Art Day Tour in Angono Rizal

Known as the Art Capital of the Philippines, Angono Rizal is the home town of National Artists Lucio San Pedro, National Artist for Music, and Carlos “Botong” Francisco, National Artist for Visual Arts.  Aside from producing National Artists, Angono is also the perfect location to  witness the work of art of emerging masters in theContinue reading “Art Day Tour in Angono Rizal”

Blanco Family Museum : Family of Artist in Angono, Rizal

Blanco Family of Angono, Rizal is known as the family of Artist. The head of the family, Jose “Pitok” Blanco, influenced his wife and his seven (7) children to create variety of art work that depicts the life in Angono, memories about their travel, and subjects that interest them. Portrait of Blanco Family while creatingContinue reading “Blanco Family Museum : Family of Artist in Angono, Rizal”

Carlos “Botong” Francisco’s Ancestral House and Angono Street Murals

Muralist and National Artist for Visual Arts, Carlos “Botong” Francisco’s ancestral house is situated at Dona Aurora Street, Poblacion Itaas, Angono Rizal. His house serves as his museum where in his studio and belongings are well taken care of. HOW TO GO: From Ortigas Extension 1. Ride a jeepney going to Angono. Fare costs PhpContinue reading “Carlos “Botong” Francisco’s Ancestral House and Angono Street Murals”

Angono-Binangonan Petroglyphs

Figure of lizard and a person that were etched in the rock during Neolithic Age. The oldest work of art in the Philippines is known as the Angono-Binangonan Petroglyphs. It is located three and a half kilometers southeast of the town of Angono, Rizal. The petroglyphs was accidentally discovered by  National Artist Carlos “Botong” FranciscoContinue reading “Angono-Binangonan Petroglyphs”