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UST Museum:  Teaching about the past while keeping up with the times

UST Museum: Teaching about the past while keeping up with the times

Culture
  THE UST Museum of Arts and Sciences has been home to some of the greatest cultural treasures of the country, ranging from paintings, sculptures, and other artifacts.  Since opening its doors in 1869, the museum witnessed the evolution of times and mirrored Filipino values through various generations.  Its current assistant director John Carlo Sayco shared with The Flame some of its treasures that are often overlooked by visitors but are great contributors to the representation of Philippine history and the Filipino-Thomasian identity. Fernando Amorsolo’s “Bayanihan” (1959) The Hall of Visual Arts is introduced with a breath-taker: Fernando Amorsolo’s “Bayanihan” painting. It features a group of men trudging uphill carrying a bahay-kubo. They are led by a man with ...