Located at the heart of Makati Avenue in the Metro of Manila, Philippines, the Ayala Museum is one of the foremost institutions that promotes Philippine arts and culture. Initiated in 1950, the Ayala Museum first established as a Museum of Philippines history and art was later transformed in to a museum of fine arts as an attempt to adopt to the demands of the 20th century.
This museum is popular as a place that recollects the past of Philippines and presents the future of the country in a very interactive medium. Most material treasures belonging to the country, that have wound up in various parts of the world have been found and restored here in Philippines by the museum. In their efforts to treasure their valued past, the museum also holds ongoing and yearly exhibitions that are open to the public. The museum also possesses historical collections inclusive of sixty handcrafted dioramas and rich Tapestry of Philippines history. A one of a kind boat gallery showcases miniature boats that were part of the Philippines maritime trade in the colonial ages.
The museum acknowledges that Philippines is part of the global village and makes every effort to make the citizens aware of the developments in the world, mainly in the area of art and design. Contemporary Philippine art is promoted through various exhibitions and portrayed to the international arena via participating in global arts festivals.
If you are keen on learning more on the origins of Philippine arts and culture and spending a few hours marveling at the fine collections of art that belonged to the yesteryear of the country, The Ayala Museum is the place to be. The Makati area also holds some of the prestigious names in the hospitality industry and is a sophisticated area to reside in while you explore this vibrant city. Makati accommodation varies from comfortable motels to luxury star class hotels. Somerset Millennium Makati is a prestigious Serviced Apartments Manila that provides convenient accommodation in the heart of the city.