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The National Museum of the Philippines or NM is a government agency museum that includes research and conservation programs within the museum and throughout the archipelago. Admission is free to all museums and facilities for both local and foreign visitors.

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The #NationalMuseumPH hosted George Tapan's photography lecture and workshop at its Tabon Caves Area Museum in Quezon, Palawan. As a celebration of the National Arts Month, participants included young learners from the Tagbanua and Pala'wan communities, educators, local government employees, and our National Museum of the Philippines staff in Palawan and from Manila. Mr. Tapan will have a more intensive photography workshop with the IP communities residing in Quezon, Palawan.

Photos by Allan Alvarez/ED

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Mabuhay ang kuturang Pilipino!

Question po? Open ba ang National Museum tom even Holiday? Free entrance po ba? Thanks

The #NationalMuseumPH opens new exhibitions to celebrate the 100th year of Marinduque Province.

The NMP Marinduque-Romblon Area Museum launched two new exhibitions in time for the centenary of Marinduque Province on February 19 and to join in the national celebration of the Arts Month. It features Bengy Toda's "Chasing Waterfalls" photography exhibition and “The Journey Towards the Protection of the Philippine Rise”, featuring underwater photographs and a video of the Benham Bank, the shallowest portion of Philippine Rise, a home to rare corals, some of which have a lifespan of up to 900 years.

The well-attended event was led by Acting Deputy Director-General for Administration, Atty. Cecilia Tirol, who welcomed guests and gave a brief background on the Philippine Rise exhibition, which is a joint project of the Philippine Government and Oceana Philippines. On the other hand, Mr. Bengy Toda who made a point of being at the opening gave a short talk and walkthrough around his exhibition, which features exceptional images of Philippine landscapes printed on Fujiflex. This exhibition was previously exhibited at the National Museum of Fine Arts in 2015 and at the Ilocos Regional Museum Complex in Vigan, Ilocos Sur in 2016.

Some of the important guests who graced the inauguration were members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Hon. Mel Encabo and Hon. John Fernandez, blogger and representative of Governor Presbitero Velasco, Jr., Mr. Eli Obligacion, SB Member and representative of Mayor Armi Carrion, Hon. Mark Angelo Jinang, President of Marinduque State College, Dr. Merian C. Mani, MSC-Sentro ng Wika at Kultura and Founding Member of HeArts Council, Dr. Randy Nobleza, DepEd Education Program Supervisor Araling Panlipunan, Dr. Nestor Rualo, DepEd Education Program Supervisor MAPEH, Dr. Cristy Raza with other Officers of DepEd Marinduque, local media practitioners and Information/Tourism Officer of Municipality of Boac. The Marinduque National High School's Special Class for the Arts also joined the event.

The exhibitions are now open to the public and admission is free. Museum hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, Tuesday to Sunday. For more information, please contact Ms. Michelle Marasigan of the Marinduque-Romblon Area Museum at (0948) 184-0318 (mobile), (042) 332-0507 (landline) or email nm.mramso@gmail.com.

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Happening Now: artist and restorer Guy Custodio talks about his work in conserving the interiors of Inmaculada Concepcion in Guiuan, Eastern Samar. Part of the HOCUS monthly talks to enhance audience understanding of the ongoing Quadricula exhibition. ... See MoreSee Less

Happening Now: artist and restorer Guy Custodio talks about his work in conserving the interiors of Inmaculada Concepcion in Guiuan, Eastern Samar. Part of the HOCUS monthly talks to enhance audience understanding of the ongoing Quadricula exhibition.

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The #NationalMuseumPH - Bohol receives the thirty-two (32) tools of National Artist Napoleon “Billy” Abueva, on loan from the Abueva family.

Ms. Amihan V. Abueva, the eldest daughter of Abueva, turned-over to NMP through National Museum Bohol Head, Audrey Dawn M. Tomada, the tools used and owned by the late National Artist.

Abueva, who hails from the town of Duero at 46, was the youngest recipient of the National Artist for Sculpture in 1976. After 6 decades of dedicating himself to the arts, Abueva passed away on February 16, 2018. In partnership with the Abueva family, the National Museum of the Philippines pays tribute to the National Artist in PAGPAULI: A Homecoming Exhibition of Napoleon Abueva, since July 2018.

Ms. Amihan, a child rights advocate was here for a special talk organized by NM - Bohol on the “The Life and Times of Napoleon ‘Billy’ Abueva” last February 19, 2020.
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Thank you for sharing as many of us who have 8-5 jobs don’t have the luxury of attending these wonderful lectures.

"During the pre-war period, particularly in the pre-colonial era"? Er, when?

Exactly. To find more about who we are, our identity, we should know more about our pre- colonial past.

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