Piolo Pascual and ABS-CBN President and CEO Charo Santos-Concio dropped by the Asia Society Museum in New York last November 20, Friday to visit the ongoing exhibit entitled Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms.
The exhibit, organized by Asia Society and the Ayala Museum with the special participation of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, will show over 120 gold objects dating from the 10th to 12th century.
The items, on loan from the collections of the Ayala Museum and BSP, will be on display at the Asia Society Museum, 725 Park Avenue, 70th St., New York City until January 3, 2016.
The collection includes necklaces, chains, waistbands, bangles, ritual bowls, implements and ceremonial weapons. The exhibit will also host events and programs that will highlight Philippine culture and current affairs.
Piolo Pascual and Charo Santos were welcomed by Asia Society executive vice president Tom Nagorski and the members of the Philippine Gold Benefit Committee headed by Edwin Josue. They were also given a guided tour by co-curator Nina Capistrano-Baker.
L-R: Nerissa Fernandez and Monette Rivera, ABS CBN, Aureo Sales, Dr. Angie Cruz, Agnes Jamora, Philippine Gold Benefit Committee, Tom Nagorski, EVP Asia Society, Piolo Pascual, Charo Santos Concio, Nina Capistrano Baker, Co-Curator, Philippine Gold Exhibition, Edwin Josue, Marilyn Abalos, Philippine Gold Benefit Committee, Ling Raymundo and Don Tagala, ABS CBN.
The Filipino-American press and fans were also invited for a special interview with Piolo Pascual at Asia Society. Pascual’s visit coincided with New Philippine Cinema, a series at Asia Society tackling Philippine filmmaking.
Pascual starred in Erik Matti’s 2013 movie On The Job, one of the four films shown at the series.
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