BTS x James Jean exhibit in Manila

BTS might have halted their group activities in the meantime, but that doesn’t mean there are no events ARMY – BTS fans – to enjoy. And great news for Filipino ARMY – BTS x James Jean: Seven Phases Exhibition is coming to Manila!

You can catch this exhibit on the 4th Floor of Building A at SM Megamall from October 27th to December 3rd, 2023. Keep reading to find out what to expect to see and what exclusive merchandise you can get at the event.

Seven Phases Exhibition

BTS x James Jean paintings
James Jean with his BTS-inspired artworks for the Seven Phases exhibit.
Image credit:
@JamesJeanArt via Twitter

The Seven Phases Exhibition by the award-winning Taiwanese-American visual artist promises to offer “a once in a lifetime look into the seven members of BTS, reimagined by James Jean’s fantastical and dreamlike interpretations.”

BTS Microphones Hybe Insight
The BTS’ members’ concert microphones.

Image credit: @lovingdday via Twitter

Besides the artworks, other iconic BTS items will also be on display, such as the groups’ bejeweled concert microphones, memorable trophies, and Butter albums designed by the members.

The exhibit made its debut at the Hybe Insight Museum in Seoul in 2021 before it was taken on a global tour starting in June this year. Manila is only its second international stop, next to Frankfurt in Germany.

Exclusive postcards and more

BTS x James Jean Manila exclusive merchSeven Phases badge and postcard sets.
Image adapted from: Weverse

Fans who’ve had the chance to experience the Hybe Insight Museum and the Frankfurt exhibit have already gotten their hands on exclusive event merchandise. These include a Seven Phases poster set, postcard set, badge set, sticker set, and coloring book.

You can also snag other BTS merchandise from HYBE Insight Museum, along with items from the group’s older merch collections such as Dalmajung and Permission to Dance.

Get tickets to the BTS x James Jean exhibit in Manila

Filipino ARMY can watch out for the official event announcement on Weverse to get a link to the ticketing site. In the meantime, you can start ipon-ing for your exhibit ticket and for merch money!

Keep the BTS vibes going and check out these BTS-themed cafes in Metro Manila. For a heartwarming story, discover how Filipino ARMY lent a helping hand to a BTS Meal delivery rider.

Cover image adapted from: Weverse, @JamesJeanArt via Twitter


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