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. 

40th Anniversary I-Hotel Eviction Commemoration
Club Mandalay
I-Hotel Speaks
International Hotel Historical Tours
Kommunity Kulintang

Launching Point


40th Anniversary I-Hotel Eviction Commemoration
Friday, August 4th at 6pm
For more information, please visit our
40th Anniversary Web Page


Club Mandalay
Friday, July 14th at 6pm
Jibril Alvarez
Rafael Ronquillo
The Autonomous Region Jam Session


I-Hotel Speaks
Friday, July 21st at 6pm
The Ink Tank with Tony Robles

 Jump into the I-Hotel’s “Ink Tank”.
Get wet with the poetry of words in the ink tank where the only paddle you need is a pen.
Want to write a poem about the 40 year commemoration of the I-Hotel eviction?
Do you want to express something personal or about the community?
Jump into the Ink tank with Local Author, Tony Robles, short list nominee for Poet Laureate of San Francisco and author of “Cool Don’t Live Here No More–A letter to San Francisco”.

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, July 28th 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

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