INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY 2021
WHERE IS THE FILIPINO?
Encounter 100+ objects from the Ayala Museum Collection across the Philippines
In celebration of #IMD2021, Ayala Museum presents an interactive live virtual tour around the Philippines in search for what makes us ‘Filipino’.
This unique experience, in partnership with Globe, takes your through multiple stops all over the archipelago, encountering indigenous and ethnographic artifacts from the Ayala Museum collection along the way that showcase the breadth of Filipino craftsmanship and creativity.
This free virtual tour of the Ayala Museum collection provides an opportunity to situate these objects in their places of origin, familiarizing the general public with the various ethnolinguistic groups represented in the collection and their material culture.
Ayala Museum’s tour is held on Gather.Town, an online social platform that allows guests to interact with each other, control an avatar, and explore a 2D map – an experience reminiscent of playing classic 8-bit games during the 90s. Ayala Museum has utilized this platform to map out 100+ museum objects on the Philippine map.
Feel free to take screenshots and post your experience on social media using #AMonGather #IMD2021 and tag us @ayalamuseum.
May 22-30, 2021 | 24/7
The virtual tour space will be free to roam for the public from May 22-30, 2021, allowing anyone interested to take a tour by themselves or with friends!
The link for the self guided tour will be open to everyone and available here starting May 22, Saturday.
Please be informed that the platform can only accommodate 25 users at a time, so when it is full the first time, you can check again at another time.