Posted 15 January, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Local art has a new home

With an extensive collection of pictorial and plastic art home this new culture will open with an exhibition called Art & Banking.

"We want the hostel shows all the parts that the Foundation and the Guatemalan public to approach them", Solis indicates Mariflor, Foundation director.

Over 20 years of work, This organization is a benchmark of local art. "Our publications are expected by the public. We recently received an order for all our magazines from New York, as part of the memory and heritage that Guatemala brings to the world ", adds Solis.

The inauguration of the new headquarters is part of the revitalization of downtown. This gallery will exhibit, Film samples, facilities and training workshops with the aim of becoming a reference of art in the Historic Center.

"With the transfer seek to bring people to downtown. No rule to make alliances with other cultural organizations to create a cultural circuit and visitors appreciate art ", Roberto says Broll, deputy director of the Foundation.

The exhibition

To inaugurate the facility, this organization will open the exhibition Art & Banking. "We wanted to show the full potential of art in the country, and the Foundation has the best creators and their works that are worth to be appreciated ", emphasizes Broll.

The exhibition will feature works of renowned artists such as Marco Augusto Quiroa, Elmar Rojas, Arnoldo Ramirez Amaya, Jorge Mazariegos, Luis González Palma, Erwin Guillermo, Roberto González and Francisco Goyri Auyón. "This is just a sample of the talent that the country", Solis says. Also, the new edition of the magazine will be presented Guatemala Gallery.

The quote

The exhibition Art & Banca will open tomorrow, to 17.30 hours, Municipal Art Center, 7a. Avenue and 12 street, area 1. Then will the opening of the gallery in the new headquarters, 5a. avenue 12-38, area 1, to 19 hours. Free admission.


Foundation G&T Continental promotes local art.

The new offices and gallery of the Foundation are in the 5th. avenue 12-38, area 1.

They will attend Monday through Friday, of 9 a 17 hours, and Saturday, of 9 a 13 hours.

The exhibition Art & Banks will be open from 19 January to 28 February.

Taken Free Press.

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