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Must-Visit Art Festivals in the Metro

Art Fair Philippines 2018

Date: March 1-4, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Venue: The Link, Parkway Drive, Ayala Center, Makati City

What to look forward to: Special exhibits commissioned for Art Fair Philippines; a new section to shine the spotlight on photography as contemporary art; lecture series; and tours to enhance appreciation for Philippine visual arts and provide art historical context in broad strokes.

10 DAYS OF ART

Celebrate the best in Philippine contemporary art for 10 days with our partners all around the city

Ticket Price

? 350.00          Entrance Fee

? 100.00          Makati Student

Concession Tickets

? 150.00          Students with valid IDs

*Student rates are available for entry from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. only

Timed entry for public fair days are as follows:

• 10:00 - 1:30 p.m.

• 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

• 5:30 - 9:00 p.m.

 

Haruki Murakami Festival

Date: February 27 – March 24

Venue: Various locations

What to look forward to: Several activities lined-up to celebrate the life and works of Haruki Murakami; a discussion on Murakami’s stories and writing styles, a film showing featuring his most famous novels, and a live concert highlighting the music mentioned in his literary works.

ALL THINGS MURAKAMI

Find yourself immersed in his art by checking out the following schedule below:

February 27                 Leong Hall of Ateneo

March 15 & 16           UP Film Institute

March 17                     Fully Booked at Bonifacio High Street

March 18                     Fully Booked at Bonifacio High Street

March 23 & 24           BGC Arts Center

*Admission is free but registration is highly encouraged at https://harukitalk.eventbrite.com

 

Ortigas Art Festival

Date: February 23 – March 26 | 11:00 a.m.

Venue: Estancia Bridgeways, Capitol Commons

What to look forward to: A wide range exhibition of visual artistry – art installations, photography, watercolor artworks, solo and group exhibits featuring the works of various artists.

GET YOUR CRAFT ON

Show off your passion for creation at the following activities:

March 4 and March 25       Water Color Tutorial with Peter Sutcliffe

March 11                            Alla Prima Painting Session with Ato Habulan

March 18                            Live Art: Mural Making with Kalye Kolektib

*Admission is free of charge.

 

Ortigas Art Festival

Date: February 23 – March 26 | 11:00 a.m.

Venue: Estancia Bridgeways, Capitol Commons

What to look forward to: A wide range exhibition of visual artistry – art installations, photography, watercolor artworks, solo and group exhibits featuring the works of various artists.

GET YOUR CRAFT ON

Show off your passion for creation at the following activities:

March 4 and March 25       Water Color Tutorial with Peter Sutcliffe

March 11                            Alla Prima Painting Session with Ato Habulan

March 18                            Live Art: Mural Making with Kalye Kolektib

*Admission is free of charge.

 

The Infinite Yes

 

Silverlens Manila

Date: February 17 – March 17, 2018

Where: 2263 Chino Roces Ave, Makati, 1231 Metro Manila

What to look forward to: A colorful range of artworks from local and international artists

A FEAST OF COLORS

Treat your senses with a play of strokes and brushes featuring:

The Infinite Yes by Chati Coronel

Iris by Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo & Syagini Ratna Wulan

 

Flatlands

Date: December 7, 2017 – March 4, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00p.m.

Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art and Design

What to look forward to: A re-imagination of geography; the artists in the exhibition seek out stories hidden, dismissed or forgotten about the complexity of history

REDISCOVER THE LAND

Marvel at the constructed environment interpreted by James Beckett, Hrair Sarkissian, Amie Siegel, Eugenio Tibaldi

 

HONG SOUN: Ordinary Monument

Date: February 17 – March 17, 2018

Venue: C1B Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Ave. Extension, Makati

What to look forward to: An artwork on display that will make you feel the mystery of life and death

 

Salcedo Says | Bulul: Cordillera Gods

Date: February 24, 2018 | 2:00 p.m.

Venue: G/F Three Salcedo Place, 121 Tordesillas Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines

What to look forward to: Rare works by National Artists to be auctioned.

 

Bruce Conner: Out of Body

Date: February 24, 2018

Venue: 2nd Floor, Building C, Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Ave, Makati, Metro Manila

What to look forward to: The exhibition, curated by Artistic Director Diana Campbell Betancourt, will connect across Conner’s diverse practice, including his groundbreaking films and works of several of his aliases that draw out strands of Eastern and Western spirituality

 

Our Islands 11°16'58.4_N 123°45'07.0_E

Date: February 26, 2018

Venue: Tower One & Exchange Plaza Fountain Area

What to look forward to: Our Islands is a 72-minute silent video played on loop showing a sub-aquatic procession, a submerged edition of an annual community festival called Ati-atihan.

 

Urban Labyrinth: Rodel Tapaya

Alfonso Ossorio: A Survey, 1940-1989

Date: February 28, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Venue: Ayala Museum

What to look forward to: Ayala Museum presents its double feature on two artists from separate generations and sensibilities.

 

Marina Cruz: Breathing Patterns

Date: February 28, 2018

Venue: Art Fair Philippines 2018, ARNDT, Booth 46

What to look forward to: Book launch of Breathing Patterns by Marina Cruz

 

Important Philippine Art, including Important Philippine Furniture, Tribal & Ethnographic Art | Fine Jewelry & Timepieces

?Date: February 28, 2018 | 6:00 p.m.

Venue: G/F Three Salcedo Place, 121 Tordesillas Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines

What to look forward to: Exceptional art by National Artists to be auctioned.

 

 

GALLERY HOP: EXHIBITION OPENINGS, EXTENDED HOURS, AND PARTY

Date: March 1, 2018 | 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Venue: Various locations

What to look forward to: Traverse the entire Pasong Tamo Strip to catch exhibit openings, extended hours, and a party at The Pasillo of La Fuerza Center

Archivo, Finale, J Studio, Nova Gallery, Vinyl on Vinyl La Fuerza Center,
2241, Chino Roces Ave, Makati City
Silverlens
2263 Chino Roces Ave, Makati, 1231 Metro Manila
The Alley: The Drawing Room, Artinformal
2316 Chino Roces Ave, Makati, 1231 Metro Manila
 
Available only for Art Fair Philippines VIP cardholder
Shuttle available at The Link.

 

The Asian Cultural Council Philippines Art Auction

Date: March 3, 2018

Venue: León Gallery

What to look forward to: Arts from various artists to be auctioned.

 

BAP Art Weekend at Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar - Crossroads (1976)

Date: March 3, 2018

Venue: Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar

What to look forward to: Crossroads (1976) is a thirty-six-minute film comprised of secondhand footage of the first nuclear weapons tests conducted at Bikini Atoll in the summer of 1946.

 

Rodel Tapaya and Marina Cruz

Date: March 4, 2018

Venue: Bulacan

What to look forward to: Philippine art’s most celebrated artist couples open their studio in Bulacan to a limited number of guests.

Limited slots available. Booking is essential and will be confirmed on a first come, first served basis.

Reservation fee:

? 1,000.00    Museum Foundation of the Philippines members

? 1,200.00    Non-members

Please email tours@artfairphilippines.com

 

Exhibit: Exhibit for Marawi

Date: Feb 17- March 23, 2018

Venue: A Space Philippines

What to look forward to: Painters have collaborated in this exhibition for the benefit of our fallen brothers and sisters in Marawi. Part of the proceeds will directly go to Marawi City.