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Here’s Your Saturday Art-inerary At the Creative Crawl Poblacion!

Have some creative fun in workshops, design talks, and other activities this weekend!

When someone mentions Poblacion, night outs aren’t just the thing on top of the mind. Its evolution made it a creative centrala go-to area for people interested in art exhibits, live music performances, and dance productions, among others.

And with Design Week Philippines still on the roll, the map leads to this old district to celebrate the annual celebration’s 12th edition. This Saturday, immerse yourself in all things art with Creative Crawl Poblacion, one-day design fete featuring design talks, creative workshops, design film screening, exhibitions and pop-ups that aim to spark inspiration to both artists and art followers in the metro. Happening at the Museo ng Makati, expect a unique creative spin to this year’s festivitieshere’s what you can expect throughout the day. Consider this your guide for your Saturday art-inerary!


Inktober: DIY Natural Inks from Plants (9AM to 11AM)

Rise early and welcome the Makati sunshine with an all-natural workshop. With Alessa Lanot of Life After Breakfast, learn how to create your own natural-colored inks from plants! It’s halfway through Inktober, after allyou can still follow through your personal art projects using this DIY technique.

Design Thinking Workshop on Museums and Galleries (1:30PM to 3PM)

Delve into the world of museum and gallery owners and curators in this workshop. Under the facilitation of Ely Apao of UXPH, explore the possibilities of design thinking and how it helps in the overall experience of exhibit-goers.

Kids Design Week: Creative Workshops on Sustainability (3PM to 5PM)

Let the little ones join in the fun, too! Get their hands dirty while learning new stuff from the great lineup of activitiesLego Wedo 2.0 Robotics by Felta Multi-media, Walang Katapusan by Project Tadhana, Beginner’s Crochet Workshop, Back to Basics by Crochet Lovers, Resilience, Survive and Thrive by Balangay Games, Journeys in Game Design & Sustaining the Creative Lifestyle by Pawikan Patrol, Wire & Rope Jewelry Making by Tesseract Manila, Upcycled Coiled Fabric Baskets by CraftMNL, and Accessible Sustainability by Talinghaga.


Storytelling in Design (10AM to 12NN)

How significant is the story when it comes to making design? Participate in this relevant discussion with this year’s design talks panel and renowned creatives Leeroy New, Patrick Cabral, Carlo Vergara, Jappy Agoncillo, and Jiah Margallo. Explore the value of storytelling across disciplines in shifting the way people see the world.


Hub Hoppin’ Poblacion (4PM to 7PM)

Get lost in the streets of Poblacion and bump into your creative side with stopovers in The Workshop and the Annex House, Pedro Tap House, Pineapple Lab, and Dulo MNL. Design your own tour and dip your toes in surprise activities that await you in each stop.

Rams Philippine Premier (6PM to 7:30PM)

Catch the screening of German industrial designer Dieter Rams’ life documentary, which tackles topics like consumerism, sustainability, and the future of design.

Design Week Philippine Fiesta (5PM to 10PM)

Cap off the day with a pumping good time! The culminating program of Creative Crawl Poblacion invites everyone to visit their creative collaborators’ booths, join in a magazine blind date, much on yummy fare, and jam with live performances from Ysanygo and DJ Kristian Hernandez.

Tomorrow’s gonna be a packed schedule for all of us. See you there?

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