Do you consider yourself a true art connoisseur? Then you can’t leave Manila without checking out some of its finest art institutions. Here’s our Top 5!

Manila’s Main Art Galleries

Pineapple Lab

If you feel like having some drinks while appreciating some of the Philippines’ best local art, you should consider Pineapple Lab for your night out. Because, while being an innovative space that showcases all types of art on various media–from studio arts to digital works -, it also features an in-house bar. There are all types of events happening here throughout the week, so there’s always something new to experience here!


Address: 6053, R. Palma Street, Barangay Poblacion, Makati
Operating hours: Tuesday to Sunday,  11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Pinto Art Museum

This is probably one of the most beautiful art galleries in the nation. With its open-air villas housing beautiful works of art and lush green gardens surrounding them, the Pinto Art Museum is definitely an impressive artistic (both human and nature-made) experience!


Address: 1 Sierra Madre St. Grand Heights Rd, Antipolo, Rizal

Operating hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Admission: PHP 200 for adults
PHP 180 for senior citizens and PWD with valid IDs
PHP 100 for students with valid school IDs (Children below 3 years old are free)

The Drawing Room

This gallery started showcasing specialized works on paper…hence, the name! But, as time passed, it eventually widened its reach to all kind of interdisciplinary works. With a huge space filled with natural light, every single piece of art shines on its own!


Location: GF, Building C, Karrivin Plaza 2316 Chino Roces Ave Ext., Makati

Operating hours: Monday-Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Kulayara Art Gallery

At first look, this gallery radiates such a homey and cozy atmosphere that it’s not hard to bring yourself to step inside. As a gallery that started from it’s owner art collection, one can easily feel the appreciation of art that made this project a dream came true.

It also has a cafe where you can enjoy pastries, and wine after a night of admiring  great works of art. A great place, no doubt, to bring a date o surprise your significant other!


Location: 28 Gen. Gutierrez St., Brgy. Little Baguio, San Juan

Operating hours: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Galleria Duemila

Established in 1975, this is actually Philippines’ longest running commercial art gallery. Through the years, it has made a name for itself not just locally, but in the neighboring countries as well. Here, you can expect to admire works from artists worthy of international recognition!


Location: 210 Loring Street, Pasay City

Operating hours:  Monday to Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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