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Rizal without the Overcoat – History Comes Alive!


Ayala Museum presents

Rizal without the Overcoat

with Dr. Ambeth Ocampo

29 August 2015 | 3:00 PM
Ayala Museum Ground Floor Lobby

Rizal without the Overcoat by Ambeth Ocampo has been in print for a quarter of a century and remains one of the most enjoyable means to re-discover the National Hero who has been fossilized in bronze and marble. Filipinos come to know Rizal through his image on the one peso coin, the basic unit of currency. Others recognize Rizal from the many monuments of him that dot the landscape from Aparri to Jolo. We see Rizal but hardly notice that the heavy winter overcoat he wears or carries is not appropriate to the tropical Philippines. Seeing Rizal plain, without the overcoat, makes him human and relevant to Filipinos of another generation he lived and died for. Rizal without the Overcoat is not the last word on the hero, 25 years later there remains a lot more to know about Rizal.

P 375 Regular
P 275 Members, students, and senior citizens
P 1,275 Season pass for 3 lectures (regular)
P 950 Season pass for members, students, and senior citizens

For inquiries and reservations:
CALL: 759 82 88 local 35

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