Art with a social message from Ilonggo artist Inocencio (Photo from Viva Excon 2016 Iloilo Facebook Page)
The Visayas Islands Visual Arts Exhibition and Conference (VIVA EXCON) 2016 will be held in Iloilo City this November 17 to 20. The exhibition and conference is themed “Hakos: Embracing the Art of the Islands.” Artworks and murals can be seen in strategic locations in the City of Love as part of the exhibition.
Ilonggo visual artists have displayed their works of art in museums
, exhibit rooms, and public places to awaken the artistic desire in every Visayan individual who get to notice their work.
Tourists who share the same interest in visual arts may consider visiting the University of San Agustin, Casa Real de Iloilo, Cinematheque Iloilo, Iloilo City Hall, and the University of the Philippines Visayas. The list of artists whose artworks will be showcased in the exhibit as well as the schedule of activities can be found at the VIVA EXCON 2016 Facebook page.
Ilonggo products are available at weekend fairs
Weekend Tienda sa Iloilo is a concerted effort of various government and non-government agencies led by NEDA Region 6. (Photo and caption from Weekend Tienda Facebook Page)