Ayala Museum to hold symposium on Transpacific Engagements

transpacific engagementThe Ayala Museum, together with Getty Research Institute (Los Angeles, USA) and Kunsthistorisches Institut (Florenz, Italy), invites interested parties to Transpacific Engagements: Visual Culture of Global Exchange (1781-1869) on March 1-2, 2014 at Ayala Museum, Makati City. Deadline of registration is on February 28, 2014, 5 pm PST.

The two-day symposium features scholarly presentations addressing the cultural and artistic exchange in the Pacific region at from the late 18th to the early-to-mid-19th centuries. It also aims to explore how intercontinental engagements transformed art styles and collective notions of self and others through commerce, colonization and conversion.

Registration for the symposium is at US $115 (Php 5,200) with a discounted rate of US $90 (Php 4,100) for students and senior citizens. This include a symposium kit, morning/afternoong snacks, and admission at the venue.

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The Ayala Museum is located at Makati Avenue cor. De La Rosa Street, Greenbelt Park, Makati City. Museum hours are 9 am – 6 pm, Tuesday to Friday; and 10 am – 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday. Admission fees for ground to third floor galleries are Php 150 for resident adults; Php 350 for non-resident adults; Php 75 for resident child, student, and seniors; Php 250 for non-resident child, student, and seniors. Teachers get complimentary admission upon presentation of their faculty IDs while admission is free for museum members. For more information, contact Ayala Museum at (02) 757-7117 to 21 local 10 and 35 or

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