Ateneo Art Awards 2017

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The Ateneo Art Gallery is now accepting nominations and entries for the 2017 Ateneo Art Awards in the following categories: Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art and Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism.

Three winners will be chosen for the Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art which is given to Filipino visual artists aged 36 and below for outstanding work in an exhibition held between 2 May of the previous year and 1 May of the current year. On the other hand, two winners will be chosen for the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism which honors the memory of Purita Kalaw-Ledesma an art writer who authored several important books on Philippine Art History and who was also a key figure in the development of post-war Philippine art.

Visit Ateneo Art Gallery’s website and Facebook page for more details. For inquiries, call +63 2 426 6488 or email aag@ateneo.edu. For forms and guidelines, click here.

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Ateneo Art Gallery is located in Level 2, Old Rizal Library Special Collections Building, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines.

Camp Create by MAGIS

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Join MAGIS‘ Camp Create for art, dance, drama, drums, pottery or yoga classes from April 24 to May 26, 2017 (Mondays to Fridays, from 9 am to 12 pm). Open to kids ages 6 to 12.

MAGIS has teamed up with creative organizations based in the South of Metro Manila: ACTS ManilaDrumStart Philippines, Helen O’Grady Drama Academy PhilippinesArtventure Art Center, and more independent creatives for this summer day camp.

Camp Rate:
Full (5 weeks) – Php 20,000
M-W-F (5 weeks) – Php 15,000
T-Th (5 weeks) – Php10,000

For inquiries, call +63 2 8504852 loc. 220 / +63 9279505745 or email hello@magiscreative.net. Visit magiscreative.net for more information.

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MAGIS is located at The Learning Child School, 111 Cordillera Street, Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

BGC Art Mart Now Accepts Applications

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BGC Art Mart, a project of Bonifacio Art Foundation, Inc. (BAFI), is calling for applications from artists and sellers of original, artisanal and affordable art for its event on May 20 to 21 at the BGC Arts Center. Deadline of submission of application is May 10, 2017.

BAFI aims to support local artists and makers of crafts and wearables, sculptures, prints and other artworks by providing a space/venue for the artists to showcase and sell their products every 3rd weekend of the month and special occasions in BGC at a minimal fixed fee. Participation fee for confirmed sellers is Php500/day for 2 days or Php800/day for 1 day.

Click here for more information on the event.

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BGC Arts Center is located at 26th Street corner 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila.

Mother’s Day Paper Maché Acrylic Painting Workshop

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Join Papemelroti’s Mother’s Day Paper Maché Acrylic Painting Workshop with award-winning graphic designer and former host of TV’s Art-is-Kool Robert Alejandro on May 13, 2 pm, at the Gateway Mall Activity Area.

This workshop is ideal for mother and child pairs as the participants will learn together how to create something beautiful using acrylic painting and paper maché. Workshop fee is Php500 per pair, inclusive of kit.

Visit Papemelroti’s blog or Facebook page for details. For inquiries, call +63 2 3751069 or email workshops@papemelroti.com.

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Gateway Mall is located in Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Watercolor Workshops 2017

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Join artist Ayeza Mallari in her Watercolor Workshops for kids and adults all around Metro Manila from April to May 2017. Workshop fee starts at Php1,600.

For a complete list of classes and venues, click here.

For inquiries, email ayezakamille@gmail.com or send message via facebook.com/ArtofAyeza or instagram.com/a.yeza.

Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones

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Adelaide FRINGE Award Winner Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones will run from May 3 to 7 at the PETA Theater Center. Presented by Bunk Puppets, this comedy will delight audiences with magical transformations using surreal shadow puppet scenes of flying chickens, brain transplants, sneaky ninjas and other hilarious silhouette figures using bits of household rubbish and household items.

Visit petatheater.com for more information. PETA Theater Center is located at No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City.

Tickets are available on Ticketworld.

Nanay & Me Summer Workshop

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Parents with children ages 2 to 4 are invited to the Nanay & Me Summer Activity Series by Adarna Group Foundation, Inc. (AGFI). Through these series of workshops running from May 8 to 12 at Adarna House, AGFI aims to help parents and kids discover fitness mixed with fun while exploring the many instruments, songs, and arts of the Philippines.

Fee is Php2,000 per class and slots are limited to only 10 to 15 participants per class on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration is also required and may be done by sending name, mobile number, and chosen workshop/s to info@agfi.com.ph.

Adarna House is located at Sct. Torillo St, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila.

For more information regarding the workshop, visit Adarna House’s blog. For inquiries, contact Con at +63 2 3526765 local 210 or Van at local 211.

Pop Up: Art Exit

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Exit boring art conventions, enter the Art experience via _Pop Up: Art Exit on April 28 at 12 pm and April 29 at 9 pm at the _GALLERY in A SPACE Greenbelt, Makati.

Look around the exhibit and the artsy nooks, meet artists, buy artworks for your walls, learn about the local art scene, and attend workshops and talks.

Tickets are sold at Php250 per person per day or Php400 per person for two days and are available here. Additional fees may be charged for other activities.

For more information about the event, click here.

Summer Art Workshops at Active Fun

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Let your child’s aritistic journey begin. Sign up to Active Fun’s Summer Art Workshops 2017 at SM Megamall, Power Plant Mall, Ayala Malls the 30th, and Bonifacio Global City this April and May. Facilitated by Young Artists’ Studio, participants will create fun and color-filled memories this summer as they draw, paint and play at the workshops.

Enrollees get FREE Fun Club membership. For inquiries, call +63 2 8699509 or +63 2 8690800 or (Pia) +63 917 8668856 or (Claire) +63 917 7010873.

Visit activefun.ph or activefunofficial for more information.

Triumph of the Spirit: A Sanso Exhibit

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The works of renowned visual artist Juvenal Sanso will be on exhibit at the Alliance Française de Manille Total Gallery from April 20 to May 26, 2017. The exhibit, named The Triumph of the Spirit: a healing inspired by the coast of Brittany, is presented by Alliance Française de Manille and Fundacion Sanso, in cooperation with the Embassy of France to the Philippines.

The exhibition will be opened by Ms. Gilda Socorro Salita, Director of Fundacion Sanso, in the presence of H.E. Thierry Mathou, French Ambassador to the Philippines. This year’s commemoration of the 70th year anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the Philippines and France serves as a fitting backdrop to The Triumph of the Spirit.

Alliance Française is located at 209 Nicanor Garcia St., Bel-Air II, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

For inquiries, email nfuentes@alliance.ph or call +63 2 8957585.

For more information, visit alliance.ph or alliancefrancaisedemanille.

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Source: Promotional email from AFM