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BANTAYOG NG MGA BAYANI EDSA, DILIMAN, QUEZON CITY

Bantayog ng mga Bayani a must visit place in Quezon City

 

  The QC Blogventure tour was organized as part of the month-long celebration of Quezon City 75th Diamond Jubilee headlined by Mayor Herbert Bautista as the Grand Parade of Lights headed to its last stop last night at the Quezon City Memorial Circle. A total of 75 bloggers joined QC Blogventure tour to commemorate the cityhood by visiting the places that makes Quezon City what it is now and what it will be in the future with the theme ‘Great, Green, and Growing‘. We would never have heard of Bantayog ng mga Bayani if it weren’t for this fun and historic city tour. In between […]

'SABEL' BY BENCAB SIGNED AND DATE 2003

Rare and fascinating art collections display at The Magnificent September Auction 2015 in Leon Gallery

 

 If you are an art collector fascinated by wondrous works of arts from Filipino artists, it’s time for you to drop whatever you are doing, finish reading this article, and visit Leon Gallery in Legaspi St., Legaspi Village, Makati to see for yourself the beauty and rare art collections of some of the greatest artists in the Philippine history. Enter inside Leon Gallery and gaze at the rare finds, objet d’art, and contemporary pieces that are presented for magnificent September Auction 2015 happening on September 12, Saturday afternoon. At exactly 2PM, art pieces from the works of Juan Luna to modern day artists like Federico […]

LOPEZ MUSEUM AND LIBRARY OPEN ENDS

Lopez Museum and Library presents ‘Open Ends’

 

 Open Ends, the second exhibition offering of the Lopez Museum and Library for 2015, highlights a collection of rarely seen studies, sketches, and unfinished paintings by Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo. These masterful renditions are complemented by those of Juan Luna, unfinished correspondences captured in Jose Rizal‘s careful handwriting  and by beautifully bound and printed novenas or prayer booklets. Select sculptural and mixed media installations by guest artists Ling Quisumbing Ramilo, Toym Imao, and Riel Hilario complete this provocation. Open Ends begins on August 22 and will end on December 23, 2015. Ling‘s artworks are more of personal things that attached to […]

SPOLIARIUM BY JUAN LUNA IS THE FIRST ARTWORK THAT GREETS VISITORS OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM.

History of the National Museum and Spoliarium by Juan Luna

 

 A trip to the National Museum is not expensive. In fact it is free if you choose to just read our snippet history of how the National Museum came to be. National Museum used to be the Old Session Hall of the House of Representatives which first convened on this building located at Padre Burgos Street corner Finance Road on July 26, 1926 led by Speaker Manuel Roxas until 1933 and Speaker Quintin Paredes until 1935. The Legislative Building was almost completely ruined during the Battle of Manila in 1945. The House of Representatives continued to convene here from the […]

FREEWAY X NATIONAL ARTIST. Freeway X salutes National Artist for Literature Bienvenido Lumbera.

Freeway X salutes National Artist for Literature Bienvenido Lumbera

 

 The poet who paved the use of Tagalog dialect as National Language during his era is now given a honorable celebration by Freeway X Filipino National Artist Collectors Series for 2014, which is recognized every year. Freeway X salutes National Artist for Literature, Bienvenido Lumbera. Those who were recognized in the past were the likes of Lucio San Pedro, Carlos ‘Botong’ Francisco, Levi Celerio, Juan Luna, to name a few. Freeway X Filipino National Artist Collectors Series is Freeway Online, a clothing shop store, homage to Filipino national artists highlighting the works in arts and literature of these personalities who gave a large contribution to […]