Manila, Philippines - In line with the celebration of the National Arts Month, the candidates of Binibining Pilipinas 2020 paid a visit on February 18, 3pm, at the Gateway Gallery Museum, Gateway Tower.The girls were given a tour of the museum by curator Mr. Gari Apolonio, who provided the candidates a quick lecture on the exhibited artworks.
The museum visit provided the Binibining Pilipinas candidates a quick blast from the past courtesy of the artworks lined up at the museum's SiningSaysay: Philippine History in Art exhibit.
The exhibit, which features 30 large-scale paintings from pre-historic Philippines to the contemporary period, is a joint project of the Araneta City and the University of the Philippines.
Through the museum tour, Binibining Pilipinas aims to promote art appreciation while teaching history to the candidates.
The Gateway Gallery, located at the 5th level of the Gateway Tower in Araneta City, is open to the public Mondays to Sundays from 10 AM to 7 PM. Admission is free!