2019-2020, 1st Term
a) Cover page
UST JHS Glee Club lifted their youthful voice in joy in “Laetitia Juventutis: Let the Youth Be Joyful in the Lord”.
b) UST Museum Joins 25th ICOM, Kyoto, page 2
UST Museum Director, Fr. Isidro Abaño and Assistant Director, Ar. Carlo Sayco accompanied by former UST Museum Assistant Director, Assoc. Prof. Anna Marie Bautista attended the 25th International Council of Museums (ICOM) and University Museum and Collections (UMAC) Annual Conference held in Kyoto, Japan. The Conference theme was “Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition?”
c) The Master of the Order at the UST Museum, page 3
Br. Gerard Francisco Timoner III, O.P was recently elected to the position of Master of the Order of Preachers and UST Communications Bureau interviewed him at the UST Museum’s Hall of Philippine Religious Images for its feature video series “Zoomed In.”
d) New Marian Images on Display, page 3
A new display of religious images of Madonna and Child, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and the Blessed Virgin Mary can be seen at UST Museum’s Hall of Philippines Religious Images.
e) Painted Eggs Take Center Stage in UST Museum Exhibit, page 4
“HATCH” a collaborative exhibit between UST Museum and Manila Bulletin were acrylic eggs being the star. “The use of unconventional medium by itself generated a new genre of art which is egg as medium of visual arts,” said Manila Bulletin Executive Vice-President Hermino Coloma.
f) 75th Anniversary of Leyte Landings in Tacloban, page 4
UST Museum Collection Management and Documentation Assistant, Maita Buensuceso-Oebanda, represented the University at the 75th Anniversary of the Leyte Landings, which recalled the return of Gen. Douglas MacArthur to the Philippines fulfilling his “I shall return!” vow, was celebrated in Leyte.
g) “Nuestra Señora de Salvation” Book Launch and “Lumen Tenebras Viniti” Exhibit, page 5
UST College of Fine Arts and Design (CFAD) Regent Rev. Fr. Edgardo D. Alaurin, O.P launched his book entitled “Nuestra Señora de Salvacion" and opened an exhibit entitled “Lumen Tenebras Viniti”. The exhibit was a homage of theDominican’s devotion to the power of the light, and Mary’s significant role as Stella Maris and Stella Matutina.
h) “Pio et Maria” Exhibit, page 5
The second solo exhibit of Thomasian physician and artist Dan Lerma which featured 22 oil pastel on sandpaper artworks, the artist’s trademark.
i) CHRISTMASEUM Year 3: “Harmonia Superna: Let Heaven Rejoice!”, page 6
UST Museum’s celebration of the season of Christ’s birth opened a yearly exhibit that features elements of traditional Filipino culture, reflected in the use of local materials, combined with kinetic sculptures.
j) CHRISTMASEUM Year 3: “Laetitia Juventutis: Let the Youth Be Joyful in the Lord!”, page 7
Christmaseum concert that featured the youthful and crystalline voices of the UST Junior High School Glee Club together with the special guest performers were the Kolisko Waldorf School Haraya Ensemble who serenaded guests with classical, contemporary and folk music through indigenous, string, and wind instruments.
k) Tours, page 8
Photographs of different group visitors who toured the UST Museum Gallery from August to November, 2019.
l) Staff Box, page 8
Christmas greetings! The UST AB Chorale celebrated their 25th anniversary alongside the UST Singers with a concert entitled “Christmas Sparkle.” List of contributors to the newsletter.
m) Feedback, page 8
Mailing address of UST Museum for your suggestions, concerns or questions.