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Venue Development Program

OICA’s support for the various student- and faculty-led activities in theater, music, cinema, visual arts, and other similar arenas does not only serve to enrich the artistic and cultural experiences of the UP Diliman audience but also helps to promote the UPD campus as a veritable cultural venue where artists’ works are staged and fostered.


1. Financial Grants Program

Financial assistance is given to UPD units and organizations for projects and programs relating to the broad field of culture and arts. These projects include venue development initiatives. Grants take the form of partial subsidy and shall not exceed the total project cost.

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2. Venue Creation, Development, and Maintenance

As part of its mandate, OICA likewise coordinates the creation, development, and maintenance of venues such as galleries, museums, archives, auditoriums, and theatres at UPD for exhibitions, performances, and research (such as the Bulwagan ng Dangal).

3. Maintenance and Restoration of Public Art

Restoration projects spearheaded by OICA include: the Manansala painting at Palma Hall, Joya painting at the College of Home Economics, the Carillon, the Bonifacio Sculpture at Vinzons, and the Tribute to Higher Education public art along the University Avenue.