Art MADE Public at SM Lanang Premier on March 20 – 22, 2014

SM Lanang offers another exciting event for arts and culture lovers this month. There will be a Metrobank Art and Design Excellence (MADE) exhibit at the Lower Ground Level, SM Lanang Premier this March 20 – 22, 2014. It features artworks of previous winners from the MADE competition and you’ll get a chance to meet some of the winning artists as well.  

On March 21 (Friday) from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM, there will be lecture series on Visual Arts, Sculpture, Interior Design, Architecture, plus a special topic on present day issues on tourism and heritage and the benefits of community participation in conservation and cultural tourism.

 MADE Architecture Winner 'Agos'
by Archt. Jason Abustan, Archt. Lorraine Caban, and Archt. Jonathan Sadorra

'Iskolar' by Jaypee S. Samson
MADE 2004 Painting Competition Winner
(one of my favorite artworks from the exhibit)

On the last day of the event, March 22 (Saturday), there will be a HeArt for Healing Art Workshop for Children with Autism from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM. It will be conducted by Dr. Grace Evangelista in collaboration with the Autism Society of the Philippines and MADE Network of Winners (N.O.W.).

Davao City Administrator Atty. Melchor Quitain, City Councilors Al Ryan Alejandre and Ma. Belen Acosta, SM Lanang Premier Assistant Mall Manager Jerome Yeo, and Metrobank Foundation’s Senior Program Officer Yvette Macayan graced the opening of the exhibit last night. Louise Laine Calicdan from MADE hosted the event. It was just a simple and intimate gathering that brought together people who support the country’s art and design culture. Moreover, the gathering was made more thrilling by the contemporary tunes played with a twist of classical by the Maharlika Strings. 

Ms. Yvette Macayan and City Councilor Al Ryan Alejandre together with the previous winners of the MADE Painting Competition
 Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the exhibit

Ms. Yvette Macayan and Louise Laine Calicdan from MADE, City Councilor Mabel Acosta and previous winners from the MADE Competition

I have a new favorite band in town: The Marharlika Strings

The SM Lanang ‘Art MADE Public’ is the last leg in this series of exhibits, which were held earlier at SM Aura Premier, SM City North Edsa – The Block, SM City Iloilo and SM City Cagayan De Oro. The Metrobank Art and Design Excellence organizers strive to promote art education through this series of events and liven up the culture of art and design in the country

SM Lanang Premier and Metrobank Foundation organized this event in partnership with the National Commission of Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Committee on Architecture and Design.

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