The Manilatown Heritage Foundation produces a variety of free family-friendly programming at the International Hotel Manilatown Center. As a multipurpose gallery and presentation space that honors the I-Hotel Eviction and Historic Manilatown legacy we are both a museum about this legacy and a home for a variety of present day multi-generational creative voices in the areas of visual art, performance art, education and advocacy. 

Club Mandalay
I-Hotel Speaks
International Hotel Historical Tours
Kommunity Kulintang

Launching Point
Summer Solstice Celebration
Tagalog Class
Urban Women’s Retreat

Club Mandalay
Friday, June 16th at 7:30pm
R&B Dance Party with Spontaneous Collective

I-Hotel Speaks
Friday, June 2nd at 6pm
1920 – 1940, the Great Depression and the Survival of the First Wave of Filipinos
a lecture by Emil DeGuzman

International Hotel Historical Tours
By Appointment

tourwebDiscover the mystery of San Francisco’s forgotten neighborhood, Manilatown. Witness the merging of time, the past to the present history of San Francisco’s International Hotel. Visit a Filipino arts and culture center in San Francisco. Share in the history of San Francisco’s “rich” history. Manilatown Heritage Foundation offers tours for K-12 students, college, adults, and everyone. Bring your class, student group, organization, club and friends to experience the complex history of Manilatown and the International Hotel. $5 donation per person.

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Kommunity Kulintang

Friday, June 23rd at 6pm

Please join the Kapwa kulintang ensemble every 4th Friday for drop-in kulintang music workshops.
Kulintang is the pre-colonial indigenous gong tradition of the Southern Philippines. All levels are welcome!

Launching Point:
Tony Remington’s Portraits of the Manilatown Manongs
June 1st – August 31st
Opening Reception: Friday, June 2nd 6-9pm

Summer Solstice Sunset Celebration
Wednesday, June 21st at 6pm

A Summer Solstice Sunset Celebration to end the longest day of the year in Gratitude and Grace.
$20 pre-registered and $22 at the door
50% of proceeds donated to the Manilatown Heritage Foundation

 Beginning Tagalog Class
Saturdays June 17th – August 19th from 1-3pm

Please join us for a Begnning Tagalog class with Jacob Walse-Dominguez every Saturday 1-3pm from June 17th to Aguust 19th.  There are only 30 slots available, so please reserve your spot by registering directly with Jacob at

Urban Women’s Retreat
Sunday, June 25th at 9am

If you’re called to or in the midst of developing your greatest works and could use support, nourishment, vision, sanctuary and community, please come!
$97 pre-registered and $111 at the door
10% of proceeds will be donated to the Manilatown Heritage Foundation


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