Museo Orlina is owned by a glass sculptor named Mr. Ramon Orlina. He brought life to glasses and gave meaning to it rather than just being a mere material. He was able to give art and fascinating illustrations using these mediums. From his works, he became the pioneer and made his name known in the country. The way he just conceptualizes his visions are just beyond words. Thus, this fascinating are comprised of his greatest works and collections. So let's take a tour inside one of the coolest museum here in the Philippines.
Upon entering the museo you can already see how the artist manages to make it simple yet classy. The minimalism is just everywhere and it's just worth every click from the camera. There is also this shelf where the artist compiled all of the trophies and awards he got from various events and occasions.
|Mister Orlina's Trophy Shelf|
If you are lucky enough when you get to visit the museo you can meet the artist behind it. None other than Mister Ramon Orlina. He welcomed us in his museo and even manages to have a group picture with him. We are just so blessed. He was very hospitable and gave us a little orientation about the place. He also gave us tips during our visit to the museo.
Mister Ramon Orlina in the flesh
Museo Orlina's building
As you enter the museo. you will already fall in love with the class and the simplicity of every artworks inside. What is nice about Mr. Orlina's museo is that he also included other artist's masterpieces which also added color to his works. Being an artist just made me so blissful looking at every works and hoping to have my very own gallery someday.
|Pink Santan by Angelo Baldemor|
|Santan Bench by Angelo Baldemor|
|Hawla (Cage) by Max Balatbat|
MUSEO LEFT SIDE
At the left side of the lounge, Mr. Orlina's fancy works were also displayed. I can't help but fall in love with it's creativity and get fascinated on how he manages to make something out of glass.
|Nude in Light Yellow by Rene Nobles|
|Clear Sensations by R. Orlina|
|Reunited by R. Orlina|
|Ningning by Deep Amber by R. Orlina|
|Sailing by R. Orlina|
|Tower by R. Orlina|
|Hero's Mother by R. Orlina|
|Sunburst by R. Orlina|
|Dancer by R. Orlina|
|Game of Chance by Santiago Bose|
|Means I Love You by R. Orlina|
The museo just gets better at every corner. There are collections that you might even want include in your own home or even as an accessory.
Day Dreaming by N. A Herry Navarro
Orlina Jewelry Collection by R. Orlina
This is one of my favorite. Just looking at these thirteen (13) lovely glass jewelries are just so dazzling. These are composed of the "Cleopatra" Neckpiece, "Lay Ann" Pendant, "Diana" Neckpiece, "Marcella Mariño de Agoncillo I" Pendant, "Maria Y. Orosa" Ring, "Josefa Llanes Escoda" Ring, "Anita Noble" Ring, "Monina" Pendant, "Imelda" Neckpiece, "Corazon" Neckpiece, "Anna" Pendant, "Catherine" Pendant, and "Angelina" Bangle.
MUSEO ORLINA INFO TECH & MAP
If you weren't able to attend the orientation upon getting inside the museo you can use the digital tablet where you can have more information about Mister Orlina and his works. It also serves a mini guide around the museum if ever you want a wider view inside of it. What is totally cool about this museum is that you can also get interactive with the place and the collections that Mr. Orlina made. He makes it very friendly and a real nice place to be educated about these necessary art mediums. It is just so nice.
If ever you failed to have a shot with Mister Orlina, you can have a portrait shot with him on your way upstairs the museum. Just like most of us did.
|Eagles Head by R. Orlina|
|Virgen Maria by R. Orlina|
|Relix by R. Orlina|
|Basketball Mini by R. Orlina|
|Wave Twilight by R. Orlina|
|Day and Night of the owl by R. Orlina|
|Fertile Crescent by R. Orlina|
|Crescent Ball by R. Orlina|
|Rubix by R. Orlina|
Not only the displayed artworks are very much fascinating but also the different interiors and even furnitures surrounding the museo. It really adds to the overall look of the gallery.
FAMOUS HEAD PIECE
There were also famous head piece that were sculptured and displayed inside the museo. I really admire sculptors and how they manages to make a portrait in 3Ds. They truly have a gifted hand as an artist.
Wood sculpture of former President Cory Aquino.
Your eyes got it right. You have spotted Piolo Pascual and just like the sculpture of Miss Cory Aquino, this is just so awesome!
THE FEATURED GLASS ARTWORKS
Since Mister Orlina's work has been famous, it was featured in various events and occasions around the country and the world. It makes you feel so proud and be inspired by this kind of artist.
|Pamaypay ng Maynila by R. Orlina|
|Seaform by Dale Chichuly|
|Quattromondial by R. Orlina|
|Perfection by R. Orlina|
On the left room upstairs, there is a more complicated and more fascinating glass sculptors made by the artist. He never failed to amaze me more with the kind of art he does every time he moolds them. He really has the hand for this kind of medium.
The basement part of the museo comprises anything that is very much a Filipino genre. It serves also a way to patronize the Filipino culture, traditions and practices.
Paintings located at the lower level of the museum.
As you go your way outside the museo you can see various glass chandeliers that are just so classy and blends well with the daylight. It gives that refreshing and crystalize look as it reflects on the wall and the window.
So if ever you go to Tagaytay City or just within the vicinity, make sure to drop by or take a visit to this wonderful land of glasses.
Tuesday to Sundays: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
General: PHP 100.00
Students and Senior Citizens (with IDs): PHP 90.00