Educating the muses: university collections and museums in the Philippines
Abstract:‘This is a period of reckoning for old and new museums in the Philippines in general and the university museums in particular.’ With this in mind, Ana P. Labrador describes the growth and the renewed importance of university museums that characterize the Philippines today. The author is assistant professor of Art Studies at the University of the Philippines in Diliman. She is a specialist in museum studies and the theory and aesthetics of non-Western art. She has a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge in England, focusing on museology and material culture, and has recently published articles in Humanities Research, ArtAsia Pacific Journal and Cambridge Anthropology.
Document Type: Original Article
Affiliations: University of the Philippines in Diliman
Publication date: 2000-07-01