Sculptures and Figures at National Art Gallery, Philippines

It was one of the finest places I’ve ever been to in Manila. The treasure box of the country. If you are visiting Manila, you should not miss the National Museum tour. Art, culture, lifestyle, and the country’s rich history can all be experienced here.

Spoliarium Painting by Juan Luna
“The Spoliarium” (often misspelled Spolarium) is a painting by Filipino artist Juan Luna. The painting was submitted by Luna to the Exposición Nacional de Bellas Artes in 1884 in Madrid, where it garnered the first gold medal (out of three). In 1886, it was sold to the Diputación Provincial de Barcelona for 20,000 pesetas. It currently hangs in the main gallery at the ground floor of the National Museum of the Philippines, and is the first work of art that greets visitors upon entry into the museum. (


The Parisian Life by Juan Luna National Gallery of Art Philippines
“The Parisian Life” is regarded as the last major work Luna did during his post-academic and life in Paris because from 1894 Luna travelled frequently that he was only able to paint a few number of landscapes in the Philippines.


Fernando Amorsolo drawings
Fernando Cueto Amorsolo (May 30, 1892 – April 24, 1972) is one of the most important artists in the history of painting in the Philippines.[1] Amorsolo was a portraitist and painter of rural Philippine landscapes. He is popularly known for his craftsmanship and mastery in the use of light. (
Romulo Galicano "Prevenance"
Romulo Galicano “Prevenance” 1997

The National Museum is open on Tuesdays to Sundays, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Free admission on Sundays.

Entrance Fees: Museum of the Filipino People and National Art Gallery
(also includes visit to exhibits of the National Planetarium.)

Individual Fee (PHP)
Student 50.00
Senior Citizen 120.00
Adult 150.00

Groups of 51 or more
Students 40.00
Adult/Senior Citizen 120.00

For inquiries call:
Museum Education Division
Telefax #: 527 0278
Look for Lina/Tess

National Museum of the Philippines
Padre Burgos Drive, City of Manila, Philippines

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