This is the Virtual Museum of the University of San Carlos, Cebu City, The Philippines. This website offers you an extensive view on the collection of the University museum as well as overviews on Philippine history and cultural heritage, exhibitions and general information.The collection of the museum contains a wide variety of artifacts ranging from Spanish Colonial heritage to various species of Philippine animals and insects.
Celebrating 60 Years as a University
2008-07-26 - On the occasion of USC's 60th anniversary as a university on July 1, a lecture and opening of exhibit of Boljoon significant finds of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology was held at Buttenbruch Hall. This was followed by the launching of the book "Visual Fragments:The Rahmann-Maceda Photographic Collection." At the University Museum, certificates of appreciation were given by Father Dionisio M. Miranda, SVD, University President to those who have supported the University Museum.
Lecture on Ceramics
2008-05-12 - The Department of Sociology and Anthropology in cooperation with the University Museum recently held a lecture entitled "Our Maritime Ceramic Heritage" with renowned art historian and scholar Ms. Rita C. Tan, immediate past president of the Oriental Ceramics Society of the Philippines. The lecture was held at the Theodore Buttenbruch Hall, USC Main Campus on April 25, 2008. It was attended by art historians, archaeologists, museum curators and collectors.
2008-05-12 - The University Museum in collaboration with the Department of Sociology-Anthropology produced the book "Visual Fragments" The Rahmann-Maceda Photographic Collection, 1954-64. The book is the first ever publication of a selection of photographs taken from this period. This was published with the assistance of a grant from the Weltkirche-Weltmission, Archdiocese of Cologne, Germany. It is now available at the University Museum.
University Museum Hosts Exhibit
2007-11-12 - The University Museum is currently hosting an exhibit on the Mangyans of Mindoro at the New Covered Walk, USC Main Campus. The exhibit was opened last November 7 and will run until November 17. Entitled "The Mangyans of Mindoro: Myth or Meaning," the mobile exhibit of the Mangyan Heritage Center is an exhibit that showcases photographs and artifacts of the Mangyans. Dr. Antoon Postma, an anthropologist and expert of the Mangyan culture will lecture about the Mangyans on November 16. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Book on Rahmann-Maceda
2007-10-01 - The Department of Sociology and Anthropology through its Chair, Jose Eleazar R. Bersales and Universitiy Museum Curator, Marlene Socorro R. Samson, will produce a softbound book on the photographic collection of Rahmann-Maceda Ethnographic and Archaeological Research of 1954-64. The objective of the project is for both departments to contribute to the celebrations for the SVD Centennial in the Philippines. A grant from the Archdiocese of Cologne, Germany provided the funds for the project. Expected release of the book will be on December 2007.