via Philippine Star, 04 March 2023: A new exhibition at the San Agustin Museum in Intramuros looks at the contacts between the Spanish Augustinian religious missionaries and the indigenous communities of the Cordillera from the 16th to the 18th century
There’s a new exhibit, showcasing historical and ecclesiastical objects, which tourists can visit in San Agustin Museum, Intramuros, Manila.
The attached agency of the Department of Tourism, Nayong Pilipino Foundation, and San Agustin Museum organized the exhibit titled “Culture Contact: Augustinian Missions to La Montañosa.” This was launched last February 23 and would run until April 23 this year.
The exhibit, curated by Victor Estrella, offers a story of interactions between the distant and the indigenous societies in the Cordillera. The historical and ecclesiastical items, featured in the exhibit, on the other hand, are from San Agustin Museum while the Northern Luzon material culture collection came from the NPF.