Let’s get cultural! |
Metro Manila Art Events
By Kyzia Maramara
Ahhhh September, how we want to cherish you more! With four more months to go this year, make memories, buy art, and go places!
BGC Art Mart
BGC Arts Center
26th Street cor. 9th Avenue
Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
September 15 – 16 | 4:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
BGC Art Mart is a project of Bonifacio Art Foundation, Inc. that serves as a venue for local artists to sell their crafts to a wider market. Held every third week of the month, it’s open for artists to showcase their art and for art lovers to discover new brands to patronize. The art being sold during this event are unique and is not mass produced so you always get the most of your money.
To know more about the BGC Art Mart or if you’re an interested artist, check out their website here.
Exhibit: 100 Days of Secrets by Terence Eduarte
A SPACE Greenbelt
110 Legazpi Street, Makati
September 10 – October 10 | 4:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Terence started a project that will last for 100 days. It was simple enough – portraits of people. Except these portraits are based on the dark secrets of these strangers. The response to the project was overwhelming, and so are the secrets. The exhibit is going to be around for a month, make sure you take time off your busy schedule or else you’ll regret not seeing a masterpiece.
Exhibit: REVELLERS by Jill Arwen Posadas
Ground Level Ayala Museum
September 9 – 24 | 6 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.
Jill Arwen Posadas has been practicing art for a little over a decade since she obtained her degree in Fine Arts from the Diliman campus of the University of the Philippines. Her 14th solo exhibit, REVELLERS, features the different mythical creatures depicted in numerous Philippine festivals.
20TH Cine Europa Film Festival 2017
Shang Cineplex, Shangri-La Plaza
EDSA cor. Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong City
September 16 – 26 | 12 N.N. to 10 P.M.
This festival will bring 24 of the best classical and contemporary films from 16 European countries and just like in the past years, this year’s admission is also free. Cine Europa is the longest and widest film festival in the Philippines and after its run at Shang Cineplex, it will take a road trip to other cities in the Philippines including Baguio, Cebu, Iloilo, Tacloban, Baybay, Puerto Princesa, and then back to Manila.
Watch the trailers of some of the films here.
Spectrum Fair Manila’s 2nd Birthday
White Space Manila
2314 Don Chino Roces Ave. Extension, Makati
September 16 – 17 | 10 A.M. to 9 P.M.
Entrance fee at Php 150
Prepare for a great shopping experience involving local clothing brands, food, lifestyle, and arts and crafts as Spectrum Manila celebrate its 2nd birthday. Drop by to see for yourself a whole place with unique finds and bargains from local merchants!
The Little Prince: An Interactive Play
5/L Fully Booked
High Street BGC, Taguig
September 23 – 24 | 11 A.M., 3 P.M., 7 P.M.
Tickets at Php 650.00 – Php 775.00 (including a paperback copy of The Little Prince)
Make Believe Productions in partnership with Fully Booked will be staging an interactive musical adaptation of The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Relive your childhood and entice the younger generation to love a book with so many timeless messages.
The Sound of Music Manila 2017
The Theatre at Solaire
Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Paranaque
September 27 – October 11 | 8 P.M.
Relive a classic favorite with London West End’s musical production of The Sound of Music. The hills are alive at The Theatre at Solaire so reserve your seats now and avail of their promo code here!
Batman Day at Fully Booked
High Street BGC, Taguig
September 30 | 10 A.M. – 11 P.M
Batman fans unite! Celebrate Batman Day with the fun things in store for you: a free Batman Day special edition DC comic book, 20% off on graphic novels, and a special comic corner at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street! And as a bonus, Harley Quinn will also be there, celebrating her 25 years as the Clown Princess of Crime since her debut on Batman: The Animated Series in 1992.
Find out more about the event at the Fully Booked official Facebook page.
Which event are you most excited for? Share it with us in the comments below!