The Art of Inclusion


On July 18th, we took to the Museum Of A History Of Ideas in UP Manila to listen to a talk on expressive arts and the kind of impact it has on the Philippine society. The afternoon’s speaker and workshop facilitator, Amos Manlangit, often integrates mandala-making in his talks and workshops, asking participants to collaborate … Continue reading The Art of Inclusion

This year, give yourself the license to explore and create


MAGIS welcomed the last month of 2018 with a workshop for social workers in the service of online sexually exploited children. In partnership with World Hope International, an organization whose work in the country primarily encompasses child sponsorship programs and aid for human trafficking victims, we trained social workers on trauma-informed expressive arts practice. Unlike … Continue reading This year, give yourself the license to explore and create

Kick off August with Super Science Saturdays


We’re super excited for these first two Saturdays of August! Find out about the world on a microscopic level, and create paths for electricity to power a lightbulb! Contact Erika at 0917 842 4247 to reserve your slot today, or head over to register online via the Eventbrite Page. August 5: Microscope Discovery Lab  Go skin-deep … Continue reading Kick off August with Super Science Saturdays

On feeling uninspired, and 3 ways to think with your senses


Some of you may have been directed here from our April 2018 newsletter. There was an error in the newsletter’s linking, so if you are looking for Art and Play for Resilience, click here. Some of you may already know how important it is to look inward, read into you, and discover something new about your story. This … Continue reading On feeling uninspired, and 3 ways to think with your senses

Art for empathy


When was the last time you stepped into an art gallery? Or marvelled at the drawing of a 2-year-old? Or drew or made something yourself, and didn’t have dismissive thoughts for lack of artistic aptitude? If you can’t remember the last time you appreciated art, or can’t remember the last time you were proud of … Continue reading Art for empathy