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Lecture Series: “Legacy Building”

The Guam Museum invites the public to attend “Legacy Building,” the first in a series of lectures surrounding the significance of the new permanent home for Guam’s living history and culture, and the inaugural exhibition, I Hale’-ta Desde Åntes Esta I Mamaila’. The lectures will focus on the history and establishment of the Guam Museum, and the Guam Museum’s vision as it moves into the future.

This Free  lecture takes place on
Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m in the Indoor Theater.

Featured Speakers:

Andrew T. Laguaña, Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and lead architect of the Guam Museum, will share his vision and inspiration for the building and its innovative design, which reflects elements of Chamorro culture.

Dominica Tolentino,  Director of the Guam Museum will also present, tracing the Guam Museum’s history from its infancy in the early 1900s, honouring the visionaries whose voices advocated for the preservation and promotion of the island’s heritage.

Toni “Malia” Ramirez, Oral Historian, will share stories from the island’s manåmko’, and speak about the changing landscape of Hagåtña and Skinner Plaza, as well as the museum’s role in sustaining historical connections to place.

The Theater

The Museum Indoor Theater

Our indoor theater offers state-of-the-art audio/visual technology with a seating capacity of 156 guests in air-conditioned comfort. Our video projection system can accommodate any format for video presentations and our exceptional surround sound audio system can accommodate any format for audio presentations. The stage area also provides excellent opportunities for small theatrical and musical performances as well as lectures, panel discussions and formal presentations. Wireless and wired microphones, podium, lighting, and internet connectivity are also available. A technician can be made available to assist you. The theater has a separate access from the main museum hall and a small lobby space with restroom facilities. Food and beverages are not allowed in the indoor theater.

  • 4,860 square feet
  • 156 Seating capacity
  •  Digital Projection System
  •  Surround Sound system
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