Museum to feature Filipino art abroad-A A +A
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A NUMBER of essential works in pre-colonial Filipino art, selected from both public and private collections in the Philippines, Europe and the United States, will be featured abroad.
The exhibit will be entitled as “Philippines: Archipel des échanges” (archipelago of exchanges), which will be hosted by the Musée du Quai Branly in collaboration with the Philippine National Museum, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), and the Ayala Museum.
The organizers, French Embassy Manila said the exhibit will run from April 9 until July 14, 2013.
The Quai Branly Museum is among Europe’s premier museums dedicated to the arts and civilizations of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, housing a collection of 400,000 objects, 700,000 photographs and 3,500 artworks on permanent display.
During the visit to the Philippines last October of French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, a bilateral agreement for the loan of Philippine artifacts was signed during a reception hosted by President Benigno Aquino III. (PR)
Published in the Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro newspaper on January 03, 2013.