Human Anatomy Fundamentals Workshop

June 6, 2018

Join Meneer Marcelo in this series of figure drawing classes as participants understand the human figure through movement, proportion and anatomy.

Saturdays, 9AM - 12NN June 23, June 30, July 7 Workshop Venue: National Bookstore Atelier 2F, Innovation Wing, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University Workshop Fee: Php 5000 for 3 sessions (inclusive of materials) Workshop is open to participants 16 years old and above Sign-up now at For inquiries, email us at or call Esty Bagos, Museum Education Officer at 426.6001 loc. 5392 ...

Summer Workshops for May

April 13, 2018
 Registration is still open for all our May programs!  

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Bond with the kids and celebrate Mother’s Day early in this Mother & Child Mosaic Making Workshop! Discover how to make mosaic pieces out of ceramic tiles! Learn how to literally piece together both functional and decorative items. At the end of the session, each pair of participants will be able to make to designs of their making (8x8" and 6x6" mosaic pieces).

About Craft MNL Craft MNL is a community of artisans, crafters, designers and creative entrepreneurs who learn, create, share and celebrate the work of our hands. They provide a virtual space for local communities to create and appreciate crafts and other handmade products. Craft MNL hosts a variety of art workshops, such as leather crafting, printmaking and macrame.


Summer Programs 2018 | Basic Acrylic Painting for Kids and Basic Figure Drawing Classes

March 19, 2018

The Ateneo Art Gallery is offering several workshops this summer! Get to know the basics of painting and illustration with our upcoming programs this April.

BASIC ACRYLIC PAINTING FOR KIDS WITH MENEER MARCELO *Open to kids ages 8-12 April 7 & 14, Saturday | 9AM – 12NN Ateneo Art Gallery, Ben Chan Art Suite 2F Arts Wing, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University Workshop Fee: P2,500 for two sessions (inclusive of materials) Register here:

BASIC FIGURE DRAWING WORKSHOP WITH ELMER BORLONGAN *Must have basic knowledge in drawing April 19, Thursday | 9AM – 12NN Ateneo Art Gallery, Ben Chan Art Suite 2F Arts Wing, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University Workshop Fee: P1,200 (inclusive of materials) Register here:

For further inquiries, email us at or call Esty Bagos, Museum Education Officer at 426.6001 loc. 5392


2017 Arts & Museum Summit: Cultivating an Arts Community in the 21st Century

October 17, 2017

Organized by Asia Society, sponsored by Ayala Museum Hosted by Areté and Ateneo Art Gallery With the support of SMART Communications Inc.

  The 2017 Arts & Museum Summit will host a series of presentations and panel discussions featuring leading international arts professionals from the Asia Pacific region and beyond to share their insights into audience engagement through community and educational programming at cultural institutions, as well as the outreach strategies to build these audiences. The two-day program will be held from November 6 to 7, 2017, at Ateneo Art Gallery in Areté and the Ayala Museum.   For more information on the schedule, speakers and how to register, visit:   Rates: Php7500 - regular Php5000 – students and senior citizens Php3750 – Asia Society members ...

When Contemporary Art Became Global | A Lecture Series by Professor Tony Godfrey, 7-29 March 2017

March 2, 2017
PhP1,200 per session | PhP4,000 for 4 sessions | PhP 6,400 for 8 sessions   March 7. LECTURE 1: 1986: Did Contemporary Start Now? What does the death of Warhol and Beuys in this year signify? The heyday of Neo-expressionist painters, Baselitz, Kiefer, Clemente The advent of Jeff Koons and Neo-conceptualism   March 8. LECTURE 2: Sculpture and Public Projects Can you make sculpture after Minimalism? Anish Kapoor, Anthony Gormley, Thomas Schutte, Montien Boonma 1987/1997 Munster Skulptur projekte Places with a past, Charleston 1991   March 14. LECTURE 3: The Others Is this the point when art became global - or sort of? Magiciens de la Terre, Paris 1989, Whitney Biennial 1993 Ilya Kabakov, Sophie Calle, Xu Bing   March 15. LECTURE 4: Thinking and Participation Is art about thinking and interacting rather than looking at objects and pictures? Thinking: Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Roberto Chabet Participation: Carsten Holler, Rikrit Tiranavija, fog, slides, green curry   March 21. LECTURE 5: Installation Art & Video Installation Are these actual art forms? What does video art do that film and TV don’t do better? Matthew Barney, Ann Hamilton, Sooja Kim, Isaac Julien, etc.   March 22. LECTURE 6: Biennale Art Is this the age of the curator? Is there such a thing as “International Biennale Art” as opposed to “Auction Art.” What is the best art shown at biennales? Sara Sze, William Kentridge, Danh Vo, Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, etc.   March 28. LECTURE ...

Fashioning the Terno : A Costume Design Workshop

June 14, 2016
by Gino Gonzales Wed 8 June - Fri 10 June 2016 1-7 pm In line with its current exhibition, Badong : Salvador Bernal Designs the Stage, the Ateneo Art Gallerywith the support of Bench presents, Fashioning the Terno, a workshop to train practicing fashion and costume designers in crafting the national dress. Facilitating the masterclass is Gino Gonzales, a protege of National Artist for Theater and Design, Salvador Bernal. In this workshop he continues the work of his mentor in teaching others how to create proper, period appropriate ternos. The workshop will not only teach participants the rudiments of making terno patterns but will give them a brief history of the period to provide them with an understanding of the context of the way in which these dresses were worn and how they evolved throughout the century. This masterclass is being given free of charge through the generosity of Bench.  Slots are very limited.  Interested participants should send a copy of the CV and an image of their work to by Saturday, 4 June.  Only those able to attend the entire workshop (June 8-10, 1-7pm) should apply. About the facilitator :  Gino Gonzales is an exhibition designer and scenographer who has worked on stage, film, television and event productions ...

SHAPE : A Visual Art Summer Workshop at the Ateneo Art Gallery

May 12, 2015
We would like to thank those who participated in SHAPE: A Visual Art Summer Workshop at the Ateneo Art Gallery last week, May 4 to 8, 2015.   Here are some photos from the workshop:

 Day 1: Renowned Filipino artists Elmer Borlongan and Plet Bolipata-Borlongan sharing experiences and tips to aspiring young artists

Day 2: Elmer Borlongan and Plet Bolipata teach the students how to draw using basic shapes and color shades and highlights and how to enhance their drawings with collages

Day 3: Students with renowned Filipino artists Elmer Borlongan and Plet Bolipata-Borlongan


Day 4: Robert Alejandro teaches the students how to draw live models



May 7, 2015
Join Professor Tony Godfrey as he explores contemporary art from its birth to its current state in a 6 week course at the Ateneo Art Gallery from June 13 – July 18.  Through lectures and discussions discover the different movements that have emerged since the 1960s, the artists that have defined these movements and the different art forms that are currently seen in exhibitions, art fairs and biennials.   Course dates : Lectures every Saturday from June 13 – July 18, 2015, 10 am – 5 pm.   June 13What was wrong with Modernism?  Why did contemporary art happen? Piet Mondrian, Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns. Lecture on The birth of the Contemporary: Pop, Minimal and Conceptual Art: Andy Warhol, Donald Judd, Joseph Beuys, On Kawara.   June 20 : 1980s : Neo Expressionism Anselm Kiefer, Julian Schnabel, Francesco Clemente 1980s: Neo conceptualism: Jenny Holzer, Jeff Koons, Magiciens de la Terre   June 27 : Contemporary Art and Photography Contemporary Art and Video : Video works by Bill Viola, Pipilotti Rist and Eije Lisa Ahtilla   July 4: Sculpture and art in public places since 1980 : Joseph Beuys, Anthony Gormley, Skulptur Projekte Munster   July 11 : Installation art : Christian Boltanski, Ann Amilton, Ilya Kabakov What is different about Filipino Contempoary Art?   July ...

SHAPE : A Visual Art Summer Workshop at the Ateneo Art Gallery

April 29, 2015
Please be informed that due to public demand the Shape workshop has been shortened from two weeks to one week. This one week workshop will follow the set schedule for Module 1, May 4 (Monday) to May 8, (Friday), from 1 pm to 4 pm in the Ateneo Art Gallery. The workshop will cover traditional media of drawing (pencil, pen, ink and charcoal), illustration, painting and collage as well as the basics of starting a professional portfolio. Also due to public demand, professional artists wishing to refresh their skills are welcome to participate in the workshop, as students. The workshop fee has been reduced from Php 15,000 to Php 7,500. The Ateneo Art Gallery wishes to thank those who have shared their feedback regarding this workshop.   Connect Collaborate Create
Artists are often shaped by fellow artists. Skill and sensibility are honed through exposure and practice. This summer, the Ateneo Art Gallery offers the young art enthusiast a chance to be mentored by critically acclaimed practicing professionals: painters, sculptors, installation artists, and illustrators, in a simulated studio setting. The 2-week intensive workshop will happen on Monday to Friday, from May 4 to 8, 2015 at the Ateneo Art Gallery. Sessions will be structured as follows: • ...