The Arts

America, El Portal by Gina Intveen

La Antigua Galeria de Arte is proud to present the Chilean artist Gina Intveen and her exhibition ‘’America, El Portal’’. After many years of preparation, Gina Intveen presents us with the America that inspired her to create this exhibition. An America that is – as she says – ‘’a land of magnificence and abundance’’....

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Ochid Exhibition By the Guatemalan Orchidology Association

This month, it’s time once again for an event that will fascinate fans of botany and lovers of beauty: the annual exhibition of the Guatemalan Orchidology Association (Asociación Guatemalteca de Orquideología – AGO). If you visit the Association’s exhibition this year, you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to a jungle where you’ll see large...

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Devotion

The celebration of Semana Santa in La Antigua Guatemala is both a religious and secular spectacle that is truly worth experiencing. Upon this celebration of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the whole city is transformed into a huge stage where hundreds of men, women and children take on the roles of...

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Two Exhibitions to welcome in the New Year

La Antigua Galería de Arte is proud to present two intriguing exhibitions to welcome in the New Year. Guatemalan artist Carlos Chavez will be showing his latest works in a collection he has titled “Migraciones”.Chavez´s work has always revolved around human problems and struggles, especially the plight of the indigenous in Guatemala and their...

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DJ Masaya’s Beats

A few years back, the Guatemalan DJ Esteban Masaya – known as ‘DJ Masaya’ – set off on a trip to Sweden to make his name known in the world of electronic music: his great passion. DJ Masaya’s music is renowned for integrating the sound of the national instrument of Guatemala – la marimba –...

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The Celebration Goes on at La Antigua galería

La Antigua Galería de Arte in La Antigua continues to celebrate its 20-year anniversary during the month of December with an exhibition bursting with artistic talent. Since 1996, La Antigua Galería has been discovering and promoting unique artists from Guatemala and Central America; and this month is no exception.   Arco y Movimiento  Hugo González...

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Christmas Concert: Bajo la Estrella de Belén

This year’s Christmas celebrations are almost upon us, and the Trust for the Conservation, Restauration and Rehabilitation of the Monumental Site of San José Catedral of La Antigua Guatemala have been working hard to put together a unique concert in La Antigua. The Trust proudly presents a show comprised of Christmas music from Antigua, Guatemala...

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Bocetos e Historias by Elvira Méndez

Guatemala is a country blessed with a rich and fascinating artistic history – a history stretching back to pre-Colombian times, woven into the fabric of the Mayan culture. This history over the years has been synonymous with struggle; with celebration; with identity and with loss. Guatemala has produced art that is as visceral as it...

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Geometrías del Nuevo Mundo

The exhibition of the well-known architect Rodrigo Aparicio – titled ‘Geometry of the New World’ – is a collection of engraved tiles and at least 20 paintings from the façades of churches in Sacatepéquez. Each of the tiles and façades is included in the Catalogue of Architecture and Urbanism of Sacatepéquez. In the course of...

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Bellezas de la Naturaleza

From the 24th September onwards this exhibition by the Italian artist Giuseppe Tarnero has been open to the public at the Alianza Francesa in La Antigua. Originally from Rome, he is an avid nature lover – so much so that he has sat on the Board of Directors of the Organization of Tropical Studies...

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