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Pinto Art Museum in Antipolo, Rizal: A Must-Visit Destination for Art and Nature Lovers

Explore the fusion of contemporary Filipino art and lush nature at Pinto Art Museum.

Discover over 300 modern paintings, sculptures, and installations by local artists across 6 galleries at Pinto Art Museum, Antipolo's home for contemporary art and nature...

Pinto Art Museum art collection

Discovering Pinto Art Museum: A Sanctuary of Philippine Art and Culture in Antipolo

Nestled amidst the lush landscape of Antipolo, Pinto Art Museum stands as a testament to the rich tapestry of Filipino culture and the arts. Founded by the visionary Dr. Joven Cuanang, a patron of Philippine art and a respected neurologist, this Mediterranean-inspired haven was designed to bridge the gap between contemporary art and the community. Initially known as Silangan Gardens, a sanctuary for artists, it has evolved into a sprawling museum that not only showcases the talent of local artists but also serves as a platform for education and healing through art. With architecture that blurs the lines between indoor and outdoor spaces, Pinto Art Museum offers a unique experience, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in a world where art meets nature.

Pinto Art Museum garden

Pinto Art Museum: Instagram-Worthy

Pinto Art Museum is a project of the 'Silangan Foundation for Arts, Culture, and Ecology', a non-profit organization dedicated to promote Philippine arts and culture, and support local artists.

Pinto Art Museum Antipolo

Because of the white-brushed walls, natural lighting inside the museum and the beautiful greens around, you will surely be grabbing your camera. And for those who like to take food pictures, Pinto Art Café is there for you. They offer a limited menu but with good presentation, and dining beside a beautiful garden with a fountain sure is a nice experience.

Pinto Art Museum outside Building
Pinto Art Museum has beautiful Mediterranean architecture.

Great Combination of Art and Nature

Such a good catch for art enthusiasts, nature lovers, photographers, or technically for everyone! This art museum is not just filled with artworks but also incorporated with a well-maintained environment surrounded by lush green scenery giving a calm and refreshing ambiance. Perfect for art fans, nature-buffs, photographers, or really anyone, Pinto Art Museum offers more than just art. It's set in a well-kept area brimming with greenery that brings a peaceful and fresh vibe.

Pinto Art Museum Antipolo

Every corner of the museum is a blend of artistic creations and natural beauty, making it a unique spot that stimulates both the mind and soul. With its open spaces and gardens, visitors can enjoy a leisurely walk, feeling the breeze and soaking in the views that surround the art pieces. This museum not only showcases talent but also respects and harmonizes with the environment, providing a rare haven where art and nature coexist beautifully.

The Open Door of Pinto Art Museum

“Pinto” is a Tagalog word which means “door”. From the word itself, the art museum was actually established to support local contemporary art in the Philippines. Pinto Art Museum actually has 6 galleries. Each gallery has its own different theme portraying its own message to the public and showcases contemporary artworks made using different media by local Filipino artists. You will encounter a wide variety of artworks such as paintings, metal works, wooden sculptures, and mixed media as you go to each gallery.

Pinto Art Museum Art Work
The art museum was established to support local contemporary art.
Pinto Art Museum Antipolo

Exploring the Heart of Creativity: The Impact of Pinto Art Museum on Art, Community, and Environment

As our journey through Pinto Art Museum comes to an end, it's clear that this space is more than just a museum; it's a vibrant ecosystem supporting Philippine art, culture, and environmental sustainability. Through initiatives like the Pinto Academy and art therapy programs, the museum extends its influence beyond the visual arts, touching the lives of the community in profound ways. It stands as a beacon of creativity and healing, fostering a deeper appreciation for the arts and the environment.

Pinto Art Museum Antipolo

Whether you're an art enthusiast, a nature lover, or someone looking for inspiration, Pinto Art Museum welcomes you to explore its galleries and gardens, offering a serene escape and a reminder of the beauty that flourishes when art and nature coexist.

Useful information:

  • The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • The museum is CLOSED on MONDAYS.
  • They're open during holidays (as long as it’s not a Monday).
  • Guided Tour Schedule: 09:00 am – 11:00 am; 12:00 nn – 02:00 pm; 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm; 04:30 pm – 06:00 pm.
  • No food or pets are allowed.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the museum.
  • No flash photography.
  • Changing clothes is not allowed inside the museum.
  • Children can visit Pinto Art Museum as long as they are accompanied by an adult inside the premises at all times.
  • Pinto Art Museum reserves the right to remove from the premises persons deemed unruly by management.

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