When your heart feels empty, let Pinto Art Museum fill it up!
Refresh your mind, body, and soul in this beautiful art haven, a dimension shrouded with paintings, sculptures, and art installations.
If you’re a millennial who enjoys a breath of fresh air and someone who finds inspiration from stones and inks, then Pinto Art Museum is a treat for you!
“It’s a venue to fill your He-art cravings and to restart your mind for fresh beginnings!”
Pinto Art Museum is a project of Silangan Foundation for Arts whose main purpose is to promote art appreciation, to conserve nature, and to open the doors for talented artists. It is an art haven that houses around 300 modern sculptures, paintings, and art installations by famous local artists and artists that are yet to become known.
What to find in Pinto Art Museum:
It’s a visual-treat for people who love modern paintings! Pinto Art Museum contains hundreds of it and is brilliantly positioned across their four(4) galleries. You will find abundance of paintings in Gallery 1.
This place is literally full of sculptures. Every turn you will find an interesting art piece, so be careful and try not to knock any work of art in there if you happen to visit Pinto Art Museum.
You will also find a variety of indigenous art where it shows you the amazing Filipino culture that survived for hundreds of years.
3. Art Installations
In Pinto Art Museum, you will not just find paintings; you will also find experimental installations and abstract art pieces that will challenge your understanding for art.
The best way to enjoy an Art Museum is to walk around it with a full stomach! If you happen to get hungry during your tour, there’s always good food nearby to fill up your stomach.
At first I thought Pinto Art Museum is just a small art gallery, I was wrong. It is a 1.2 hectare wide and inside it stood six (6) buildings in which every door looks like a gate that will lead you in discovering more treasures.
“Pinto” is the Filipino term for a “door”. Well, it is really a door to art! But don’t worry if you’re not a fan of art. This place is also a garden where you can rest and take pictures that are instagram-worthy. I’m pretty sure that your friends will drool from the photos they’ll see.
Rates/entrance: (as of January 2016)
- P200 for regular ticket
- P150 for senior citizens and PWD with valid IDs
- P100 for children and students with proper school IDs
- Free for children below 3 years old
- There’s an entrance fee of P20 for road users for non-residents of Grand Heights. You can park your vehicles on the street right across the museum.
How to start your venture to Pinto Art Museum:
Just take the LRT Line 2 and get off at Santolan Station. Take an FX going to Antipolo and ask the driver to drop you at Ynares Center or Antipolo Simbahan. Ride a tricycle and ask the driver to go to Grand Heights Subdivision or to Pinto Art Museum (if they know). It’s quite popular now, so many of them might already be familiar with the museum.
Address & Contact info:
Pinto Art Museum is located at 1 Sierra Madre St., Grand Heights, Antipolo, Rizal, Philippines. Pinto Art Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The museum is CLOSED on MONDAYS.
Mr. Crappy’s Tips
- Eat before you go – It will save time and money for your trip to Pinto Art Museum.
- Print the map and take down notes on how you are going to travel to Pinto Art Museum.
- If you’re planning to have overnight in Antipolo, visit websites that let you book hotels online. Some sites can really give big discounts like booking.com.
Just fill up the form below and find the cheapest accommodation for your trip:
4. Lastly, take pictures and share your memories with us!
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