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APRIL happenings at Yuchengco Museum
Last Chance to See Under a Different Light
Multiples
In Focus: Fernando Amorsolo's Mango Harvest
From Our Books & Gifts Corner: Manila Landmarks Postcards
Coming Soon: RIZALizing the Future
Lenten Season Hours
Last Chance to See Under a Different Light

3/F Bridgeway Gallery
Ongoing until April 20

Under a Different Light closes on April 20. Visit soon and catch this mesmerizing exhibit before it's too late.

Under a Different Light features paintings of female figures that can be seen only under ultraviolet (UV) light. The works are the results of experimentation by Edd Aragon, a Sydney-based Filipino cartoonist. Aragon has been working with this unique medium for six years, and has previously exhibited his UV light-reactive paintings in Manila in 2008.

Multiples

3/F Yuchengco Group of Companies (YGC) Gallery
Ongoing until May

At the newly refurbished YGC Gallery, look for Multiples, a selection of fine prints from the museum collection. Made by Filipino and other Asian printmakers, the prints are created from a variety of techniques. Among the methods presented are lithography, silkscreen, embossing, sketching, and woodcut.

 

In Focus: Fernando Amorsolo's Mango Harvest
Mango Harvest
Fernando Amorsolo (National Artist, 1892-1972)
1948
Oil on canvas
64 x 90 cm

Amorsolo had a hands-on approach to nature, painting outdoors and capturing the splendor of color under the tropical sunlight. He was also the first to extensively portray traditional Filipino customs and occupations such as fishing, planting rice, harvesting fruit, washing laundry, and cooking.

Fernando Amorsolo's Mango Harvest celebrates the rural life and majesty of the sunny Filipino landscape. In this work, Amorsolo idealizes the peasant, situating them in a country idyll with plentiful harvests.

Market Scene, which is just a few of the works in the Yuchengco Museum collection, is currently on view at the Masters Gallery at the ground floor. 

From Our Books & Gifts Corner:
Manila Landmarks Postcards
5 postcards, 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 in) each
P200
Available only at Yuchengco Museum

Share and cherish colorful memories of Manila with graphic postcards by Counting Sheep Designa bold alternative to tourist postcards.

Each set has five postcards depicting Rizal Monument, Manila City Hall, Fort Santiago, Cubao X, and Quezon Memorial.

Visit our Books & Gifts Corner at the museum lobby or call us at 889-1234 to learn about our other shop items.

Coming Soon:
RIZALizing the Future
3/F Galleries
Opening May 27

National Hero Jose Rizal is present in the Filipino psyche, with his iconic image, the values he espoused, and his enduring spirit. Whether Filipinos are consciously aware, Rizal's imprint is seen in all aspects of Filipino culture and landscapeincluding present-day industry, commerce, and pop culture.

RIZALizing the Future is presented by the Yuchengco Museum in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Jose Rizal and the 100th anniversary of the Yuchengco Group of Companies..

Lenten Season Hours
When planning your visit to the museum this April, keep in mind that we will be closed on the following holidays:
  • April 9 (Saturday, Araw ng Kagitingan)
  • April 21 (Maundy Thursday)
  • April 22 (Good Friday)
Our regular hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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