My daughter and her classmates had been invited to an art exhibit held in San Juan early this month. They may have difficulty locating the place, but the (brief) time spent at the exhibit was well worth it. They were welcomed by the one in charge at the gallery (or was it the gallery owner). Too bad the artist (who gave the invitation) was not around at the time to tell more about his work. Nevertheless, the students enjoyed the art exhibit and still have the energy to print business cards online for their project.
Photo credit: The Artologist
I had a chance to visit this museum a few days ago. The kids have expressed their interest to tag along, but as much as I want to bring them to the launching, I simply can’t, it was a coverage and mommy needs to work.
I had a great time during the museum tour and enjoyed meeting young artists Nikki Luna and Ernest Concepcion at the launching of their exhibit. Interviewing them (with other bloggers) was a wow moment for me. It’s not just the hanging arts that impressed me, but the subtle meaning behind the drawings and installations as explained by the artists themselves. (Nikki Luna, for example, is supporting a social cause. How I love to do a separate and lengthy interview with her on that topic.)
It was an educational event for me. I only regret that I suck at taking pictures. Here are some pictures I took inside the museum. Pardon the blurry and dark shots, we were not allowed to use the flash. 🙁
Ernest Concepcion’s Hidalgo, the super multi-dimensional time bandit
Nikki Luna’s Precious and Fertile
Catch the awe-inspiring artworks of Luna and Concepcion and other contemporary artists at the Lopez Museum. The exhibit will run until October 12.
The Lopez Memorial Museum is at the ground floor of Benpres Building, Exchange Road corner Meralco Avenue, Pasig City. Museum days and hours are Mondays to Saturdays, except holidays, 8am-5pm. For more information, call 631-2417.
I also have a post about the Lopez Museum here. 🙂