Ateneo Art Gallery Launches "Artscreen"

The Ateneo Art Gallery, the country's premier museum of modern and contemporary Philippine art, launches Artscreen, film and documentary showings on art to be shown every other Wednesday at 4:30 PM. Artscreen is part of the museum's educational program in increasing awareness, knowledge and interest in the arts.

Artscreen kicks off on 11 July 2007 with "The Mists of Time," "The Hero Steps Forth" and "The Age of Genius," three episodes from Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, a BBC Video. This is followed by two more episodes from the Story of Painting, "Two Sides of the Alps" and "Passion and Ecstasy," on 25 July 2007. After a short break in early August for the2007 Ateneo Art Awards exhibition and awarding, Artscreen resumes on 15 August 2007 with "Byzantium: The Lost Empire" and on 29 August 2007 with a movie on the life of world renowned artist Jean Michele Basquiat.

Admission to Artscreen is free and showings are at the Ateneo Art Gallery, Ground Floor, Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. For further inquiries on Artscreen, please contact Clarissa Chikiamco, Ateneo Art Gallery Project Coordinator, at 426-6488 or at Visit

Clarissa Chikiamco
Project Coordinator
Ateneo Art Gallery
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108
Tel (+632) 426-6001 ext. 4160
DL (+632) 426-6488
Fax (+632) 426-6488