February 9, 2023

SM City Baguio in partnership with Pasakalye Group of Artist and the Pandaga Youth Artists opened the “Art in Bloom: Maki Arts Tayo Manen” last Sept. 4.
The collaboration features over 300 artworks of 140 local artists at the lower basement gallery, upper ground exhibit hall, upper ground hallways, and level 2 hallway.
The Art in Bloom is a series of art exhibits that aims to support the local art community by giving artists a free area to display their works and expand the audience reach through a wider platform for budding artists.
SM City Baguio mall manager Rona Vida Correa said: “We have launched by far the biggest art fair held in SM City Baguio, Art in Bloom: Maki Arts TayoManen. As a close-knit community with a deep love for the culture and the arts, we continue to further strengthen affinity with the local arts community.”
Former Tourism Promotions Board chief operations officer Venus Tan congratulated the artists and the city for their continuous effort to promote culture and arts.
Department of Tourism-Cordillera OIC Director Jovita Ganongan thanked the artists, local government, and SM City Baguio for supporting local artists.
Councilor Vladimir Cayabas thanked SM for being a good partner of the city government.
Pasakalye founder Maricar Docyogen also expressed her gratitude to the SM management for inviting the group to do exhibits inside the mall. – Press release