Girl in Orange by E. Aguilar Cruz

Girl in Orange by E. Aguilar Cruz It’s not even midweek and we’re all like…meh. Don’t forget to chill out and keep your zest for life up and running! You may want to read: Filipino Women in Philippine Currency

Naiad by Jose T. Joya

Naiad by Jose T. Joya Loving him was red! Whatever your shade of red represents – desire, passion, adventure – you are free to love. Find your shade of red! You may want to read: Scented Sheath

Scented Sheath by Jose Tanig Joya

Scented Sheath by Jose Tanig Joya Can you explain what you see and feel upon seeing this work? Do you see thick textures of paint and quick brushstrokes? Today, the National Museum Philippines celebrates the 91st birth anniversary of National Artist (NA) for Visual Arts and pioneering abstract expressionist Jose Tanig Joya by featuring his … Read more

Tinikling by Fernando Amorsolo

Tinikling by Fernando Amorsolo As we approach the end of our National Heritage Month, we celebrate the life of the country’s first-declared National Artist, Fernando Cueto Amorsolo who was born On This Day, May 31, 130 years ago, in 1892 in Paco, Manila. Known as the “Grand Old Man of Philippine Art” because of his … Read more

Pambansang Laro ng Pilipinas

Pambansang Laro ng Pilipinas Arnis was developed by the indigenous populations of the Philippines, who used an assorted range of weaponry for combat and self-defense. Encompassing both simple impact and edged weapons, arnis traditionally involved rattan, swords, daggers, and spears. Arnis is otherwise known as eskrima, kali, and garrote, and by even more names in … Read more