“Habits and Haberdashery – Uncovering History and Heritage in the Hidden Attic” Exhibition-Officially Opened

The MCS Foundation is pleased to announce that the “Habits and Haberdashery – Uncovering History and Heritage in the Hidden Attic” Exhibition is now officially opened!

It’s our honour to have Ms Susanna Siu, Executive Secretary (Antiquities & Monuments); Ms Cordelia Chung (Chairperson, MCS Foundation), Mr Douglas So (Chairman, Antiquities Advisory Board), Sr Marilu Limgenco (Administrator for Maryknoll Sisters in the China Region), Dr Daniel Chan (Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Lord Wilson Heritage Trust), and Mr Ivanhoe Chang (Commissioner for Heritage) to be our officiating guests at the opening ceremony yesterday. Friends of the Maryknoll community, including Supervisors, Principals, and teachers from both the Secondary and Primary Sections, were gathered to witness the opening of the exhibition.

Watch the video to share the joy of this event!

Highlight exhibits include a bronze school bell once used to remind the students the beginning of class, purchase orders, paper embroidery patterns, and vestment on loan from Mother House in Ossining, USA for the exhibition. Come visit the exhibition to learn about the untold stories and history of the Maryknoll Sisters who have served more than a century in Hong Kong.

Date: 24 June – 14 September 2022
Venue: Thematic Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, Kowloon Park
Opening Hours: Monday to Wednesday and Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 10am – 7pm
Closed on Thursdays (except public holidays)
Free Admission

Click to view the Speech Delivered by Chairperson on behalf of MCS Foundation:
Chinese version
English version