ManilART 2012 – Asia's Hottest Contemporary Art Fair
The stage for ManilART 12 is the SMX Convention Center, the country's largest venue for key industry events. SMX is located along Macapagal Avenue in Pasay City, indeed a short walk from SM Mall of Asia, itself a world-class destination.
ManilART 12's major events include:
- Gala Opening Night
This marks official opening of the art fair and is be strictly by-invitation-only. Top-notch Filipino performers will render entertainment, and major movers and shakers in Manila will grace the evening.
- Art Lectures
A series of art lectures and seminars covering various topics will be held twice daily, supervised by experts in specific fields of the visual arts. Video monitors and audio speakers are set up all over the venue, so all visitors can tune in to what is being discussed in the lecture area.
- Art Auction
The auction will be conducted by a professional auctioneer, featuring 40 outstanding works by Filipino contemporary artists.