Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Awesome BenCab Museum

Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that's when you're most beautiful.--Zoe Kravitz

"the bencab museum experience"
the beautiful garden at the back of the museum
Ben Cab Museum - the contemporary museum that depicts the variety of Art. It's a four story building that comprises different sections of Ben Cabrera's collection, including a cafe , a lake and a garden.

The Erotica Gallery
Bencab is derived from the name of the national artist himself, Ben Cabrera. His museum greatly exhibits his art works and some of the Baguio- Ifugao and Cordilleran sculpture gallery. The most talked section in the museum is the Erotica gallery. It vividly displays the variety of positions of intimate connection of individuals through the sculptured wooden images.Some people may find it unusual to exhibit the art of human anatomy but our human body is a grand example of art to its finest.
"Bulol" collections or the ifugao rice god
the "rice god" wooden images

me and my friend posing like rice goddesses

And here are my favorite BenCab works:














It was for me a great experience being able to visit one of the awesome place in Baguio. It does not disconnect the spirit and the comfort of the place as it reminds you that the museum was indeed a diorama of what Baguio is. It gives you everything. It shows you more of what Baguio has...from the wooden sculpture, the paintings that shows Igorot's history and livelihood to the flowers in the garden, the smell of the pine trees and the strawberries in the fields.







The BenCab Museum is open daily except Mondays, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day from 9:00am to 6:00pm (Note: the last entry is at 5:30pm). The Entrance fee is P100, and P80 for students and senior citizens.

BenCab Museum is situated at Km. 6 Asin Road, Tadiangan, Tuba, Benguet



For contact information:(074) 442 7165


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