The Macau Arts Culture and Heritage Institute, U.S.A. (MACHI, U.S.A.) and the International Institute of Macau will display a collection of photographs revealing Macau's unique Portuguese and Chinese architectures at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. This exhibition will feature 52 vibrant color images of Macau's historic architecture ranging from Taoist Temples, Roman Catholic Churches and Portuguese Villas. Including in this group of photos are some buildings and sites such as the Old Protestant cemetery - the last resting place of Joseph Harod Adams, the grandson of United States President John Adams and the first western style lighthouse in Asia to name a few that were designated as World Heritage by UNESCO in 2005.
A special reception will be held on Tuesday May 8, 2012 at 6:00 PM on the second floor. Macau born architect, author and speaker Antonio Jorge da Silva will give a talk on the photographed structures. Admission is free and refreshment will be served. Please contact Arthur Britto president of MACHI, U.S.A. at (510) 813-6116 for additional information.