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DID YOU KNOW: October is Museum and Galleries Month

05:00 AM October 02, 2018

Museums and Galleries Month is observed every October by virtue of Proclamation No. 798 signed on Sept. 12, 1991, by then President Corazon Aquino.

The proclamation highlights the need to arouse national consciousness and pride in the country’s rich culture and national identity, expressed in all

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media of art and culture, historical and religious artifacts. The National Museum is the lead agency in charge of the official commemoration of this event.

Aside from being the institution in charge of acquiring, preserving and exhibiting the cultural heritage and natural history of the Philippines, the National Museum is also in charge of establishing and managing museums comprising the National Museum complex and National Planetarium in Manila, as well as 19 regional branch and site museums throughout the country. —Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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