Yaru Gallery & Art Shop, Basco

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The Yaru Gallery and Art shopis the first and sole Art gallery in Batanes. The gallery was established last February 2011 by Yaru nu Artes Ivatan in partnership with Pacita Abad center for the Arts, an art program under Jorge, Aurora and Pacita Abad Foundation through Victoria Abad – Kerblat. This cooperative gallery is managed and owned by the local artist.

The Yaru nu ArtesIvatan is an association of artists from Batanes whose mission is to help make the arts an eco-friendly industry for sustainable livelihood that supports the indigenous culture and heritage of the islands. They promote fellowship in the visual, written and performing arts. They are passionate young artists who paint, teach others and help local groups and visiting artists with their artistic needs.

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Contact Number: 09089200289

Email: artbatanes@gmail.com
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  • June 10, 2017
    Bought 2 works of art here. Had a wonderful experience as the artist, Mr. Awee was so accommodating and down to earth. He 1st hand gave the history of his works and their culture. I'll surely recommen...  more »
  • May 29, 2017
    Small and simple but full of charm, it's the hub of the Ivatan art community. Drop by, even if you don't end up buying anything it's food for your soul.  more »
  • May 2, 2017
    I love the paintings! It's good that young artists grouped together to sell souvenirs and their art. Their ref magnet would be more pricey than others but definitely more beautiful.  more »

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