Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center
A center for Philippine art and culture, the Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center’s main thrusts are research, exhibition and education. It enjoys the distinction of being one of the art repositories in the country, embracing the entire range of Philippine artistic creativity from the 1880s to the 1960s. Through its collection of oil paintings, watercolors, pastels, drawings, and sculptures, Vargas Museum aims to contribute towards the appreciation of the country’s artistic heritage and to foster an awareness of the history of Philippine art.
Bulwagan ng Dangal
Invoking heritage and iconography, the Bulwagan ng Dangal was established in 2009 as the University of the Philippines’ heritage museum. The museum’s name taken from a line in the university’s anthem, UP Naming Mahal. The Bulwagan ng Dangal Permanent Collection consists of artworks by distinguished UP alumni and professors at the College of Fine Arts, including four National Artists for the Visual Arts. These artworks are part of the vast and extensive art collection of the University of the Philippines system.
Bulwagan ng Dangal is an institution that creates forward looking exhibitions inspired by strong advocacy and guided by time honored traditions. The museum is a space where art practices intersect with other fields of study that creates enriching, multi-perspective, and transdisciplinal exhibitions that promote social awareness and pride of place and people.