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Metropolitan Museum of Manila

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Metropolitan Museum of Manila

Metropolitan Museum of Manila
Location Manila, Philippines
Type Art and history museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Manila (nicknamed the Met) is a museum located within the complex of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ((BSP)a along Roxas Boulevard in Malate, Manila, the Philippines. It bills itself as the Philippines' premier museum of modern and contemporary visual arts.[1]

Established in 1976, it was known as the first Philippine art institution to offer a bilingual and pedagogical program. Partly subsidized by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, the administration of the museum was entrusted to the Metropolitan Museum of Manila Foundation in 1979.[2]

The museum houses a collection of art and historical artifacts donated by the BSP such as pre-Hispanic goldwork and pottery, religious artwork as well as some artworks by Félix Resurrección Hidalgo. The rest of the museum is dedicated to Philippine contemporary featuring works of various Filipino artists.


  1. ^ Lenzi, Iola. Museums of Southeast Asia. Singapore: Archipelago Press.  
  2. ^ "About The Museum". Metropolitan Museum of Manila. 

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