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Sing Pait ng Pag-ibig: Food and Antonio Luna in Philippine History

Posted by ayalamuseum on October 1, 2016

Ayala Museum presents History Comes Alive! Sing Pait ng Pagibig: Food and Antonio Luna in Philippine History with Professor Ambeth Ocampo OCTOBER 15, 2016 | 3PM | AYALA MUSEUM GROUND FLOOR LOBBY Tickets P 375 Regular Adult P 300 Discounted* P 275 Student & Teacher P 267 Senior Citizens *AGC and Ayala Museum Members For inquiries and reservations: EMAIL: education@ayalamuseum.org CALL: 759 […]

Beyond Tobacco: Tabacalera, A bridge between the Philippines and Spain

Posted by ayalamuseum on April 3, 2014

Perhaps the most important company in the Philippines at the end of the nineteenth century and until mid-twentieth century  and certainly the main tobacco company in the country, the Compañía General de Tabacos de Filipinas, more popularly known as Tabacalera, is still a stranger to many of us. However, having existed for more than a […]

Transpacific Engagements: Visual Culture of Global Exchange

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

Ayala Museum, together with its partner international cultural institutions, is inviting scholars, students and cultural workers to a two-day symposium entitled Transpacific Engagements: Visual Culture of Global Exchange (1781-1869) to be held in its Ground Floor Lobby from March 1-2, 2014. Co-presented by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California and the Kunsthistorisches Institut […]

Gold of Ancestors

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

The exhibition of more than one thousand gold objects celebrates the sophisticated cultures that existed in the Philippines before colonization in the 16th century. Many of the precious objects were recovered in association with tenth to thirteenth century Chinese export ceramics. Similarities in form and iconography with artifacts of other Southeast Asian cultures affirm regional […]

A Millennium of Contact

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

Chinese and Southeast Asian ceramics found in the Philippines tell the story of how the country forged social and commercial ties with China and its neighbors. This display of more than 500 ceramics provides one of the most comprehensive surveys of Chinese and Southeast Asian trade wares found in the Philippines, spanning a thousand years. […]

Embroidered Multiples

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

The exhibition features selections from the Leiden National Museum of Ethnology’s collection of Philippine garments acquired from the French diplomat Brejard, who served in Manila from 1881 to 1886. The collection includes rare, embroidered silk trousers or sayasaya worn by Philippine elite men, formerly known only through nineteenth-century watercolor images. Multiple examples of delicately embroidered […]

Maritime Vessels

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

The Ayala Museum’s collection of finely crafted ship models is a tribute to the boats of yore that were used for everything from warfare to transport and dwelling. This selection includes the local skiffs as well as foreign ships that dropped anchor at Philippine shores. These boats were handcrafted out of baticulin, laniti, and apitong […]

The Diorama Experience

Posted by ayalamuseum on February 4, 2014

The Diorama Experience is an encounter with the dioramas of Philippine history that have been a prominent attraction of Ayala Museum since its completion in 1973. Carved by artisans from Paete, Laguna, the dioramas are unique achievements in woodcarving as well as in miniature painting and decoration. They depict sixty major events and themes in […]