Re-collecting a Forgotten Past: Traces of Hindu-Buddhist Art in the Precolonial PhilippinesVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Members-Only Exhibition Opening Lecture
Join co-curator of Philippine Gold: Treasures from Forgotten Kingdoms, Florina H. Capistrano-Baker for an insightful talk on the origins of these extraordinary objects, from the pre-colonial era of the Philippines, which are on view in the United States for the first time. Dr. Capistrano-Baker is Consulting Curator, Ayala Museum.
Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms
11 September 2015 - 3 January 2016
This exhibition of more than 100 gold objects focuses on the wealth of the golden age of Butuan (pronounced boot’ wan), a polity on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao that rose to commercial prominence in the tenth century and declined in the thirteenth century.
Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms is organized by Asia Society, New York, and Ayala Museum, Philippines. The exhibition is cocurated by Florina H. Capistrano-Baker, Consulting Curator, Ayala Museum, and Adriana Proser, John H. Foster Senior Curator for Traditional Asian Art, Asia Society.
This is a free, members-only event. Tickets are distributed at the front desk from
6 pm onwards on a first-come first-served basis.
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