The colorful culture and spirited atmosphere in Araneta City are outlined by vibrant murals, art walls, and Instagram-worthy spots that give life to shoppers and mall-goers. As the City of Firsts joins the celebration of National Arts Month this February, we encourage everyone to immerse in art and find their passion to create.
To help you immerse in art this month, we have listed down below the stores in Araneta City where you can buy art supplies, or check out interesting art materials.
The Oil Paint Store (TOPS) Art Supplies
Fine artists and art lovers discover the correct tones and hues in their artworks through the country’s leading art materials store, The Oil Paint Store.
Known to its patrons as TOPS, it offers all kinds of art materials from hundreds of brands that give life to a masterpiece. One can find different variants of canvas and boards, palette knives, brushes, acrylic paints and mediums, easels, and everything that you need for your craft.
You can visit The Oil Paint Store in Ali Mall – Ali X. Buy your art materials online at www.theoilpaintstore.com or contact the store at 740-6275, 788-5932, 09192547118, and 09053189948 for inquiries.
Guiller’s Arts Antiques & Collectibles
Dive into the world of antique art finds and collectibles with Guiller’s shop in Ali Mall. It is a gallery of valuable collectibles, period pieces and artifacts, old coins and bills, Filipiniana memorabilia and books, discographies, jewelries, and paintings. You can also trade your heirlooms for some cash.
Aside from this bounty, you can commission their resident artist to paint for you. The prices of commissioned work vary in different sizes and mediums.
Guiller’s Arts Antiques & Collectibles is located also at Ali X in Ali Mall. Reach out to them via [email protected] or follow them on Facebook.
A little shop of treasures, Remnants offers rare collector items and vintage toys that can bring you back to memory lane. Push your creativity and imagination as you submerge with the diverse selection of toys, crafts, rare art pieces, puzzles, and sculptures that belongs to different generations and era.
Discover iconic effigies of pop cultures and trends with Remnants located in Ali Mall – Ali X.
The country’s pioneer of original, eco-friendly gifts, stationery, home décor, and arts and crafts, Papemelroti campaigns Creative Faith Journaling with artist and owner Patricia “Patsy” Alejandro Paterno in celebration of National Arts Month.
Collage, doodle and paint your way to a closer intimacy with God, create something beautiful every day and be inspired from above with Papemelroti. Creative Faith Journaling is a way for you to express your love for God through art. It also helps you to remember what you have reflected on in your times of prayer.
Papemelroti is located at Level 2, Ali Mall.
Did you know that there is an art museum at the City of Firsts? Gateway Gallery, the art museum of Araneta City devoted to the promotion of arts, showcases in exhibits and events the arts, culture and history of the Philippines.
It houses the SiningSaysay: Philippine History in Art, a landmark project that presents the entire history of the Philippines through 30 large history paintings. A project of the University of the Philippines, the UP Alumni Association and the Araneta City, SiningSaysay empowers the Filipino and the non-Filipino through a better understanding of the country’s history.
The Gateway Gallery is located at the 5th floor of Gateway Tower. Visit the gallery’s official website and official Facebook page for updates, or download the Gateway Gallery pocket museum for an immersive virtual art experience.