Editor’s note: This guide will be regularly updated throughout the week to include newer events.
Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — This week, unwind with some free dance classes, attend virtual exhibits, enroll your kids in art classes, and learn about current social issues — all in the comfort of your own home.
Silverlens Galleries’ “Anticipating the Day” online exhibition
Silverlens Galleries will be launching its first ever online exhibition, “Anticipating the Day,” which features artists such as Martha Atienza, Frank Callaghan, James Clar, Nicole Coson, Corinne de San Jose, Patricia Perez Eustaquio, and Gregory Halili, among others. “This is a way things will be for us,” writes founder Isa Lorenzo in an essay introducing the exhibit. “A heavily digital presence with more information, more access.”
Klasrum Adarna: Kids Online
For the first week of June, Adarna House will be holding two Zoom workshops under Klasrum Adarna, a series of online art workshops for kids. Take your kids on a week-long art adventure by signing up to Kati Matias and Gelai Manabat’s “Fun with Art” workshop for kids aged 5 to 8, or Pat Ramos’s “Making Comics” workshop for kids aged 9 to 14.
Both workshops will run from June 1 to 7, with “Fun with Art” scheduled at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and “Making Comics” at 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Fundacion Sansó’s “Homage” online exhibition
Introduced as an extended celebration of master artist Juvenal Sansó’s 90th birthday, “Homage” is an online tribute exhibition showcasing works by over 34 artists who “aim to depict Sansó’s legacy and importance in the current context.” The project is presented by Fundacion Sansó in cooperation with Galerie Joaquin, Galerie Raphael, Galleria Nicolas, and Galerie Francesca. “Homage” runs until June 6. For inquiries, contact Galerie Joaquin at email@example.com.
Fundacion Sansó will also be launching “Mutation Series,” a virtual exhibition curated by its very first “Guest Curator Grant” recipient, Dr. Dayang Yraola. The show can be viewed here. For more information, visit the museum’s official Facebook page.
Likha PH dance classes
Likha PH, an outreach program that offers free dance education to communities, will be offering live-streamed dance classes throughout the month of June. For this week, catch a hip-hop session with Mycs Villoso on June 5, Friday, at 7 p.m., learn linear fluidity with Sam Prudenciado on June 6, Saturday, at 10 a.m., try your hand at Peter Alcedo’s “Zzaturdays” on June 6, Saturday, at 8 p.m., or go for contemporary dance with Jasper Narvaez on June 7, Sunday, at 4 p.m.
For the full schedule for the June slate, visit Likha PH’s Facebook page.
“Pause” online exhibition
As a tribute and fundraising activity for daily wage workers, the DF ART Agency launched the online exhibition “Pause” featuring artist Anna Bautista’s works. Part of the proceeds from the exhibit will be donated to Tulong Para Sa Bayan. The online exhibit runs until June. Interested viewers can catch a walkthrough video on DF Art Agency’s YouTube channel or visit the online exhibit here. For more information, head to the agency’s official Facebook page
"Ang Banta ng Anti-Terrorism Bill" webinar
Metro Manila Pride will be hosting its first Pride Speaks Hangouts to discuss Senate Bill No. 1083, or the Anti-Terrorism Bill. Join speakers Atty. Ross Tugade and Atty. Jazz Tamayo and be informed on how the controversial bill threatens free speech and human rights.