“Mabuhay, Friend!” An art installation by Ramon Abad

“Mabuhay, Friend!”

An art installation by Ramon Abad.

Mabuhay (pronounced “mah - BOO - high”) In the Filipino dialect of Tagalog, mabuhay can translate to “welcome” or “cheers to life!”

Funded by a San Francisco Artist Grant by the San Francisco Arts Commission, Ramon’s installation is a series of interactive sculptures or puppets that gallery visitors of all ages are welcome to gently touch and make move

🏠 Gallery of the San Francisco Arts Education Project, 2nd floor of Minnesota Street Project: 1275 Minnesota St., San Francisco, CA

⏰ October 7 to November 18, 2023 Gallery open Wednesday–Saturday 11am–4pm

🆓 Free admission for all ages. Kid-friendly art exhibit.

🥳 Opening Reception: October 7 Saturday 3-6pm

Co-sponsors of the reception will be the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) with delish sweets by Marahuyo Confections and music to shake yo puppet bootie by DJ Bitesize.

⭐️ Ad design: Julie Munsayac

🙏 Maraming salamat (big thanks):

San Francisco Arts Commission

San Francisco Arts Education Project

Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center


Balay Kreative Studio, Kultivate Labs


❤️ Invaluable production support:

Pete Belkin, installation

Mark Letang, Mass Factor Media, graphics print production

ChiChai, sewing

Cir Sayoc, woodwork

Joaquin Duca, production assistant

Anila Jain, everything else


❤️ Awesome puppet characters:

Badri Valian

Cristina Mitra

Aimee Espiritu

Michael Letang

September 20, 2023 at 6:00pm - 9pm
Gallery of the San Fransisco Arts Education Project
1275 Minnesota St
2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
United States
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