La Ruta Maya Conservation Foundation, with the support of the Training Center of the Spanish Cooperation (CFCE, in Spanish) and the Embassy of Spain, opened the exhibition "The Maya Water World". This exhibition presented almost a hundred Pre-Columbian objects whose materials and shapes are related to the aquatic and coastal marine world, illustrating the importance of water in nature, daily life, diet, trade, and ritual.

Exhibition "Treasures of the Maya Spirit Through Time" at the Artecentro "Graciela Andrade de Paiz" 2015

"Treasures of the Maya Spirit" is an exhibition that celebrates maya culture through time. On this occasion more than 70 works of art dating from the Pre-Columbian times to the late 20th century, are presented in the historical district of Guatemala City.

 

 TREASURES OF LA RUTA MAYA: Exceptional Pre-Columbian Art

The exhibition includes vases painted with scenes and hieroglyphic texts, sculptures in stone and stucco, as well as jade and shell ornaments. It also highlights a selection of 9 Teotihuacan style incensarios from the Escuintla-Tiquisate area, decorated with three-dimensional clay applications, representing finely decorated characters with cosmological elements and traits, some of them painted in various colors.

This is the second temporary exhibition presented in the same month, in Antigua Guatemala, by La Ruta Maya Foundation.

web anuncio

 

Exhibition THE FLAVORS OF MESOAMERICA: The Pre-columbian past of the regional cuisine

Guatemala, August 14, 2014.-  The La Ruta Maya Foundation, with support from the Training Centre of the Spanish Cooperation (CFCE in Spanish) exhibits a selection of more than eighty archaeological objects that illustrate the importance of Pre-Columbian cuisine and its main products, with particular emphasis on the "Mesoamerican triad "(corn, beans and squash) and the king of the sacred drinks: Kakaw. This archaeological exhibition is open to the public at the headquarters of the Antiguo Colegio de la Compañía de Jesús in Antigua Guatemala, from August 14, 2014 to  January 5, 2015.