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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Museum Foundation of the Philippines' Activities This March

Our Activities this March

1. March 7, 9, 12 9am to 4 pm
Encarnador Workshop with Tats Manahan

The Lopez Memorial Museum and the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc will hold a 3-Saturday whole-day demonstration and workshop on the said technique at the National Museum. Included in the workshop is a short introduction on the work of the encarnador, background on history of decorative arts in the Philippines vis-à-vis Spain and Italy, and the encarnador technique translated into decoration for objects d'art. Writer-director Tats Manahan will facilitate the workshop.

Venue: 4th fl, Tambunting Hall, Museum of the Filipino People, Finance Road, Manila
Cost: P5000, inclusive of materials

2. March 10, 2007, Saturday, 10:00 am to 12:00 nn
Stories on Philippine Art: Uncovering the National Art Gallery

Museum Foundation of the Philippines and the Lopez Memorial Museum invite you to the third in our lecture series Stories on Philippine Art: Uncovering the National Art Gallery. Curator Patrick D. Flores will give us a private viewing and on-site lecture of the National Art Gallery which was closed since 2001. We will see seven galleries, including the "Hall of Masters" which exhibits two monumental masterpieces of the 19th century, namely Luna's Spoliarium and Hidalgo's La Tragedia del Gobernador Fernando de Bustamante y Bustillos

Meeting point: Lobby of the main building of the National Museum (the bldg with a gate across the Museum of the FIlpino People). Registration starts at 9:30am.

Cost: P150 for members and P300 for non-members

3. March 24, 2007, Saturday, 11:30 am
A Culinary Affair with Pia Lim-Castillo at Le Soufflé, Rockwell

Pia Lim-Castillo discusses the intricacies of the Filipino meal and how the land and seas as well as the history of colonization have affected our foodways from what it was before to what it is now. Despite the changes in foodways and habits, the underlying social importance of the meal will always be there. The luncheon menu will be prepared by Chef Jessie Sincioco.

Venue: Le Soufflé, Amorsolo West Bldg., Residential Drive, Rockwell Center.

(Fee to be announced)

For more information or reservations, please call the Museum Foundation at 404.2685/ 722.9073 and look for Elvie, Flor or Patricia.

You can download the March 2007 reservervation for in pdf or zipped pdf.

For more Museum Foundation events and activities please visit our website at

Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc.
G/F National Museum of the Filipino People
Valencia Circle, Rizal Park, Manila 1004 Philippines
Telefax: (63-2) 404-2685

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