Posted 14 January, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Exhibition of Paintings at the National Library Lobby

Ilonka Matute, Directora de la Biblioteca Nacional compartió junto a Devaki Jerez, coordinadora de la exposición

Ilonka Matute, Director of the National Library shared by Devaki Jerez, exhibition coordinator

The "Luis Cardoza y Aragón" National Library, began its artistic cultural activities last 10 January, with the launch of the exhibition of paintings titled "Guatemala seen through the brush of children", which is a sign of artworks girls Panajachel, Solola.

This exhibition aims to present the beauty of our country and the beautiful and little known places in our communities. At the same time promote the artistic development of children and youth, explained Professor of painting and drawing and also, Exposure promoter, Devaki Jerez.

The idea of ​​mounting the exhibition was initiated by Professor, which was in his students drawing and painting to children between the ages of 12 a 15 years old, residents Panajachel, Solola. The courses are free and for the occasion the material was donated by neighbors and friends of the town of Panajachel.

Devaki want to continue to provide such courses during the year 2014 and stated that his goal is to continue working with drawing and painting and start a sculpture course aimed at children.

Ilonka Matute, Library Director, expressed that such activities contribute to project a different image of the National Library, for the general public approach, as well as being a center of knowledge, It is also a space to promote art and culture in the country.

The exhibition is located in the lobby of the building (5ª. By. 7-26, area 1) and is open on schedule 9:00 a 17:00 Hrs., moons has viernes. It will run through the end of January. For more information about the courses you can directly contact the teacher to email devakischachtler@yahoo.com

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