Na­tional Mu­seum to hold seminar on mu­seum prac­tice se­ries

Sun.Star Baguio - - Opinion -

The Na­tional Mu­seum (NM) is open­ing the new year by con­tin­u­ing its Seminar on Mu­seum Prac­tice Se­ries.

The Seminar on Mu­seum Prac­tice Se­ries is NM's way of dis­sem­i­nat­ing the tech­ni­cal skills through pub­lic pro­grams, par­tic­u­larly in the preser­va­tion and restora­tion of cul­tural prop­er­ties that are of na­tional sig­nif­i­cance. This con­trib­utes to the coun­try's mu­seum de­vel­op­ment.

Jan­uary 2019 fo­cused on NM’s on­go­ing re­search man­i­fested in the out­reach and tech­ni­cal as­sis­tance pro­grams ex­tended to the stake­hold­ers in dif­fer­ent parts of the coun­try.

Four pre­sen­ta­tions will be shared to the pub­lic which will in­clude the church restora­tion projects in Bo­hol and the La In­mac­u­lada Con­cep­cion church her­itage con­ser­va­tion in Guiuan, Sa­mar. There will also be a dis­cus­sion on the Hi­bla ng Lahing Filipino ex­hi­bi­tion and its var­i­ous corol­lary ac­tiv­i­ties that have toured in the UK, Europe and United States of Amer­ica. The seminar will also in­clude a talk on de­col­o­niz­ing mu­seum prac­tice in the Philip­pines, fo­cus­ing on the frame­work of con­ser­va­tion of ob­jects.

The Seminar will be held at the Au­di­to­rium on the ground floor of the Na­tional Mu­seum of Fine Arts, Padre Bur­gos Av­enue, Manila on Jan­uary 15, 2019, Tuesday, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Reg­is­tra­tion will start at 8:30am. It is free and open to the pub­lic, but seats are lim­ited.

For in­quiries, please call the Mu­seum Ser­vices Divi­sion at 527 0278 or email at ser­­tional­mu­se­[email protected]

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