VISIT THE MUSEUM OF SYDNEY AND MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS
In celebration of the Museum and Art Galleries and Peoples Indigenous Month, on 17 October 2020, the officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General in Sydney headed by Consul General Ezzedin Tago, visited the Museum of Sydney and Museum of Contemporary Arts (MCA).
One of the significant exhibits that is on display is a wall-mounted frame containing items from various countries, one of which is the Manila Coir Rope of the Philippines. Manila coir rope was made from fibers of the abaca plant, a relative of the banana, which is indigenous to the Philippine islands of Luzon and Mindanao.
Also on permanent display at the Museum of Sydney is the First Fleet of 11 ships that made its way to the Botany Bay and the Edge of Trees – an award-winning public art installation evoking the culture and physical history of the site, a pivotal turning point in its history.