‘Ties of History’ opens Aug. 8

August 7, 2018

The Metropolitan Museum of Manila, along with Yuchengco Museum, UP Vargas Museum, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Dalubhasaan Para sa Edukasyon sa Sining at Kultura (DESK), and the Office of Senator Loren Legarda present “Ties Of History: Art In Southeast Asia” from Aug. 8 to Oct. 6, 2018.

The opening event will be held at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila. The exhibits will also be held at the Yuchengco Museum, and at the UP Vargas Museum.

Artists from 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian National (ASEAN) are participating. Among them: Anusapati (Indonesia), Chris Chong Chan (Malaysia), Roberto Feleo (Philippines), Amada Heng (Singapore), Kim Thein Sung (Myanmar) and Hoang Tuong (Vietnam).

Curator Patrick Flores will give the opening remarks and will introduce the artists. Messages will be given by Virgilio Almario, chairman of NCCA and Sen. Legarda.

Source: Manila Bulletin