January 13, 2017
Watch this video to see all the exhibitions and activities of Ateneo Art Gallery in 2016.
December 2, 2016
Ateneo Art Awards 2016 Winners Announced 15 September 2016 – Grand Atrium, Shangri-la, Mandaluyong   For the Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art, three (3) winners were chosen by the jury from a shortlist of twelve (12). The winners are Martha Atienza for Study in Reality No. 3; Rocky Cajigan for Museumified; and Nathalie Dagmang for Dito sa may Ilog ng Tumana: A Sensory Investigation on the Contradictory Relationship of Barangay Tumana with the Marikina River.   Winning with her thesis show at the College of Fine Arts in UP Diliman, Dagmang takes both the Liverpool Hope University - Creative...
August 27, 2015
  17 SEPT 2015, THURS 5.30pm Cocktails 6pm Announcement of Winners at the Grand Atrium, Shangri-a Plaza Mall, EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City SHORTLISTED FERNANDO ZOBEL PRIZES FOR VISUAL ART Pio Abad Catalina Africa Charles Buenconsejo Frank Callaghan Buen Calubayan Ian Carlo Jaucian Lui Medina Veronica Peraeljo Luis Santos Maria Taniguchi Derek Tumala Ryan Villamael SHORTLISTED PURITA KALAW LEDESMA PRIZE FOR ART CRITICISM Paula S. Acuin Renato Paolo V. Aguila Mia Angela A. Dagsaan Paolo Miguel G. Tiausas EXHIBITION DATES Shangri-la Plaza East Wing Mid Level 01/03 EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard Mandaluyong City 11 SEPT - 21 SEPT 2015 Ateneo...
August 12, 2015
  Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. and Jollibee present NEWSEUM! Making museums fun for the little ones. Get a free Newseum Activity Sheet whenever you attend or book a Jollibee Kids Party in any of these participating stores: Jollibee Buendia Bautista Jollibee Cash and Carry Jollibee Harbour Square Jollibee Katipunan Jollibee Makati Avenue Jollibee Mendiola Jollibee PGH Jollibee Pioneer Jollibee Remedios Jollibee Rizal Park, and Jollibee Sheridan Learn about famous Filipino artists and their work as you color and read through the activity sheet! Tear out the attached coupon for a free Saturday visit to any of the participating...
July 14, 2015
Now in its twelfth year, the Ateneo Art Awards was established to honor the memory of the founding benefactor of the Ateneo Art Gallery, Fernando Zobel (1924-1984).  Originally conceived to shine the spotlight on young and emerging artists, the Ateneo Art Awards is now a venue to recognize outstanding achievements in art writing as well, with the 2014 inauguration of the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Art Criticism Prize. Shortlists of 12 artists and 4 writers have been drawn up by their respective juries. The Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art are awarded to three Filipino visual artists, below the age of 36,...
June 16, 2015
(Top to bottom, Raffy Napay’s “Nest/Home” and Charles Buenconsejo’s “A-Z” and “The Idea of Nothing is Nothingness (images courtesy of the artists)) Wednesday, 22 July 2015 6pm, Opening Reception Exhibitions run from 22 July to 12 September 2015 Ateneo Art Awards winners, Raffy T. Napay (2013) and Charles Buenconsejo (2014) will be mounting back-to-back homecoming shows at the Ateneo Art Gallery this July. The two exhibitions, Napay’s Sanctuary and Buenconsejo’s Relative Nothing, will showcase a broad range of media, from soft sculpture to video, corresponding with the diversity of contemporary art practice that the Ateneo Art Gallery, along with its partner...
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 13 : What was wrong with Modernism?  Why did contemporary art happen?...
Nominations for 2015 Ateneo Art Awards: Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Art is now open! We are pleased to announce this year's call for nominations for the Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Arts. Work that has been exhibited between May 2, 2014 and May 1, 2015 can now be nominated for the 12th edition of this prestigious prize to be given at the 2015 Ateneo Art Awards. Nomination forms have begun circulation among art spaces and cultural institutions all over the Philippines, and are also available at the Ateneo Art Gallery. Since 2004, the Ateneo Art Gallery and its partners...
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...
April 22, 2015
    The Ateneo Art Gallery and Kalaw Ledesma Foundation, Inc. have just announced the exhibitions to be reviewed by writers interested in submitting entries for the Purita Kalaw Ledesma Prize for Art Criticism. These exhibitions are: Pandy Aviado: Fifty Years of Printmaking, Ground Floor Gallery, Ayala Museum 25 November 2014 – 11 January 2015 Images of Nation: Cesar Legaspi, the Brave Modern, Third Floor Galleries, Ayala Museum, 1 December 2014 – 26 April 2015 Forces at Work, Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center 2 December 2014 – 28 January 2015 Vitruvian Figure Paul Pfeiffer, Museum of Contemporary...
April 14, 2015
Fr. Jose Ramon T. Villarin, SJ, announced on April 8, 2015 the appointment of Ma. Victoria “Boots” Herrera as Director of the Ateneo Art Gallery.   Ms. Herrera joins the Ateneo de Manila University after having worked in the public sector for 26 years. She ends her post as the Director of the CCP Visual Arts and Museum Division, Production and Exhibition Department and assistant professor at the University of the Philippines – Diliman, Department of Art Studies this summer. She has been involved with the Ateneo as a lecturer in the Arts Management program since 2005 and was curator for the Ateneo Art Gallery’s landmark exhibitions Lee Aguinaldo: In Retrospect...
April 6, 2015
The Ateneo Art Awards which has been held in August since its inception in 2004 will this year be held in September allowing for a longer period of entries into both the Purita Kalaw Ledesma Prize for Art Criticism and the Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Arts.   The Ateneo Art Gallery will be accepting entries for the art criticism award until 30 April 2015.  Participants may submit reviews of the following shows from the past 6 months.   Pandy Aviado: Fifty Years of Printmaking, Ground Floor Gallery, Ayala Museum 25 November 2014 – 11 January 2015 Images of Nation: Cesar Legaspi,...