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CLSU Inaugurates Agricultural Museum

February 23, 2023 - 08:23 pm

Denzel Kyle Vargas, Airish Gonzales & Stephanie Me / SCO

In celebration of National Arts Month, the Central Luzon State University (CLSU) officially opened the Agricultural Museum on February 22, 2023, at the Reimers Hall, Science City of Muñoz Nueva Ecija.


As part of its opening to the public, the Museum features a Travelling Exhibition by the Ayala Museum entitled “KISAME: Vision of Heaven on Earth” presenting the Filipino’s artistic heritage in the context of ecclesiastical which attributes for the memorial and image reminders of Christians in a form of paintings and churches on structural sites in a somewhat Visita Iglesia Bohol Presentation in large format Photographs.


The event was led by University President Edgar A. Orden, together with Mr. Kenneth C. Esguerra, Senior Curator and Head of Conservation Ayala Museum, Dr. Ravelina R. Velasco, Dean of the College of Fisheries and Officer-in-Charge of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Raul D. Divina, City Administrator as representative for Hon. Baby Armi L. Alvarez City Mayor of the Science City of Muñoz, Dr. Jay C. Santos, Dean of the College of Arts and Social Sciences, Mrs. Dyan Santos, staff from the Science City of Muñoz Tourism and Cultural Affairs, and Asst. Professor Floper G. Manuel, head of the Center for Central Luzon Studies (CCLS) and one of the curators of the Agricultural Museum.


On his welcome message, President Orden recalled some memories of his college life at Reimers Hall wherein it used to be a cinema and event place. He also acknowledged CCLS for putting up the idea of housing a museum in one of the historical buildings of CLSU.

“This is our vision for the museum, to always be up to date and different, and to always have a niche from others. I do hope that all of you would take time to read the stories behind the artifacts and also appreciate the art that symbolizes great heritage from different parts of the country,” he further emphasized.

Meanwhile, to give an overview of the feature exhibit, Mr. Esguerra explained the story behind the concept of KISAME and how it reflects the faith and catechism of the Filipino people.


The Agricultural Museum showcases six small sections of ethnographic artifact collections focusing on the festival and rural life that has significant development in agriculture and aquaculture in Philippine History. The Museum is open regularly from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.