Feb 26, 2018

Don’t be surprised if there are art installations on your way to work or if there’s a special menu dedicated to art in your favorite restaurant, especially in Makati. It just means 10 Days of Art is back.

An initiative by Art Fair Philippines, 10 Days of Art is a series of events, museum openings, and activities around Metro Manila that celebrate art outside the Art Fair venue itself.

Here’s a list of things you need to see around:

Public art, exhibits, and museum openings

What: Leeroy New’s Barikada
When: Until Mar. 4
Where: Ayala Center Walkway

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Photo courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Facebook

Expect this seemingly serpentine bamboo and rattan installation of artist-designer Leeroy New to welcome you at Ayala Center Walkway.

 

What: Reg Yuson’s Conditions of Space
When: Until Mar. 4
Where: Greenbelt 5 Fashion Walk

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Photo courtesy of West Gallery

This mild steel with rust patina sculpture sits in the middle of Greenbelt 5 Fashion Walk, a space just outside the mall.

 

What: Martha Atienza’s Our Islands 11°16’58.4_N 123°45’07.0_E
When: Feb. 27 to Mar. 4, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Ayala Tower One and Exchange Plaza

Dutch-Filipina artist Martha Atienza’s award-winning work will debut in the country this week. Our Islands, a one minute and 12 second-video installation on loop, is a social commentary on capitalism and its effects on local fisherfolks.

 

Gallery and Museum Exhibitions

What: Beyond Myself: Filipino Migrant’s Investment in Philippine Futures
When: Until Mar. 17
Where: University of the Philippines Diliman Vargas Museum, Quezon City

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Photo courtesy of UP Vargas Museum on Facebook

 

What: Never is a Promise by Heman Chong and Gary Ross Pastrana
When: Feb. 27 to Mar. 4
Where: Calle Wright, 1890 Vasquez St., Malate, Manila

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Photo courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Facebook

What: Elmer Borlongan Draws the Line 
When: Until Mar. 4
Where: Areté, Ateneo Art Gallery, Ateneo De Manila, Quezon City

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Photo courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Facebook

 

What: Press and Float by Christina Dy
When: Until Mar. 10
Where: Artinformal, 277 Connecticut St., Mandaluyong City

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Photo courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Facebook

 

What: European Son, Raised Catholic by Joris Van De Moortel
When: Until Mar. 13
Where: The Drawing Room, 2316 Chino Roces Ave., Makati City

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Photo courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Facebook

Events

What: Bellas Artes Projects Bataan Art Weekend
When: Mar. 3 to 4
Where: Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar, Bataan

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Photo courtesy of Bellas Artes Projects on Facebook

 

What: Asian Cultural Council Art Auction
When: Mar. 3, 2 p.m.
Where: Leon Gallery, Legaspi Vill., Makati City

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Photo courtesy of Leon Gallery on Facebook

 

What: Awake: Word Paintings by Chati Coronel, Book launch and signing
When: Mar. 3, 3 to 5 p.m.
Where: Silverlens, 2263 Chino Roces Ave., Makati City

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Photo courtesy of Silverlens on Facebook

Eat and Drink

Art Fair Philippines has teamed up with various restaurants in Makati to create and concoct exclusive food and drinks dedicated to the celebration of the arts. Take advantage of these special offerings until Mar. 4.

 

Z Hostel
5660 Don Pedro St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City
Sining — vodka, amaretto, and sour mix 

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Photo courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Instagram

 

XX XX
Warehouse B, La Fuerza Plaza 1, 2241 Don Chino Roces Ave., San Lorenzo, Makati City
Don Oshima
for photographer Neal Oshima — sweet and sour with a kick from Don Papa

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Photo courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Instagram

 

Bucky’s
5666 Don Pedro St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City
Espresso Buckygato — Espresso and carabao’s milk soft serve with original Bucky’s and salted caramel sauce. Espresso shot on the side.

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Photo courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Instagram

 

Ebi 10
5779 Felipe St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City
Bird’s Nest Tempura — a twist on their traditional kakiage tempura, mixed veggies fried to order topped with a marinated soft-boiled egg

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Photo courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Instagram

 

Holy Smokes
5834 Matilde St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City
Kimchi Fried Rice with Smoked Pork and Egg 

 

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Photo courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Instagram

 

Featured image courtesy of 10 Days of Art on Facebook

Read more:

The Ultimate Art Fair City Guide

Art Fair Philippines is not just about Filipino art

Here’s what not to do at Art Fair Philippines 2018

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