It’s art fair season again and we’re sure Art Fair PH is on your mind. This year’s #ArtFairPH will be the sixth edition of the art fair. “Last year, we welcomed more than 40,000 visitors, and we’ve seen how the interest in Philippine contemporary art has grown. Our move to secure a bigger space and oversee access to the fair will allow us to enhance the viewing experience of our visitors and help ensure that artwork can be properly appreciated,” says Trickie Lopa, fair co-founder.
Here’s Everything you need to know about Art Fair PH 2018.
1 It runs 4-days long
From March 1-4, 2018 (Thursday–Sunday), this year’s art fair is open from 10AM-9PM.
According to their official website, entry will be timed for the public. Namely: 10:00AM-1:30PM, 2:00PM-5:00PM, and 5:30PM-9:00PM.
2 It happens at The Link, Makati
Same location as it happened in before, Art Fair PH happens in The Link, Makati City. It occupies the carpark’s 4th-7th floor plus the roof deck. The total floor area of the floors cover up to 13,000-square meters of art.
An entrance-fee is required to enter the art fair.
P100.00 for Makati students, bring your valid school ID
P150.00 for students, bring your valid school ID
P350.00 Entrance fee for non-students
4 There’s Talks Held Daily
From the opening to the last day, there will be ArtFairpH talks held form morning to the evening. Speakers range from Kidlat Tahimik, Ambeth Ocampo, and many more.
Visit artfairphilippines.com for schedules, speakers, and more details.
5 More than Half of the exhibitors are Local
A total of 51 galleries are presenting in this year’s art fair, 36 of those are Filipino presenters.
These include 1335MABINI, Altro Mondo Arte Contemporanea, Secret Fresh, Paseo Art Gallery, PINTÔ ART MUSEUM, Salcedo Private View, Silverlens, Galerie Stephanie, and YSOBEL ART GALLERY, among others.
6 ARTFAIR/PHOTO is New
Sponsored by Swiss private banker Julius Baer, ARTFAIR/PHOTO is a new section in the art fair. Among the featured artists in this section are Neal Oshima and Eduardo Masferre, both uses their art to photograph Filipino tribes and indigenous traditions.