Aztec glyph for "house" CALENDAR OF EVENTS

To have an event listed, please send an e-mail with information to:   Please note that events listed must be pertinent to fields associated with the study, conservation, and exhibition of Mesoamerican culture. Submissions are subject to approval.

Ongoing ExhibitsAll Events

Event:The Art Institute of Chicago - Online Learning
Theme:"Ancient Indian Art of the Americas"
Location:Online (en la línea)

Explore objects from various areas of the Art Institute of Chicago's permanent collection to enrich visitors' understanding of their content, style, and historical context. The collection includes sculpture, ceramics, metalwork, and textiles created by Native Americans, the inhabitants of Teotihuacan, and the Olmec, Maya, and Aztecs of ancient Mesoamerica - the geographical area comprising New Mexico, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and parts of Honduras and El Salvador. Includes lesson plans for the classroom, maps, glossary, books, and art projects for the home.

For additional information please visit:
Contact:The Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60603


Event:The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art - Exhibit
Theme:Arts from the sophisticated Pre-Columbian cultures of Mexico and Central America are highlighted in a series of galleries.
Location:The Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA

Pre-Columbian art from Mexico and Central America displayed in a series of galleries communicates the power and sophistication of the mysterious cultures that rose and fell in ancient America. Emphasis is placed on the ceramic and stone arts of West Mexico, Costa Rica and Panamá. A gallery devoted to the famous "Limestone Tomb of Lord Pacal" includes a lifesize reproduction of the elaborately decorated and highly symbolic limestone sarcophagus excavated at the pyramid in the Mayan City of Palenque in Chiapas, Mexico. Other works of art from the ancient Mayan civilization complete the exhibit.

For additional information please visit:
Contact:The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: (714) 567-3600


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