I was just browsing through my camera then suddenly, I saw pictures I took in Pinto Art Museum. I totally forgot to make a blog post about it – how wonderful this museum is.
Last 2014, my friends and I visited Pinto Art Museum. We decided to check this museum because we saw great photos of this museum in Instagram and we love discovering new places. We had high expectations. Join us as we discover Pinto Art Museum!
Pinto Art Museum is located in a subdivision. It is quite hard to find the subdivision since you will have to get in an esquinita. Just be wary while driving – you should be able to see a sign that points you to Grand Heights Subdivision. Once you are by the area, there are no available parking but you can park along the street.
A Hidden Gem
Pinto Art Museum is not your typical museum. It’s a large property where you will be doing a lot of walking and climbing of stairs. The architectural design of the museum reminded me of Greece. There are also a lot of plants and trees. Aside from visiting the museum, this is a perfect location for pre-wedding photos. When we went there, we saw a couple having their pre-wedding photos taken.
Upon getting inside the museum, you will get to see different artworks. These artworks are so interesting that it made me want to buy one and put it inside my room. The nice thing with these artworks is that these are all made by Filipino artists. If you enjoy looking at artworks, you can surely last the whole day.
Pinto Art Museum is the type of museum that will spark your love for art. From the architecture til the paintings, it is already a work of art. Aside from having your pre-wedding pictorials, you can bring your significant other and have a chill and relaxing date. I can’t wait to go back to this museum. Who knows, there might be new and interesting artworks.
- Open from Tuesdays til Saturdays
- 200php – regular ticket
- 180 php – senior citizens & PWD
- 100 – students & children
Aside from the different restaurants, cool weather and beautiful ambiance Baguio City offers, there is also a beautiful museum where one can appreciate art. This is no other than The BenCab Museum.
BenCab Museum is owned by Benedicto Reyes Cabrera. The artworks done in this museum was not only the works of BenCab. There were other artists involved in this museum to showcase their work. As you enter the building, you will notice that there are 4 floors comprised of different galleries. Artworks done in the gallery was not just focused on paintings. There were also sculptures, drawings and prints. At the top of the building is their restaurant, Cafe Sabel. One can appreciate the beautiful view Baguio City has.
* open every Tuesday to Sunday, from 9am to 6pm
* 120php for adults, 100php for students, 80php for senior citizens
* Address: Km. 6 Asin Road, Tadiangan,
Tuba, Benguet, Philippines
Tel /Fax: (+63 74) 442 7165
How to Reach BenCab Museum:
Via public transportation: Take the jeepney terminal near Baguio Market. Ride the jeep to Asin Road.
Via private transportation: From Baguio City, it will take you 15 minutes to reach BenCab Museum. Below is the map to the museum.
I actually enjoy looking at artworks. But, if you let me apply this during class discussions, then this is where I start to have a hard time. I’m the type of person that would love to see paintings rather than talk about it with art connoisseurs.
So last Saturday, thanks to my dear friend, we were able to visit this art museum located in Manila called MET Musuem (Metropolitan Museum). Upon arriving the place, we thought that it won’t be that pretty since the outside looked old. But I was wrong. Upon entering the place, there were lots of artworks in different forms and styles. If you really love looking at artworks, this place will be pure heaven for you. We paid 100php for the entrance fee and you can stay as long as you want inside the musuem.
These type of artworks, I believe, will let this generation surely appreciate art. People in this generation would prefer to go to modern musuems but I think they have forgotten that our country can produce great artworks as well.