Art in the Park is 15 years old this year, and to celebrate, it's going to hold an 8-day art fair online.
Touted as the country's most popular affordable art fair, Art in the Park is happening from February 21 to 28 and will feature more than 6,000 artworks by hundreds of established and up-and-coming Filipino artists at no more than P50,000.
"Art in the Park" will also continue to benefit the Museum Foundation of the Philippines in support of their projects and programs for the National Museum of the Philippines and its network.
How does it work?
Starting February 21, more than 6,000 artworks from 60 exhibitors will be made available for viewing starting 10am on www.artinthepark.ph.
New pieces will be uploaded on the site daily until February 28th.
When you see something you like, click on the piece to learn more about the artist and the gallery.
When you’re ready to check out, you'll be asked to fill in your contact and billing information before proceeding to payment.
Payment can be made via credit or debit cards, and GCash.
Payment information will be sent to the buyer’s email address, and can be forwarded to the specific gallery to arrange shipping or pickup.
While waiting for your artwork, the buyer can check the website or and Art in the Park’s social media pages for the special activities and educational videos specially produced for the fair.
Buyers can also interact with Art in the Park on social media by tagging @artintheparkph on Instagram and/or using the hashtag #ArtintheParkPH.
Apart from a virtual art hunt, Art in the Park 2021 also features an exciting lineup of educational activities.
Participants can choose from several events to be hosted throughout the week, including a special tutorial for kids by award- winning comic artist, illustrator, architect, and children’s art show host Jomike Tejido.
A special video presentation will feature the art-making process of Filipina artists Henrielle Pagkaliwangan and Yvonne Quisumbing.
There will also be music on Saturday night from '80s band Overdrive, as well as specially made videos and mini-documentaries highlighting the works of pottery pioneers in the Philippines Jon and Tessy Pettyjohn, and Joey de Castro.
The full lineup for “Art in the Park 2020” includes Altro Mondo Gallery, Ang I.n.K., Archivo 1984, Arnold Art Collection, ART LAB: Atelier Cesare & Jean Marie Syjuco, Art Underground, Art Verite Gallery, ART for Space Gallery, Artery Art Space, Artepintura Gallery, Association of Pinoyprintmakers, Avellana Art Gallery, Blanc, Boston Art Gallery, Cevio Art Haus, College Of St. Benilde, Cornerstone (EJ Espiritu), District Gallery, Famous Artists , FEATI University School of Fine Arts, FEU, Galeria de las Islas, Galerie Anna, Galerie Artes, Galerie Stephanie, Limbo, Los Nuevos Conquistadores, J Studio, KASIBULAN - Kababaihan sa Sining at Bagong Sibol na Kamalayan, Kulay Art Group, M A G, Manila Collage Collective, Mia Casal Ceramics, Modeka Art, Mono8 Gallery, Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Nineveh Artspace, Nord Anglia International School, Orange Project, Parokyano ng Malabon, Qube Gallery, Resurrection Furniture, Sagada Pottery, Sheerjoy, Silverlens, Space Encounters, T.U.P. Fine Arts Manila, The Authenticity Zero, The Mighty Bhutens, The Photography Zone, The Thursday Group, Tin-Aw Art Gallery, UP College of Fine Arts, Village Art Gallery, Vinyl on Vinyl, vMeme Contemporary Art Gallery (Young Artists’ Studio), Ysobel Art Gallery, and White Walls Gallery.
Art in the Park is organized by Philippine Art Events, Inc., for the benefit of the Museum Foundation of The Philippines and with support from Globe Platinum and Bank of The Philippine Islands. — LA, GMA News