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If this painting could talk what would you ask it? Juan Luna’s España y Filipinas.

Don’t forget to sign up for our lecture series ‘Understanding Philippine Visual Art Through the collections of Ateneo Art Gallery and Lopez Museum.’

On Exhibit: Trajectories features the highlights of the Lopez Museum & Library collection, and presents the different paths the institution has taken in growing its collection and as a spectator in the shifts of a regional contemporary art discourse.

UPDATED: Understanding Philippine Visual Art Through the collections of Ateneo Art Gallery and Lopez Museum

September 7 – October 26, Saturdays, 9 am to 12 nn

Organized in conjunction with Trajectories, this eight-week lecture series focuses on the history and characteristics on Philippine pre-colonial to contemporary visual art.

September 7 – Beginnings of Philippine visual arts by Dr. Esperanza Gatbonton
September 14 – Luna and Hidalgo by Dr. Ambeth Ocampo
September 21 – Academics: Lozano, Asuncion, Domingo by Ambassador Jose Maria Cariño
September 28 – Conservatives: Dela Rosa, Amorsolo, Arellano, Castañada by Dr. Patrick Flores
October 5 – The Triumvirates: Botong, Edades and Ocampo by Dr. Alice Guillermo and Ino Manalo
October 12 – Moderns and Neo-realists by Dr. Eloisa May Hernandez
October 19 – 70’s – 80’s period by Ma. Victoria Herrera
October 26 – Contemporary Art by Prof. Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez

REGISTER by Downloading this Form

Registration Fee: Php 6,400 for the complete series or Php 900/session. Special rate offered to Lopez Museum members and Ateneo de Manila faculty & students. Limited to 30 pax per session. Certificates will be issued to participants who are able to complete the series of lectures.

For more information, please call Tina Modrigo at 631-2417 or send her a message at


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