23 January 2018 — (Hagåtña, Guam) The Guam Museum is pleased to announce its newest changing exhibition, “Treasures of FestPac,” which opens Friday, January 26, 2018 and runs until Sunday, April 1, 2018.
The Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPac) is the largest, most prestigious cultural festival in the region, which occurs every four years. In 2016, as host of the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts, Guam welcomed more than 3,000 delegates from 24 Pacific island nations and territories. “Treasures of FestPac” celebrates the richness and diversity of Pacific art and recounts the experiences of Guam during the festival. It showcases gifts presented to the Governor of Guam, as well as to the Guam Museum, by the delegates. Photographs by Pulitzer Prize photographer, Manny Crisostomo; FestPac associate photographers, Horst “Lee” Lemely, Benjamin Rosario, Steve Hardy, and Katherine Mafnas; Wayne Quilliam (FestPac Delegate, Australia); John Balbas; and, Herman Crisostomo are also presented in the exhibition.
The Guam Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Docent-led tours of the exhibition are available daily and upon request. For more information on Guam Museum exhibitions, educational tours and public programs, contact the museum at 989-4455 or visit www.guammuseum.org.