Fujian Ware in Manila
8 – 10th of September
8 September Late evening flight to Manila
9 September Intramuros, National Museum, San Agustin Church and Museum and Kaisa Centre
10 September Guided exhibition viewing, Rita Tan Lecture, and collection visit. Return to Hong Kong
The OCS is pleased to announce a compact study-tour to Manila to preview the exhibition Fujian Ware Found in the Philippines, Song-Yuan Period 11th-14th century organised by the OCS Philippines at the Ayala Museum. On the first day participants will be led through the historic Intramuros, constructed by the Spanish in the late 16th century, followed by a guided viewing of the National Museum’s ceramic and maritime trade exhibits. After lunch members will visit the San Agustin Church and Museum, which boasts a large collection of excavated religious artifacts, including Chinese and Japanese ceramics. Finally, viewers will be taken to the Kaisa Heritage Centre, which serves to preserve and display the historical and cultural legacy of the Chinese presence in all Philippine life.
On Sunday, Marinella Andrea C. Mina, Associate Manager of Collections at Ayala Museum will guide members through the exhibition, Fujian Ware Found in the Philippines, Song-Yuan Period 11th-14th century, after which Rita Tan will present a lecture on the exhibition. Time permitting, following lunch members will visit a private collection, and return to Hong Kong in the evening.