In partnership with Artiste Musaeum – Quezon City, the UST Museum showcased the rich culture of Indonesia through its artifacts and tribal arts in an exhibit entitled “Nusantara – Indonesian Objets D’Art,” which opened on September 5, 2023.
Potent with local symbolism, each art form represents the diversity of Indonesia’s more than 300 ethnic groups. It is present in their textiles, ornaments, carvings, and day-to-day items. The exhibited artifacts were from the collection of Anthony Gedang.
A portmanteau of two old Javanese words “Nusa” (island) and “Antara” (between), nusantara is an Indonesian word for the Indonesian archipelago.
The exhibit was attended by representatives from the Embassy of Indonesia.
UST currently has over ten (10) bilateral partners among Indonesian universities.