor Galleries In commemoration of the 150th year of the birth of Dr. Jose Rizal, the UP Vargas Museum opens the exhibition Over Rizal: Monuments to a Hero on 17 June 2011, 4:00 PM, at the Lobby, Landing, and … Continue reading

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