Art, Artist Talk / Walk-Through, Lecture, Lobby, UP Vargas Museum

Curator’s Talk |Dr. Norma Respicio

Curator’s Talk
Dr. Norma Respicio

In line with
Woven Templates: An Exhibition of Phil. Contemporary Textiles

21 April 2009 (Tuesday), 10:00 AM
The Lobby
UP Vargas Museum

The UP Vargas Museum will host a lecture by Dr. Norma Respicio for the second time in line with the Woven Templates exhibit. The talk is scheduled on 21 April 2009 (Tuesday), 10:00 AM, at the Lobby of the Museum.

Dr. Norma Respicio

Dr. Norma A. Respicio is a Professor of Art Studies at the College of Arts and Letters, UP Diliman. Her primary fields of specialization are on the history and aesthetics of traditional art forms with specific focus on textiles, primarily on those of the Philippines. Dr. Respicio’s discussion will focus on the active weaving centers of the Philippines and its current status, the history of weaving in the country and some of the weaving implements and processes used to create textiles with impressive designs and patterns.

Admission to the Talk is FREE. For reservations and inquiries, please contact the UP Vargas Museum at 928-19-27 (direct line), 929-19-25 (telefax), 981-85-00 local 4024, 0929-8567909 (mobile), or send an e-mail at vargasmuseum@gmail.com. The Museum’s official website may be viewed at http://www.vargasmuseum.org.

Woven Templates will be on view at the Vargas Museum until 3 May 2009.

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About Jorge B. Vargas Museum

It aims to preserve its collection donated by Jorge B. Vargas and conducts research, exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. The Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center houses a museum, archives, and library devoted to the Philippine history, art, and culture from the late 19th century until the post-war era. Its main beneficiaries are students, faculty, researchers and scholars of the Philippines and Asia.

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2 thoughts on “Curator’s Talk |Dr. Norma Respicio

  1. Urgent, please ask Dr Norma to contact me, we would like to invite her for ASEAN symposium in Thailand, Asst.Prof.Dr.Sitthichai Smanchat email: thaitextile.chai@gmail.com

    Posted by Sitthichai Smanchat | April 17, 2015, 4:32 pm

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