Thursday, December 22, 2011

Workshop Series for History, Culture and Arts FEB 2012

Workshop Series for History, Culture and Arts
FEBRUARY 1-2, 2012 (Collections Management)
FEBRUARY 3-4 (Writing for Arts and Culture)

The Philippine Heritage Law encourages the preservation, enrichment, and dynamic evolution of a Filipino culture as well as conserve, develop, promote and popularize the nation’s historical and cultural heritage and artistic creations.

The Negros Museum, in cooperation with the Yuchengco Museum, Lopez Memorial Museum and Library, and EON Inc., will be hosting two seminar workshops on February 1 – 4, 2012 in line with the thrust of the Negros Museum to promote appreciation and awareness of Philippine and Negrense art, history, and culture. The Resource Persons are: Jeannie Javelosa (Curator – Yuchengco Museum), Dannie Alvarez (Museum Administrator – Yuchengco Museum), Niko Reyes (Business Development and Marketing Manager – EON Inc.), Mary Ann Pernia (Education Program Consultant), Ricky Francisco (Collections Management Consultant – Lopez Memorial Museum) and Peter Natividad (Collections Consultant – Lopez Memorial Museum).

We would like to invite the different tourism officers, museum workers and cultural workers who would greatly benefit from the workshops. Below are the Workshops that will be included in the Negros Museum’s Workshops Series for History, Culture and the Arts:

Workshop 1: Collections Management
February 1 – 2, 2012
Workshop Fees: P 3,500.00 inclusive of Workshop Certificates and Food

Open to all Museum Workers, Tourism Officers, Cultural Workers, Library Managers, Workers and Members of Arts, Cultural and Heritage Councils, Teachers of Humanities.

Introduction to Collections Management: 
What, why collections management
Areas and Topics
Basics of Preventive Conservation (Handling, Light, Temperature, Humidity)
Risk Assessment
Case Workshop; Permanent Exhibit
Artifacts Usage and Care
Condition reports
Loans & Donation Papers
Photography intro and demo
Cataloguing, Collections Policy, Creation of Policies

Workshop 2: Writing for Arts and Culture
February 3 – 4, 2012
Workshop Fees: P 3,500.00 inclusive of Workshop Certificates and Food

Learn how to share and write about these topics to a wider audience. Get an overview of the different fields and opportunities in writing about arts and culture--be it visual arts, architecture, theater, music, or design. 

Topics include: Communicating Culture, Overview of communications as a practice in museums/cultural institutions; Preparing a Press Kit;  Communicating via digital technology; Interfacing; Technicalities in Communications Marketing.

We sure hope that you would consider this important project for the 1st Quarter of the Year 2012. 
You may also contact us at The Negros Museum: 
(034) 476-8287 (PLDT Mobile) | (034) 708-5080
TeleFax:  (034)433–4764
Mobile Nos. :09213307861 (Smart)
09339603627 (Sun)
09154472885 (Globe)



*** If you wish you ask an official letter of invitation for your office or LGU, please call or message us with the addressee, position and the name of the company/organization/school/LGU.***

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Museum Shop turns into a CHRISTMAS Fun Shop!

Visit our Museum Shop at the Negros Museum
for your Christmas gifts as we fill our shelves
with one-of-a-kind and artsy gifts
for your loved ones!


Sunday, December 4, 2011

Tampisaw: A Watercolor Workshop by Edbon Sevilleno

Workshop on Watercolor Painting at the Negros Museum

Weekend Workshops at the Museum (WWM) of the Negros Museum is presenting “TAMPISAW”, a special visual-arts workshop on Watercolor Painting with Riyadh-based Negrense artist Edbon Sevilleno this coming January 14-16, 2012 at the PHINMA Main Gallery.

TAMPISAW is a Hiligaynon word which means “to frolic” or “playfully wade in the water” which aptly describes this 3-day workshop on Watercolor Painting is open to all watercolor enthusiasts. The first 2 days will be the workshop proper  and an open forum. The last day will be dedicated to plein air or open air painting together with invited veteran artists of Negros. Sevilleno will be sharing techniques he learned and discovered throughout his romance with the medium which he has been using for more than 25 years. 

Sevilleno is an advertising executive for 20 years now in the Middle East market. He studied Fine Arts at La Consolacion College – Bacolod and has served as ARFIEN President during his student years. A prolific visual artist, whose versatile talent made him acquainted with almost all the mediums in painting, and of course, watercolor as his medium of choice. He would like to emphasize the versatility of watercolor that  is handy that one can apply it on fine arts and applied arts such Advertising, Storyboards and Book Illustrations as well.  He has done 8 one-man shows and has joined countless group exhibits locally and abroad. He has worked as a book illustrator and comic strip artist since the early 80s, and until today he is doing graphic novels for  United States and United Kingdom market.

He spearheaded GUHIT PINOY, a group of OFW illustrators based in different countries like Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, USA, China and in the Philippines. He is also one of the artists who organized Gamefowl Art of Negros naming the exhibit ‘BANGIS’ (Bacolod Negros Gamefowl Artists) which brought more than 60 artworks by 25 different Negrense Artists to the 1st World Gamefowl Expo last January 2011.

For this workshop, the Negros Museum is partnering with local artists to bring about substantial continuous learning programs such as this workshop to involve the artists and the community and to facilitate the transfer of knowledge of techniques and method in this particular medium . TAMPISAW: A Watercolor Workshop will not be for beginners and participants are expected provide for their own materials, considering they have been doing watercolor painting for awhile.

Registration is open until limited slots are filled out. Workshop fee is at P 1,500. Please pay to be reserved ASAP on or before January 11, 2011 at the Negros Museum contact nos. 4334764 | 
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