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The Yaru Gallery and Art shop is the first and sole Art gallery in Batanes. The gallery was established last February 2011 by Yaru nu Artes Ivatan. This cooperative gallery is managed and owned by the local artist.
The art gallery has the best quality of t-shirts and has great designs made by local artists. I definitely will recommend browsing through the shops to find interesting finds such as soaps, balms, artwork, etc. There's a little bakery too!
If you still want to visit the yaru art shop and doesnt know why it was always closed.... well were not.. we just moved few blocks away from the original place.. we are now the yaru local artist group displaying and exibiting our finest work...More
Not so often you can visit those small gallery. It is still nice to see that the are some artist back. Suggest to by the local tee shirt here even they cost 250 P compare a local standard one for 130 P
This gallery is evidence that there are very good artists in the province of Batanes. Several paintings adorn the walls of this gallery, another section sells some souvenir items made by the artists such as handpainted shirts (P700) or ordinary Batanes souvenir shirts (P250). Every...More
Creativity is seen at every corner of the studio. This place is highly recommended for seeing/bringing home a piece of Batanes. I loved there souvenir section especially the postcards, ref magnets and shirt designs.
I support up coming local young artists anywhere. We bought one painting here. The place features how artistic they are. You don't need to buy anything if you don't want, but just seeing what the local young artists did is just like food for the...More
You can't leave Batanes without dropping by Yaru Gallery & Art Shop. The paintings and artworks are just amazing! Bought a couple of ref magnet paintings and saw a Bible in the corner. I thought it would be a nice idea to buy our wedding...More
If you want to visit, the shop opens late in the afternoon. Paintings feature locals - landscape, lighthouse, traditional houses, and people of Batanes; there are also mixed media arts. Bring cash, you might want to buy something and... there no debit/credit card readers anywhere...More
Date of experience: October 2017
01Kuroru, Manager at Yaru Gallery & Art Shop, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017
Thank you for the visit, recommendation and tips. We hope you had a great time. Looking forward for the Fish painting on your wall soon. Diyos mamahes, keep Ivatan Arts alive!
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 recommend this place to everyone to take time and...More
Date of experience: June 2017
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01Kuroru, Manager at Yaru Gallery & Art Shop, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2017
Thank you for the visit and for sharing your experience with us. Diyos mamahes.