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Filipino artists have been painting their own identity into the local and national art scene and their works are open for everyone to appreciate via events like the ManilART 2019.
ManilART is the country’s first and biggest visual arts fair which showcases world-class works, talent, skill, and vision of Filipino artists, happening at the SMX Aura, Taguig, October 10 to 13, 2019, highlighting the theme “Showcasing the Global Filipino Artist.”
The event is part of the Museum and Galleries Month (MGM) celebration which is being observed every month of October by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 798 released by then-President Corazon Aquino in 1991.
A total of 32 galleries will participate in this year’s event, presenting up to 15 artists each. This year’s participating galleries are Galerie Francesca, Dave Art Gallery, ManilART Foundation, Incorporated, Legacy Art Gallery, Annual Sculpture Review, Singapore Contemporary Arts Society, and Galerie Raphael.
Also included are the galleries of Galleria Nicolas, Gallery Nine, Canvas, 371 Art Space, Arte Pintura, Galerie Roberto,AC888, Renaissance Gallery, Galerie Anna, Blanc, Artery Manila, PASPI, Paseo Gallery, Art for Space, Galerie Y, Art Farm, Artes Orientes, Art Circle, Quattrocento Gallery, Artologist, Ysobel Art Gallery, Artphile by CMG, Galerie Artes, Art Anton, and Espacio Manila.
General Admission tickets are sold at P200 and grant you one-day access to the fair, whilst Students, Senior Citizens, and Persons With Disability (PWD) can enjoy the special ticket rate of P150 when they provide the necessary ID upon registration.
Here are the ways you can get your passes as posted by ManilART on their official Facebook page:
• You can buy ManilART'19 tickets via ticketbooth.ph. https://ticketbooth.ph/event/369-manilart-2019
• You can make group reservations of ManilART'19 tickets in advance by emailing email@example.com. This option is available until October 8.
• You can purchase ManilART'19 tickets on-site (SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier, Taguig City) from October 10 to 13, at the Registration Area.